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Saltwood Boxing Day Run

It was another busy Boxing Day Run as over 850 runners finished the 2.7 mile off road course.  DAVID GILLETT was first back... [Read full item] by Thu 1st Jan

Folkestone RC Grand Prix 2015

Here are the standings for the Folkestone Grand Prix 2015 after the first event (Saltwood Boxing Day Run).  It is in a new ... [Read full item] by Thu 1st Jan

Folkestone RC Grand Prix Provisional Race List 2015

Please see the provisional race list below for 2015.  Scoring will be by age groups and PB's will not be taking into ac... [Read full item] by Thu 1st Jan

Kent Cross Country Champs - Brockhill

It was an extremely busy Saturday for Folkestone Running Club as they hosted the Kent Cross Country Championships at Brockhill S... [Read full item] by Mon 5th Jan

Martello Marathon and Gravesend Cyclo Park 5 and 10k's

It was a fairly quiet weekend for most of our members with regards races this weekend as many now focus on their Spring marathon... [Read full item] by Mon 12th Jan

Folkestone parkrun take-over

Well firstly a big thank you to the 40 or so volunteers that gave up a couple of hours last Saturday morning to help make the pa... [Read full item] by Tue 20th Jan

Handicap Results Round 4 - 20 Jan 2015

    Overall time Handicap Finish time ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 22nd Jan

SEAA X Country (Brighton) and Barretts Canterbury 10

It was another busy weekend for our Folkestone runners as there was a coach trip down to Brighton on Saturday and a more local C... [Read full item] by Sun 25th Jan

Ashford & District 10k

There were an amazing 27 runners from Folkestone Running Club at the Ashford & District 10k on Sunday in a field of over 580... [Read full item] by Sun 1st Feb

Swanley Park Kent X Country League and Deal Half Marathon

It has been another busy and successful weekend for Folkestone Running Club with the Kent X Country League coming to a conclusio... [Read full item] by Sun 8th Feb

Valentine's Race Report

Whilst many of our runners continued their training for their up and coming Spring marathons, there were a few others that ran i... [Read full item] by Mon 16th Feb

Handicap 17 February 2015

Handicap Results​​​​​​17 February 2015       ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 19th Feb

ECCA National X Country Champs Parliament Hill

There was plenty of mud and plenty of company for our runners who participated in the ECCA National X Country Championships at P... [Read full item] by Sun 22nd Feb

Brighton Half

Well done to Poppy Coleman who completed her first half marathon at the weekend in Brighton.  Having trained up with her fr... [Read full item] by Tue 24th Feb

Thanet 20, Coventry Half and parkruns

Despite the blustery conditions along the coast, seven of our runners (plus one second claim!) put themselves through 20 miles a... [Read full item] by Mon 2nd Mar

2015 Membership renewal

Renewal of Folkestone Running Club membership is now due. The new fees, as set at last week’s AGM, are £28 for Senio... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Sun 8th Mar

Lydd 20, Lydd Half BVAC 5 mile Open XC and Sidcup 10

As the spring marathon season continues, many of our runners were in Lydd this weekend as Nicework offered two races in one with... [Read full item] by Mon 9th Mar

Latest FRC Grand Prix Positons - 2015

Hi all, Here is the latest Folkestone Running Club Grand Prix information.  Everyone's best 6 scores will count, but... [Read full item] by Tue 10th Mar

Dartford & Silverstone Half Marathon's and parkruns

There were only a couple of our runners racing this weekend, but both ran excellent times as they participated in the Dartford H... [Read full item] by Mon 16th Mar

Hastings Half Marathon, KC Primary School XC and parkruns

In racing terms it was relatively quiet for our runners this weekend, although many continued their marathon training with long ... [Read full item] by Mon 23rd Mar

Paddock Wood Half, Serpentine 5k and Dover Marathon

It has been a weekend of PB's galore, as despite the windy weather, many of our runners smashed their previous best times.&n... [Read full item] by Sun 29th Mar

