Rachel Hamilton, Jan 2023

January can be a dark, dank and miserable month if you let it, but we won’t let it will we? Runners across the country knuckle down for the post Festive Season, marathon blocks begin in earnest and the mad ones pull one spikes and trails shoes as the Cross-Country season is in full throttle. So,... Continue Reading →

Peter Bonner, Dec 2022

"What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year." — Vern McLellan  "The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written…" — Melody Beattie  "No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again." — attributed... Continue Reading →

Holly Wragg, Nov 2022

XC Round Up The beginning of November sees one of the highlights of the XC calendar; The National Relays held at Berry Hill Park in Mansfield. I’ve previously waxed lyrical about the stirring scene that greets runners. Fast, frantic, muddy good fun. The ladies run in teams of three each covering a testing 3km lap.... Continue Reading →

Rob Howbrook, Oct 2022

As we hurtle toward the autumnal and wintery months with alarming speed, welcome to October’s Member of the Month! As ever, we witnessed a plethora of fine running both near and far. Round Up Part One The opening weekend of the month saw a rich buffet of races up and down this glorious Isle to... Continue Reading →

Andrew MacAllister, Sept 2022

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”. The source might be somewhat questionable, but I found no greater quote to summarise what was, historically speaking, a defining and tumultuous month in the year, recent times and even perhaps our lives. However, in our own microclimate - one shaded green... Continue Reading →

Hannah Whittaker, Aug 2022

Salutations once again my dear ol’ things! May I extend another warm welcome one and all, as we review last months club running exploits and crown the August Member of The Month. I hope this month’s vichyssoise of verbiage doesn’t veer too verbose! as the summer wore on, the hectic schedule of athletics reached its... Continue Reading →

Stefan Latter, Jul 22

As the sporting world set to gorge itself on an unprecedented run (geddit?!) of Athletics starting with the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon then the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham - The Green and Black army were up to the usual running endeavours! Perhaps key to note; was the backdrop of the searing summer heat,... Continue Reading →

Daniel Pearce, June 22

Oooof! Well, what can I say? Sorry, sorry and “Sorry" again! Not exactly my usual introduction, Dear CR, but I feel I must again sincerely apologies for the unusually long time it’s taken to get around to write this months (last months) Member of the Month – the one for June! Remember June? Yet another... Continue Reading →

Sam Dodwell, May 22

Greetings! Can I once again effuse my sincerest apologies from the very top of the piece. For various reasons, I won’t bore you with, time has not been my own this month! Boring introductions aside, lets crack on with May’s Member of the Month. It started with a bang! A popular and longstanding race fixture... Continue Reading →

Sarah High, Apr 22

As is usually the case, the beginning of April signals the beginning of the major Marathon season for club runners up and down the country. It remains to be seen if the old adage of “Winter miles, Spring smiles” rings true, but it does bring about a unique and exciting time for us running purists.... Continue Reading →

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