On the 22nd April Tony ran and completed his 20th Marathon at the VMLM, in his own words "The toughest thing I have ever done". Not only was it the hottest London Marathon on record, but as we are mostly all aware, Tony was running his first (and last according to him) marathon, since being diagnosed with terminal prostate ...
Saturday November 18th 2017 saw Wilmslow Parkrun swamped in a sea of Orange as approximately 40 members/beginners turned up to run the Parkrun which was the culmination of 10 weeks hard work and couch to 5k programme. We had the beginners group graduation and over 30 club members running, marshalling Parkrun or being out ...
Well it seemed a good idea at the time and probably scared the hell out of the residents of Hale Barns when a gorilla went running past. Well done everyone for taking part.
Another excellent Styal social event courtesy of our great hosts Steve and Kay Shaw. The weather was nearly kind to us, just one downpour. Most of the downpouring was unsurprisingly of alcoholic beverage!
Chairman Chas presided over the presentations and the winners were:-
Handicap Race Award - Winner Diane Burgess, ...
Following the success of our 2016 course that saw 25 beginners (see photo) complete Wilmslow Parkrun 5k in November 2016, we are going to be starting another beginners course on Saturday 16th September 2017.
The course will run for 10 weeks and will again culminate in running Wilmslow Parkrun.
The course will take ...
The weather God's conspired against us and the other several thousand runners all camping out at TR24. Sunny and bright for the first few hours of this 24 hour endurance event last until tea time on Saturday but soon disintegrated when the heavens opened and the deluge of rain that was going to last for the next 16 hours ...
Well Saturday was a fabulous culmination of ten weeks training a very enthusiastic group of beginners of which 25 stuck the distance and completed Wilmslow Parkrun on Saturday.
Given that many of them had never run before the course started this was a brilliant achievement and we owe a massive vote of thanks to James, ...
The club will be running a 10 week beginners training course commencing at 10.00am on Saturday 17th September led by Andy Dooley, Brenda Lewis and James Bell, 3 of our clubs 6 Leaders In Running Fitness, and supported by the other leaders and club members. The course will teach participants the basics of running as well as ...
Congratulations to Emma on winning the Club Handicap race at Sale Sizzler 4. Pete was 2nd just 1 second behind and Carolyn a further 2 seconds behind, a really close finish!
Full times were (showing handicap, actual time, and +/- Handicap)
Martin 22.40 22.14 -0.26
Andy Do 23.50 24.11 +0.21
Emma 22.40 21.44 -0.56
Congratulations to Lorna on completing her half Ironman at Cholmondley! Fantastic achievement!
The following is Lorna's race report.
My total time was 7.15, broken down as 46 min swim, 4.14 bike, 2.09 run and remaining time in between is transition time.
Swim was 1.9km plus a mini run in the middle (we ...