December 2019

The Final Countdown 10k+ was a fitting name for a last chance race of 2019. The trail run set in the stunning grounds of the Dartington Estate provided a fitting end for local runners with the 6.6 miles route providing a mix of trails, woodland,...

Heading north to the town of Clitheroe Cathy Parkinson lined up for her final race of 2019, the Ribble Valley 10k. The fast, closed road race also incorporated the North of England 10k road championship making for an especially tough and fast field of runners....

Torbay Velopark parkrun – 21 Naomi Flanagan 19.48, 58 Stephen Wilbraham 22.10, 118 Jenny Hourigan 25.01, 120 Tony Hodge 25.03, 163 Amanda Francis 26.27, 206 Naoko McKinnon 28.50, 236 Miles Redhead 30.32, 278 Richard Rollings 33.39, 279 Samantha Froggatt 33.41 Shipley Country parkrun – 14 Simon...

Clearly not weighed down by the mince pies from the previous day, Nick and Davina Cull headed over the Shaldon for the annual Boxing Day Three-legged Race. In their last race of 2019 Nick and Davina arrived ready for the fancy dress judging dressed in...

Torbay Velopark parkrun – 4 Jason Hurford 17.34, 5 Dave Brown 17.46, 6 Darren Francis 17.49, 12 Simon Mills 18.48, 14 Shaun McKernan 18.51, 15 Paul Whitehead 18.51, 16 Nigel Fenn 18.53, 25 Naomi Flanagan 19.53, 35 Gary Burman 20.44, 44 Dan Hallam 21.14, 82...

Torbay Velopark Parkrun – 1 Kevin Woodard 16.41, 2 Ian Tyson 16.56, 26 Gary Burman 22.26, 44 Jason Wyatt 23.54, 50 Jenny Hourigan 24.33, 57 Davina Cull 24.52, 61 Howard Brugge 25.10, 74 Nicholas Cull 25.57, 91 Naoko McKinnon 27.00, 98 Amanda Francis 27.32, 117...

Torbay Velopark Parkrun – Naomi Flanagan 20.16, Jason Wyatt 24.14, Mark Maslin 24.16, Amanda Francis 26.09, Richard Rollings 32.54. Exmouth Parkrun – Urszula Donigiewicz 23.36....

Steve Donnelly headed to Goodwood motor racing circuit at the foot of the Sussex Downs to motor round the half marathon. The circuit is the only classic motor racing circuit that remains in its original form since opening in 1948 and annually hosts the Festival...

Torbay Velopark Parkrun – Mark Maslin 22.55, Jason Wyatt 23.03, Charlie Harris 29.43, Richard Rollings 32.17. Teignmouth Promenade Parkrun – Jerry Butcher 20.32, Frank Reay 21.05. Roundshaw Downs Parkrun – Darren Francis 19.05, Amanda Francis 27.37....

Jon Pressling left behind the British winter weather to soak up warmer conditions at the Lanzarote Half Marathon. It was anything but fun in the sun though as the challenging race came with a coastal head wind that did little to cool the heat. Jon...