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Last updated on Wednesday 27th May 2015 at 07:13 - Carey Gray & Maddie Phillips take age category wins at Oxford Park Run where Caeron Phillips is 2nd in her age group. Andre & Alison Blincowe run round together. Dean Richens runs at Abingdon Park Run (see Recent Results - April/May 2015)

Happy birthday today to Cyrus Mower & James Leavesley

Forthcoming training sessions over the next week

Day Date Description of session
Wednesday May 27th Total Body Circuit Training (run by Sophie Carter).
Starting from opposite Black Prince, Woodstock at 6:30 pm for 1 hour (cost 5:00) Details here
Thursday May 28th Multi-terrain run lasting 45/50 minutes
Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm
Saturday May 30th Multi-terrain run lasting 65/70 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
Sunday May 31st Multi-terrain run lasting 90/100 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
Monday June 1st Circuit Training with Roger Bradley.
Henry Box School, Witney starting at 7:15 pm until 8:15 pm (cost 5:00) website link here
Tuesday June 2nd Effort session. This week it's 6 x 1000m efforts with 2-minute rests
Starting from Marlborough School track at 6:30 pm

New items in the week beginning Monday 25th May 2015

(1) Oxford & Abingdon Park Runs Results - 23rd May (see Recent Results - April/May 2015)

(2) Details of new race at Barton Abbey in June Full details here

(3) Oxfordshire Running News Blog - Click here -

Members' forthcoming birthdays

Birthday Date Name
May 27th Cyrus Mower
May 27th James Leavesley
June 8th Torstein Skara
June 9th Karen Foster
June 14th Carey Gray
June 14th Joseph White
June 14th Paul Taylor (HON)
June 19th Neil Preddy

More News 2015

19th April 2015: We continued our good start to the season with some notable performances at the County Road Relays. Our senior women took gold, our veteran men silver and our veteran women bronze. James Bolton ran the 3rd fastest leg of the day just 3 seconds away from the "top dog", Sophie Carter was fastest woman, Denise Bridges, Katherine Bates and Bryan Vaughan fastest LV45, LV55 and V60 respectively.

In the Club Handicap competition Allan Harrison has moved ahead of Howard Williams with James Bolton 3rd after 4 of the 21 qualifying races

29th March 2015: Another great start to the road season saw our men taking the team award at Banbury 15 and coming 2nd along with our girls at the White Horse Half Marathon. James Bolton set a new Club best time at Banbury coming second. In awful conditions James went one better to win the White Horse Half where both teams took Open & County 2nd places. There were a number of age category awards in both races

1st March 2015:There was good news and bad at the final Oxford Mail Cross-Country League fixture at Harwell. Our girls gained promotion to Division 1 with Jess Webb, Denise Bridges, Bridget Tidball and Susan Haines leading the charge. Despite a valiant effort though our men failed to escape relegation to Division 2. James Bolton took overall 2nd V40 honours as did Bryan Vaughan in the V60 age group.

After the closest ever Club Handicap competition Kevin Game took the men's prize by one point from James Bolton, Neil Preddy and Bryan Vaughan whilst there was a tie in the women's competition between Denise Bridges and Susan Haines

4th February 2015: Round 4 of the Oxford Mail Cross-Country League fixture at Cirencester Park saw James Bolton finishing a marvellous 2nd place with Sophie Carter donning her spikes for the first time this year bringing home our girls. James was 1st V40 and Bryan Vaughan 2nd V60. Our men have dropped to 7th in Division 1 but our girls are now 1st in Division 2.

In the Club Cross-Country Handicap competition, Neil Preddy & Sam Cruickshank are 1= in the men's competition whilst Denise Bridges leaads Susan Haines by just 1 point in the women's contest.

4th January 2015: After round 3 of the Oxford Mail Cross-Country League at Culham Park, which incorporated the Oxon Cross-Country Championships, our men are lying 6th in Division 1 and our girls 2nd in Division 2. Rachel Masser took 1st LV35 gold in the women's race whilst Bryan Vaughan secured V60 bronze.

Sam Cruickshank has a good lead in the men's Club Cross-Country Handicap competition being 11 points ahead of Neil Preddy. In the women's contest it's much closer with Susan Haines leading Denise Bridges by just 1 point.


For further information on any aspect of Woodstock Harriers contact Mike Shipway.