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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Chiltern Ridge Trail Ultra

The wonderful thing about joining a running club is that there is always someone doing something madder than you. Running 50km in one go is a perfectly normal thing to do, in fact there will no doubt be people waiting in the wings to suggest an even longer/hillier/more challenging event. Signing up … Sometime in December my Farnham Runners running […]

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Two more ‘Not’ races and some real races

‘Not’ Alton 10 and ‘Not’ Netley 10k As before, some chose flat road courses and others chose more scenic off-road routes, so the times are difficult to compare. Julia Tagg and Penny Schnabel ran along the North Downs way and enjoyed the bluebells and sunshine, but not the hailstorm! Sue Taylor ran along the canal to Frimley in near perfect […]

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Life getting back to normal for Farnham Runners

Farnham Runners have been taking full advantage of the easing of lockdown restrictions, enjoying running together in groups at last. Tuesday training sessions, as well as Wednesday and Sunday runs resumed after March 29th, To celebrate on the first Wed that it was possible to run again in groups up to six, social secretary, Clair Bailey organised a very successful […]

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Two virtual cross countries

With the lockdown still in operation and no races possible for a while, Farnham Runners continued their virtual race series to substitute for the Hampshire Road and the Southern Cross-Country leagues. Two virtual club cross-countries took place in February, each taking place over nine days, including two weekends. Forty-one members took part in the first and thirty-four in the second. […]

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‘Not’ Ryde 10 and other virtual race news

‘Not’ the Ryde 10 Farnham Runners held the club’s third virtual Hampshire Road League over nine days in early February to substitute for the normal Ryde 10, usually a very popular day trip to the Isle of Wight. After the first relatively warm day, temperatures hardly rose above 0o C and the bitter wind made temperatures feel much colder. The […]

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Virtual events are keeping the Runners busy

With running groups restricted to a maximum of two and no races allowed, Farnham Runners’ members, have taken part in a number of virtual races. These involve running a fixed distance over a course chosen and timed by the runner. England Athletics Virtual Road Relay Farnham Runners entered a full team of 8 in the competitive England Athletics Virtual Road […]

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Focusing on our running…

Farnham Runners can now of course exercise with only one other person not from their household, once a day. But this doesn’t mean they aren’t getting out and about. Men’s captain Alistair Hardaway has set up an event on the club’s Facebook page for members to submit all pictures and selfies taken when out running. And so the photos have […]

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