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Last updated on Sunday 19th July 2015 at 07:11 - Rob Linnell takes 3rd V40 honours at Oxford Park Run whilst Susan Haines jogs the course at Abingdon with friends - James Bolton is 2nd overall and 1st V40 at Waddesdon 5K where Carey Gray takes 1st V55 honours and Susan Haines is 3rd LV55 - Ralf Arneil tackles the tough Race to the Stones 100K (see Recent Results - July 2015)

MS is away now until 31st July. Please send your results as normal and the website will be updated on his return

Forthcoming training sessions over the next two weeks

Day Date Description of session
Sunday July 19th Multi-terrain run lasting 90/100 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Monday July 20th Circuit Training with Roger Bradley.
Friars Court, Clanfield starting at 7 pm until 8 pm (cost 5:00) website link here
Tuesday July 21st Effort session. This week it's 10 x 600m reps with 200m jog recovery
Starting from Marlborough School track at 6:30 pm
Wednesday July 22nd 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 July 23rd Multi-terrain run lasting 45/50 minutes
Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm
Saturday July 25th Multi-terrain run lasting 65/70 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Sunday July 26th Multi-terrain run lasting 90/100 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Monday July 27th Circuit Training with Roger Bradley.
Friars Court, Clanfield starting at 7 pm until 8 pm (cost 5:00) website link here
Tuesday July 28th Effort session. This week it's 15 x 400m reps with 90 seconds rests
Starting from Marlborough School track at 6:30 pm
Wednesday July 29th 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 July 30th Multi-terrain run lasting 45/50 minutes
Starting from Blenheim Park Town Gate at 6:30 pm
Saturday August 1st Multi-terrain run lasting 65/70 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Sunday August 2nd Multi-terrain run lasting 90/100 minutes
Starting from The Marlborough School, Woodstock at 9 am
- REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Monday August 3rd Circuit Training with Roger Bradley.
Friars Court, Clanfield starting at 7 pm until 8 pm (cost 5:00) website link here
Tuesday August 4th Effort session. This week it's 15 x 400m reps with 60 seconds rests
Starting from Marlborough School track at 6:30 pm

New items in the week beginning Monday 13th July 2015

(1) Oxford & Abingdon Park Run Results - 18th July (see FRecent Results - July 2015)

(2) Waddesdon 5K Results - 15th July (see Recent Results - July 2015)

(3) Race to the Stones 100K Results - 11th/12th July (see Recent Results - July 2015)

(4) Updated Club Handicap competition League Tables after Waddesdon 5K (see Harriers Handicap Scheme)

(5) Oxon Road Race Grand Prix Team and Individual League Tables after Thame 10K (see Oxon Road Race Grand Prix)

(6) Oxfordshire Running News Blog - Click here -


Members' forthcoming birthdays

Birthday Date Name
July 25th George White (Junior)
August 4th Rob Linnell
August 6th Sarah Kerswell
August 14th Brian O'Connor
August 19th Dan Blackburn


More News 2015

30th April 2015: After round 4 of the Oxon Road Race Grand Prix competition our men are 2nd and our girls 3rd allowing for the best 2 of the 4 results so far (Charlton Mota-Vation).In the individual competition James Bolton and Kevin Game are 1st & 2nd with Brian O'Connor 8th and Dave Cantwell 11=. In the women's competition Jess Webb is 5th. Danise Bridges 7th and Katherine Bates 11th.

In the Club Handicap competition Alan Harrison leads by 7 points from Dan Eisenhandler after 8 of the 21 qualifying races. Adrian Smith is 20 points behind Dan all three having completed 6 races with the best 12 to count. The next competition race is the Thame 10K on 28th June.


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.


 
   
     

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