Author Archives: Roger

Press Report 10JUL17

Fenland Running Club members competed in the Outlaw 10K race and Outlaw Half Triathlon (1.2 mile swim. 56 mike bike, 13.1 mile half marathon run) at Holkham Hall on Saturday 01July and 02July.  In the 10K, Sean Connolly had a superb run to finish 6th out of 541 runners overall and 3rd in his MV40 age category.… Read More »

Press Report 03JUL17

The summer racing season continued for Fenland Running Club on Sunday at the March AC Whitemoor 5-mile race and many of the Club members made it even harder by partying late into the night on the Saturday at a Hog Roast and Disco the Club’s Awards evening at the Wisbech Rugby Club headquarters.  Award winners were:… Read More »

Press Report 26JUN17

After the successes at the Green Wheel Relay last weekend, Fenland Running Club members continued the summer racing season with outings to the Peterborough Grand Prix 5K hosted by Eye Community Runners on Wednesday and both the Ramsey Road Runners Abbey 10K the SBR Grimsthorpe 10 mile and 10K on Sunday.  The hot weather on Wednesday continued… Read More »

Press Reports 19JUN17 and 20JUN17

Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.  Alan’s times for the  three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501.  Also at the Staffordshire… Read More »

Press Report 12JUN17

Fenland Running Club had a good showing of 14 members at the first of the six Peterborough Grand Priz 5K races on Wednesday.  The first raceat Ferry Meadows in Peterborough, hosted by Nene Valley Harriers attracted 354 finishers and saw four sub 20 minute 5Ks from FRC runners and a couple of PBs.  Martin Jennings… Read More »

Press Report 05JUN17

Fenland Running Club members were racing in Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire on Sunday.  Turning their efforts to Triathlon, Sharon Bird and Sarah Rippon were at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Sprint Triathlon in Oxfordshire.  The Sprint Tri was a 0.75K swim, 19.8K cycle and 5.4K run and against almost 5,000 competitors,  Sharon was 3,851st in an overall time of… Read More »

Press Report 29MAY17

Tom Richards and Sarah Rippon opened the summer series of marathons for Fenland Running Club with Tom racing in the Edinburgh Festival of Running Marathon and Sarah at the other end of the country at Gravesend in Kent in the 21 laps of the cycledrome Kent Circuit Marathon.  The weather was fine for Tom up in… Read More »