Fast times in Spain for Team Bath marathon runners

Smiling in Seville (L to R): Stuart Henderson, Vicky Cooper and Alberto Lapedriza TEAM Bath’s Alberto Lapedriza opted for a trip to southern Spain to run the Seville marathon and was rewarded with a super personal best of 2hrs 58mins 17secs. Lapedriza’s time, which saw him finish 636th, took him under the landmark barrier of Read more about Fast times in Spain for Team Bath marathon runners[…]

Estelle leads Westbury to double victory in final league race

WESTBURY Harriers’ under 11 girls’ squad claimed a terrific victory in the final match of the Gloucestershire Cross Country League season yesterday. The squad of Estelle Lowe, Felicity Lowe and Jasmine Spear scored a total of 12 points to edge out host club Cheltenham & County Harriers by a single point – 12pts to 13. Read more about Estelle leads Westbury to double victory in final league race[…]

Jolliffe cruises to third as Gow roars to massive PB in Castle Combe

CLARE Jolliffe bagged third place in the Chilly 10k road race around the Castle Combe motor racing circuit yesterday. The Bristol & West AC runner (pictured above) clocked a time of 40mins 27secs in a race won by Wells City Harriers Zoe Kurle (38:32) from Hannah Moore (39:20). Jack Hutchens of North Devon AC was Read more about Jolliffe cruises to third as Gow roars to massive PB in Castle Combe[…]

Wilson ‘buzzing’ after huge PB in Armagh 5k road race

ADAM Wilson admitted he was still ‘buzzing’ after smashing his personal best in the Armagh 5k road race on Thursday night. The event once again underlined its claim to be one of the best 5ks in the United Kingdom as an amazing 113 runners broke 15 minutes on the super-fast course. Bristol & West runner Read more about Wilson ‘buzzing’ after huge PB in Armagh 5k road race[…]

Keira and Millie have Gwent League glory in their sights

High-fliers: Millie Redman and Keira Devereux are closing in on the top two places overall in the Gwent League THE North Somerset AC pair of Keira Devereux and Millie Redman are on course to clinch a one-two in the under 13 girls’ age group of the Gwent Cross Country League. With just one fixture remaining Read more about Keira and Millie have Gwent League glory in their sights[…]

Southville Running Club men pack top ten behind mystery Ironwood winner

Challenge accomplished for Clevedon AC runners (L to R): Francesca Rawlings, who finished seventh woman, Sally Richards, Ashley Lockton and Nicole Skippins.   MYSTERY runner Jessica Errington was top woman in the Ironwood Challenge 6 miles multi terrain race on Sunday. Over 40 veteran Errington finished 12th overall in 44mins 58secs, over three minutes clear Read more about Southville Running Club men pack top ten behind mystery Ironwood winner[…]

Why the Gwent League’s senior women’s title is shaping up for a grand finale

  BRISTOL & West AC’s senior women strengthened their grip on the Gwent Cross Country League title with another powerful display in the fourth fixture at Pontypool. With a resurgent Charlotte Taylor-Green leading the way with an impressive victory and newcomer Amy Partridge third the squad scored 1,101 points to finish 28 points clear of Read more about Why the Gwent League’s senior women’s title is shaping up for a grand finale[…]

Sprint ace Stone scorches to British Championships silver medal

IT WAS great to see Bristol sprinter Chris Stone back to his best at the British Indoor Championships over the weekend. The Ashton-based athlete (pictured above) won his first senior medal as he scorched to second place in the 200m in a time of 20.96secs. It was his third successive personal best at the distance Read more about Sprint ace Stone scorches to British Championships silver medal[…]

Why not test yourself in the Ironwood Challenge?

THE going looks like it could be pretty wet and muddy for the annual Ironwood Challenge multi terrain race scheduled for Sunday. The six miles race, organised by Nailsea Running Club, will be taking entries on the day and certainly provides a stiff test. The course is based largely on beautiful trails through ancient woodland, Read more about Why not test yourself in the Ironwood Challenge?[…]

Mara’s marathon training tips may make you faster

FORMER Olympic marathon runner Maria Yamauchi made a flying visit to Bath recently to give an interesting talk about her life as a runner. Yamauchi (left), whose lifetime best of  2hrs 23mins 12secs puts her second on the UK All-Time Rankings behind Paula Radcliffe, geared her talk on preparing for a spring marathon and then Read more about Mara’s marathon training tips may make you faster[…]