Samphire Hoe Series Finals

Report by Mark Sluman Wednesday saw finals night in the Samphire Hoe Summer Series of Races. Dover Road Runners’ Annette Nixon, due to her excellent past performances in the series, was selected to run in the elite race group and despite being a little disappointed with the time she clocked, finished in a very creditable 8th position. In the non elite race, Jo Daniels again finished first in her age group, and won a bottle of wine as did Martin McConnell. Other DRR times were Odette … [Read more...]

London Marathon Report

London Marathon 2013

Report by Mark Sluman Six Dover Road Runners entered Sunday’s prestigious London Marathon and all completed the course in excellent times despite the very warm conditions which affected all runners in the latter part of the race. Leela Osborne, running her second Marathon in just two weeks, again put in a superb run and, as in the Paris Marathon, achieved a brilliant sub 4 hour result finishing in 3 hrs 58 mins. The next DRR to cross the finishing line was Jason Parker in 4 hrs 35mins and … [Read more...]

Brighton Marathon Race Report for April 14th

Report by Sylvia Barrett After months of training in ice cold conditions our runners awoke to a mild morning. Rain at first, as they gathered at the start all wondering how their run would unfold, a lot can happen in 26.2 miles. Supporters gathered around the course. DRR support stations in place, flags flying,whistles ready. All our runners passed through the 10k mark as expected. By mile 13 they all looked great, we saw all our runners go through, smiles, waves and thumbs up then they … [Read more...]

Paris Marathon Race Results

Paris Marathon 2013

Results for the Paris Marathon are in, with some amazing results. Many members achieved their personal best, and we send them our congratualtions! Well done to all. Times Leela Osborne - 3:55.25 PB Louise Black - 3.57.23 PB Helen Tomkin - 3.57.38 PB Annette Nixon - 4.27.05 debut Ivan Thompson - 4.29.15 Claire Jones - 4.52.34 PB Elaine Ellender - 5.54.52 debut Read Member's Stories Helen's Paris Marathon Story Annette's Paris Marathon Story Claire's Paris Marathon Story   … [Read more...]