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2017 news

Festive Running Catch up

Christmas seems a long time ago now, but here is a quick round up of the races that happened over the festive period.  On B... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Wed 4th Jan

Kent XC Championships

Thanks once again to Tina for compiling this x country report...... Thirteen club members took part in Saturday’s Kent ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 9th Jan

Medway Tri Big Splash and parkruns

Morgan West  took part in the Medway Tri Big Splash Aquathlon today at Medway Park, Gillingham over the weekend.  Morg... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 16th Jan

Kent Under 11 Sportshall athletics trial

Folkestone juniors attended the Kent Primary Sportshall trials on Sunday, and had 15 boys and girls participate, among... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 16th Jan

Canterbury 10, Kent Schools XC and the rest

It is fair to say it was a manic weekend all in all with many Folkestone members running or coaching at some point.  On Sun... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 23rd Jan

South of England XC Champs and parkruns

Thank you to Tina for the following report on Saturday's x country..... Eleven club members took part in Saturday's S... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 30th Jan

Girlings Ashford & District 10k and the rest of the action

The report this week has been written by new club member Jane Wren. 20 members of Folkestone Running Club competed in the pop... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 6th Feb

Various Half Marathons, Kent X Country League and the rest of the action

Thanks to Jane and Tina for this weeks race report.... It has been a very busy weekend for Folkestone Running Club with 16 me... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Sun 12th Feb

Weekend race news

This weeks report was kindly written by Jane Wren.... There were a lot of choice in races this weekend. The challenging Tunbr... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 20th Feb

Alan French retires from his time keeping duties

Alan French has been at the club more years than I can remember, when I joined as a youngster in 1979/1980 he was one of the ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Thu 23rd Feb

Latest Race Action

Thanks to Jane and Tina for the following..... Nine club members took part in Saturday’s  English National XC Cham... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Sun 26th Feb

Sportshall Athletics

Folkestone Running Club Junior Athletes had success again in the Sportshall competition, as they won the final meeting of the se... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Tue 28th Feb

BRAVING THE ELEMENTS AT THE THANET 20 AND OTHER NEWS ...

The Thanet 20 held by Thanet Road Runners took place this Sunday.  This is a 2 lap course which runs through Cliffsend, Ram... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 6th Mar

FRC Junior Athletes represent Kent

On Saturday six Folkestone athletes represented Kent in the Regional Sports Hall Championship Finals at Burgess Hill.  ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 6th Mar

Spring is in the air .. A successful week for FRC

It's been a busy and successful weekend for Folkestone running club.  Starting with the Lydd 20 Mile and Half Marathon.... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 13th Mar

Just a run in the park .....

It's been a quiet week this week for races .... We had 2 first placings at Folkestone Park Run this week -  Lloyd Wo... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 20th Mar

Paddock Wood Half and Park Bench to parkrun

As many of our Folkestone runners come to the end of their spring marathon training, six of our members represented the club in ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Sun 2nd Apr

Park Bench to parkrun gallery

Caron De Kock kindly took loads of pictures on Saturday.  Here are a selection!  Thanks Caron :-).  Here are... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 3rd Apr

Brighton Marathon, Park Run and Junior News .....

5 members of Folkestone Running Club pounded the streets of Brighton for the Brighton Marathon weekend. They were helped and che... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 10th Apr

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY NEWS .....

The Easter Bank Holiday weekend started off on Good Friday with the 34th annual Folkestone 10 Mile  Run (and Junior Fun Run... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 17th Apr

London, Hamburg, Bridge and all the rest!

Wow, what another incredible day for our wonderful club.  London was buzzing yesterday as 16 club runners took on the i... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 24th Apr

THE ISLE OF WIGHT CHALLENGE, THE ASHFORD & DISTRICT HALF & PARK RUNS

After all the Marathon excitement of last week it has been pretty quiet for the Folkestone Running Club. The Podplus Ashford ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 1st May

Darent Valley 10k, Hythe Round the Houses and Park Runs ....

