Jez and Anna Triumphant at Birmingham marathon!

Jez Newsome and Anna Hammond took part in the inaugural Birmingham marathon on 15th October. Jez writes: “Following success at the Brighton Marathon earlier this year (new PB 03:28:08) I set my sights on bettering this at the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon on the 15th October 2017. As the first Birmingham marathon since 1985 and…

Marathon master Jez Newsome

Cheddar runners conquer challenge on home turf

With limbs still aching despite a gentle recovery run under the orders of coach Shane Roach, Jez Newsome writes this excellent report from a very successful day out at the Cheddar Challenge. He writes: “The Cheddar Gorge Marathon holds a special significance for me being my local marathon as well as my first ever marathon…

Adrian, Sarah, Gill, Greg and Phil at the Battle of Sedgemoor 10K

Cheddar runners on fine form at Battle of Sedgemoor 10K

Cheddar runners were out in force at the Battle of Sedgemoor 10K on Sunday 27th August. New member Adrian donned club colours for the first time and wrote this excellent report: “Having recently joined the Running Club and bought the T-shirt to prove it, I thought I’d try my luck wearing it at the Battle of Sedgemoor…

Cheddar ladies clean up at the Prom!

Cheddar ladies Gill Constable, Sarah Neild and Jenny McNamara brought home the bling form the 2017 Weston Prom Series! Gill won the V60 category, bringing home an engraved plaque, Sarah was third in her age category (V50), and Jenny won a £15 M&S voucher for being third lady in the series overall. Those bleak winter…

Andy’s ultra days! Historic race reports :)

Andy H reports… I am not sure if running is a hobby or a disease. It certainly hurts. The memory of the pain fades but sense of achievement it gives stays with you for life. In the early part of 1998, I had been running on and off for twelve years. I’d done four or…