Saltwood Boxing Day Run

Report by Mark SlumanA large field of  over six hundred runners, including eight Dover Road Runners, gathered at the starting line of the annual Boxing Day Saltwood Cross Country Run,  a far cry from the total of fifteen runners who took part in the first run thirty seven years ago. The DRR team welcomed back Jay Hennebery who was returning to racing after a long term injury. Despite the sunny mild day, due to the recent continuous rain throughout the country, no runner could be surprised at the … [Read more...]

Blean Woods Run

Report by Sylvia BarrettOn Sunday morning a group of Dover Road Runners met in the car park of Blean Woods for an off-road run through the woods.During the week we had so much rain I was gathering animals two by two and was starting to build an Ark, so with this in mind we were all a bit concerned as to how muddy and boggy can a woods be ?? Well the first runner I met was Alec Baptie. He proclaimed it was very boggy, more like a swamp and even claimed he had seen crocodiles in the swamp! With … [Read more...]