Lloyd Worsley blew his competitors away on Sunday and took 1st place overall in the Darent Valley  10k in a time of 00:34:2... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 8th May

RECORD BREAKING,10K'S, HALF MARATHONS & LOTS OF PARK RUNS

Lloyd Worsley broke the course record this weekend at the Stelling Minnis 10k in the fantastic time of 33 minutes and 41 seconds... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 15th May

Junior News Update - Kent Young Athlete League

Folkestone RC Athletes make a solid start in Kent Young Athlete League   Folkestone RC came 6th in their firs... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 15th May

A busy week .. Half Iron Man, Hythe Bay Tri, 10k's, Canicross and Parkrun!!!!

It’s been a busy time for Folkestone Runners this week starting with Thursday night and the Battle out of the Blue 10k in ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 22nd May

The Heat is On! .....

It’s been another busy week for Folkestone RC.  It started with the East Kent Summer Inter Club Relays.  10 club... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 29th May

Relays, 5 Miles, 10k's, Trail Runs and Park Runs .....

The week started off again on Tuesday with Race 2 in the East Kent Relays this time held at Minnis Bay.  Things have change... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Sun 4th Jun

10k's, the Rat Race, RFL, Mob Match and Park Runs

This week started off with Anthony Scott taking part in the brand new Bedgebury Pinetum Summer 10k and 5k Series using the undul... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 12th Jun

Junior News Update - Kent Young Athletes League & British Triathlon Youth Super Series in Leeds

Folkestone R.C. Junior Athletes had another good result, coming 6th in the 1st division of the Kent Young Athletes League (... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 12th Jun

East Kent Relays, The Clifftop Challenge, The Podplus Ashford series and park runs ...

It’s been a bit quieter this week ... it must be the heat!!    The week started with the 3rd race in the Ea... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 19th Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Saltwood Boxing Day Run Results

Just to prove I am working on this and to give all to dispute/amend/add their times as necessary, I will start adding the indivi... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Wed 21st Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Canterbury 10 results

Please see below the individual scores from the Canterbury 10 event back in January.  Please e-mail tim@folkestonerunningcl... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Wed 21st Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Ashford & District 10k Results

Any queries - tim@folkestonerunningclub.co.uk   Ashford & District 10k - 5th February 2017  ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Wed 21st Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Best Spring Half Results

Please do let me know if you have run a Spring Half better than what is listed below - tim@folkestonerunningclub.co.uk ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Thu 22nd Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - 20 Miler Results

Here are the scores for Best 20 miler.  For any amendments please e-mail tim@folkestonerunningclub.co.uk &nb... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Fri 23rd Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - University of Kent Canterbury 10k

Here are the scores from University of Kent Canterbury 10k:   University of Kent Canterbury 10k &nbs... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Fri 23rd Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Folkestone Coastal 10k Results

Please do message me if you are a current club member, ran this event and don't appear.  It is possible I missed someon... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Fri 23rd Jun

FRC Grand Prix 2017 - Marathon Times so far.....

Finally (for now), here are the best marathon times so far.  I have a feeling I may have missed people here, so p... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Fri 23rd Jun

BMAF Medals at the North Downs 30k, 20k's, 10k's, 5k's and Park Runs

FRC member Andrew Noble was awarded a silver British Masters Athletic Federation medal this week.  Noble took part in the c... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 26th Jun

Grand Prix Positions 2017 - so far

Here are the latest positions of the FRC Grand Prix to date.  The marathon is ongoing so is not included at the moment.&nbs... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Tue 27th Jun

Relays, Fell Racing, Bewl 15, Chilham Chase and Park Run

This week started with the 4th race in the East Kent Relays.  This was held at the different venue of Dymchurch this year a... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 3rd Jul

What a busy week for FRC despite the heat .....

