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



Comrades Marathon, Durban

Comrades Marathon, Durban

The Comrades, known as the biggest and oldest ultramarathon in the world, is an annual road race between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in South Africa. The race alternates in direction year by year, usually measuring about 87km in an "up year" and 89km in a "down year". There were 3 Dumfries Running Club members amongst the 22,000 registrants for the 90th edition of this iconic race. 2015 was an up year, but roadworks meant a diversion was in place so the actual distance run was over 88km...

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Carrauntoohil Hill Race

Carrauntoohil Hill Race

On Saturday 30th May, the Irish Mountain Running Association held the Carrauntoohil race. Mo Khan made the journey over to Kerry to meet up with his Irish hill running comrades and tackle the highest peak in Ireland. Mo reports as follows…

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Blackpool Promenade 10 mile race

Blackpool Promenade 10 mile race

On Saturday 30th May, Danny Queen travelled to a blustery Blackpool to take part in the seaside town's Promenade 10 mile race and was rewarded with a fine run...

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EMF Festival of Running, Edinburgh

EMF Festival of Running, Edinburgh

Nine of the Club's runners took part in a variety races held during the weekend long Edinburgh Festival of Running...

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2015 DRC Hill Race Championship, Lotus Hill.

2015 DRC Hill Race Championship, Lotus Hill.

Lotus Hill near Beeswing was once again the venue for the Club's Hill Race Championship and 13 runners took their place on the start line for organiser Ranjit Thomas's pre-race briefing...

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Kirkcudbright Half Marathon and Beeches Run

Kirkcudbright Half Marathon and Beeches Run

The past few years have seen hot sunny conditions for the Kirkcudbright Half Marathon, and this year, the 32nd edition, was no exception. 18 Dumfries Running Club members raced over the half marathon distance with others completing the 11.2K Beeches run, while yet more were out on the course offering much appreciated encouragement...

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Hardmoors 110 Ultra

Hardmoors 110 Ultra

On Saturday 23rd May, Sebastian Pflanz fulfilled a long standing engagement when he lined up at the start of the Hardmoors 110 Ultra in the North Yorkshire town of Helmsley...

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Carlisle Urban Trail 10K

Carlisle Urban Trail 10K

The Carlisle Urban Trail Race was the first race in the Dumfries Running Club Trail Grand Prix and the second race in the Carlisle 10K series. Nine runners from DRC took on the challenge...

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The Hillbilly Duathlon, Kirroughtree.

Six DRC members took part in the Hillbilly Duathlon which took place in Kirroughtree forest on Sunday 17th May. Now in its second year, this was part of a weekend of events with junior races taking place on the Saturday and the senior race on the Sunday...

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Windermere Marathon

Simon Mortlock was Dumfries Running Club's sole representative at Sunday's 9th edition of the Windermere marathon...

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Morrisons Great Women's 10k, Glasgow

Morrisons Great Women's 10k, Glasgow

It was another successful year for the ladies of Dumfries Running Club at the Women's 10k in Glasgow with a number achieving PB's...

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The British Inter Counties Fell Running Championships

The British Inter Counties Fell Running Championships

The 2015 British Inter Counties Fell Running Championships were held on Saturday 16th May in Betwys-Y-Coed, Wales. Dumfries Running Club's Jo Zakrzewski was taking part representing the West of Scotland. The following report tells how she got on over the two lap, 10.16K course which involved 462m of climbing and descent...

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2015 Holywood Stroll

2015 Holywood Stroll

This year's race, held on Tuesday May the 12th attracted a superb entry of 177, just short of last year’s record breaking total, for a well organised 5 mile race on rural roads on the outskirts of Dumfries...

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Wings For Life World Run

Wings For Life World Run

The Wings For Life World Run is a unique concept for a race in which runners in 35 venues all around the world begin to race simultaneously, be it day or night wherever they are. Organised by Red Bull, the event aims to raise awareness of spinal cord injury with all proceeds going towards the non-profit Wings For Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation...

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