Training during Covid-19

With Government Covid-19 restrictions changing, England Athletics, to which Farnham Runners is affiliated, updated their guidance to clubs on 19th June. The local club has taken full advantage of being able to run again in small groups of no more than 6, keeping a social distance of 2 meters. Not able to access their normal clubhouse on the Bourne Green […]

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Virtual Yateley 10K (Race 1)

The organisers of the ever popular Yateley 10K series, the first of which this year should have taken place on 3rd June, issued an invitation to anyone interested to complete a 10K run that same week and to submit their achievement. Results were to be posted week following the weekend deadline. Craig Tate-Grimes, Jane Georghiou and Linda Tyler, completed the […]

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Farnham Runners – Then and Now

The beginning … Almost thirty-five years ago, in 1985 a small group assembled in Farnham under the direction of Mick Woods, talented Irish international distance runner with AFD (Aldershot and Farnham District A.C.), to train for the newly established Farnham Marathon and Half Marathon. These included Brian Steward and his wife, Ann, Ian (Herbie) and Carol Herbert, Gary Horne, Phil […]

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SXCL Alice Holt Forest

A sunny day, after all the rain, helped to make the final round of the Southern Cross-Country League enjoyable for the 375 runners who participated. Without the chance of any other sixth event, Farnham Runners race director, Craig Tate-Grimes brought to fruition his idea of a race in Alice Holt Forest. He devised the route, sought permission from Forestry England […]

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2020 Annual Awards Dinner

The annual Farnham Runners Awards Dinner, which took place at the Hog’s Back hotel, Seale and was attended by around 70 members and partners, was voted by many to be the best they had ever attended. Chairman Jacquie Browne had prepared a comprehensive and entertaining slide show of the club, its members and activities throughout 2019. Former chairman Richard Sheppard […]

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HRRL Ryde 10 miles and Pilgrim Challenge

HRRL Ryde 10 miles Fourteen Farnham Runners made the annual oversees trip – to the Ryde ten miler on the Isle of Wight. Known for its chilly conditions, this year was an exception as it was warm enough for some runners to choose to wear just vest and shorts. The wind was strong and the new course is hillier than […]

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HRRL Stubbington 10K and SXCL Chawton House

HRRL Stubbington 10K Twenty nine Farnham Runners travelled to the coast to take part in the sixth Hampshire Road League event of the season, the Stubbington 10K. Now in its 35th year, it is known for it fast, flat course with few inclines, so it draws a very competitive field of 2,000 entrants. After the start in Stubbington village it […]

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2019 Club Handicap

A record number of 53 Farnham Runners all in fancy dress helped make this year’s Club Handicap race a huge success. This event has been taking place since the club first started in 1986, on a route unchanged since 1990. There is strong competition for the club’s Handicap Trophy and everyone has an equal chance of winning, even though the […]

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