As a club we decided to join the Wiltshire Road Race League, you know, just for laughs. This, coincidentally, was the first event in that league for 2017. We managed to get a car-load of runners: Rich, Fran, Nick and Karen to enter.
It was a cool – some might say cold – and overcast day with quite a brisk breeze. Highworth is on a bit of a hill so from there the only way is down (and back up again, but more of that later.) Continue reading “Highworth 5 2017 – Event Review”
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Joining a running club can be a daunting prospect, especially for a beginner. if you are worried whether you are ‘good enough’ or ‘ready’ to join Shrewton Running Club the answer is YES! Continue reading “The benefits of joining Shrewton Running Club”
It was with a little nervousness that I approached this race, not so much because of the run itself, but mainly because it was over 3 decades since I’d done an organized run and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. On paper the race itself looked like an easy re-introduction. Following the route of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway, it headed out of Bath through 2 former railway tunnels for 5k, before turning and re-tracing its steps for the return journey. Apart from being a bit different, being an ex-railway line meant it was flat…wonderful. Continue reading “Event Review: Bath Two Tunnels 10k, Feb 26th 2017, by Andy A”
As a child I hated most sports. I still do, and am one of the very rare males who can’t stand football. I think my problem is that I am inherently non-competitive which really is not a great trait if you want to excel at sport. Continue reading “My Running Story – Nick”
After retiring, I joined a gym to keep my fitness levels up and after three years of treadmills and cross trainers I needed a new fitness challenge. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy the gym and attend regular strength training classes, but I wanted something else and importantly it had to be out in the fresh air. Continue reading “My Running Story – Jane Baxter”