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Kent Champs - 7 Jan 2012 - Timetable

Kent County Cross Country Championships Saturday 7th January 2012 Wilmington Grammar School, Dartford DA2 7DA  ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 3rd Jan

Kent Champs Entrants

The following are those who put their names down and were entered for the Kent Cross Country Championships:-   ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 4th Jan

Deal Tri Bra Run 2012

Four Folkestone runners took part in the 8th running of the Deal Tri Bra run on New Year's Day resplendent in their decor... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Thu 5th Jan

Kent Cross Country Championships

Well done to the thirteen club runners who took part in the Kent County Cross Country Championships yesterday and produ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 8th Jan

Boxing Day Run Presentation of prizes

Photos from last Thursday's presentation evening can now be found on my Picasa site. Tina ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 8th Jan

Kent Schools Cross Country

  Yesterday was the Kent Schools Cross Country Championships. This year being held at Kent College Canterbury, with ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 15th Jan

South of England Cross Country Championships/ Canterbury 10

Folkestone Runners have had a very busy weekend with a total of 28 club members out racing. Firstly, 18 from the club had a t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 29th Jan

Photos from SEAA Cross Country Championships and Canterbury 10

Photos from these events are now on my Picasa site. Many thanks to James Roberts from Invicta East Kent for the photos from t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 1st Feb

Follow us on Twitter

You can now follow us on twitter at:    @runfolkestone   Get following! ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 9th Feb

Kent Cross County League Parkwood School Swanley

Well the League has finished  until the autumn and with only the Nationals to go, I shall start to get Cross Country wit... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 13th Feb

Mark's monster PB!!

Mark Cadier ran in last Sunday's Portsmouth Half Marathon and knocked an amazing 22 minutes off his previous Half Maratho... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Thu 16th Feb

Sadie's PB at Brighton!

Congratulations to Sadie who achieved a great PB at the Brighton Half Marathon today. Sadie finished the course in 2.15.21 ne... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 19th Feb

Sadie's even better PB at Brighton!

As you may be aware by now, the course for the Brighton Half Marathon was long. As a result Sadies time for the 13.1 mil... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 22nd Feb

Folkestone at the Nationals!

What a difference a year makes! Last year’s English National Cross Country Championships were remembered for the mudbat... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 26th Feb

Thanet 20 Miler

On bleak rainy and windy day in Ramsgate, eleven hardy Folkestone Runners took part in today’s Thanet 20 mile road race... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 4th Mar

Folkestone Running Club Juniors win at Sportshall!

Our new parnership club Folkestone Running Club Juniors run by Pat Hanys and Jacqi Snare have being doing rather well at Spor... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 5th Mar

Folkestone 10 Club Teams

If you wish to be considered for the Mens & Ladies team at the Folkestone 10 please let Catherine or myself know as soon ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 6th Mar

Lydd Half Marathon

There were some great times posted by club runners at todays Lydd Half Marathon. In ideal conditions the club were led home b... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sun 11th Mar

Folkestone’s PB Bounty!!

Fifteen club runners took part in the rescheduled Ashford and District 10k race today in near perfect conditions. As a result... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 19th Mar

Happy Birthday Jim

We would like to wish Jim Richards a very happy 80th birthday ... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sun 18th Mar

Hastings Half Marathon Sunday 25 March 2012

There were some fantastic times posted at today's Hasting's Half Marathon by the seven club members taking part. Prid... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 25th Mar

All things MARATHON

With just over two weeks to go until our first Marathon Runners hit the streets, if anyone wants any last hints, tips, what t... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 31st Mar

Olympic Park Run and Paddock Wood Half Marathon

Our runners have had an exciting weekend, firstly with Andrew Fletcher, Angela Saunders and Kim Gardiner having an great day ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 1st Apr

Training Thursday 5th April

The annual Hockey Festival activities start tonight at the Cricket Pavilion, so we have moved our training to the Hythe Canal... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Thu 5th Apr

Folkestone 10 - A Big Thank You!

