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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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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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