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



Ultimate Trails 55K Challenge, Lake District

Ultimate Trails 55K Challenge, Lake District

On Saturday 27th June four DRC members, Kim and Christina Adamson, Jo Pennington and Gemma Leadbetter travelled to Ambleside to embark upon their first Ultramarathon event...

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The Dragon's Back, Wales

The Dragon's Back, Wales

The legendary Dragon’s Back Race follows the mountainous spine of Wales from Conwy Castle in the north to Carreg Cennen Castle in the south. This incredible 5-day journey is approximately 300 kilometres long with 16,000 metres of ascent across wild, trackless, remote and mountainous terrain. It is not a trail race, it is one of the hardest mountain races in the world...

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The Glasgow Mens 10k

The Glasgow Mens 10k

Spaces at the 10th Anniversary Glasgow Men's 10k were limited but DRC runner Sean McGleenan was one of those who got in quickly enough. Uniquely it was the only pre-race briefing he can remember where anyone caught 'relieving themselves' along the way would be instantly disqualified!..

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The West Highland Way Race

The West Highland Way Race

The most difficult challenge on the Scottish running calendar, the 95 mile West Highland Way race, took place over the weekend of 20th/21st June. Starting from Milngavie near Glasgow to Fort William, the event attracted a bumper international field of 187 and amongst them was one of the most experienced members of Dumfries Running Club, Marian McPhail, who had been training for nearly a year for this race...

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Jim McDougall

Jim McDougall

Long standing members of DRC were saddened to hear of the passing of club stalwart Jim McDougall in the past week. Jim was very active in club races in the 1990’s and the 2000’s and he was actively involved until ill health lessened his involvement in the past few years...

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Mabie Trail Race

Mabie Trail Race

After a week of rather un-Scottish hot sunny weather, the day of the Mabie Trail race dawned cool and overcast. The overnight rain had stopped but it made people wonder whether they would still be able to get away with road shoes or if they needed to dig out better gripping trail shoes...

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Dalbeattie Half Marathon and 10K

The Dalbeattie Half Marathon an 10k were held on the morning of Sunday 14th and this year attracted a slightly lesser number of Dumfries Running Club members than usual with three in the Half Marathon and six in the 10k...

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Durisdeer Hill Race

Durisdeer Hill Race

It's not often the local Hill Running fraternity have the chance to compete in a local hill race which doubles as a Scottish Championship let alone a British championship race. All eyes were on Durisdeer on Saturday 13th June where almost 270 hardened hill runners gathered in the sleepy hamlet of Durisdeer near Thornhill for a race that covered 10.5 miles and an ascent/descent of around 3,800 feet...

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Lakeland Trail Series, Coniston.

Lakeland Trail Series, Coniston.

On Sunday the 2015 Lakeland Trail Series of races continued in Coniston with the Trail Marathon and Half Marathon. Dumfries Running Club was represented by six runners across the events...

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Blencathra Fell Race, Threlkeld

Simon Mortlock joined a record turnout of 157 runners at Mungrisdale for this year's Blencathra Fell Race, held on the evening of Wednesday 3rd June...

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