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Stroud Half Marathon

Forest of Dean runner Jacqueline Green proved that reaching sixty does not have to limit your running ambitions as she took first place in the F60-69 age group at Stroud Half Marathon this weekend with a finishing time of 1:50:07. … Continue reading

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Yorkley Gallop and Barcelona Ironman

Yorkley Gallop As the name would suggest, the Yorkley Gallop took place around Yorkley this Sunday morning (1st October).  It is an annual event with 50% of the profits going to the Great Oaks Hospice in Coleford.  112 people took … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean Autumn Half and Swansea 10K

Forest of Dean Autumn Half Marathon  Sunday’s Forest of Dean Autumn Half Marathon saw a very good turnout from Forest of Dean Athletic Club with 31 of their runners taking part. The overall race was won by Richard Purkis of … Continue reading

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New Forest Marathon, Great North Run and Autumn Mile

It has been a busy week for the Forest of Dean Athletic Club with a Marathon, a Half Marathon and the Autumn Mile races. New Forest Marathon Cherry Fowler and Sue Shergold put in very strong performances at the New … Continue reading

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Frampton 10K and Tintern Trot

Forest of Dean Athletic Club has had a busy week.  Monday evening saw 29 runners take part in the Frampton 10k and on Thursday 43 runners took part in the Tintern Trot.  15 people took part in both of the … Continue reading

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Fan y Big Horseshoe Race

Fan y Big Horseshoe Race The Fan y Big Horseshoe Race was created in 2007, and is a perfect 10-mile skyline route with 2000ft of climbing, starting and finishing in Llanfrynach, near Brecon.  This year it was part of Forest … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean AC activities. Man v Horse

Man v Horse The original Man v Horse in Llanwrtyd Wells started in 1980. The race normally covers 21.5 miles with 3000ft of climbing, but this year the recent weather had been so wet that the organisers made a change … Continue reading

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Darren’s Dash Saturday 17th June 2017

Darren’s Dash Saturday 17th June 2017 The overall winner this year was Sam Mayglothling of Wye Valley Runners with a time of 46:20 while the first woman home was Rona Davies of Mynydd Du club in 62:04. Forest of Dean … Continue reading

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Angela Sonn, British Masters Athletics Championships

Angela Sonn who lives in Ross-on-Wye and runs with Forest of Dean Athletic Club has won a gold and two silver medals competing in the British Masters Athletics Championship which were held in the Alexander Stadium Birmingham over the weekend of the 24th and 25th of … Continue reading

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Whitebrook Wind-Up 10k and Half Marathon

Whitebrook Wind-Up 10k and Half Marathon   Some great results today as detailed below.  Before that though, I should quickly put the results in perspective by telling you that the 10k race alone includes 275m of climbing in addition to … Continue reading

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