Devil Take the Hindmost 2016

Devil Take the Hindmost 2016

Dalbeattie 10K Half Marathon 2016

Dalbeattie 10K Half Marathon 2016

Frank's Valentine Run 2017

Frank's Valentine Run 2017

Dentdale 2017

Dentdale 2017

Criffel Hill Race 2017

Criffel Hill Race 2017

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London Marathon 2016

London Marathon 2016

Highland Fling Relay 2016

Highland Fling Relay 2016

Carlisle Urban Trail 2016

Carlisle Urban Trail 2016

Moffat 15k 2016

Moffat 15k 2016

Screel Hill Race 2017

Screel Hill Race 2017



jogscotland group graduate.

jogscotland group graduate.

The true versatility of Dumfries Running Club was illustrated this week when 21 members of the jogscotland group graduated on Monday after a 10 week supported programme to encourage newcomers to take part in sport...

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World Masters Half Marathon, Budapest.

World Masters Half Marathon, Budapest.

Sian and Lisa Finlay have just returned from a fantastic few days at the World Masters Championships in beautiful Budapest and Lisa sent the following report on their very successful trip...

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Wilmslow Half Marathon

Wilmslow Half Marathon

On Sunday 23rd March, Sarah Lancaster took part in the Wilmslow half marathon in Cheshire..

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Hardmoors 55 Ultra Trail race

Hardmoors 55 Ultra Trail race

Last Saturday 22nd March saw the 5th edition of the Hardmoors 55 Ultra trail race. Seb Pflanz, who was participating for the first time, was DRC's sole representative at the event... Seb reported as follows...

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Criffel Hill Race 2014

Criffel Hill Race 2014

On Sunday March 16th, Dumfries Running Club held their first race of 2014, the Criffel Hill Race. The race is approximately 10.5 km long and involves 550m of ascent/descent. Ranjit Thomas, the current race organiser, arranged three cheers at the start in memory of previous race organiser Elspeth Baxter, and many of the runners carried a flower up to the summit to leave there in respect for her...

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Haworth Hobble 32 mile fell race

On Saturday 15th March, Les Hill, tackled his first ultra in nearly two years. He picked a tough race to make his comeback, at least 30 miles of the total is off road and there are nine hills that have more competitors walking the ascents than running up. The total climb is 4,400 feet, a similar height to Ben Nevis...

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D33

D33

On Saturday, Alison Groat made her debut into the world of ultra marathons at the D33...

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Inverness Half Marathon, Dentdale 14 and Jack Crawford 10k

Inverness Half Marathon, Dentdale 14 and Jack Crawford 10k

It was another active weekend for DRC with Club members travelling as far afield as Inverness and Dent to test the effectiveness of their winter training...

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Lindsays Borders Marathon

Lindsays Borders Marathon

Sunday 2nd March saw the inaugural running of the Lindsays Borders Marathon at Kelso Racecourse. To complete the accurately measured distance, runners were required to do 23.5 laps of the gravel/mud inside track of the racecourse. This made the race not only a physical but a mentally challenging one, passing the start/finish every 1.1 miles. With a strong headwind for half of each of the laps it was a testing course for everyone. There was a combination of full distance runners and relay teams of 4 who were completing an average of 6.5 miles each as a team. Susan Gallagher reports as follows...

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Glenkiln 12 mile race and Hawswater Half Marathon

On Sunday 2nd March, a smaller than usual field took part in the Glenkiln 12 mile race, organised by Ian Anderson and his team from Dumfries Harriers...

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Stranraer Half Marathon

Stranraer Half Marathon

Last Saturday, the first race of the 2014 Dumfries Running Club Grand Prix series saw 24 club members take part in the Stranraer Half Marathon. Despite a clear, dry and warm day this is not the easiest of courses with a number of steep hills to catch the unwary or to slow down those who start too quickly. After a solid training programme over the winter, a number of club runners were keen to test out their early season form whilst for others reaching the finishing line was the main objective...

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