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Fission 20/20 2029

The fifth running of the Fission 20/20 road race at Berkeley Power Station in Glocester saw strong performances in boththe 20 mile and 20 kilometre event by Forest of Dean AC athletes. In among the 118 finishers of the shorter … Continue reading

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Gloucester 20 Road Race 2019

The course is a playful  three lap, which has a couple of hills and is an early spring test for athletes in marathon preparation. 454 brave suld completed the race and two representatives from FoDAC finished 18th (Andy Raynor) and … Continue reading

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Rhayader Round the Lakes 30k 2019

The River Wye meanders down to the forest from its source near its first town in Rhayader, Powys in Wales. Home  to the spectacular dams and reservoirs of the  Elan and Claerwen Valley it also hosts a spring race, deemed … Continue reading

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Newport Half Marathon

Newport Half Marathon Thirteen plucky runners from the Forest of Dean Athletic Club took part in the City of Newport half-marathon last weekend. There were strong performances across a number of categories and three runners featured in the top 20 … Continue reading

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Cotswold Way Relay 2018

‘Some like it hot’ so they say. Well, they obviously haven’t tried running through the Cotswolds this summer! On Saturday 30 June 40 members of Forest of Dean Athletic Club took on the stunning Cotswold Way Relay. The 103 mile … Continue reading

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May Bank Holiday – Steam Bunny Stomp, Run the River, OMM Marathon

The May bank holiday weekend saw particular success for FODAC runners in a series of races. * Four FODAC runners took part the Steam Bunny Stomp fell race in Pontypool. The race incorporates some challenging ascents and descents over the … Continue reading

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Newport Marathon

Excellent running from our team of avid marathon runners at Newport and a write up below from our resident reporter Patrick Rennison.   I’ll start with Cory who, having only recently turned 18 (the minimum age for a marathon) was … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon

Virgin London Marathon It was a very tough race this year with temperatures hitting 24 degrees meaning that most people were significantly slower than they might have hoped.  However, a couple of the club runners still managed fast times, namely … Continue reading

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Summer Social Runs 2018

     

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Old Down Country Park – Cross Country + Kymin Winter Race

Firstly, nine of the club’s runners took part in the County Cross Country Championships in Old Down Country Park near Thornbury where they achieved 4 golds, 2 silvers and one bronze class medals. The medal winners were: Samantha Harris 1st F35; … Continue reading

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