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 – 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 – 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 2016

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October Heroes   October kicked off with a bit of an epic as Andy Sprague travelled to the Lake District to take part in the 3 x 3000 ultra, a fell race over three Cumbrian peaks with summits topping 3000 feet, hence the name. The course covered 80k, 50 miles, of undulating terrain over Scafell […]

September 2016

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September Heroes   September started with the culmination of Telford AC’s popular Sexarathon Series with the sixth and final race, the Harper Scarper 5k, taking place in Newport. Stuart Perkins was first back for the club in 24th place in 17.40, Dave Norman was 35th in 18.22, Craig Brown was 48th in 18.59, Simon Hughes […]

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 […]

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 […]