I would just like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in today's Folkestone 10. Firstly to John Thompson our... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sat 7th Apr

Folkestone 10 results and Photos

The Provisional results from this years' Folkestone 10 mile can now be found on the Folkestone 10 page. Race photos from ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sat 7th Apr

Folkestone 10 Club Results

Club runners produced some fine performances in the '10' yesterday, with Sam and Rona leading the way. Sam ran strong... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sat 7th Apr

GOOD LUCK TO OUR 2012 MARATHON RUNNERS

With Brighton & Paris only a week away , followed by London, Manchester & Lille over the coming weeks, we have at lea... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 8th Apr

Race for Life Training

Our ever popular Race for Life training will start on Sunday 29 th April and will continue every Sunday up to and including t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 7th May

A day in the life of a London Marathon Runner!

All the preparation is done and now is the time to put aside any doubts and just remember what you have done to get you this ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 22nd Apr

Tonbridge Open - Easter Monday

Angela & Lucy braved the apalling wet and windy weather to take part in one of the first open track meetings of the year.... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 9th Apr

Brighton and Paris Marathon results

Well done to our first marathoners to complete their task at the Brighton and Paris Marathons. Tim continued his run of PBs w... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 17th Apr

Paris Marathon Update

Apologies to Kevin Newman and Mark Franks for forgetting to put down their times for Paris, both had excellent  runs wit... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 17th Apr

London Marathon Race Report

Before I record the acheivements of our runners today, I would just like to ask members to spare a thought for Becky Fuggle a... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 22nd Apr

London Marathon Photos

Photos from Lucy and myself can now be found on my Picasa site. Captions will be added later! Enjoy!! ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 22nd Apr

Video showing Marathon Results

Video Showing Marathon Results can be found by clicking HERE. ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 24th Apr

******REMINDER - London Marathon 2013 ******

Don't forget if you want to enter next years LONDON MARATHON 2013 you must apply through the ballot system. This opens on... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 28th Apr

RONA goes SUB 3..........one week after LONDON!!!

Unbeknown to all of us, Rona popped off and did the Dusseldorf Marathon last weekend. I know she won't mind me saying tha... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 5th May

Hythe Round the Houses

A big thank you to everyone from the club who turned up to run or help with today's Hythe Round the Houses Always a fun e... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 7th May

Tim, King of the PB!

I pleased to say that there have been a great many PBs at the club recently and there seems to be a bit of competition betwee... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 7th May

London Marathon 2013 - Good for age entries

I have noticed on the London Marathon website, that they have put some time restraints on the good for age entries for the 20... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 10th May

Lucy County Champion!!

Congratulations to Lucy who ran in the 2,000 metre Steeplechase today in the Kent Track and Field Champs was crowned Kent Cou... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 13th May

Weekend's Race Results

Kent Track and Field Champs Not content with running the Steeplechase, finishing in a time of 9.03.7 and winning Gold, Lu... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 14th May

2012 FRC Race Rankings

This has been updated with all the recent performances and also the Run Britain handicaps have been updated as at 14 May 2012... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 15th May

South Kent Relays Folkestone Leg

A big thank you to everyone who turned out yesterday to run or marshal the Folkestone leg of the South Kent Relays. It was gr... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 16th May

Kevin's London to Brighton Walk

   As promised this is Kevin's report of his fantastic 68 mile London To Brighton Walk.  ‘I ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 20th May

Weekend Race Round up

Fresh from her success at last weeks Kent Champs, Lucy had a fine run in the 2,000 metres Steeplechase at the Southern League... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 20th May

Jim still running strong!

Jim Richards recently had his 80th birthday and has celebrated in a way that only runners can by running a 10k race! Jim cel... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 28th May

South Kent Relay Series Round 2 -Tuesday 29 May 2012

The next leg of the South Kent Relay series will be held tomorrow at Minnis Bay Birchington. For those who need a lift or dir... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 30th May

South Kent Relays- Thank You

Thanks to everyone who turned out to run last night. It was great to see so many Folkestone runners taking part, especially a... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 30th May

Race for Life training 03/06/12

Please note that there will be no Race for Life training this Sunday morning. The training will continue next weekend as usua... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sat 2nd Jun

Race round up

It's been a busy weeks racing for some club members, with last weeks Coastal 10k, South Kent  Relays, the Samphire H... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 3rd Jun

