DK runners relish London Marathon return

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On Sunday 3rd October, eleven members from DK Running Club members took part in the London Marathon which finally returned in force after a 889-day break due to Covid. Over 36,000 runners completed the 26.2 mile course from Blackheath to the Mall as the crowds, albeit in reduced numbers, returned to the capital’s streets. Proudly […]

Relay action for DK

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Dudley Kingswinford runners turned out to Sutton Park to take part in the Midland Road Relays on Saturday 25th September. Two DK ladies teams of 4 runners each ran a challenging circuit of just over 4k with the men’s team of 6 runners running just under 6k. Team members were Jan Burbie, Hilary Fellows, Claire […]

A busy weekend for DK runners

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The weekend started with the annual Gavin Tipper 5k race on Friday 10th September held at Dudley Kingswinford Rugby Club in memory of Gavin Tipper. Proceeds for the event go to local charity Action Heart. It was the first event to be held by DK since the start of the pandemic and runners were out […]

DK runners return to race action

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DK Running Club members are returning to regular race action with more events being held after Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. On Sunday 22 August five members of the Wall Heath-based club took part in the Vitality Big Half marathon in London. Graham and Lisa Avery, Claire Hancox, Lisa Mason and Kathryn Purslow were among […]

Bumble Bimble

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Well done to Jan Burbie, Claire Hancox, Karen Flint and Jacqui Elson-Whittaker who took part in the Bumble Bimble run on 27th June 2021. There are two choices of distance, 5 and 10 miles, which are both challenging trail runs around the countryside around Dodford and Chaddesley Corbett. The event is organised by local trail […]

DK goes litter picking

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A group of DK runners completed 2 hours of litter picking around the roads by the club and collected 17 bags of rubbish! Top find was a five pound note and the oddest was a teacup and a roll of wallpaper! They were rewarded with a refreshing pint back at the club afterwards. Well done […]