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Tis the season to be running .....

The 43rd Saltwood Boxing Day run took place on 26th December.  FRC members were out in full force on the approximately 3 mi... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 1st Jan

A chilly Cross Country and Parkrun

Twenty Five club members braved the chilly conditions at Brands Hatch to take part in the Kent Cross Country Championships on Sa... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 8th Jan

This weeks news ....

It was very quiet week for the FRC.   On Sunday twenty two club members took part in a challenging but sociable off road... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 15th Jan

The Canterbury 10 .. lots of PB's despite the bitter cold.

There were 12 FRC members braving the bitter cold at the Canterbury 10 this weekend.  Nevertheless there were still some ve... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 22nd Jan

South of England Cross Country Championships ..

Eighteen members took part in Saturday’s South of England Cross Country Championships which this year were held at Stanmer... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 29th Jan

A successful weekend for FRC

It was a very cold Girlings Solicitors Ashford &  District 10k this weekend. Nevertheless, despite the freezing conditi... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 5th Feb

First Lady for Nikki Goodwin at the Deal Tri ...

Catherine O’Connor 12th, Zoe Neale 16th, Gail Turbutt 19th, Tina Eke 26th, Nikki Goodwin 34th, Caroline Curtis 41st, Hazel... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 19th Feb

Tracy Wilkinson Begg qualifies for the World Duathlon Championship!! ..... and more!

  Tracy Wilkinson Begg raced in the Anglian Water Standard Distance Duathlon (10k run 39:14 /40k bike 1:15:35 / 5k run 2... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 19th Feb

Cross Country, Fell, Half Marathon, Canicross and Park Running

This Saturday seven hardy club members took part in the National Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill,  Hampstead... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 26th Feb

The Big Half, The Cambridge Half and a sunny park run

Several members took part in the Vitality Big Half, through the streets of London.  FRC member Lloyd Worsley was on the sta... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 5th Mar

Winning weekend for Folkestone Men and more County success for Emily!

  It’s been another busy weekend for Folkestone Running club members, especially for those preparing for sprin... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Tue 13th Mar

The Canterbury Riverside 10k, Hastings Half and a chilly parkrun

Despite the cold and a lot of races being cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions a couple of hardy FRC members braved t... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 19th Mar

This weeks news ......

Morgan West competed at the British Elite Duathlon Championships in Bedford on Sunday. He ran the 5km run in 16:15, 18.6km bike ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Sun 25th Mar

Folkestone 10 Results 2018

http://www.folkestonerunningclub.co.uk/downloads/1641/results_edited.pdf   ... [Read full item] by Dave Weekes Sat 31st Mar

A very wet Folkestone 10, Canicross and Park Run

The 35th annual Folkestone 10 took place on a very cold and wet Good Friday under the watchful eye of Race Director Dave Denyer.... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 2nd Apr

Spring has sprung and the racing has begun!!

This week saw another Spring Marathon taking place ...  2 members of FRC took part in The Greater Manchester Marathon this ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 9th Apr

This weeks news ....

There was another of the Spring Marathons this weekend.  The Brighton Marathon took place on Sunday with several FRC member... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Wed 18th Apr

Phew what a Scorcher!!

This weekend saw the most famous of the Spring Marathons – The London Marathon.  The hottest London Marathon on recor... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 23rd Apr

This weeks news .....

  It was a really quiet weekend.  This weather would have been appreciated last weekend for the London Marathon!! ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Thu 3rd May

A Spanish 10k, MK Marathon, and Park Run Challenge Final

Elizabeth Tew took part in an unusual 10k in Spain where the winner won their total body weight in hornazo, the local pies!! It ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 7th May

Nick Steele's 2nd Place at Stelling Minnis 10k

It was perfect running weather this weekend and the 3 FRC runners at Stelling Minnis 10k appreciated it with Nick Steele taking ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 14th May

Hot News ....

The annual Folkestone Coastal 10k took place this weekend and it was hot!!   The FRC girls Emily Chambers, Catherine O... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 28th May

This weeks News ....

Caroline Curtis ran the Hannah Pilsen trail event in the Czech Republic – ‘12 miles of crazy climbs’ – a... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 4th Jun

Wedding of the Year ...

Our biggest news this week is that we had an FRC wedding.  Tim Warren and Angela Saunders now Mrs Angela Warren got married... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Tue 12th Jun

East Kent Relays and Park Runs

This week we had the 3rd leg of the East Kent Relays held at Victoria Park, Ashford.  It is still very close between all th... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Wed 20th Jun

This weeks News ....

It’s been a hot eventful weekend, starting with Friday night and the 2nd in the Ashford Podplus 5k and 10k Summer Series.&... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 25th Jun

This weeks news ....

