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SITTINGBOURNE 10K SUNDAY 22 MAY 2011

Congratulations to Dave Weekes who competed in today's Sittingbourne 10k, finishing in a fine 5th place overall and was 1... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Fri 27th May

INTERCLUB RELAY MINNIS BAY TUESDAY 24 MAY 2011

Tuesday is the 2nd leg of the Interclub Relay which will be held at Minnis Bay. We had a great turnout on the first leg so le... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Fri 27th May

EDINBURGH MARATHON SUNDAY 22 MAY 2011

Well Done to Stephen who completed the Edinburgh Marathon in a time of 4.23.29. This was a great effort given the circumstanc... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Fri 27th May

Club success at inter-club Relays

The final leg of the Interclub relays took place last night in humid rainy conditions. This did not dampen the enthusiasm of ... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Wed 6th Jul

South Downs Marathon Sat 11 June 2011

Well done to Alan  'Figgy' Figgins who completed his 102nd marathon on Saturday at the South Downs Marathon... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 13th Jun

Cliffe Woods 10k - Sunday 10 July

Alison Jelly was our sole representative at this event at Cliffe Woods, Nr Rochester on Sunday morning recording a time of 54... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 12th Jul

Romney Marsh 10km - Sunday 10 july

Although a small field this was a good little course around the country lanes of New Romney. It was a warm morning with a ref... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 12th Jul

Rye 5k Friday 12 August 2011

Three Folkestone runners took part in Fridays Rye Series 5 k and all were pleased with their evening's efforts! Dave Week... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 14th Aug

Podplus 3 Lakes 5km 3 July 2011

Not a cloud in the perfectly blue sky and a beautiful hot morning, was ideal for spectating this event. However the cond... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 10th Jul

Weekend Race Roundup

Well done to Rona who was racing on the Track  yesterday at the Southern Senior Intercounties at Hemel Hemstead. In a st... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 18th Jul

Paul Hill Summer Handicap 2011

The weather couldn't dampen the spirits of the club runners who turned out to run in this year's Paul Hill Summer Han... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 24th Jul

Deal Dinosaur 10km 24 July 2011

11 of us were over at Deal yesterday competing in the 10km. As you can see from the pictures somebody forgot their club vest ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 25th Jul

THANK YOU

Lucy just wanted to thank you all for the card and present you gave her at the Bar-b-que last week, she really appreciated it... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 25th Jul

Good Luck Leah!

Leah Williams is taking part in tomorrow's London Triathlon. I'm sure that you will all join me in wishing Leah Good ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sat 30th Jul

Leah's success at London Triathon

Well done to Leah who completed yesterday's London Triathon in a great time of 2 hours 57 mins. She completed the 1 ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 1st Aug

Folkestone Success at Samphire Hoe 5k

Well done to Rona, Kylie, David Gillett, Dave Smyth and Stephen who raced in tonights Samphire Hoe 5k race. Full race details... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 3rd Aug

Folkestone take the spoils at Ashford 5k!

Folkestone's night out in Ashford proved to be a fruitful one with the Ladies cleaning out Martin (Nice Works) Burke'... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 7th Aug

Weekend Race update

Four club  runners  took part in the Mid Kent 5 miler on Sunday, with new club members, Andrew Fletcher and Andrew ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 8th Aug

Le Touquet 2011 Race Report

Phew what a scorcher!! While not being as hot as the infamous 2006 race, yesterday's 81 degrees proved to be a tough... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 21st Aug

Le Touquet Photos

Lucy's photos from Le Touquet can now be found on my Picasa site and I have also published a selection on the website.A b... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 24th Aug

Cheriton Sports Ground Youth Taster Day Sunday 28 Aug 2011

On Sunday 28 August 2011 there will be a Youth Taster Day at the Cheriton Road Sports Ground to celebrate the completion of t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 24th Aug

Race Results round up

We've been a busy club this week with club members taking part in road and track events. First on the agenda was Wednesda... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 4th Sep

