X Country

XC dates and venues – season 2017/18

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Following on from the AGM of the Birmingham Cross Country League please note the following dates for next season’s men’s fixtures. 11/11/17 – @ Telford AC 2/12/17 – @ Stratford 13/1/18 – @ Kings Heath 10/2/18 – @ CLC Striders And the league is made up of the following clubs: Black Pear Joggers, Bournville Harriers, […]

Heroes In Hoops

Heroes in Hoops – March

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The first cab off the rank was a small group who travelled to Cornwall to take part in the Cousin Jack Classic, a 17 mile race from St Ives to St Just following the coastal path over some rough terrain covering 3334 feet of elevation. James Wright came home in 5th place in 2.55.24, Andy […]

Heroes In Hoops

Heroes in Hoops – February

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February kicked off with the Stourbridge Stagger with plenty of blue hoops in attendance, Kevin Duckworth was first back in 25th place in 1.07.09, Mick Quane was 49th in 1.12.24, Mark Homer claimed 63rd position in 1.14.11, Helen Tromans claimed 1st in her age group and 84th overall in 1.16.28, Richard Jones finished in 1.19.35 […]

Heroes In Hoops

Heroes in Hoops – January

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The year got of to its usual start with the club hosting their annual New Years Day Handicap but there was a low turn out and only guests from Sedgley Striders and Tipton Harriers made the numbers respectable. And it was another low key weekend with only Dave Norman pulling on the hoops and racing […]

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Heroes In Hoops – December

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It was on to Stratford upon Avon for round two of the cross country league with both the men’s and women’s races taking place at the same venue, Welcombe Hills, there was plenty of support and it was certainly needed over a taxing, undulating course with the location living up to it’s name, there were […]

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Heroes In Hoops – November

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It was a quiet start to the month with little on the calendar for athletes from Dudley Kingswinford Running Club to get involved in, many decided to keep their powder dry in anticipation of the cross country season, but there were still opportunities to race if people looked hard enough with Simon Blizzard looking north […]

Grand Prix

Grand Prix Update (April2017)

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After a flurry of Grand Prix activity over recent weeks it’s about time we had another update as things have certainly changed with people bagging PB’s a plenty and bonus points for cross country races and relay appearances. Andy Weaver has taken advantage of his years in the wilderness and taken a huge lead by […]