Spooky Marathons, The Deal Castle 5 and Park Runs

Malcolm and Julie Gibbs started the week off with the Saxons, Vikings and Normans Samphire Hoe Halloween Challenge where they completed the marathon distance in 5:52:17 and 5:54:25 respectively on a very challenging but enjoyable course of approx 3 mile laps plus lots of cake and a fantastic spooky medal!

16 FRC members took part in The Deal Castle 5 Mile this weekend and managed to clean up on quite a few trophies – Andrew Fletcher (28:09)came  4th man overall and received the 1st Senior Male trophy. Emily Chambers (33:40) – 2nd Female overall.  Christopher Woolgar (34:49) – 1st Male Vintage. Catherine O’Connor (36:06) 4th Lady overall and 1st Female Supervet.  Deirdre Coombs (39:21) – 1st Female Vintage.  The women also took the Team prize – Emily Chambers, Catherine O’Connor and Vicky Scott.

Other runners taking part were Anthony Scott (35:14), Aldous Hosking (36:16), Vicky Scott (38:59), Laura Ballard (39:47), Jane Wren (40:00), Alan Randall (40:48), Simon Young (44:46), Louise Fowler (45:55), Hayley Kluczynski (46:50), Russell France (47:27), Kelly Flannery (50:18)

Going through to the Quarter-finals of the Park Run Challenge this week were Hazel Green, Russell France, Clive Allon and Darren Crew joining Andrew Noble.

Folkestone Park Run this week – first FRC member was Phil Hoyland - 2nd man overall in a time of 17:30, followed by Stephen O’Brien (18:51), Jean Paul Jeffery (19:17), Tracy Wilkinson-Begg – First Lady Overall – in a time of 20:19, Deborah Jeffery – 2nd Lady Overall – (20:29), Stuart Erskine (20:44), Chris Addison (21:16), Anthony Scott (21:48), James Stroud (22:49), Caroline Curtis (23;18), Clive Allon (23:40), Hazel Green (23:45), Vicky Scott (23:51), Kirsty Wilson (24:10), Alan Vigrass (24:37), Grahame Eke in a PB time  (24:53), John O’Hara (25:03), Richard Dyer (25:58), Jennifer Quinn in a new PB time (26:12), Kate Bullard (26:26), Russell France in a new PB time (27:16), Tina Eke in a new PB time (27:32), Andrew Fletcher (29:05), Louise Fowler (29:16), Lisa Smith (30:02), Paul James (34:08), Nicola James (38:44), Kate Lancefield (38:46)


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Folkestone Running Club is a small friendly club for runners with ability ranging from elite to those that run less competitively, in Folkestone and surrounding areas in Kent. We also have a partnership club Folkestone Running Club Juniors for the under 13 age group. 

All adults wishing to join should be capable of running a 5k and be willing/able to join in the workout sessions put on by the coaches.

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