The Autumn sunshine made for warm conditions for runners this weekend. A large number of Road Runners were at the Springfield Striders Pleshey Half Marathon which once again played host to the Essex Half Marathon Championships. Andy Owen was first back for the club in 1 hour 28 minutes. Jon Greenley finished in 1 hour 37 minutes. […]
Axel Aces it Again!
Axel Voigt continued his excellent form of late setting another 10k pb 2 weeks in a row. Axel was 5 seconds quicker at the Dedham 10k, a hillier course than Langham last week, finishing in a time of 55.41.
Dan Smith did the Ouse Valley Trail Marathon, a point to point race finishing in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The recent wet […]
The Langham 10km is organised by the Friends Of Langham School (FOLS), a charitable organisation. The route winds through picturesque Constable countryside and attracts around 500 runners. The race is a popular one and was sold out this year. There were some great runs for the Road Runners with new personal bests for Mel Candler in 46.33 and Axel […]
It’s been a bumper weekend for the Halstead Road Runners. The big team event, and one of the highlights for Essex running clubs, is the annual Essex Way Relay starting in Epping and finishing 81 miles later in Harwich. This year saw the largest field to date with approximately 690 runners participating. It’s a great day out for both […]
Ian Chandler took on the SVP100 on Saturday. The Stour Valley Path (SVP) is a 100km (62 mile) long footpath starting in Newmarket in Suffolk and ending near Manningtree in Essex. The path is renowned for being extremely scenic.
114 runners started the race with just over 67 finishing. Chandler placed 35th overall in a time of 14 hours […]
Each year Halstead Road Runners donates a large percentage of the profits from the Halstead and Essex Marathon to local good causes. The charities to benefit from the money raised this year are:
Halstead in Bloom
Halstead Day Centre
St Helena Hospice
The Tabor Centre in Braintree
TAPS (Travel Aid for Parents of Sick Children)
Cheques for £100 have also been sent to each […]
Halstead Road Runners returned to the Spitfire Scramble 24 hour race this weekend at Hornchurch Country Park. The event tests runners’ speed, endurance and teamwork in the only event of its kind in the London area.
Due to the growing popularity of the race, the organisers had moved the event village to a larger field but the course remained the […]
Half, 10K, Friday 5 and a Tri
Despite the heat it’s been another full on weekend of racing with several club members setting new personal bests over a variety of distances. It was the last of this summer’s Friday 5 series which was hosted by Great Bentley running club. This is always a popular event due to the flat course. Caroliena Cameron finished the series in […]
The Great Barrow Challenge is an annual event of 10 marathons in 10 days taking place just outside Bury St Edmunds. There are 5 different routes of a minimum distance of 26.2 miles. They are a mixture of road and trail, all of which take in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. The event is now in its 9th year and […]
3rd for Rachael!
The Great Barrow Challenge of 10 marathons in 10 days started on Thursday with several Halstead Road Runners taking part in one or more of the races. Full results to follow next week. One update from John Warne who has so far run on 3 consecutive days doing the Wickhambrook Marathon on Thursday in 4 hours 47 minutes, Thetford […]