The 32nd Folkestone 10

On Good Friday there were a record 657 finishers as Folkestone Running Club hosted the 32nd Folkestone 10 mile event.  The ... [Read full item] by Sun 5th Apr

Grand Prix Update - Best Spring Half Results 2015

Here are the results for the Best Spring Half Marathon 2015.  The results are sorted by categories.  Please note for t... [Read full item] by Tue 7th Apr

Latest FRC Grand Prix Positions 2015

Here are the latest results after the first five events.  Overall there will be 13 opportunties to score and the top six wi... [Read full item] by Tue 7th Apr

Brighton, Paris and the rest

As the spring marathons kicked in this weekend, it was a sure bet the sun would come out as our runners took on the challenge of... [Read full item] by Mon 13th Apr

Ashford & District Marathon and Darenth Valley 10k

It was week two of the Spring Marathons for our club members as the Ashford & District took place this weekend, sandwiched i... [Read full item] by Sun 19th Apr

London Marathon 2015

It was a perfect day as 12 members of the club ran fantastic times in the 35th London Marathon, supported by many of their fello... [Read full item] by Mon 27th Apr

North Dorset Marathon, ALT Track Open and parkruns

EMMA LONG is the latest Folkestone Running Club member to join the 2015 marathon club after running the North Dorset Marathon th... [Read full item] by Sun 3rd May

Whitstable and Ted Pepper 10k's

In preparation for their marathon next weekend, ANDREW NOBLE and CAROLINE CURTIS picked up Southern Counties Vet silver medals i... [Read full item] by Tue 5th May

Larkfield 10k and Folkestone parkrun

Many members from Folkestone Running Club took part in the Round the Houses on Sunday in Hythe - a separate report will be ... [Read full item] by Mon 11th May

Busy Race Weekend!

It has been another busy weekend for our members as a number of events took place at the weekend.  In the Netherlands, ANDR... [Read full item] by Mon 18th May

London 2 Brighton 100k and Littlestone Lifeboat 10k

It has certainly been a manic weekend for many of our members, with surprises and celebrations galore as well as the odd run fro... [Read full item] by Mon 25th May

Folkestone Coastal 10k, Serpentine 5k and parkruns

There were a total of 34 Folkestone club members running this weekend and DAVID GILLETT was the first to run on Friday lunchtime... [Read full item] by Sun 31st May

Open Meetings, Samphire Hoe, parkruns + more....

Report compiled by CHRIS WOOLGAR, whilst Tim takes a well derserved holiday.......It was yet another busy week for members of th... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Mon 8th Jun

Latest Race Report

On Friday evening ANGELA SAUNDERS ignored the brief storms around Ashford to run in the Charing 10k, a couple of days after retu... [Read full item] by Mon 15th Jun

The Latest Race Report

It has been another busy week for our members as a variety of events have been taken on by our members.  Last Wednesday, a ... [Read full item] by Mon 22nd Jun

FRC Grand Prix Track Meeting - Canterbury

It was a fantasic evening in Canterbury as the blue vests of Folkestone Running Club turned up in their numbers at Canterbury Hi... [Read full item] by Thu 25th Jun

North Downs 30k, Hamstreet and Other Race News

Despite the sticky conditions over the weekend it was business as usual as five of our runners took on the North Downs... [Read full item] by Mon 29th Jun

2nd Claim Terry

Many of you will know our good friend 'Second Claim Terry' who has been an active member with us on club nights, part of... [Read full item] by Mon 29th Jun

Latest Race Report - week ending 5th July 2015

It has been another busy week for local racing events as many of our athletes have been in action.  Last Wednesday evening,... [Read full item] by Mon 6th Jul

The week that was - week ending 12th July 2015

As is becoming the trend at Folkestone Running Club, it was another busy week for many of its members.  Even Operation Stac... [Read full item] by Sun 12th Jul

KYAL - Sunday 5th July

On Sunday Folkestone Juniors teamed up with Paddock Wood AC to compete in the latest round of the KYAL on the track in Erit... [Read full item] by Mon 6th Jul

Samphire Hoe, Brighton Phoenix 10k, Ashford Summer Series and Romney Marsh 10k

Another week, and another variety of races and parkruns for our members to participate in.  Last Wednesday evening DOMINIC ... [Read full item] by Sun 19th Jul

5k's, Tri's and Parkruns with a 100k walk thrown in!

