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2019 Croft Ambrey R.C. Handicap series – Final positions

Birth announcement

Benjamin Arthur Robert Whitfield, youngest associate member of Croft Ambrey, arrived in this world on August 11th, thanks to his mum, Irina (Dale) and dad, Joe. At a whopping 8lb13 ounces, and 23″ long, he will possibly make a fine long-legged runner one day. Congratulations to Irina particularly, and welcome to Ben (just one year […]

Thursday training (August 1st) – High Vinnalls

Mark and co. are organising an uphill only run, to the top of High Vinnalls. It’s 2.4km and 140m of ascent. Park at the High Vinnalls car park (as for the parkrun), and warm up by jogging to the start: follow the main track (south) and instead of turning off right for the ‘dip of […]

Race Reports

Lake Vyrnwy half marathon

Lake Vyrnwy Is a reservoir feeding Liverpool, nestling amongst beautiful hills. Apart from a few tourists, little disturbs this sleepy backwater, except for the one day a year when runners converge on the tiny village of Abertridwr for the Lake Vyrnwy half marathon. Jasper and I ran it yesterday.  We bumped into Hereford Couriers’ Tim […]

Stratford 10k

An early start was required to get to Stratford in time for the 9.30 ‘kick-off’, and this had me seeing the beautiful sunrise at 6am, driving through low-lying mist, and recording a temperature of 4 degrees along the Teme valley. However, standing in the sunshine at the start was pleasantly warm, enough to shed the […]

Upcoming Events

Sep
22
Sun
11:00 am Berrington Hall 10km @ Berrington Hall
Berrington Hall 10km @ Berrington Hall
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
A two lap 10k course, and a 5k single lap, over parkland, to raise money for the National Trust and their plans to restore a curved walled garden.
1:00 pm Shropshire Young Athletes @ Lilleshall Natinal Sports Centre
Shropshire Young Athletes @ Lilleshall Natinal Sports Centre
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm
Under 11s start at 1pm – final race at 2.40pm
Sep
28
Sat
12:00 pm Huntington Chase @ Huntington Village Hall
Huntington Chase @ Huntington Village Hall
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm
Runners register from 11am. Sandwiches included in entry fee. 11km involving Hergest Ridge. Ride (bike or horse) run or walk. Fancy dress encouraged.
Sep
29
Sun
10:00 am Forest of Dean half marathon
Forest of Dean half marathon
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am
Check start time. Entirely on forest trails.
10:30 am Race on the Edge @ Edge Adventure Centre
Race on the Edge @ Edge Adventure Centre
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am
9 mile race along paths and trails. Also 1 mile fun run (£2 entry). Pre-entries by 23 September.
11:00 am Bury Ditches @ Powys Arms, Lydbury North
Bury Ditches @ Powys Arms, Lydbury North
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
9.3k fell race. Categorised as a BS fell race, which is one of the shorter, easier fell races. FRA rules apply but this is a short, not too hilly race so race director decides on[...]

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