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Last updated on Monday 24th October 2016 at 09:42 - Leo Brooke-Little is our only representative at the Abingdon Marathon - Steve Frear, Roger Bradley & Richard Dunbabin take on the Great South Run - Sam Cruickshank and Bridget Gould take part in Oxford Park Run whilst Rob Linnell and Dean Richens run the Harcourt Hill Park Run (see Recent Results - October 2016)

Forthcoming Club training sessions over the next week

Day Date Description of session
Tuesday October 25th


Effort session. This week it's a 8 x 3-minute sprints with 75 seconds rests

Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm.


Thursday October 27th


Circuit of Blenheim Park lasting 40/45 minutes

Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm


Saturday October 29th


Multi-terrain run lasting 65/70 minutes

Starting from Fern Cottage, Church Walk, Combe OX29 8NQ (Gilly & Steve Howell)at 9 am

Sunday October 30th


Multi-terrain run lasting 90/100 minutes

Starting from 8, Churchill Gate, Woodstock OX20 1QW (Neil Preddy)at 9 am

Forthcoming exercise classes & circuit training over the next week


New items in the week beginning Monday 24th October

(1) Abingdon Marathon Results - 23rd October (see Recent Results - October 2016)

(2) Great South Run Results - 23rd October (see Recent Results - October 2016)

(3) Oxford & Harcourt Hill Park Run Results - 22nd October (see Recent Results - October 2016)

(4) Oxford Road Race Grand Prix Team & Individual Standings after Hanney 5 (see Oxon Road Race Grand Prix)

Members' forthcoming birthdays

Birthday Date Name
October 30th Ralf Arneil
November 1st Karen Jenkins
November 2nd James Bolton
November 7th Susan Harrison (HON)
November 9th Andy Gleeson

Club Handicap Competition & Oxon Road Race Grand Prix News 2016

24th September: After Woodstock 12,race 16 of the 19 remaining Handicap Competition races, Ralf Arneil is still ahead on 283 points from 12 races. Dave Cantwell has also completed 12 races and is 8 points behind Ralf. However, Jake Harrison on 262 points has one race in hand and could overtake both Ralf and Dave by the end of the competition. James Bolton is lurking in 4th place on 247 points, has competed 13 races but still has a chance of 2nd or 3rd.

Our men are back on top of the Grand Prix table after the results at Woodstock 12 just 2 points clear of Headington. Our girls hold on to 3rd place.

James Bolton & Dave Cantwell are still 1st & 2nd in the individual table, Jake Harrison is 6th, Rob Webster 13th, Ralf Arneil 14th, Bryan Vaughan 19th and Kevin Game 20th. Zoe White is our leading lady in 11th, Denise Bridges is 12th & Jessica Webb 14th.

1st September:In the Grand Prix our men have dropped to 2nd place after Hook Norton 6 and are just 1 point adrift of Headington but with 6 races still to count. Our girls keep their 3rd place 4 points behind Hook Norton Harriers.

In the individual competition James Bolton and Dave Cantwell are still 1st & 2nd in the men's contest, Rob Webster is 3rd and Jake Harrison 14th. Ralf Arneil and Bryan Vaughan are now in the top 25 in 21st & 24th respectively. Denise Bridges is still our leading lady in 9th, Zoe White is 11th, Jess Webb 12th and Bridget Gould 19th.

Ralf has extended his lead over Dave in the Handicap competition to 8 points both having completed 10 races, Jake is 3rd 17 points behind Dave with 1 race in hand and James is just 1 point behind Jake from 11 completed races.

1st August: After Hornton 6 James Bolton and Dave Cantwell are still 1st & 2nd in The Oxon Road Race Grand Prix individual standings with Jake Harrison 9th, Rob Webster 13th and Kevin Game 23rd.

Denise Bridges is our leading lady in 5th, Jess Webb is 8th, Zoe White 12th and Bridget Gould 16th.

In the team competition our men now lead and our women are 3rd.

15th July: The Club Handicap competition is hotting up with Ralf Arneil two points ahead of Dave Cantwell who is one point in front of Jake Harrison all with 7 qualifying races

Both men's and women's teams are 2nd in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix competition after race 7 at Didcot. James Bolton and Dave Cantwell are 1st & 2nd in the individual men's competition with Jake 12th, Kevin Game 19th and Rob Webster 20th. Denise Bridges leads our girls in 3rd, Zoe White is 9th and Bridget Gould 23rd.

7th June: After race 8, the Banbury 5, Ralf Arneil has taken the lead in the Club Handicap competition and leads Dave Cantwell by 4 points. Both have completed 5 qualifying races. Rob Webster with 5 races is third 12 points behind Dave

In the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix our men are 2nd= with Oxford City just 2 points behind Headington after race 5 at Cottisford 5K. Our girls are lying 4th. In the men's individual standings with the best 3 of 5 races to count, James Bolton is 2nd, Dave Cantwell 3rd, Rob Linnell 11th, Rob Webster 17th and Sam Cruickshank 22nd. Jess Webb leads the women's table, Denise Bridges is 9th, Bridget Gould 16th and Zoe White 18th.

28th April: With just one race from three to count in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix competition our men are equal 1st with Oxford City and Alchester RC all teams having won one event. Our women are 2nd equal with Hook Norton and Abingdon behind leaders Headington.

James Bolton has risen to 3rd in the individual men's tables, Dave Cantwell is 8th & James Leavesley 16th with just 1 race to count from 3.Jess Webb is still 1st and Denise Bridges 9th in the women's tables.

After Race 4 in the Club Handicap competition, Dave Cantwell is 23 points clear of Ralf Arneil who is 2 points ahead of Jess Webb although the latter two have one race in hand.

17th April: Dave Cantwell is still leading the Club Handicap competition after Race 3 the County Road Relays. Rob Webster is 7 points adrift in 2nd having taken over from Denise Bridges after her injury and Jake Harrison is a further 10 points behind in 3rd.

3rd April: After race 2 in the Club Handicap competition, Dave Cantwell leads the league table from Denise Bridges & Rob Webster.

Our men have moved up to 1st= in the Grand Prix League tables whilst our women are now 3rd.In the individual standings Denise Bridges is 3rd and Jess Webb 12th with Caeron Phillips just outside the top 25.Dave Cantwell leads the men's push in 3rd, Rob Webster is 8th, James Bolton 15th, Alan Harrison 18th and James Leavesley 21st.

20th March: Dave Cantwell, James Leavesley, Rob Webster and Alan Harrison made up our men's team placing us 5th in the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix after just one event. Denise Bridges, Zoe White and Paula Booth made up our girls' team who lie 4th in the GP. Dave, James & Denise are 1st, 2nd & 3rd respectively in the Club Handicap competition


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