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 […]

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 […]

DK runners get off to flying cross country start

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The start of the cross country running season saw a strong performance by Dudley Kingswinford (DK) Running Club at Coundon Hall Park, Coventry on Saturday 9th November. The Hoops fielded several men’s and women’s teams with all club members running well in difficult wet, muddy and cold conditions. Paula Alder, Helen Bingham, Claire Hancox, Kelly Idoine […]

DK runners overcome mountain marathon challenge

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THREE WOMEN from Dudley Kingswinford (DK) Running Club took on one of the UK’s most formidable marathons on Saturday (26th October). Samantha Hemming, Vanessa Harris and Farrah Hunter-Coley travelled to north Wales to represent the Hoops at the Snowdonia Marathon. As icy rain lashed down, the three Black Country athletes set off with over 2,000 […]

DK runners come out on top in Stourport

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Twenty-eight Dudley Kingswinford (DK) Running Club athletes finished strongly in the Almost 8k race in Stourport today (20 October) scooping both the Men’s and Women’s fastest team prizes. Jacqui Elson-Whittaker was the fastest finisher in the 50 plus age group on a challenging route while Jane Campbell came top in the 60 plus age group. […]