Mynd Dragon

The race, due to be run this Sunday, April 27th, has been cancelled, apparently because of nesting birds.


Preparations for the Shobdon Wood Race on Sunday May 5 at 11am are well underway. Course conditions are good so we are hoping for a return to the traditional route again this year. Lets all keep our fingers crossed for good weather over the next two weeks so that the bluebells which are just beginning […]

March for Men, Hereford

A reminder of the March for Men in aid of Prostate Cancer research in 2 weeks’ time, details on their Facebook page (March for Men Hereford).

Race Reports

Leinthall Starkes 5

Spring has sprung in North Herefordshire. Lord Tennyson once wrote “In spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thought of love”. Not for the cold-hearted Croft runners, whose innermost thoughts are tuned in to setting a P.B. on the historic Leinthall Starkes 5 course. The swallows were swooping over the Leinthall fields having journeyed […]

Longtown Llanthony Loop

Four Croft runners tackled this most demanding of fell races – 13.6km long, with nearly 800m of climb, over the Hatterall ridge. The race was won by Mark Hopkinson in 62.27, with the winner of last week’s Sugar Loaf race not managing better than 6th. Sue D came first in the Croft contingent, showing continued […]

Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Red Kite challenge @ Woodlands Caravan park,
Red Kite challenge @ Woodlands Caravan park,
May 4 @ 1:00 pm
Half marathon and/or 10k, also under 20, 17 and 15 trail races.
11:00 am Shobdon Wood Race
Shobdon Wood Race
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The best off road race of the year, organised by the best running club in the country! See Shobdon Wood Race page of this website for details  
7:00 pm Leinthall Starkes Handicap @ Lienthall Starkes.
Leinthall Starkes Handicap @ Lienthall Starkes.
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
Second race in handicap series. Starting time determined by finishing position in first race. Please let Mike know if you intend to run but didn’t run in first race. If not running and can help[...]
7:00 pm Rhayader 5k
Rhayader 5k
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
2nd in 5k series. Please check start time.
7:30 pm Wrekin Streak @ Forest Glen
Wrekin Streak @ Forest Glen
May 8 @ 7:30 pm
4.5km race to the top of the Wrekin, and back down the rocky/concrete track.
7:00 am Big Black Mountains Challenge
Big Black Mountains Challenge
May 18 @ 7:00 am
Three distances: 50km, 32km or 17km. Starts between 7am and 9.30am (no mass start).

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