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

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Criffel Hill Race 2017

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London Marathon 2016

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Blackpool Promenade 10 mile race

Blackpool Promenade 10 mile race

On Saturday 31st May, Linda Oates took advantage of the warm 22 degree conditions with a trip to Blackpool to take part in the Promenade 10 Mile Race...

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Beddgelert-Wyddfa Challenge, Wales.

Beddgelert-Wyddfa Challenge, Wales.

On Sunday May 25th, Jo Zakrzewski took part in a tough new event in Snowdonia, the Beddgelert-Wyddfa Challenge, a mainly uphill race which incorporated the World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships trial...

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Edinburgh Marathon and Half Marathon

Edinburgh Marathon and Half Marathon

On Sunday 25th, the Edinburgh Marathon and accompanying Half Marathon was the focus of attention for five Club members, each of whom had trained for months for the challenge of the race that bills itself as the fastest marathon course in the country...

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Kirkcudbright Half Marathon and Beeches Run

Kirkcudbright Half Marathon and Beeches Run

This very popular pair of events were the focus for 38 members of Dumfries Running Club with 24 taking part in the Half Marathon and 14 in the Beeches run...

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k

On Saturday 24th May, Niall Campbell ran in the EMF 10k on a beautiful but hilly course around Arthur's Seat. As can be imagined, this is definitely not a course with much PB potential, with the first 2.5km of the race being uphill for starters!..

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The Carlisle City Urban Trail race

The Carlisle City Urban Trail race

The Carlisle City Urban Trail race is a new event run by Sport in Action who also organise the Longtown 10 mile road race. It’s described as a run taking place largely on city trails, only a stones throw away from the city centre, with many a twist and turn along the way. There are two courses, one advertised as 4.2 miles and the other 7.8 miles. Dumfries Running Club was represented at the event by Louise Brown, Sue Jeffrey, Mo Khan, Steve Smith and David Burns...

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Intercounties Fell Running Championships, Blackburn

Intercounties Fell Running Championships, Blackburn

The British Intercounties Fell Running Championships was held on Sunday in Witton Park, Blackburn. DRC's Jo Zakrzewski was selected to run for the West of Scotland and so headed down there to race. She wasn't really sure how she'd fare on a shorter faster course with steep downhills, but decided to give it a go...

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Two 'Ultras' in 8 days

Two 'Ultras' in 8 days

On Saturday 10th May, Les Hill tackled the Kintyre Way Short Ultra. The reason for it being called the short ultra is because it is 'only' 35.5 miles!.. the long one run on the same day covers a distance of 67 miles...

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Gypsy Glen hill race, Peebles.

On Wednesday May 14th, Jacob Tangey took part in the Gypsy Glen hill race. From its start in Peebles, the race covers a short, fast, 5 mile out and back route with 1000 metres of ascent. Jacob reports...

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Latrigg Fell Race

Latrigg Fell Race

The Latrigg Fell race is one of the longest running fell races in the Lake District. This year, as in previous years, it has been the opening event for the Keswick Mountain Festival which takes place every May. Dumfries Running Club was represented by Mo Khan and Sue Jeffrey, with Sue reporting as follows....

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21st Holywood Stroll

21st Holywood Stroll

Over the 21 years it has been run, the race has gone from strength to  strength and with the best results team in the business, Sandy and Linda Shankland, along with Audrey Brown, aided by a whole host of helpers from Dumfries Running Club making sure things went smoothly, this year's event proved to be the best yet...

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Florida Triathlon

Florida Triathlon

Alison Groat became the envy of her club-mates as she decided that she would like to give a triathlon a go and decided she may as well do it somewhere hot. She and her friend, Shona Brown took part in the Girlz on Fire Sprint Triathlon in Clermont, Florida on the 11th May. This consisted of a 0.5 mile swim, 12.4 mile cycle and a 3 mile run.

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Glasgow Women's 10K

Glasgow Women's 10K

An impressive turnout of 21 Dumfries Running Club members took part in last Sunday’s Glasgow Womens 10k...

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2014 Self Transcendence 5K (Inc Scottish Championships)

On Wednesday 7th May, Lisa Finlay and Niall Campbell travelled to Silverknowes in Edinburgh to take part in the annual Self Transcendence 5k...

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Wings for Life World Run

Wings for Life World Run

Jo Zakrzewski was invited down to Silverstone for the weekend to take part in the first Wings for Life World Run. This is an interesting new concept of a race organised by Red Bull to raise money for the non-profit Wings For Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation...

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Reeth Trail race, Yorkshire

Reeth Trail race, Yorkshire

May bank holiday weekend has become a traditional time for Dumfries Running Club members to take part in a training weekend and this year the venue was the village of Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales where 8 club members gathered for a weekend of trail running combined with food, drink, socialising and good company...

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Stuc a' Chroin 5000

On Saturday 3rd May, there was a good turnout of 163 runners for the annual Stuc a' Chroin hill race, amongst them was DRC's Jacob Tangey who gave his version of events as follows...  

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Great Lakeland 3 Day

Great Lakeland 3 Day

On the May bank holiday weekend Susan Graham took part in the GL3D, a small friendly mountain marathon held in the Lake District...

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