HXCL Overton, New York and Luton Marathons

HXCL Overton Morning mist and frost did not deter 235 runners from congregating in the Bourne for the third round of the Today’s Runner cross-country league on Sunday. Farnham Runners hosted the event for the other 16 clubs in the league. As usual, an excellent turnout of helpers offered their support to ensure a successful race. Race director, Charles Ashby […]

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TRXCL Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Twelve Farnham Runners took part in the second Today’s Runner Winter League cross-country race of the season at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Dan Smith, the men’s team captain, was first Farnham man over the line in a superb fifth place. He was followed by Charles Ashby who ran strongly throughout on the muddy, root-riddled course to finish 16th. An ever […]

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HRRL Lordshill

At the Hampshire Road League race at Lordshill the club representatives showed only a momentary lapse of enthusiasm as they sat inside a cafeteria viewing the wind and rain outside before the race. These blustery conditions, combined with a few hills made good times difficult. Never-the-less Dan Smith achieved an excellent time of 1.02.17 for 27th place. Steve Murphy (1.05.49, […]

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HXCL Goodwood

Farnham Runners enjoyed a full weekend of racing with the third round of the Hampshire cross-country series at Goodwood on Saturday followed by the Hampshire road series Lordshill ten miler on Sunday, four of the men competing in both. At Goodwood the forecast rain held off and conditions were ideal. The men tackled a tough course of approximately 9km with […]

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TRXCL Liss

Farnham Runners began their season of Today’s Runner Winter League cross-country runs with an excellent joint second place of the 17 teams. Many remarked that the course at Durford Wood, organised by Liss Runners, was hillier than last year, although it was in fact exactly the same route! Captain Dan Smith, who was delighted with a top ten position (8th), […]

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HRRL Hardley Half, Chicago Marathon, Great South, Gold Hill 10km, Clarendon Way Marathon, Alton Downland Challenge and Camberley 10km

HRRL Hardley Half With 110 members Farnham Runners can be spotted at races both near and far! They put in strong teams for the second of the Hampshire Road League races, the Hardley half marathon, hoping to build on their men’s position of 4th in Division One and ladies second in Division Two in the first round at Overton. Unexpected […]

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HXCL Farley Mount

The Hampshire Cross Country League opened with the usual enthusiasm at Farley Mount, Winchester on Saturday October 8th. The men tackled the tough 3-lap 9 km course, while the ladies were set two laps of the same undulating route. The Farnham Runners men’s team were happy with 7th position in Division 2, their veterans’ team placing 11th of 18. Men’s […]

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2005 Alice Holt 10K

Organised by Farnham Runners, the eleventh Alice Holt Forest 10km attracted a record number of almost 600 entrants with exactly 500 finishing this challenge in the pleasant woodland surroundings. Each year this race attracts a wide variety of standards of runner, with experienced club runners battling it out for the individual and team prizes, while others are happy to complete […]

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HRRL Overton

Presented with the runner-up trophy for the Hampshire Road Race League division two for the 2004-5 season, Farnham Runners men put in a strong team for the first race of the 2005-6 season. Now promoted to division one they had three runners under the 30-minute mark in the Overton 5, a hilly two lap course. Mark Taylor (29.01) used the […]

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