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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Race the Train, Wales

Farnham Runners had a successful weekend excursion to Tywyn, Wales in the challenge to beat the famous Talyllyn railway as it makes its way up the valley to Abergynolwyn and back. The 14.7-mile route ascends and descends steep terrain through the valley, partly on a narrow footpath on the side of a hill with little chance of overtaking. Cheered on […]

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2005 Club Championship and Comrades Marathon, South Africa

Club Championship Dan Smith celebrated his birthday with a fine win in the Farnham Runners Club Championship race and he was delighted recipient of the senior men’s trophy. His time of 36.44 is the fastest recorded since 1997. He was challenged all the way round by the first veteran, Graham Wilton, who gained on the uphill sections, only to lose […]

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Yateley 10K and Bognor Prom 10K

Yateley 10K A massive number of 32 Farnham Runners took part in the first of the three evening Yateley 10 km road races arranged by Sandhurst Joggers. Conditions were good apart from high humidity and personal bests were the order of the day for the Farnham club. There was some serious competition between the first three Farnham Runners home, which […]

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2005 London Marathon and Paris Marathon

London Marathon Twenty Farnham Runners completed the 25th London Marathon and between them they raised over £10,000 for charity. Cheered by a good weather forecast, they set off from Farnham looking forward to a memorable race in a carnival atmosphere. They were certainly not disappointed by crowd support, which was particularly strong this year, along the entire 26.2 mile route. […]

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Fleet Half Marathon

A large and enthusiastic contingent of Farnham Runners converged on Fleet for the 24th Fleet Half Marathon on Sunday. They made up 36 of 2002 finishers in this event, which was extremely well organised by Fleet and Crookham Athletics Club. The club lifted two age group prizes and some produced personal best performances while others raced this challenging distance for […]

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