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Around and About (10th November 2019)

Norfolk Cross Country League Christine Muttitt reports: Harry Allcock ran in race one of Norfolk Cross County League on Sunday 3 November at Houghton Hall. The race was 5 miles and Harry was the first male home in a time of  29.27. Remembrance run Sarah Sparkes reports: Today (Sunday), Sean Symmonds ran the marathon 4 laps while Simon […]

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Around and About (3rd November 2019)

  Parkrun Milestones Alice Kirk reports: Rachel Allen and Graham Sampson both celebrated fantastic Parkrun milestones at Gorleston on Saturday. After starting parkruns 10 years ago, Rachel did her 400th while Graham celebrated his 350th. Chocolate cake and sausage rolls were shared with friends and family to help celebrate their achievements. Cornish Marathon Rachel Hirst reports: […]

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Around and About (27th October 2019)

Thurlow 10 miler Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: On Sunday 20 October in lovely rolling south Suffolk (5 mile option also available). Chris Chorley 73.01, Bobbie 87.23 Blickling Hall night run Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: We did this 7km event on Saturday night (with the mutts). Lovely route but rather damp (and we managed to start 20 minutes late!) […]

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Around and about (20th October 2019)

Yorkshire Marathon and 10 miler Jess Bedingfield reports: A trio of Black Dogs ventured into ‘God’s Own County’ to run in the Yorkshire Marathon and 10 mile races on a blustery day. Among this ‘Farrar clan’ (pictured below) I finished the 10 miler in 01:42:28 earning myself a PB, fudge Farrar finished the 10 miler […]

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VMLM Club Draw

The rules for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon (VMLM) 2019 club draw are below; these have not changed in the last 3-4 years, however there’s further clarity this year to avoid confusion. You have to have been a paid up first claim club member when you entered the VMLM ballot in 2019 (28 April-3 May […]

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Around and about (6th October 2019)

Great Barrow Challenge Half Marathon Martyn Woodgate reports: Toby Craig and I represented the Black Dogs at the Great Barrow Challenge half marathon (Saturday 5 October). Now running a 10k loop system, runners can choose to run a 5/10k, half or full marathon, returning to the start point after each loop.  It’s an undulating course […]

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Around and About (15th September 2019)

Newton’s Fraction half marathon Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Well organised trot in the countryside around Grantham on Sunday 8 September. Two humongous hills but a cracking day for a run.  Chris Chorley 64 1.37.41 chip/1.38.00 gun, Bobbie 195 1.59.44/2.00.07 Both first in age category. Kings of the Castle Paul Bird reports: On Thursday (12 Sep) we ran the […]

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Around and about (1st September 2019)

Stu’s 300th Stuart Young reports: Thank you to the 45 black dogs and others who came along and shared some cake (courtesy of Alice and Louise) and a few laughs. As someone pointed out “that is a lot of Saturday morning lay-ins you could’ve had”. Marham 5k Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Chris and I ran this 5km […]

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