Trail Running in the Chamonix Valley – Deb Heighes

Why did I do it? Tracy, Karen and Maria had completed a winter trail running course with the company Icicle in January 2017. I was the only member of Quali-tea-m who was not able to attend; however, I benefitted from Kingsley’s tuition over that weekend and it helped us all complete the RTTS 2017. When Karen suggested a week in Chamonix in […]

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Weybridge 10K – Kellie Archer and Tina Mault

On Sunday 8th July We had an early start and were on the road to Weybridge by 6:30am. We had a pleasant walk along the tow path towards the “race village” – perfect to wake up the legs. The check in and number allocation was to open at 7:15am, however they were still setting up and only had one person […]

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Mont Blanc Marathon – Chamonix

The festival runs over 4 days starting with the Trail Camp on the Thursday, this is where you can purchase trail running goodies, or if your French is good chat to the stall holders. There are 6 races in the festival starting with the 90KM Ultra who started out very early Friday morning.  We were to trace part of the […]

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Worthing 10k – 2nd June 2018

Report by Mary Thane For those of you who have run Bognor Regis 10k this is a similar event, but on a larger scale.  The race starts and finishes on the sea front in the centre of Worthing.  There is no onsite parking so you ned to allow time to find free parking in the street or pay to par […]

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Bognor Regis Prom Run Review

Report by Mary Thane This year is the second time that I have run this race and it just gets better! The race starts and finishes at West Park in Bognor Regis.  Parking is on site and free but there is no bag drop so you need to leave your possessions in your vehicle.  The beach is a stone’s throw […]

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Me, BVR and the Edinburgh Marathon

Written by Craig Digweed Having taken up running in the early part of 2017 and completing my first event at that year’s Fleet Half Marathon, I found myself well and truly hooked on running. This led to me joining BVR in the spring of last year. I’ve always been an active person and played football for many years, the running we used […]

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Wimbledon Common Half Marathon (aka Womble Half Marathon)

By Veronique Haynes Donna had booked this as part of her 12 half in 12 months and I somehow decided to join her on Friday despite the 27C forecasted!! This was laid on by a company called runthrough. They also do Thorpe Park half and many other events in London / Surrey. A very straight forward trip up the A3, it […]

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“I’m Training for a Marathon”

Written by Alison Shilley I’m a great believer in things will happen when the time is right, if it doesn’t happen then the time isn’t right just at that moment!!! How or when you know the time is right to run a marathon is very personal, for me I just knew It was this year or possibly never I just needed to […]

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Night of the 10,000m PBs

Report by Alan Baker A lovely warm sunny day made for the perfect start to Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs. Arriving at Parliament Hill in London we were greeted by the site of 100’s of people encircling the running track. Around the edges vendors sold everything from Prosecco to wood fired pizza, both of which were to become […]

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BVR Does the Bognor 10K – 20th May 2018

Written by Suzanne Anderson Who does not like a trip to the sea on a sunny warm Spring Day? It almost makes the idea of running a 10K whilst there bearable! I had heard great things about the Bognor 10K from the runners who entered last year so took the opportunity to enter this year for the first time. I […]

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