Don Thompson Mile

Just a reminder that we will be meeting at Battery Point on Tuesday at 18.30  for the Don Thompson mile time trial. Park... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sun 4th Sep

Don Thompson Mile Time Trial

What an evening! In conditions that could be at the very least described as some of the most unpleasant for some time, 2... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 6th Sep

Ashford 5km - Victoria Park 09/09/2011

Ideal conditions greeted our runners tonight,  a nice warm evening with a slight breeze which ensured that 4 of our 6 ru... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 9th Sep

Weekend Round Up

A busy weekend of racing has just taken place with Ashford 5km on Friday night (see previous report) followed by Eridge Park ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 13th Sep

Open Meeting Twickenham Sun 18 Sept

  Open Meeting - St. Mary’s Richmond Athletic Club On Sunday 18th September 2011 at St. Mary&rsquo... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 14th Sep

Rye 5km Fri 16 Sept

At the final Friday night 5km of the Niceworks season at Rye, Lucy Weekes was our only representative but she did the club pr... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 17th Sep

Weekend Race Roundup 17/18 September 2011

Two club members travelled north this weekend to take part in the Great North Run. Julie Gibbs was first to finish in a ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 19th Sep

Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon Sunday 25th Sept

I think that Ray should organise summer next year as yet again the Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon produced one of the warmes... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 25th Sep

Southern Road Relays 24/25 September 2011

Fourteen club runners made the trip to Aldershot this weekend to take part in the prestigious Southern Road relays. The event... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 26th Sep

Kent Cross Country League Round 1

  Kent League Cross Country at Swanley 8th Oct 2011 Location: New Barn Park, Swanley     Postcode ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 28th Sep

Half Marathon and Southern Road Relay photos

Photos from last week's Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon and the Southern Road Relays can now be found on my Picasa site. ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 2nd Oct

Welcome to our latest and youngest recruits

A warm welcome to our latest members Laurel Bryce, Charlotte Lawrie and Joel Lill who are the first members of Catherine'... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Fri 7th Oct

Happy Feet

  HAPPY FEET !!!!!         ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 8th Oct

Kent Cross Country League Swanley- Results

Well what a good start to the cross country season. It was the biggest turnout we have evey had 10 men, 10 ladies and 3 junio... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 9th Oct

More Photos from this weekend!

Thanks to Dave for his great You Tube photo montage. I have now posted photos from the Cross Country and today's Givaudan... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 9th Oct

Givaudan 10k

What a great weekend it has been for the club. Yesterday's Kent League fixture was certainly inspiring and today also pro... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 9th Oct

UPCOMING SESSIONS-ENDURANCE GROUP

Just to help plan, and so we have all got a general idea of what we are doing on a Tuesday night I have put the next four wee... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 11th Oct

Cross Country Training Brockhill Park Saturday 15/10/11

Faye will be running her Cross Country Training session again this Saturday. We will be meeting in the carpark at Brockhill C... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 12th Oct

Maidstone Half Marathon

Well done to the seven Folkestone Runners that took part in yesterday's Maidstone Half marathon. Angela had a fine run fi... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 17th Oct

Maidstone Half Marathon Final Results

As promised, these are the times from Maidstone. Mark Macfarlane, 1.44.55; Stephen King, 1.57.38; Figgy, 1.57.55 Alison Jelly... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 19th Oct

Cross Country Training calorie loading!