If it wasn't a busy enough week, what with the finale of the East Kent Relays on Tuesday evening (separate report coming soo... [Read full item] by Mon 27th Jul

Folkestone Dominate the East Kent Relays

Yet again Folkestone took loads of trophies back with them from the last relay leg in Canterbury, as they made the top three in ... [Read full item] by Mon 27th Jul

FRC Grand Prix 2015

Here are the latest FRC Grand Prix Positions for 2015.  Remember it is top six scores that count for adults and three for j... [Read full item] by Wed 29th Jul

Mid Kent 5 Miler, Alfie Gough Memorial Ramsgate 10k and parkruns

By Folkestone standards, it was a fairly quiet weekend in regards to competing in events.  ANGELA SAUNDERS was ou... [Read full item] by Mon 3rd Aug

Summer handicap results

Results for the Summer Handicap can be found HERE ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 6th Aug

Midweek Race Report

It has already been a busy week so far for Folkestone runners, so hence the midweek race report.  LIBBY TURBUTT has quite p... [Read full item] by Fri 7th Aug

Clacton Half and Aylesham 10k

Despite the very hot weather over the weekend, our runners still competed over the weekend.  In Clacton-on-Sea GAIL TURBUTT... [Read full item] by Mon 10th Aug

Rye 10k and parkruns

Three Folkestone runners ran the Rye 10k on Friday evening in muggy conditions with a slight breeze on the outward section. ... [Read full item] by Mon 17th Aug

FRC Grand Prix Positions after Summer Handicap

Here are the latest FRC Grand Prix Positions for 2015.  Remember it is top six scores that count for adults and three for j... [Read full item] by Thu 20th Aug

Latest Sprint Tri - Ashford

It was another night of action for our unofficial Folkestone Running Tri Club last night in Ashford, as six members had another ... [Read full item] by Thu 20th Aug

Ashford Podplus 10k and 5k, Portland Round the Rock 10k and parkruns

Folkestone Running Club had five members turn out at Victoria Park on Friday evening at the Podplus Ashford Summer 10k and 5k Se... [Read full item] by Sun 23rd Aug

The Weeks Race Report

  A number of Folkestone Runners have been racing over the past week, some in more than one race.  On Friday David ... [Read full item] by Mon 31st Aug

Race report for week ending Sept 6th 2015

As another week passes, there are plenty more results to share from our Folkestone runners.  Last Wednesday evening JODY ST... [Read full item] by Sun 6th Sep

FRC Grand Prix after Don Thompson Mile

Here are the latest FRC Grand Prix Positions for 2015.  Remember it is top six scores that count for adults (max score... [Read full item] by Tue 8th Sep

Bodium Castle Tri, Great North Run, Budapest Half and Wingham 10k

Sunday was a busy morning for seven Folkestone Running Club adult members who competed in a variety events, both ends of this co... [Read full item] by Sun 13th Sep

Berlin Marathon, Folkestone and Windsor Halfs and all the rest

DEBORAH JEFFERY had the race of her life at the weekend as she ran the Berlin Marathon.  Clocking a time of 1.39.40 at half... [Read full item] by Mon 28th Sep

Great Scottish Half, Tonbridge Half and Sittingbourne 10

There were a number of club members competing at the weekend in a variety of events.  KIRSTY GARDINER joined the mases in G... [Read full item] by Mon 5th Oct

Givaudan Ashford 10k & Coalville 10k

Folkestone Running Club had 20 runners running the streets of Ashford on Sunday morning as they ran the Givaudan 10k from the Ju... [Read full item] by Sun 11th Oct

Kent X Country League - 1st Meeting (Wilmington)

Folkestone had a record  number of entries in the first of this season's Kent Cross Country League fixtures in Wilmingt... [Read full item] by Sun 11th Oct

