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Press Report – 19th August 2019

The final Worcestershire midweek series 2019 which incorporates the Worcestershire County Championships for two of the races came to the end for this year last Wednesday 14th August 2019.

Pete Walters came back 1st for the club in the winning time 38.09 and 30th overall followed by Chris Ashcroft in 39:46 and Richard Harris 40:06. There was also other club members who took part and great performances by Adam Crompton 42.57, Dave Sheppard 46.13, Adrian Phillips 46.23, John Coyne 48.29 & Sebastien Nicolas 49.18 and Philip Elwell 55.52 who came 1st in the over 70 age category.

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Press Report – 8th July 2019

 

This weekend has seen athletes venturing to places near and far to compete. A popular local event on Saturday was the Black Country to Birmingham Half Marathon which saw 11 club members running the canal towpath for 13.1 miles.
First back for Stourbridge was Dan Williams with a cracking time of 1:28:11, followed by Chris Ashcroft 1:34:44 and Neil Gibbons 1:39:19. Rob Colman, Rachel Batchelor, Steven Burch, John Coyne and Helen Evans came in under the 2 hour mark. Also completing the course was Lynda Dunn, Beth Lucas and Stuart Floyd. Well done to all the runners.
A little further a field […]

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Press Report – 01/07/2019

Well done to Chris Ashcroft who came 21st in the Black Country Run this weekend. He ran the course in a time of 40m and 41s.

Also taking part in the same race was Adrian Philips who crossed the finish line in 46m 59s and John Fitzgerald Coyne in 51m and 05s.
A quiet week leading up to the Black Country Half at the weekend.
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Press Report – 24/06/2019

Stourbridge Running Club had a fabulous turn out to the Blakedown Bolt this year, with 32 members taking part in this annual race. Coming in the top 20, well done to Dan Williams with a speedy time of 42min 57. Grace Allen worked hard to win the title of 2nd lady in 44m 48. Dave Sheppard deserves a special mention coming first in his category with a time of 50m06. The other club members came in fast and furious to show the huge turnout for the red and white vests.

Places sell out quickly for this off-road 10k. It’s not a […]

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Press Report – 27th May 2019

This weekend began with Steve Burch taking on the epic event that is the Grand Union Canal Race of 145 miles. Steve managed a very credible 53 miles before retiring from the race at check point 4.

Stourbridge had a great turnout for the Birmingham 10k on Sunday with Daniel Williams finishing first for the club with a time of 39:22. Rob Woodward followed in 43 minutes 16 seconds, Seb Nicolas 48:28, Steven Barrett 51:39, Errol Cumberbatch 54:14, Stephen Bloomer 55:02, Beth Lucas 56:30, Duncan Evans 59:48, Claire Packer 1:08 and Charlotte Cotton in 1hr and 10 minutes.
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Press Report – 20th May 2019

Members of Stourbridge Running Club were out in force at the Hagley Multi-terrain 10km last week. Rob Colman led the way in 41.18 followed by Chris Ashcroft 42.36, Adam Crompton 43.08, Keith Spokes 45.50, Dave Sheppard 47.22, Adrian Phillips 48.08. Finishing in the 49th minute was Ian Whyatt 49.11, Sebastien Nicolas 49.29, John Coyne 49.45 and Tim Lloydlangston 49.53. Rachel Batchelor was the lone female representing the club finishing with a time of 50.27. Philip Elwell 56.19, Mark Farnan 57.05 and Errol Cumberbatch 61.22 completed the line up.

Chris Ashcroft also went on […]

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Press Report – 13th May 2019

A quiet weekend for Stourbridge Running Club, with a number of members taking part in the Birmingham Velo.

The Lichfield Half Marathon secured another PB for Neal Woolhouse in a time of 1:40:30 and a position almost in the top 100. Pete Walters ran a great time of 40 minutes and 44 seconds for the Market Drayton 10k race and Rachael Teabag travelled to Leeds and completed the half marathon in 2:23:29.
This week sees a number of members looking forward to the start of the Mid-week series, running at Hagley on Wed 15th May.
Good luck to all those competing.
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Press Report – 6th May 2019

At the LCP DK10k Stourbridge Running Club were out in force. The popular Wednesday night race attracts 100s of runners along the country lanes around Wall Heath.
First home for Stourbridge was Chris Ashcroft 39:50, with Rob Colman finishing in 39.57. Grace Allen 40:48, Rob Woodward 42:52, Keith Spokes 45:59, Phoebe Packham 46:25, Rachel Batchelor 46:25, Steven Barrett 51:24, John Coyne 51:27, Matthew Williams 51:55, Mark Farnan 52:07, Errol Cumberbatch 53:16, Gordon Nicholls 54:34, Lisa Coyne 54:50, Lynda Dunn 55:30, Jean Brayshay 56:06, Jason Smith 56:12, Christine Nicholls 56.38, Beth Lucas 57:28, Nicky Higgs 59:21, Gary Cattell 1:00:07, Duncan […]

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Press Report – 29th April 2019

Stourbridge Running Club had runners out at the Virgin London Marathon and the Shakespeare half marathon.

In London Daniel Williams finished in 3.07.30, Andy Boardman finished in 3.26.05, Mark Lawton in 4.33.20 & Ella Hughes in 5.55.22.

In Stratford-upon-Avon, Rob Woodward finished 1.35.05, Neal Woolhouse achieved a PB in 1.40.50, followed by Mark Farnan in 1.56.23, and Errol Cumberbatch in 2.00.05.

At the Hagley Resolution Run, John Coyne finished the 10k course in 56.27.

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Press Report – 15th April 2019

Stourbridge Running Club had runners at just one race this weekend. At the Droitwich half marathon Daniel Williams was first home for the club in 1:28:38. Next home was Rob Woodward in 1:35:56, followed by Andy Boardman in 1:38:18.

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