The Dopey Challenge – Stephen Lewis – January 2019

Stephen Lewis at The Dopey Challenge January 2019

On January 6th, Stephen Lewis, along with tens of thousands of other runners flocked to Walt Disney World, Orlando, USA to participate in the annual Marathon Weekend.  This consists of five races, the kids one mile race, the 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon, with all races going through at least one of Disney World Theme Parks.  They are unique races where the focus is not just about time but having fun, many characters are out on the course with opportunities to stop and catch a photo … [Read more...]

DRR Awards Night – March 2019

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Dover Road Runners Awards 2018   Best performance by a Male at Park runs Nominations are Darren Mills. Julian Manser, Phil Sluman, Dave Sluman. Darren and Julian constantly attending around the county and improving as well as the winners. For the first time the committee could not make a decision and split the 2 brothers; this year’s winners are Phil & Dave Sluman.   Best performance by a Female at Park runs Nominations are Jane Philips. Claire Hart, … [Read more...]

March Training Sessions

March Training Sessions Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 18.15 – Michele & Jo – Hill session on Monastery Avenue. Meet at the bottom of the hill – Please park on Leyburne Road to keep the hill clear for training. Tuesday 19th March 2019 - 18.00 – A 2 hour track session at the Duke of York’s School with Phil Coleman and Jack Green. Tuesday 26th March 2019 - 18.15 – Angela – Fartlek session on the seafront. Meet by Pebbles Cafe (opposite the Premier Inn). These sessions are always … [Read more...]

February Training Sessions

February Training Sessions Tuesday 5th February 2019 - 18.15 – Phil – Speed Session on the seafront – 700m reps. Meet by Pebbles Cafe (opposite the Premier Inn). Tuesday 12th February 2019 - 18.15 – Sylvia – Hill Session on Monastery Avenue. Meet at the bottom of the hill – Please park on Leyburne Road to keep the hill clear for training. Tuesday 19th February 2019 - 18.30 – Track session at the Duke of York’s School. 1000m pacing reps, 200m recovery. Tuesday 26th February 2019 - … [Read more...]

January Training Sessions

January Training Sessions Tuesday 8th January 2019 - 18.15 – Phil - Speed Session on the seafront - 700m reps.  Meet by Pebbles Cafe (opposite the Premier Inn). Tuesday 15th January 2019 - 18.30 – Phil – Track session at the Duke of York’s School. 400m reps, 50m recovery. Tuesday 22nd January 2019 - 18.15 - Michele & Jo - Hill Session on Monastery Avenue. Meet at the bottom of the hill - Please park on Leyburne Road to keep the hill clear for training. Tuesday 29th January 2019 - … [Read more...]

November & December Training Sessions

November & December Training Sessions Tuesday 6th November 2018 - 18.15 – Jo & Michele - Speed Session on the seafront - 400m, 800m, 1 Mile. Meet by the subway shelter (near the statues by the Best Western Hotel) Tuesday 13th November 2018 - 18.15 - Phil - Hill Session on Monestary Way. Short hill reps x4, x5, x6, x7, x8. Meet at the bottom of the hill - Please park on Leyborne Road to keep the hill clear for training. Tuesday 20th November 2018 - 18.15 – Phil - Pacing Session … [Read more...]

The Chicago Marathon – October 2018

Report by Angela Wade On 7th October 2018 Angela Wade and Stephen Lewis completed the 41st Chicago Marathon.  It was an early start and the dark morning was raining as runners made their way to Grant Park for the start.  Stephen was in the first wave which set off at 7.30 (took him 9.49 minutes to cross the line) after the national anthem was sung.  Angela was in the third wave, which started at 8.30 and it took her 12.10 minutes to cross the start line. The rain had eased for about an … [Read more...]

October Training Sessions

October Training Sessions Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - 18.15 – Chris - Speed Session on the seafront. 1 Mile warm up and Dynamic Stretches, 5 x [400m - (200m recovery) - 200m], 2 min recovery between sets. Meet by Pebbles Cafe (opposite the Premier Inn). Tuesday 9th October 2018 - 18.15 - Phil - Hill Session on Monestary Way. Short hill reps x3, x4, x5, x6. Meet at the bottom of the hill - Please park on Leyborne Road to keep the hill clear for training. Tuesday 16th October 2018 - … [Read more...]

Viking Ship Coastal Relay – Sunday 26 August 2018

CALLING DOVER  ROAD RUNNERS !!!  Our very own Club Race - The VIKING SHIP COASTAL RELAY  2018  In MEMORY of my Mum Esma Harris and my Dad Frank Harris Sunday 26th August  2018 (Bank Holiday weekend) Race Details: Venue - Your Leisure Sports Centre Rear Car Park - 8.15am Race starts Sharp at 8.30am  Route Starts  -Your Leisure Sports Centre Finish will be Viking Ship at Pegwell Official Timekeeper and Race Referee will be Phil Coleman  Please let Sylvia know ASAP if you wish … [Read more...]

DRR Awards Night – March 2018

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Dover Road Runners Awards 2017 The Awards committee is made up to 5 people who look at who won in 2016 and if you have been a member for all of 2017 as well as running pbs and performance. Mini Saxon Shore Winners NOT HELD THIS YEAR Best Performances at Park Run by a Female Nominees - Jo Daniels. Zoe Holmes. Jane Philips.  The winner is Jo Daniels. All 3 nominations have had a good year at Park Run - Jo winning her age category, Zoe Completing her 50th Park run, Jane improving … [Read more...]