Down but not out at the Saunders Lakeland Marathon

Andy Rich reports…. DNF, did not finish. That’s a tough thing to see next to your name and it’s only happened to me once before. I’ve come close a few times like at the Belfast marathon where I conked out and started walking only for most of the pub opposite to cheer/jeer me back on…

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Lots of PB’s at the Clevedon 10k!

A strong contingent of Cheddar runners took on the Clevedon 10k on the evening of Tuesday 14th June. The event attracted many of the fast runners from Bristol, Somerset and surrounding areas this year. It was a blustery evening and a little overcast. Luckily the recent warm temperatures had dropped a little. The route started…

Andy with the representative from Somerset Wildlife Trust

Local Charities Presented with Big Cheese Cheques :)

On Thursday 9th June, Cheddar Running Club held a social evening at the Bath Arms in Cheddar to present three local charities with cheques for £535 each. Earlier in the year the club staged ‘The Big Cheese’ race; a fifteen-mile challenging off-road race where we had 205 finishers. As in previous years it was agreed…

Jeremy and Andrea Race the Cheddar Gorge 10k!

Jeremy reports… Two years ago after starting exercising for weight loss I decided to enter the Relish Running Cheddar Gorge 10km after seeing my neighbour was running and haven’t looked back! Last Sunday was my third spring Cheddar Gorge 10km which is always a relaxed and friendly event with a kids 300m run beforehand and…

Andy W Finishes 14th at the Ox Marathon!

Andy W reports…. The Ox Marathon was my 2nd ‘official’ marathon this year and the 2nd this year run by White Star Running (need I say more about how much I value their races!) It was a very misty morning and when the sun broke through it was hot, but there was a fresh feel…

Gill Races Seventy before Seventy!

Gill Constable, a long standing Cheddar Running Club member, recently celebrated her 70th birthday, and chose to celebrate it by completing seventy miles of racing between 1st January 2016 and 16th April 2016! And we chose to mark this achievement by presenting Gill with a special trophy at one of our club sessions The races Gill…