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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DRC Grand Prix Competition

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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



West Districts X-Country

 As the road running season comes to a conclusion with Brampton to Carlisle road race on 15th November, we are turning our attention to the Cross Country Season.  There appears to be some interest around the club which is great and we would like to see a good turn out at the WEST DISTRICTS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP....

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HOKA Highland Fling Relay

Once again DRC have been successful in the HOKA Highland fling relay ballot...

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Round Rotherham in memory of Peter Hill

Round Rotherham in memory of Peter Hill

Saturday 17th October saw 13 Dumfries Running Club members travel to Yorkshire to take part in one of the friendliest events on the running calendar, the Round Rotherham relay.

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Castles Half Marathon

Castles Half Marathon

On Sunday 25 th October   DRC female club captain Sue Jeffrey took part in the Castles Half Marathon in Northumbria. The event was organised by Run Nation who organise events across northern England.   The race was held in the picturesque coastal town of Bamburgh, starting at the famous Castle.

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Glasgow 10k

Glasgow 10k

On Sunday 2 nd of October Dumfries Running Club’s Alice Byers took part in the Great Scottish 10k race in Glasgow. Alice recently completed the 10 week Jog Scotland course and has continued her running with Dumfries Running Club.

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Lowther 10k Trail Race

Lowther 10k Trail Race

The final counter in the 2015 Dumfries Running Club trail race series at Lowther saw 13 travelling to Penrith on Sunday morning to take part in the Lowther trail race. The sunny autumnal conditions and the enthusiastic support of the Rotary club marshals made it an excellent day out. With a narrow muddy trail at the start a long downhill towards halfway caught out many with the resultant steady climb in the latter part of the race adding an extra degree of difficulty, especially as the race was quite a bit longer than the advertised 10k distance. The first back was Kevin McQueen in 9 th place out of the 162 finishers in 42.17 

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Sheila Jacobs Toronto

The Great Scottish run on Oct 4th was really great but not as beautiful as Mabie Forest which I was lucky enough to run in with DRC members the week before.

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Kielder Marathon

Kielder Marathon

Two DRC members Paula Craven and Nicola Allan took part in the Kielder marathon   in what is claimed to be 'Britain's most beautiful Marathon'.

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GB record for Les Hill

  Les only became aware of the Chorley Six Hours Race a few days before it was due to take place and thought if he only ran for part of the time that would be a foundation for a 50 miles race he is tackling on 17 th October. His late entry was accepted and he turned up on Saturday morning for what he thought would be an easy, but long, jog in the park - Astley Park, Chorley, Lancashire to be precise.  

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Hard Rock Challenge

  Now in its 12 th year, the hardrock challenge has matured into a real highlight of the sporting calendar and attracts runners and riders from all over eager to test themselves in a very tough event. The initial part is a 10 mile run on forest trails combined with a highly technical 16 miles on the mountain bike with more than its fair share of difficult descents, tricky climbs and hazards.  

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Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish Run

Ten Dumfries Running Club Runners took to the streets at Glasgow's Great Scottish Run, six in the half marathon and 4 competing in the 10k. 

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Mandy Wins 5k Handicap 2015

The 5K handicap series for 2015 came to a close on Thursday, 1st October, with Mandy Goldie crowning off a good year by clinching the trophy.

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