Stuart on top of his game!!!!
MV55 Stuart Halsey continued his season long good and emphasised his status as one of the top runners regionally in his age group as he led the Club’s contingent of 23 runners home in this year’s Shelton Striders 10k. Continue reading “Shelton Striders 10k, Chester, Tamworth, Beacon Hill & Chicago”
Girls lead the way!!!!
On a morning when Eliud Kipchoge decimated the men’s marathon record 44 members of South Derbyshire Road Runners were tackling a much shorter distance albeit over a more undulating and twisty route. Continue reading “Tamworth 5 & Berlin Marathon”
The 17 members who tackled the Wilne 10k on Sunday were greeted by conditions they are starting to get use to in our glorious summer………..very hot and sweaty ones and a cloudless sky. Continue reading “Wilne, John Fraser, Carlisle, Cosford and Andover”
James out in front!!!!
Sunday saw the penultimate race in this year’s Burton and District Road Running League, the Burton 10k. The 243 runners who finished the race were treated to that rarity this summer of cool, damp conditions. Continue reading “Burton 10k”
Mercifully, while hot, it was a few degrees cooler for the Worthington 5 than for other recent races. This latest leg of the Burton and District Summer League over a flat ‘out and back’ course along the Cloud Trail was significant in the Club’s continued domination of both the individual and team prizes. Continue reading “Worthington 5”
Onwards and upwards!!!!
The sun continues to blaze and, together with a rutted, off road course, contributed to relatively slow 10k times but what didn’t change were the Club’s runners at the sharp end of the field in Sunday’s St Giles Hospice, Gate Gallop. Continue reading “St Giles, Gate Gallop 10k”
Doddle for Dave!!!!
There was a great turn-out of 43 runners from the Club for the latest leg of this year’s Burton and District Summer League (BDSL), the Burton 10m. In very hot and sunny conditions both the Club’s men’s and women’s teams consolidated their positions at the top of their respective leagues and for the men, it was the third year running that they had won the team prize at this race. Continue reading “Burton 10”
Rob’s back for more!!!
We’ve moved rapidly from what has seemed like endless winter to one of the hottest May Day bank holiday weekends on record with conditions to challenge even the hardiest of runners. Continue reading “Uttoxeter, Birmingham, Wymeswold Waddle and Milton Keynes”
Very hot work!!!!!
If you haven’t got access to high altitude training camps in Kenya and Ethiopia how do you tackle the hottest London Marathon on record after the bulk of your training has been spent combatting wind, rain & snow? Continue reading “Virgin Money London Marathon & Marathon Des Sables (Morocco)”
Busy road runners
This time of year is probably the busiest time for road running with the spring marathon season getting started and locally, the start of another Burton and District Summer Road Racing Series. Continue reading “RITF, Derby 10k, Stafford HM, Manchester and Rotterdam Marathons”