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...]

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...]

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...]