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Heroes In Hoops (August 2016)

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August kicked off with the short journey to Mary Steven’s Park for the Stourbridge Stagger. The 10k race over a difficult, undulating course run on farm tracks, public footpaths and fields is always a good test but the warm conditions and overgrown hedgerows made it a tougher test than in previous years. Despite the added […]

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Heroes In Hoops (July 2016)

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July started with a big weekend of distance running, Sally McConville took part in the Eastridge Trail Half Marathon finishing in 2.37.35 to take 84th place of the 92 runners completing the 13.1 mile distance over hilly terrain. Meanwhile a group were completing lap after lap of the track at Wolverhampton’s Aldersley stadium in the […]

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Heroes In Hoops (June 2016)

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June started with a whimper as there was very little to for athletes to get their teeth into in the early part of the month, those looking for competition were forced to travel a little further afield, try something a little more low key or something completely different if they wanted to race. Sarah Cox […]

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Heroes In Hoops (May 2016)

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May traditionally starts with the DK 10k and after a long and tiring day for most behind the scenes the racing got underway on a warm, pleasant evening. Rob Sannwald was first back for the club in 38.42, closely followed by Simon Blizzard in 39.48 and Stuart Perkins in 39.55. Mark Homer finished in 41.10, […]

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Heroes In Hoops (April 2016)

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There were plenty of hoops on show as April kicked off with the Midland Counties Road Relays at Sutton Park. With the men running 12 stages and the ladies running 6 legs there was competition for places and with both entering A and B teams there were 36 places up for grabs.   In the […]

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Heroes In Hoops (March 2016)

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With most of the mud behind us it was on to the tarmac in March with a group travelling to Wales to take part in the Rhayader 20, a classic pre marathon prep race around the Elan Valley Reservoirs. Simon Hughes was first back for the club in 2.21.11 to take 25th place, Darran Bishop […]

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Heroes In Hoops (February 2016)

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The month kicked off with a wet Stourbridge Stagger after more than 24 hours of constant rainfall  ensured that conditions would be, at best, testing and at worst bottomless. James Wright was first home for the blue hoops in 22nd place in 1.14.08, however things could have been so different as Wright was in the […]