Sports Hall Competition - Sittingbourne

Folkestone Running Club were also represented by their younger juniors in Sittingbourne at the weekend as they competed in the S... [Read full item] by Mon 12th Oct

401 Marathon Challenge comes to Folkestone

On Tuesday 20th October, Ben Smith is coming to town as he continues in his quest to run 401 marathons in 401 consecutive days, ... [Read full item] by Mon 12th Oct

Chilham Castle Duathlon and the rest of the weekend round up

It was ZOE NEALE who took the headlines this weekend for her amazing achievement in the Chilham Castle Duathlon.  Having to... [Read full item] by Mon 19th Oct

Kent X Country League - Round Two (Tonbridge)

It was another great turn out from Folkestone's members on Saturday as the second round of fixtures took part at the Somerhi... [Read full item] by Mon 26th Oct

Ben's 401 marathon challenge came to Folkestone

Last Tuesday (20th October), Ben Smith came to Folkestone to run his 50th consecutive marathon as part of his 401 marathons in 4... [Read full item] by Mon 26th Oct

Dublin Marathon

It may have been a normal working day over here, but in Ireland it was a Bank Holiday and two of our runners were pounding the s... [Read full item] by Mon 26th Oct

FRC 2015 Grand Prix - Latest Positions (including Folk Half, Givaudan & Marathons)

Here are the latest FRC Grand Prix Positions for 2015.  Remember it is top six scores that count for adults (max score... [Read full item] by Tue 27th Oct

Deal Castle 5

Unusually for the Deal Castle 5, the weather was dry as 19 Folkestone Runners battled with the misty conditions instead.  T... [Read full item] by Sun 1st Nov

Kent X Country League (Sparrows Den), Gravesend 5k Floodlit Series and Olympic Park 10k

Folkestone were fully represented once again in the Kent X Country League, despite the wet and windy conditions at the Sparrows ... [Read full item] by Mon 9th Nov

Ashford Trail 666 Run, Deal Duathlon and parkruns

This weekend Folkestone had 16 runners participate in the Ashford Trail 666 run.  STEPHEN WILKINSON-BEGG finished 11th over... [Read full item] by Mon 16th Nov

All about the parkruns this weekend

Unless anyone tells me differently, it was a rare weekend in that there were no races to report back on!  This all said, AN... [Read full item] by Mon 23rd Nov

Handicap Results Round 2 - 24 Nov 2015

    Overall time Handicap Finish time ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Wed 25th Nov

Kent X Country League - Danson Park and Brett Ashford Half/10k

It was the turn of the ladies this weekend to run with the juniors in the next Kent X Country League meeting at Danson Park.&nbs... [Read full item] by Mon 30th Nov

Masters X Country (Sparrows Den) and Other News

It was another busy weekend for Folkestone Running Club as many of their vet members represented the club at Sparrows Den in the... [Read full item] by Mon 7th Dec

SEAA XC Masters and Mo Farah Olympic Park 10k

Although the past weekend was mainly about celebrating the clubs success at the annual awards ceremony (a separate post to follo... [Read full item] by Mon 14th Dec

Folkestone Awards Night

Folkestone Running Club celebrated another successful year both on and off the field at their annual Christmas Party over the we... [Read full item] by Mon 14th Dec

FRC Grand Prix Final Postions 2015

As promised, here are the final standings.  Next years competition kicks off with the Saltwood Boxing Day Run, Canterbury 1... [Read full item] by Fri 18th Dec

Kent Christmas Cracker and parkruns

Seven members of Folkestone got in the Christmas spirit by running the Kent Christmas Cracker at the weekend.  DARREN CREW ... [Read full item] by Mon 21st Dec

Junior Awards 2015

The Folkestone Running Club juniors had their Christmas Party at the weekend and MICK and TIM presented the winners with th... [Read full item] by Mon 21st Dec

Winter Handicap Results - Leg 3 - 22 December 2015

WINTER  HANDICAP                   RES... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 24th Dec


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