The next Regents Park 10K is on Sunday 4th February. For those not yet signed up, there is still time! Click here for the registration page.
See the calendar below for more upcoming events.
We were contacted this week by Rebecca Vassie Trust who have one charity space for the London Marathon which they are looking for someone to fill. Please see the link provided for some more information on the charity and if you think this is a cause you could support, you can contact them here
(Eamon, Maki & Gary)
The Benfleet 15 is a challenging 15 mile multi-terrain course which includes the undulating Hadleigh Downs and the Canvey Island sea wall.
This years race saw 648 finishers battle rain, wind, heavy snowfall and mud that matched any cross country course we have run.
There are some tough climbs with the last mile being especially hard work.
Benfleet Running Club marshals were terrific and very encouraging - some of them were out in very exposed positions in today’s inclement weather.
The water stations were well stocked with water, juice, cola, chocolate, jellies and cheese!
Due to injuries and the clash with Fred Hughes 10, the Chaser contingent was not as big as in previous years but hopefully we will be back in strength next year.
I attended this show (the first of its kind) on 20th January 2018). It was like a mini-marathon expo but with talks from Dame Kelly Holmes, Jo Pavey and a bunch of Ultramarathoners! There were also some nutrition talks and gait analysis up for grabs (sadly, fully booked by my arrival).
I met and got a picture with Kelly Holmes and discovered that quite a few brands are stocked in the UK that I previously thought were only Stateside. I signed up for the Great North 10K in July (for a cool tech T-shirt and goodie bag) and ran the Saucony treadmill challenge (run fast for 1 minute without falling off).
They are planning to double the size of the event next year and have Paula Radcliffe as a headliner.
Here's whats happening over the next few weeks other than our usual Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday runs. You can find our full calendar on the website.
|Sun 4 Feb 2018||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 5||Road||Sign up to marshal (0 of 12 left)|
|Sun 4 Feb 2018||Watford Half Marathon||Road|
|Tue 6 Feb 2018||Monthly Pub Night - Tapping The Admiral||Social|
|Sat 10 Feb 2018||Start Fitness Met League - Trent Park||Cross Country|
|Sat 24 Feb 2018||National Cross Country Championships||Cross Country||Sign up to run|
We are also currently taking names for the following events.
|Sun 4 Mar 2018||Mornington Chasers Regent’s Park 10k - Race 6 - Club 10K championships||Road||Sign up to marshal (7 of 12 left)|
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|10K||Michael Sheridan 42:49 (42:40), 44 [64.10%] NEW PB|
|Other||Andrew DIsley 09:54:02 (09:54:02), 275 (10)|
|Eamon Byrne 09:54:03 (09:54:03), 276 (31)|
|10M||Nikolas Stephan 1:10:46 (1:10:27), 143 (67) [62.48%] NEW PB|
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