28 June 2018 – Runners of the June Handicap accidentally colour coding in blue?
The June handicap took place on the second hottest day of 2018 so far…Temperatures soared to a high of 27°C, and I personally managed to get a sunburn in the 45 minutes I spent outside timing all the brave runners, oops.
Its great if your name starts with H or R
23 runners took part in the May handicap, with 4 PB’s for Harry, Helen, Rachael and Ram – hence the title of the post. Ram also provided his thoughts on the handicap and OSR in general which are below. Continue reading
April saw another bumper turnout, with 24 runners taking the start line, in an April shower! Included in the starting list for the first time were Chloe Riggs and Ram Sayana – hope to see you back next month. Continue reading
The men’s course record was set in March 2013 by Paul Ashley, at 19:20. The longevity of this record illustrates how fast Paul was and the quality of that time. It has looked under threat of late though and after 5 years and 1 month, the record has gone, Shaun Brown running a magnificent 19:00 (at a pace of 5:16 per mile). Continue reading
It wasn’t as snowy as later in the week, Continue reading
January 2018 handicap, by Matt Pillinger
Lots of your OS colleagues ran every day during January to raise for money for Solent Mind. The handicap being on 31st January gave them all a chance to complete their final run as one big group, although lots of them had run together, and with other members of OSR, throughout the month. They started the month with a £500 fundraising target and ended up over quintupling that, with the current total being £2,621.