Another successful Cross Country Training session ends with our usual coffee and cakes to ensure that we are in peak con... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 23rd Oct

David's Success at Birmingham Half Marathon

Congratulations to David Gillett who had a great PB run today at the BUPA Birmingham Half Marathon. David knocked around... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 23rd Oct

Beachy Head and Venice Marathons

Belated congratulations to club members taking part in marathons last weekend. They were certainly contrasting courses. Aliso... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 26th Oct

Kent League Round 2 Somerhill School

  It's the eagerly awaited 2nd leg of the Kent Cross Country League on Saturday! This leg is held at Somerhill S... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 26th Oct

Kent CC Champs & Kent Vets CC Champs

Kent Vets Cross Country Champs -  Saturday 10 December 2011 - Rose Hill School, Coniston Avenue, Tunbridge Wells, Ke... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 27th Oct

Kent Cross Country League Saturday 29 Oct 2011

The club had it’s largest team for many years at the latest Kent Cross Country League fixture at Somerhill School ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 30th Oct

Angela's PB at Great South Run!

Well Done to Angela Saunders who has acheived yet another PB, this time at the Bupa Great South Run 10 miler. Angela finished... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 30th Oct

Paul Hill Memorial Run 30 October 2011

Photos from today's Paul Hill run are now on the site. A big thank you to Christine Hill and Sue Elkins who provided the ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 30th Oct

Wedding Congratulations!

Congratulations to Nikki and Steve who were married yesterday. I'm sure that you will all join me in wishing them all the... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 6th Nov

Deal 5 Miler

Fourteen club runners turned out to run the Deal 5 miler today in typically wet and windy conditions. Although the wind may n... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 6th Nov

Julie and Malc's New York PB's!

Well done to Julie and Malc Gibbs who completed yesterday's New York marathon in a great PB time of 4.50.33! Both were ru... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 7th Nov

Kent League Round 3 Danson Park, Bexleyheath

  Saturday 12th November 2011 : Danson Park, Bexleyheath Time Event ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 8th Nov

Round 3 Kent Cross Country League - Bexley 12/11/11

The end of British Summer Time two weeks ago also heralded the end of the men and women racing on the same day at the Ke... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 13th Nov

Next 4 Weeks Training - Endurance Group

The next 4 weeks training have now been put on the Coaching Page for the Endurance Group. ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 14th Nov

Kent Vets X-Country Final Call

I have a list of names from the club of those who wish to take part. If you haven't put your name down and wish to run pl... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 17th Nov

666 was a Devil of a Race!!

Dave Walbrook and Susan Mitchell took part in yesterday's 666 race (6.66 miles) at Kings Wood Challock. The race is organ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 21st Nov

Kent League X-C 3 Dec 2011

Men  & Junior Cross Country  at West Wickham for map click HERE Post Code:-  BR4 9BB Time Table:- ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 28th Nov

Kent X-C Championships Wilmington 7 Jan 2012

Closing date is fast approaching. I must have your names by the 8 December at the latest, you can either  put your name ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 28th Nov

Kylie wins in the sun in Florida!

Congratulations to Kylie Hassall, who is currently on holiday in the States and took part last Saturday in the great sou... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 30th Nov

Kent Cross Country League/ Thanet 10 miler

Club runners finished the final Kent Cross Country League fixture of the year in style with Sam leading the club ho... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 4th Dec

Kent Vets Cross Country Championships/Maidstone Turkey Run

Well done to Grahame, Catherine and Kim who raced in yesterday's Kent Vets Cross Country Championships. All three club ru... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 11th Dec

Christmas Party. A big Thank You!

I'm sure that you will all join me in thanking Margaret for such a fantastic Christmas Party last night. The venue w... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 11th Dec

Joel Kent Champ at Sportshall!

Congratulations to Joel Lill who became Kent Sportshall Champion at speed bounce and the 6 Lap race and is now up for selecti... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 14th Dec

Fowlmead Kent Christmas Cracker

Well done to the 10 club runners who took part in yesterday's Kent Christmas Cracker 5 miler at Fowlmead Country Park. Th... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 19th Dec

Festive Races!

There are two excellent races to run over the Christmas and New Year period to blow away those cobwebs and keep those calorie... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 21st Dec

Saltwood Boxing Day Run

Club members turned out in force for yesterday's Saltwood Boxing Day run with some great performances on the challenging ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 27th Dec

 

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