November Monday / Tuesday Sessions

Monday 6th November - 18.30 - Jim McNeil - Track session at the Duke of York's School. Tuesday 14th November - 18.15 - Sylvia and Phil - Speed session along the seafront including 1 mile, 800m and 400m timed runs.  Meet at Pebbles Cafe - the Premier Inn end of the seafront. Tuesday 21st November - 18.15 - Jo and Michele - Speed session along the seafront.  Meet at the subway shelter - by the statues near the Best Western Dover Marina Hotel. Tuesday 28th November - 18.15 - Phil and … [Read more...]

London Marathon 2017 – Race Report

Angela - London Marathon 2017

   Report by Angela Parker, April 2017 I was at the blue start.  I arrived about 08.30 from Orpington, where we were staying, via London Bridge.  It was a nippy morning and the start area had water as well as tea and coffee facilities.  There was a big screen relaying the morning’s events.  The only DRR member that I saw there was Gem.  I handed in my bag on the lorry and made my way to the start zone.  I abandoned my outer clothing for charity and ran across the start line 10 minutes and 43 … [Read more...]

Local Running Events

Deal Half 12.02.17

Whether you're looking for a 5k, a marathon (or even further!), here are a few websites listing local events and how to enter.... Nice Works - http://www.nice-work.org.uk/index.php Run Britain - http://www.runbritain.com/races Saxons, Vikings & Normans - http://www.saxon-shore.com/ UK Marathon Listings - http://www.apex-sports.co.uk/document/item-64-2017-uk-marathon-listing     … [Read more...]

New York Marathon 2016

Angela & Elaine at the New York Marathon 2016

Report by Angela Parker and Elaine Ellender It is 4.30am on Sunday 6th November 2016 and we could not be more blessed with a better day for running the New York Marathon.  The morning was cool and predicted temperatures were for the mid-teens or high fifties depending on whether you prefer Celsius or Fahrenheit.  And they were not wrong.  The sun shone and the air was warm as we ran. After breakfast in Danny’s next door to our hotel, which was the Edison on 47th and 7th, we got on the … [Read more...]

Viking Ship Coastal Relay – Sunday 25 September 2016

Hello Vikings Drum Roll ------ Here are the teams.  Phil and I have tried to be fair as we can - if we feel any team has an advantage we will put a handicap on and will advise teams beforehand. You must decided your team your running order amongst you - we suggest your strongest runner goes first as they will run up the steps to Landgon and also run an extra leg to the finish. You must not change places once you start. Phil Coleman is Race Director on the day. Phil will need your team … [Read more...]

Viking Relay – Sunday 25th September

CALLING DOVER ROAD RUNNERS Our very own club race VIKING SHIP COSTAL RELAY 2016 IN MEMORY  of my Mum Esma Harris and my Dad Frank Harris Sunday 25TH September Start Time 8.30am DOVER SPORTS CENTER REAR CAR PARK.  Meet at 8.15am.  Race starts sharp at 8.30am Route Dover Sports Centre --- Finish will be Viking Ship at Pegwell Official Time Keeper and Race Referee will be Phil Coleman Please let Sylvia know ASAP if you wish to Run Myself and Phil Coleman will sort the Teams How the … [Read more...]

Breakfast Run – Monday 2nd May 2016

Breakfast

  Sylvia and Jay will be leading a Breakfast Run on Monday 2nd May from Farthinglow Farm shop, Folkestone Road, Dover, CT15 7AA.   Please meet at 8.45am in the car park.  We aim to be back for breakfast by 10.30am . We will be heading up towards Mandy’s back passage then down to the Hoe via our favourite Tunnel.  We will do a short lap of the Hoe then run back to Farthinglow for Breakfast.   Approx. 7 miles of smiles with a hilly start and the tunnel.  Sorry, but I am sure the … [Read more...]