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Our golden oldies! Me and Mrs Jones, we got a thing going on

CAPTAIN Sam Whalley reveals the big decision she had to make which was crucial to Roadrunners’ ladies winning gold at ...
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A Royle command performance in the city that never sleeps

FOLLOWING his run-and-write dispatches from Berlin Marathon and the Bilbao Night Marathon recently our intrepid reporter Andy Atkinson has filed ...
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Muddy marvels! Roadrunners triumph in an Eton mess

NOT content with managing our team as well as running for it, ladies’ captain Sam Whalley has produced a report ...
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Wet, wet, wet! Marathon week of mixed emotions for Paloma

ROADRUNNER Paloma Crawford is thanking her lucky stars after a week which started with heartbreak, continued in high drama… and ...
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Sweet “Run” Chicago

Chicago Marathon Week 2018 by #TeamJackMon (Paul Monaghan and Caroline Jackson) UK, Europe, North Africa, even New York we have ...
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Oh, what a night! Mary reigns in Spain on weekend of culture

FOLLOWING his brilliant dispatch from the Berlin Marathon, Roadrunner Andy Atkinson has been pounding the streets of the continent again ...
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Chantal’s the glory girl as vets enjoy a day out at the seaside

SOMETIMES we struggle to get reports from Roadrunners events. This week we are privileged to have TWO from the same ...
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How Roadrunner Jane Davies put the ‘great’ in grandmother

ROADRUNNERS’ latest international Jane Davies tells the inside story of her debut for the England Age Group Masters team at ...
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The sky’s the limit for ambitious Roadrunners relay squad

ROADRUNNERS celebrated their first appearance in the national road relay championship finals with an ambitious target…. now let’s get there ...
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Marathon Du Medoc 2018

Medoc Wine Marathon Madness– Report By Caroline Hargreaves On the 1st March at 9am I was on the computer getting ...
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Burnham Beeches Half 2018

Good things happen to those who wait… and wait again… Race report by Ben Hart The Burnham Beeches Half Marathon ...
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Lets Go Fell Racing

An Insight Into 1990’s Fell Running– Report by Kathy Tytler When I first started running in the early 1990s I ...
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Berlin Marathon: A view from the tail end of the field

AFTER the Berlin Marathon, our intrepid correspondent Andy Atkinson reports from the front line… THE trouble with big races – ...
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Corney’s record collection: Another one bites the dust

ROB CORNEY went yet another step towards rewriting the Reading Roadrunners record books when he set a new mark of ...
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Reading Dragon Boat Festival

RR’s Dragon McDragonboat – Report by Jennifer Holmes 20 teams gallantly entered the 2018 Reading Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday 19th August, including ...
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Snowdonia Trail Marathon 2018

Snowdonia Trail Marathon – Sunday 15th July– Report by Caroline Hargreaves The Marathon started at 9am and after a brief ...
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SCVAC Track & Field 2018 Ends on a High

Report by Fiona Ross As the SCVAC Track & Field League 2018 draws to a close, it is not just ...
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Buley, madly, deeply! How Gemma wowed Wycombe

GEMMA BULEY was the big winner at the eighth round of the Reading Roadrunners’ club championship, the Wycombe 10k. Gemma ...
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Endure 24 (Part 2) Leeds

Race Report: Darren Lewis. Following a thoroughly enjoyable race in Reading with a speedy team, a post on the busy ...
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Runnymede Relays 2018

Runnymede Relays – Saturday 7th July 2018 – by Sam Whalley Despite an unforeseen clash with an England world cup ...
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Kathy’s Comrades Marathon 2005 Memory

Comrades Marathon – My diary entry from Thursday 16 July 2005– By Kathy Tytler One of my most memorable events ...
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Midweek marvel Loretta conquers bonkers marathon

ROADRUNNER Loretta Briggs has enjoyed an amazing marathon success… on a THURSDAY! At the Dorney Lake Marathon, Loretta… *SMASHED the ...
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SCVAC Track & Field League 2018 is in ‘Full Swing’!

Report by Fiona Ross Swinging the hammer in a circular motion, gradually increasing in velocity with each turn SCVACTrackFieldJune18 ...
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Uganda Marathon 2018

Race Report by Caroline Hargreaves When I signed up for the Uganda Marathon I wasn’t sure what to expect but ...
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The Westminster Mile-More Than a Mile

By Sev Konieczny May 18 A favourite in the race calendar, the Westminster mile traditionally takes place the Sunday prior to ...
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World Marathon Majors-Completed!

By Katherine Sargeant When I completed my World Marathon Majors in Boston on 16 April, Sam asked me to write ...
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Beer Lovers Marathon

Liege, Belgium 20/5/2018 – By Dean Allaway After running the Medoc Marathon back in September 2017 this was on my ...
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All Roads Lead To Rhodes

Road to Rhodes Marathon Weekend 2018 by Paul Monaghan We do marathons quite often but every now and again a gem ...
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Nott a problem as Corney completes record hat-trick

ROB CORNEY smashed his third Reading Roadrunners record in the space of just eight days when he won the Royal ...
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Running 100 Miles

Running 100miles, via Intensive Care – by Stuart Kinton. I’ve been fortunate enough to do well at and enjoy endurance ...
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Conquering The Transvulcania 74Km Ultra

TVR 2018 Race Report –By Ashley Middlewick Having recently watched some videos on YouTube of previous year’s editions of the ...
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Traffic can’t hold up the Corney record machine

