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...]

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

Athletics 365

  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...]