Canterbury Open Track Meeting Wed 6th June 2012

Well done to our club members who ran in tonight's Open 3000 metres event at  Canterbury. Some fine times were poste... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 6th Jun

Race for Life

A big thank you to everyone who ran or marshalled today at the Race for Life. Yet again the race was a great success with aro... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 17th Jun

Congratulations to Pam and Peter Wright

Congratulations to Folkestone runner Pam Wright and her husband Peter on the birth of their son William on Friday 15 June. Wi... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 17th Jun

Race Result roundup

Over the last week there have been some fine perfomances from Club runners, with Dave and Lucy Weekes taking part in Wednesda... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 17th Jun

Kent Championships 3,000m and 10,000m results

Folkestone had a great turn out at yesterday's Kent 3,000metres and 10,000metres Track Championships. Rona and Nikki pick... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Thu 21st Jun

North Downs Run/Pod Plus Lakes 5k

Congratulations to Folkestone Runners who have been out racing this weekend. Caroline and Figgy ran in the North Downs Run, 3... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 25th Jun

Street Athletics- Sunday 1st July 2012

The Street Athletics event is taking place on The Leas this Sunday, 1st July. Meeting near the Leas Cliff Hall. Registration ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sat 30th Jun

Race Round Up

Seven Folkestone runners had a successful evening at the latest leg of the Samphire Hoe 5k series with every runner coming aw... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 1st Jul

Update Race & Run Britain Rankings

These have now been updated with all the recent results and can be found on the downloads page.   ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 3rd Jul

Folkestone success at Ashford 5k

Folkestone Runners were yet again bringing in the Wine after picking up 1st and 2nd placed Ladies Prizes and the Ladies team ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 8th Jul

Torch Relay Route

I now know where I will be running with the torch on Wednesday 18th July. My leg will start at Cheriton place near Chambers a... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 8th Jul

Club Success at South Kent Relays!

The South Kent Relays for 2012 concluded yesterday and the club had a great end result picking up prizes in most of the categ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Wed 11th Jul

Race Round up

Well done to the seven club runners who had a successful outing to the Romney Marsh 10k last weekend with Dave Weekes finishi... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 22nd Jul

Romney Marsh 10km - Sunday 16 July

Seven Folkestone members turned out for the Romney Marsh 10km on Sunday morning to race around the country lanes of New Romne... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 22nd Jul

OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY - FOLKESTONE 18/7/2012

Our very own TINA EKE running the Olympic Torch Relay. I don't have to say anything the pictures say it all! We a... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 22nd Jul

Rye 10k and Deal Dinosaur 10k race report

What a week it's been for the club and ending in fine style with PBs and prizes for our runners. Friday's Rye series ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 22nd Jul

Race Results Round Up

Club members have been very busy racing recently, especially Steve, closely followed by Mick James and Yvonne. Nine runners t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 29th Jul

Startrack Folkestone

Monday 13th to Thursday 16th August 2012 Taster athletics days for 8 - 14 year olds by qualified UKA coaches from Folkest... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Wed 1st Aug

Ashford 5k Friday 3 August 2012

Club members were helping Martin deplete his wine store yet again with the Ladies finishing 1st,2nd and 3rd, picking up the t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 6th Aug

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR JUNIORS

  Track Race/ No training There will be no training at the club on Thursday 16th August, due to coaches being aw... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 8th Aug

Ranking & Run Britain Update

Updated Rankings for race and Run Britain can be found on downloads page.  ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 11th Aug

Race Report Round Up

Summer has arrived at last which has resulted in some hot tough conditions for our runners who have had little time to acclim... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 19th Aug

Weekends Race Results

It's been a busy weekend for club members with the Sandwich Festival 10k, the Pilgrims Way Run and the Canterbury Half Ma... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 27th Aug

Don Thompson mile

Please note that there will be no training this Tuesday, 4th Sept, as it's the Don Thompson mile on Tuesday. Meet around ... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sun 2nd Sep

Samphire Hoe 5k finals night/ Charing 10k

    The last race of the Samphire 5k race series did not have a promising start with wretched conditio... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 2nd Sep

Great North Run

Congratulations to two Club members who competed in the Great North Run this weekend. Ian Bubb had a superb run knocking abou... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 18th Sep

