A new Junior Section to be launched at Dover Road Runners…

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  Dover Roadrunners A.C. have on many different occasions during this season been asked if we could have children join in our sessions whilst we are out training in our local parks and via our website. Family members and their friends have entered children in local events and without coaching and would like them to progress which we cannot do without coaches and equipment so we have looked into it and we feel as a Club we could have at least 20 6-11 years join straight away and our … [Read more...]

Dover Road Runners – Awards Evening – February 2016

Feb 2016 Awards Evening - All winners

Dover Road Runners Awards 2015 Mini Saxon Shore Winners -  Angela Parker, Neil Coleman and Carson Medhurst Samphire Hoe Series Male award.  Sponsored by Nice Works Nominees - Michael Bond,  Graham Foote, Gary Barnes. Winner is Graham Foote Samphire Hoe Series Female award.  Sponsored by Nice Works Nominees -  Annette Nixon, Kirsty Harper, Tracy Foote. Winner is Tracy Foote Most Improved Female award Nominees -  Kirsty Harper, Claire Thurgate, Jo Daniels. Winner … [Read more...]

Easter Monday

Sylvia and Phil will be holding a Club Session on Easter Monday - 28th March 2016. Meet at the Samphire Hoe Car park at 9am for either 3/4 miles of smiles with Phil or 6/7 miles of smiles with Sylvia, whose run may have a sting in its tail - you have been warned! If the coffee shop is open we will stay for a coffee and cake if you wish. £1 to park plus your coffee and cake money. Please let Sylvia know if you're coming. Thanks Sylvia x … [Read more...]

A snapshot of what DRR members have been up to over Christmas!

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Lots of activity over the last couple of weeks as follows: On Sunday 20th December a 19 strong team of Dover Road Runners took part in the 10th Kent Christmas Cracker  5 mile race at Fowlmead. Excellent times were recorded as below: Warren Uden finished 12th overall in a superb time of 32.09 followed by Neil Coleman in an excellent time of 37.20. Jo Daniels led the ladies home in a great time of 38.54 (1st in age category) and was followed by great runs from Ben Thurgate 39.13; Odette … [Read more...]

Dover Road Runners Halloween Quiz

      Dover Road Runners Halloween quiz! We didn't have one last year, so I'm working hard to make this one twice as good! What - A quiz night, with lots of extra fun games including apple bobbing, slide a pound, heads and tails..... When - Friday 30th October, from 7pm for a 7.30pm start for the quiz Where - The Rugby Club Hall at Crabble Athletic Ground (Where we usually hold our AGM each year) Who - Teams of up to 6 people - please do get a team … [Read more...]

Viking Coastal Relay Sunday 27th September 2015. Report by Sylvia Barrett

On Sunday 27th September members of Dover Road Runners gathered at Dover Leisure Centre ready to take part in the annual Viking Coastal Relay in memory of Esma Harris. Teams of 3 prepared to run in a relay style fashion handing over approximately every 2.5 miles from Dover to the Viking Ship at Pegwell Bay. All Teams had a great run on a really bright sunny day around some of Kent's most beautiful coast line. 6 teams in all completed the race . First team home consisted of Carson Medhurst, … [Read more...]

A snapshot of a week in the Dover Road Runners diary

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Mike Bond and Leon Goldsack took part in the finals night of the Podplus Ashford 10k & 5k Summer Series on Friday evening, 21st August. Goldsack competed in the 10k finishing in 1.04.00. Bond chose the 5K option, crossing the line in 30.46. On Saturday Goldsack took part in the Folkestone 5k Parkrun finishing in 64th position in a time of31.49. On Sunday 23rd August five team members competed in the Mount Ephram 10K. Despite very warm conditions and an extremely challenging course … [Read more...]

A snap shot of a week in the Dover Road Runners diary

Tuesday  21st July saw the finals night of the East Kent Interclub Road Relays event hosted at Canterbury. DRR ended the series on a very positive note with successes in the following categories: Mens Vet 60 (joint 2nd place); Senior Ladies B team (2nd place); Ladies V35 A team (2nd place); Ladies Vet 45 A team (3rd place) and Ladies Vet 45 B team (2nd place). On a wet Sunday morning (26th July) 18 team members headed to Deal to compete in the annual Deal Dinosaur 10K event. Undaunted by the … [Read more...]

Great Newham London Run 10K

Report by Angela Parker On Sunday 19th July 2015 I went to Newham with a friend to run the Great Newham London Run 10K.  This run took us around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and we finished in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium.  Morrisons was the main sponsor. We left Dover very early for the first high speed train to Stratford and it was raining.  By the time we arrived in Stratford it was a glorious day, getting very hot as the morning went on.  After checking in our bags … [Read more...]