Members competed in the 10k and half marathon races, which were held at the private Flete Estate in South Devon near Ivybridge. On a glorious day with a cool breeze, the half-marathon course followed the spectacular Erme Estuary and took the field through woodland awash with wild garlic and flowers, along the clifftops and fields before finishing by wading through the estuary (fortunately at low tide) before a 1.5 mile climb to the finish. Continue reading
The RRR weekend away will be taking place on the May Bank Holiday weekend (25 – 27 May 2013) to coincide with the last event in the Endurance Life Coastal Trail Series 2012/13 – it is also their festival weekend.
There’s a choice of 10k, half marathon, marathon and ultra distances (category 3, strenuous), which take place on the Sunday. Continue reading
On Sunday 28 October, Jimmy Hunt took part in the Swashbuckler Duathlon consisting of a 5.5km run, a 20km bike and the same 5.5km run to finish off. Starting at the picturesque Bucklers Hard on the banks of the Beaulieu River, the run course took in a relatively flat out and back route that set the scene for a fast time. The bike route headed off through the beautiful village of Beaulieu before a loop back out across the Forest and back to Bucklers Hard, followed by the final run. Jimmy was pleased with his performance, finishing 5th overall in 1 hour 20. Continue reading