Recent Races - Update

Friday 14 Sept - RYE 5km       In the last race of the summer series we had 5 runners taking part in this even... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 20th Sep

Kent League Cross Country 2012-13

Details of dates and venues for this seasons Leaguie Races are as follows:-   Sat 6 October      ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 21st Sep

Southern Road Relays – Aldershot 22&23rd September 2012

This year’s trip to the Southern Road Relays, was as they say, ‘a game of two halves’!The girls racing on S... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 25th Sep

DONT FORGET!!!!Kent X-C League Saturday 6 Oct 2012

Hi Everyone, thanks for all your interest in the Cross Country Season ahead. I have now entered all the names that I have bee... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 5th Oct

London Marathon Rejections - Club Ballot

As many of you have now received rejection slips from the London Marathon Ballot, now might be a good time for re-iterating t... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 28th Sep

Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon 2012

Congratulations to our runners who took part in today's 7th Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon. Sam was 2nd overall and... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 30th Sep

KENT SPORTS AWARDS - VOTE JACK GREEN

Local Athlete and OLYMPIAN Jack Green , has been nominated for "Sports Star of the Year" in the Kent Regional Newsp... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 2nd Oct

Captain Dave leads the way at the Givaudan 10k

Twenty six club runners enjoyed the autumn sunshine at Sunday’s Givaudan 10k race. The race was also the National ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 15th Oct

Marathon update

Well done to Ian Bubb who had a fantastic run in today's Amsterdam Marathon finishing in a PB time of 3.13.21. Also belat... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 21st Oct

Kent League Cross Country - Swanley 6 October 2012

We had great conditions for the first leg of the Kent League Cross Country held at  New Barn in Swanley. Our Juniors ran... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 15th Oct

Kent League XC Round 2 Tonbridge 27 Oct 2012

Hi Details of the second round of the Kent League Cross Country the second round is at Somerhill Schools at Tonbridge fu... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sun 21st Oct

MARATHON CLUB

  I am proposing to start up a Marathon Club for any one that is doing one of the spring Marathons – London, P... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 26th Oct

Bupa Great South Run, Kent Cross Country League and South Downs Marathon Race Report

Club runners have had a successful weekend’s racing with members taking part in today’s Bupa Great South Run and ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 28th Oct

Bupa Great South Run Photos

Photos of our runners with Jo Pavey and Dame Kelly are now on my Picasa site! Tina ... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 29th Oct

Deal 5 Miler

Today's Deal 5 mile race lived up to its usual reputation with the conditions being atrocious! This did not deter our bun... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 5th Nov

Kent League XC - Womens & Juniors-10 Nov 2012

Full details of this event as follows:- Kent Cross-Country League : 10th November 2012 Directions to Beech Grove Acad... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 5th Nov

Kent Cross County League, Poppy Half Marathon and Hellrunner Hell Down South

The latest leg of the Kent Cross Country league was held at Beech Grove Academy in Nonington on Saturday. This leg was for th... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 11th Nov

FRC Rankings & Run Britain Handicaps

These have been updated to the 13 November 2012 and can be found on the downloads page or click HERE.  Only about 6 week... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 13th Nov

Valencia Marathon and Paul Hill Run Sunday 18/11/2012

Well done to our three intrepid runners, Ian Bubb, Steve King and Kevin Newman who took part in today's Valencia Marathon... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 18th Nov

Kent League XC - Men & Juniors Danson Park Bexley

Next Kent League Cross Country is on Saturday 1 December 2012 at Danson Park Bexley. 12:00 pm : Under 13 Girls 12:20 pm : Un... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Tue 27th Nov

Kent Cross Country League/ Thanet 10 Mile Race report

Twelve club runners took part in Saturday’s Kent Cross Country League Fixture at Danson Park, Bexleyheath. It was t... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 2nd Dec

SEAA Masters and Intercounties Championships and Kent Vets Championships 8th and 15th December 2012

The race report from both of these races was delayed due problems with the results. In the case of the Masters and Intercount... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 17th Dec

Kent Champs XC Detling - Sat 5 Jan 2013

Please find below the race times for all the races. The event is held at the Kent County Show Ground at the top of Detling Hi... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 31st Dec

 

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