News

Shobdon Wood Race Cancelled.

Owing to the present situation with Coronavirus and following the guidelines from England Athletics, it is with regret that we are cancelling the Shobdon Wood Race. Hopefully the situation will improve and we will reschedule the race to another date later in the year. Keep checking the website regularly for further information.

AGM 2020

14 members attended last night’s AGM (Friday March 13th) The principal outcomes are: 1) We now have 130 senior members, and 49 juniors. 2) There is a good stock of junior and senior kit, held by Robyn (robyngore@live.co.uk) 3) Officers (re-)elected are; Chairman – Sam, vice-chairman – Eric, treasurer – Tory, secretary – Guy, membership […]

World Record Attempt

Craig, from Bridgnorth, is planning to set a new world record (for the Guinness Book of Records) for running 43 marathons in 43 days, carrying a 20lb pack.  This is scheduled for April into mid-May. He’s looking for people to run with him, either all 26 miles, or 5k or 10k. Apart from the last […]

Race Reports

Virtual fell Race – medium 1

The virtual fell series has moved into round 2, with the first of two medium courses (8 miles and 1800ft of ascent), selected by each runner over their local terrain. Once again the results are dominated by northern runners, from Keswick in particular, who no doubt wish to maintain their stranglehold on the team results […]

Bircher ‘Handicap’ Course – Round 3

Round three completed, and the course is gradually being marked by the increased footfall, especially as you start out on the top common. Numbers were down a bit perhaps this time round, and the weather certainly varied according to when you ran – sometimes warm, sometimes windy, and for Sue P particularly, quite wet! But […]

Upcoming Events

Aug
14
Fri
7:15 pm Neil Howells Memorial Race @ Montgomery Showground
Neil Howells Memorial Race @ Montgomery Showground
Aug 14 @ 7:15 pm
Memorial Race 4.5 miles approx, multi-terrain, open to 15 yrs and over.  Fun Run at 6.15pm.
Sep
1
Tue
7:00 pm Bircher Common handicap race @ Bircher Common
Bircher Common handicap race @ Bircher Common
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm
Final handicap race; arrangements for results to be finalised.
Sep
5
Sat
11:00 am Wye Valley Trail race @ Chepstow race course
Wye Valley Trail race @ Chepstow race course
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am
Medals for all finishers, donations to Forestry Commission from entry fee.

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