HRRL Lordshill 10k

A sharp shower at the start line was unpleasant while it lasted but it soon stopped after runners were underway in the Lordshill 10km, the second event of the Hampshire Road League’s 2021-22 season. Conditions were good for running, not too warm or windy, and twelve of the twenty-five Farnham Runners who took part gained personal best times. The course […]

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HRRL Overton 5 – in the heat!

The sudden onset of a heatwave came as a shock to the runners in the Overton 5 mile race, expertly organised by Overton Harriers. After weeks of mainly cloudy weather, the sun came out at lunchtime and the hilly course, along scenic lanes around the village, offered little shade. Runners were already very warm by the time they had walked […]

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2021 RunFestRun proves popular

Four Farnham Runners members attended the three day RunFestRun near Overton, Hampshire. Staged over the Bank holiday weekend it was an action-packed weekend combining camping and runs of varying distances with a programme of fitness workshops including talks from well-known athletes including Paula Radcliffe and Steve Cram, as well as live music. Jacquie Browne and Julia Tagg ran both the […]

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2021 Club Championship

Farnham Runners club championship normally takes place on the last Wednesday in June. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, race director, Craig Tate-Grimes decided to wait until it was possible to hold the event without having a staggered start. Forty-nine finished the traditional very tough, approximately 10km course, which is mainly on roads but veers off for a steep section in the […]

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That was tough – let’s do it all again!

Farnham Runners at Endure 24 2021 Aptly described as “Epic, Brutal, Relentless”, Endure 24 involves running as many 5 mile laps as possible in 24 hours. Categories include solo runners, pairs, small teams and large teams. Deferred twice from its original date in 2020, and moved from Wasing Park near Reading, to the Temple Mead Meadows in Henley- on- Thames, […]

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Learning from the master of technique

Recently, twelve Farnham Runners were given the opportunity to work with running technique coach and movement guru, Shane Benzie at a coaching and movement workshop organised by men’s club captain, Ali Hardaway and held at the clubhouse and on the Bourne Green. Author of the best-selling, “The Lost Art of Running”, Shane has travelled the world to work with, live […]

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Pilgrim Challenge 2-day Ultra

When your running buddy is fellow Farnham Runner Sarah Hill, then it was only a matter of time before I agreed to run another ultra-distance race. I ran the Downs link 38 mile Ultra a few years ago. I joined Sarah last year for the final 10 miles of Pilgrims and was really interested but 2 ultras back-to-back were too […]

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