Tuesday night was the grand finale of the East Kent Relay races and this one was hosted by Canterbury at the IEK Track. &nb... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 10th Jul

Shepway Sports Trusts Awards, Park Run Fun and more ......

It was a successful week for FRC at the Shepway Sports Trust Awards, held at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone on Friday 14th Ju... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 17th Jul

The FRC Parkrun Cup 2017

   Full 1st Round FRC PARKRUN CUP RESULTS 08/07/2017 James Stroud 97.6 ZOE NEALE 110.7 CAZ PENFOLD&n... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 17th Jul

Summer Handicap 2017 results

2017 Results HERE ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Fri 21st Jul

A quiet week for FRC ...

It’s been a quiet week for the Folkestone Running Club. On Wednesday FRC Junior Morgan West raced at the Watford track ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 31st Jul

Summer Handicap, 5k's, 10k's and more .................

The week started with the summer handicap race.  On Tuesday night 47 FRC members ran the 4.4 mile, 2 lap marshalled course ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 24th Jul

The Latest FRC News .....

It was the final race in the Bedgebury Pinetum 5k and 10 Race Series on Wednesday Night.  Anthony Scott took part in the 10... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 7th Aug

This weeks news at FRC .....

It was a fairly quiet week this week.  Anthony Scott couldn’t resist taking part in the Bugatti 10k held by Cheltenha... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 14th Aug

New York, New York, Tough Mudder, 10k's, and lots of Park Run Spirit

This week Andrew Noble has been running in New York – the first race on Wednesday was the Prospect Park Track Club, Al Gol... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 21st Aug

Folkestone Runners Travel far and wide this week

Folkestone Running Club members were out on their travels this week including some very exotic locations.  Caroline Curtis... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 28th Aug

Lloyd leads the PB bonanza this weekend

  There have been some brilliant performances by club members this week. On Sunday, Lloyd Worsley ran the 10,000 met... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 4th Sep

Don Thompson mile 2017

  22 hardy runners braved the wet conditions to run the Don Thompson Memorial mile this Tuesday evening (5th Sept 17... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Wed 6th Sep

Nick reaches new heights with the Three Peaks Challenge

Belated congratulations to Nick Steele who became the second club member in a month to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge. He comp... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Thu 7th Sep

Andrew Noble secures 3rd Team place for GB in the European Masters Championship!!

A massive congratulations to  Andrew Noble this week.  Sporting a Great Britain vest, Andrew ran in the 35th PKO Wrocl... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Fri 15th Sep

FRC Golden Girls, 5k's, 10k's, Half Marathons, Ultra's and Duathlons

Lisa Smith ran the Howletts 5k in a time of 29:37.  2 laps of the Wildlife park before it opens to the General Public. ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 18th Sep

This weeks news at Folkestone RC .....

It was very tough conditions for the 12th Folkestone Half Marathon on Sunday.  The hot sun was beating down on the way out ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Tue 26th Sep

A quiet week for FRC .....

It was a quiet week for FRC this week.  Anthony Scott ran the Maverick Original Trail Run at Groombridge Hill, Near Tunbrid... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 2nd Oct

British Modern Triathlon

Folkestone Running Club Junior OLIVIA YOUNG competed in the British Modern Triathlon Championships in Solihull on Saturday ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Fri 6th Oct

Lloyd Worsley takes Gold in the Kent County Champs .. And lots more ...

Lloyd Worsley won the, extremely popular, Givaudan Ashford 10k this Sunday in a fantastic time of 33:03   Lloyd came f... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 9th Oct

FRC Grand Prix Positions 2017 so far....

Hi all, please see below the latest standings.  Technically the marathon points could change the scores at this stage. ... [Read full item] by Tim Warren Mon 16th Oct

A weekend of Cross Country, duathlons, marathons and half marathons.

The weekend kicked off with the first Kent County Athletics Association Cross Country this weekend at Stanhill Farm.   ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 16th Oct

 

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