Not a grizzly face in sight

At the beginning of March, nine Farnham Runners travelled down to Seaton in Devon for the 34th running of the famous Grizzly race organised by Axe Valley Runners. Entry is by ballot and the team were delighted to gain their place in this much sought-after event. On a sunny but cold, blustery day,1800 runners lined up at the start, waiting […]

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A ticket to Ryde and other races

HRRL Ryde 10 miler It was touch and go whether the whole Farnham Runners team would make it to the Isle of Wight for the Ryde 10 miler, the sixth event in the Hampshire Road Race League calendar for the season. Gusts of 48 mph were predicted for the time of the crossing to Ryde. The hovercraft was cancelled the […]

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Runners produce best efforts in challenges across the south

HRRL Stubbington Green 10k A huge turn-out of thirty-nine Farnham Runners travelled to the coast to take part in the fifth Hampshire Road Race League event of the season, the Stubbington Green 10km. For the first time, apart from for the London marathon, the Farnham Runners committee provided a coach in order to reduce the club’s carbon footprint for travel […]

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2021 Club Handicap

Local Bourne residents may have been surprised as thirty-eight Farnham Runners donned fancy dress outfits to run in the annual club handicap race. This year, because of Covid concerns, the gathering before and after the race took place outside. As usual there was one trophy to be won and chocolate prizes for the first three back, as well as for […]

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Runners produce their best efforts in two runs

HRRL Gosport Half Marathon Seventeen Farnham Runners made the journey to Gosport for the very popular half marathon, organised by Gosport Road Runners. The flat two lap course took runners West against a strong breeze before returning beside the coast in glorious sunshine. The fast course helped many to gain personal best times, helped by them continuing to train regularly, […]

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Ten weeks – that’s all it takes to get running

In September, fifteen novice or returning runners embarked on Farnham Runners ‘Get me Started‘ course run by coach, Linda Tyler and leader Craig Tate-Grimes, with help from leaders Phil Haines, Julia Tagg, Linz Bamford and Jacquie Browne. The course involved twice weekly sessions; Wednesday evenings from the club on the Bourne Green and on Saturday mornings at the Alice Holt […]

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SXCL races at Bourne Woods and Lord Wandsworth College

Bourne Woods After three of this season’s Southern Cross-Country League races, Farnham Runners lie 3rd out of the 24 clubs. But it’s very close, with the 3rd to 9th clubs within four points of each other! The second event was hosted by Farnham Runners at the end of November, on a wintry day, and they welcomed almost 400 runners from […]

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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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