ROB CORNEY completed part two of his grand scheme to rewrite the Reading Roadrunners’ record books when he won the ...
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Naturist Foundation 5k 2018

The Naturist Foundation where bare is beautiful- By Peter Higgs Over the weekend I completed a 5k for the club Charity, why would anyone sponsor ...
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SCVAC Track & Field

SCVAC Track & Field League Starts with a Bang! – Fiona Ross ‘On your marks, get set……..’ and with the ...
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Richards defies the brutal one-day London heatwave

  MATTHEW RICHARDS was the Reading Roadrunners star on a blisteringly hot day at the Virgin London Marathon. Richards was ...
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Another triumph for Corney in Woodley 10k

ROADRUNNER Rob Corney warmed up in style for the London Marathon with victory in the Woodley 10k. It was his ...
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Worringham super show and England call for Davies

MARK WORRINGHAM was the Roadrunners’ hero at the Brighton Marathon, finishing 13th in a field of nearly 20,000. The former ...
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Modest Morris reveals his secret capital triumph

BIG Brendan Morris was proud to join the queue of Reading Roadrunners proclaiming their shiny new Easter personal bests. “I’m ...
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Bitter-sweet for Rob Corney at Maidenhead Easter 10

  ROB CORNEY came within an ace of rewriting the Roadrunners’ record books in the Maidenhead 10… but he wasn’t ...
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Mark and Helen win SPOTY awards

ROADRUNNERS Mark Worringham and Helen Pool both won trophies at the Reading Sports Personality of the Year awards. Former men’s ...
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Trains, Towels & Pole Dancing

Castellon, Spain Marathon 2018 By Paul Monaghan This marathon on paper looked a good one. Was easy we thought. Fly ...
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‘Sno joke for the Whalleys as Reading Half Marathon called off

ROADRUNNERS’ ladies captain Sam Whalley was abused and threatened as she ran through Whitley on Sunday morning after the cancellation ...
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The National XC Champs – Parliament Hill 2018

Report by Sam Whalley. Every three years, the National XC Champs are held at Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath. ParliamentHill-XC-Champs-2018 ...
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New Zealand’s Coast to Coast Bike, Kayak & Run Race 2018

Race Report By Gary Tuttle. The 2018 New Zealand Kathmandu Coast to Coast is a multisport race that involves crossing ...
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Corney smashes club record

ROB CORNEY broke the 23-year-old Reading Roadrunners club half-marathon record with a sensational second-place finish at Wokingham on Sunday. Corney ...
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Morris leads pb extravaganza

THERE were no fewer than 22 personal bests on the weekend the road-racing season got into full swing at the ...
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Maraton del Meridiano 2018

Report by Ashley Middlewick The Maraton del Meridiano – an eventful experience to say the least!!! Left my Airbnb place ...
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England call for Caroline

ROADRUNNERS’ superstar vets Caroline Hoskins and Mark Worringham have both qualified to represent England. The pair returned stunning times in ...
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Southern XC Champs January 18

Southern XC Champs Report by Sam Whalley 27th Jan 2018 Southern-XC-StanmerPark2018 ...
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Apsey wins Tadley

ROADRUNNER Mark Apsey stormed to victory in the Thames Valley Cross Country League fixture at Tadley… but he was not ...
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Lucas Wins At Woodcote 10K

Our man Chris Lucas scored an impressive win at Woodcote 10K Results are available to view at http://www.woodcote10k.org.uk/results Full report ...
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2017 Men’s Team Highlights

Our men’s captain Phil Reay fills us in on the men’s highlights of 2017 2017MenTeamHighlights ...
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The Duracell Bunny Just Keeps Running Stronger Than Ever

Puglia Half Marathon and the Life of Duracell Bunny Ashley Middlewick Report by David Dibben AshleyPuglia-2017 ...
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The First Lady of Roadrunners Still Chasing Prizes

Sian James Spearheads SEAA Masters at Oxford on Saturday. Report by David Dibben SianOxford17 ...
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Berks, Bucks & Oxon XC Champs 2017

Another excellent report by David Dibben Further details of all races in this league can be found on our XC ...
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Sev’s Lausanne, Switzerland Race Report 17

Read Sev’s excellent Roadrunner Swiss trip report below. Photos can also be viewed here SevLausanne17 ...
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Tadley Reverse 10 2017 Race Report

Last 10 mile race in our 2017 Champs Report by Helen Dixon Tadley-Reverse-10-Mile10 ...
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Medoc Marathon Weekend 2017

A Marathon Around The Chateaux of Bordeux Report by Paul Monaghan MedocMarathon17 ...
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Reading O2O 10k 2017 Race Report

Report by David Dibben. Chris Drew’s photos from event can be viewed here Reading 020 10k ...
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Mortimer 10K 17 Race Report

Report by David Dibben. 2017 Results available on our Mortimer page here Chris Drew’s photos from 3K & 10K events. Feel ...
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Swallowfield 10K 17 Race Report

Swallowfield 10K 2017 Report by David Dibben R-ReportSwallowfield17 ...
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No Substitute For Rhine Air

Hunsrück, Germany Marathon Weekend 2017 Report by Caroline Jackson CarolineHunsruckReport17 ...
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Maidenhead Half Marathon Race Report

Report by David Dibben. MaidenheadHM2017 ...
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Headington 5 Race Report

Report by David Dibben Headington5-17 ...
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Sam’s Ridgeway Relay Report

Full report can also be downloaded here RidgewayRelay17 ...
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