This week was the 4th leg of the East Kent Road Relays at Samphire Hoe.  As it stands at the moment FRC are first in the... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 2nd Jul

The latest news .....

FRC are very proud of Tracy Wilkinson-Begg who won the Shepway Sportstrust Vet Sportsperson of the Year Award in the Awards cere... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 9th Jul

Race to the Stones, Romney Marsh 10, Sevenoaks 7, Relays and Park Run

Faith Cowell ran the Race to the Stones ultramarathon.  100km in total with an overnight stop. The route passes up and alon... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 16th Jul

The Ashford Podplus 5 and 10k , the Deal Dinosaur 10k and a new Parkrun Challenge begins ...

It was the 3rd race in Podplus Ashford 5k and 10k 2018 series this Friday at Victoria Park in Ashford. Alan Randall won MV50 ... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 23rd Jul

The Summer Handicap, A night of the 5000m's, Outlaw Hoskins and the Parkrun Challenge

The Summer Handicap Race was held on Tuesday 24th July and held at a different venue this year.  It took place at the Hythe... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 30th Jul

Parkrun

Parkrun this week at Folkestone - Morgan West was first overall in a time of 17:47, Nick Steele 3rd man overall in 18:03, Domini... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 6th Aug

This weeks News ....

Another busy week for FRC.  This week our very own ultra runner Faith Cowell took part in the 54321 50k! Greg Playfoot c... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 13th Aug

This weeks News ....

The weekend started with the Last in the Podplus Ashford 10k and 5k Summer Series held at Victoria Park.  In the 5k Jennife... [Read full item] by Jane Wren Mon 20th Aug

August Bank Holiday race roundup

It was a quiet weekend for road races this Bank Holiday but a busy one for Parkrunners! Fortunately the weather improved for to... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Mon 27th Aug

Weekend Race Roundup

Another quiet week for road racing this weekend with Ian, Stuart Erskine and Greg the only club members running today. Ian had a... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 2nd Sep

Weekend news roundup

Autumn arrived with a vengeance this weekend making for some less than pleasant running conditions but despite this there were s... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Tue 9th Oct

Givaudan 10k, Tonbridge Half and a crazy lady in Budapest

It was a busy weekend of racing for Folkestone Running Club as the Givaudan Ashford 10k, one of the biggest and most anticipated... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Sun 14th Oct

Cross Country Returns, A Royal Half and some Run Bike Run

Saturday saw the first of the Kent league cross country where clubs across Kent compete to be the best in the county over 4 date... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Thu 18th Oct

Amsterdam Marathon and the Wadi Rum Ultra

It was a big weekend for several FRC members as they headed across the channel to take part in the Amsterdam Marathon. Starting ... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Mon 22nd Oct

Weekend race reports

Faith Cowell kicked off the running events this weekend for Folkestone Running Club.  Faith just 2 weeks ago ran the 250km ... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Wed 31st Oct

Huge success at Deal 5

The Deal 5 took place this weekend and the fast and flat course attracted a large contingent of runners from Folkestone. The clu... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Mon 5th Nov

Sponsor Ellie Burke

Rob Burke's daughter and Folkestone Juniors Running Club member, Ellie Burke, is braving the shave for Macmillan Cancer Supp... [Read full item] by Brian Davis Tue 27th Nov

Folkestone running club – weekend race report – 11th November 2018

On Sunday a Poignant day, in the wind and hail, a flag was raised at 11am to remember those who fought and died for our country.... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Mon 12th Nov

Victory against the devil, the brighton 10k and lots more running news

There were a few Folkestone runners in action this weekend in a variety of events.  The 666 trail race is a tough, 6.66 mil... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Mon 19th Nov

Alan French

It is with great sadness that the club announces that it’s club President Alan French has died at the age of 85 years.... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Fri 23rd Nov

Morgan finishes season in style

At a chilly Foots Cray Meadow yesterday Folkestone Senior Men and Juniors raced in the latest leg of the Kent Cross Country Leag... [Read full item] by Tina Eke Sun 25th Nov

Weekend race report

The Kent Veterans cross country took place on Saturday 1stDecember at central Park Dartford.   Despite ... [Read full item] by Grahame Eke Mon 3rd Dec

Nikki's Kent Call Up and Santa Run Fun

It was a relatively quiet weekend for FRC, running wise at least. On Saturday, Nikki Goodwin’s hard work and successful... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Mon 10th Dec

Saltwood Success

The main event this week was the Saltwood Boxing Day run, a short but challenging off road race on the muddy paths around Saltwo... [Read full item] by Nick Steele Sat 29th Dec

 

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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. 

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