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Last updated on Monday 24th November 2014 at 08:03 - Suzanne Briggs takes 1st LV55/59 honours at Reading Park Run 5K - There are age group category wins at Oxford Park Run for Kevin Game, Bryan Vaughan, and Roger Bradley where Sam Cruickshank and Carey Gray also finish in the top 3 in their categories (see Recent Results - October/November 2014)

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Date Event Venue Start Time Notes
4th December 2014 Annual General Meeting 5 The Quadrangle, Banbury Road, Woodstock, OX20 1LH 8 pm All Members Welcome AGENDA

All pictures by Barry Cornelius

James Bolton
Hanney 5 2014


Jess Webb
Woodstock 12 2014

Dave Cantwell
Hanney 5 2014
Denise Bridges
Candleford Canter 2014
Sophie Carter
Woodstock 12 2014

Brian O'Connor
Woodstock 12 2014
Will Hudson
Woodstock 12 2014
Kevin Game
Hanney 5 2014

Richard Dunbabin
Oxford Half Marathon 2014
Mark Pidgeon
Oxford Half Marathon 2014
James Minchin
Oxford Half Marathon 2014

Forthcoming training/circuit training sessions for the next week

Day Date Description of session
Monday November 24th 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 November 25th Effort session. This week it's 6 x 4-minute sprints with 90 seconds rests
Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm
Wednesday November 26th Total Body Circuit Training (run by Sophie Carter).
St Hugh's Roman Catholic Church Hall, Hensington Road, Woodstock starting at 6:30 pm for 1 hour (cost 5:00) Details here
Thursday November 27th Multi-terrain run lasting 45/50 minutes
Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm
Saturday November 29th Multi-terrain run lasting 65/70 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
Sunday November 30th No set training run this week due to Eynsham 10K
Starting from Bartholomew School, Eynsham at 10:30 am

New items in the week beginning Monday 24th November 2014

(1) Oxford Park Run 5K Results - 22nd November (see Recent Results - October/November 2014)

(2) Readinng Park Run Results - 22nd November (see Recent Results - October/November 2014)

(3) Oxfordshire Running News Blog - click here -

Alan Harrison & Julie Read
Oxford Half Marathon 2014
Neil Preddy
Hanney 5 2014
Adrian Smith
Oxford Half Marahon 2014

Pete Brackett
Oxford Half Marathon 2014
Teresa Blackburn
Hanney 5 2014
Dan Blackburn
Hanney 5 2014

Rob Linnell & Brya Vaughan
Hanney 5 2014
Andy Pike
Hanney 5 2014
Howard Williams
Oxford Half Marathon 2014

Zoe White
Candleford Canter 2014
Paul Taylor
Woodstock 12 2014
Colin Travi & Adrian Smith
Woodstock 12 2014
Carey Gray
Rugged Radnage 10K 2014
picture by Barry Cornelius

Members' forthcoming birthdays

Birthday Date Name November 27th Mark Pidgeon
December 2nd Lisa Clarke
December 6th Grace Boag-Matthews
December 11th Teresa Blackburn
December 19th Peter Sugden

More News - 2014

26th October 2014:Positions in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix have not changed much after the Abingdon Marathon results. Our men are still 20 points clear and our girls cannot be caught for 3rd place with one race to go at Eynsham 10K

James Bolton is still 2nd in the individual competition not having run at Abingdon but Dave Cantwell has taken over in 3rd place following his Abingdon result. Kevin Game is 8th and Brian O'Connor 20th. Denise Bridges and Julie Read lead our girls' challenge in 8th & 10th whilst Teresa Blackburn is 20th, Sue Cantwell 23rd, Jess Webb 24th and Zoe White and Val Berryman-Bousquet 25=.

19th October 2014:In the Club Handicap competition Teresa Blackburn secured maximum points at Abingdon Marathon and could now win with a good run in the final race at Eynsham. Teresa is 11 points behind Adrian Smith who has already completed 10 races and can only improve by a maximum of 3 points if he drops his lowest score of 13

5th October 2014:In the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix competition our men's team result at Hanney has surely secured us the series victory for another year. With just 2 races to come at Abingdon Marathon and Eynsham 10K we are 23 points clear of our nearest rivals.Our girls too look to be "nailed on" for 3rd place in their competition.

Things are really tight in the individual contests with James Bolton and Dave Cantwell, currently 2nd & 4th, fighting for 1st & 3rd places respectively. Denise Bridges and Julie Read lead our girls' challenge in 9th & 10th.

5th October 2014:Following the Hanney 5, Adrian Smith is 21 points clear of Julie Read and 27 ahead of Teresa Blackburn in the Club Handicap Competition. Adrian and Julie have both now completed 10 qualifying races so that additional points over the last 2 events will depend upon them beating lower scores in previous races. Teresa's points total is from 8 races so she can accumulate a maximum of 32 more points from the Abingdon Marathon and Eynsham 10K to give her victory

27th September 2014:Adrian Smith has extended his lead in the Club Handicap competition to 18 points with just one more qualifying race to count. Julie Read is 2nd, 8 points clear of Teresa Blackburn who has only completed 7 of her 10 qualifying races and could still make up the leeway.

21st September 2014:Adrian Smith's result at Witney 10 has now taken him to the top of the Club Handicap Competition league table. Adrian now has a lead of 13 points from Teresa Blackburn who has a race in hand. Val Berryman-Bousquet is 3 points behind Teresa in 3rd

31st August 2014:Things are hotting up in the Club Handicap competition as Adrian Smith has closed to within 2 points of Teresa Blackburn who still leads after race 10 at Headington. Val B-Bousquet is a further 11 points behind Adrian in 3rd.

31st August 2014:After race 9 of 15 in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix, our men are 16 points clear of Headington Road Runners taking the best 7 of 9 results. Our girls are holding on to 3rd spot 9 points ahead of Eynsham Road Runners in the women's competition.

In the individual contests James Bolton is well clear at the head of the men's league table with Dave Cantwell 4th, Kevin Game 8th, Brian O'Connor 9th and Dan Blackburn 24th.

Denise Bridges leads our girls' effort in 13th, Julie Read is 14th, Sue Cantwell 18th, Teresa Blackburn 21st & Zoe White 22nd.

10th August 2014:Teresa Blackburn has regained the lead in the Club Handicap Competition after Race 8 at Hooky 6. Adrian Smith has moved into 2nd place just 3 points behind with Val Berryman-Bousquet 3rd another 6 points back

19th July 2014:Following an excellent run at Hornton, Val Berryman-Bousquet has taken over the lead in the Club Handicap competition from Teresa Blackburn and Alan Harrison (see Harriers Handicap Scheme)

In the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix competition our men are still out in front after race 6 of 15 at Thame 10K. Our girls are 3rd.In the individual standings James Bolton leads with Dave Cantwell 3rd & Kevin Game 8th. Julie Read is our leading lady in 14th place

10th June 2014:The improving form of Teresa Blackburn has taken her clear in the Club Handicap competition after Race 5 at Banbury.Alan Harrison is 2nd, some 18 points adrift with James Bolton and Dan Blackburn a further 2 points back in 3rd=

13th May 2014:After Cottisford 5K, the 5th series race in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix, our men have returned to the top whilst our girls are holding on to 3rd place.

James Bolton has regained the lead in the individual men's competition, Dave Cantwell is 3rd, Kevin Game 7th, Brian O'Connor 8th and Dan Blackburn 22nd. In the women's contest Julie Read is 13th & Denise Bridges 23rd.


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