Category Archives: Races

Green Belt Relay 2018

This weekend we are sending out 2 teams of 11 runners to complete a 220 mile lap of London as part of the Green Belt Relay.

Spectators are welcome at any point on the relay so if you fancy a day out, why not come and support. We will all be gathering at the end of the relay for a celebratory BBQ at the Hawker Centre from 5.30pm on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to come along and join whether you ran, supported or stayed home.

Our runners are shown below. You can see the full content in a Google sheet.

Imber Court Relays

Imber Court Relays are an invitational event. Please get in touch if you would like your running club to be considered for invitation.

26.2 members should sign up to volunteer or run here: Imber Court Relays – 26.2 Sign Up

26.2 Road Running Club are pleased to confirm that we will be hosting the Imber Court Relays again in 2018. The relays will be held on Tuesday 26th June and will start at 7.30pm with registration available from 6pm.

Imber Court Relays 2018 – Sign up

Each year we hold a relay event for local running clubs and this year we will be hosting the event at Imber Court for the second time. This is an invitational event which was previously held in Horton Country Park.

The relays will be held on Tuesday 26th June and will start at 7pm.

Teams will consist of four runners and each will complete the 1.6 mile course over  flat but varied terrain before handing over to their team mates. There will be prizes for the fastest teams in a variety of categories

26.2 RRC will be entering teams but we also need volunteers to manage the start, the relay hand over, finish area and of course marshals on the course itself

Please sign up to volunteer or run at: 

>>> Imber Court 2018 Sign Up <<<

Fleet Half Marathon 2018

After the snow postponed and removed Fleet half from the Grand Prix and Club Championship, a reduced 26.2 team was present. Well done to the runners who made it, especially to Steves Ramek and Stopford who ran only a week after competing at the London marathon.

Fleet Half Marathon

29 Apr 2018 – Half Marathon

Position Runner Gun Time Actual Time PB?*
1 Steven Ramek 01:25:06
2 Geoff Tookey 01:32:40 Yes
3 Paul Wallis 01:37:41 Yes
4 Brian Merritt 01:37:47 Yes
5 Peter Grecian 01:38:16
6 John Reardon 01:38:45
7 Ed Rowland 01:40:55
8 Richard Tomes 01:41:44 Yes
9 Matthew Hoare 01:43:03 Yes
10= Daisy Street 01:46:32
10= Matthew Pritchard 01:46:32
12 Laura Hooke 01:46:33 Yes
13 Nicholas Murray 01:50:19 Yes
14 Stephanie Harvey 01:50:23 Yes
15 Cass Brewer 02:02:17 Yes
16 Laurie Johnston 02:03:45
17 Vicky Gardner 02:05:01
18 Steve Stopford 02:07:09 Yes

London Marathon 2018

Well done to all runners who took part in London Marathon*. We had a big club showing with 27 finishers and many more members lining the route in support. Our runners suffered the hot conditions and still came away with great results.

Results have been added below. If anyone if found to be missing please let us know.

* other marathons are also available 🙂

London Marathon

22 Apr 2018 – Marathon

Position Runner Gun Time Actual Time PB?*
1 Steven Ramek 03:07:58 Yes
2 Alastair McGeoch-Williams 03:11:19
3 Nathan Sayers 03:13:00
4 Tim Bartholomew 03:17:28 Yes
5 Christopher Hutchinson 03:18:38
6 Anthony Whelan 03:19:48 Yes
7 Edward Francis 03:30:08 Yes
8 Dominic Woodbridge 03:35:44 Yes
9 Joe Chang 03:39:43
10 Victoria Haslam 03:44:14 Yes
11 Daisy Street 04:10:09 Yes
12 Carla Cotton 04:15:18 Yes
13 Rike Jones 04:16:37 Yes
14 Andrea Bennett 04:24:26
15 James Walsh 04:32:40 Yes
16 Fiona Watters 04:42:28 Yes
17 Josie Shepherd 04:43:25 Yes
18 Sian Thomas 05:03:31 Yes
19 Sara Humphreys 05:08:49 Yes
20 Steve Stopford 05:09:02 Yes
21 Nina Kale 05:14:11 Yes
22 Ann Bath 05:34:23
23 Ross Cameron 05:46:56 Yes
24 Beverly Gow 06:15:54 Yes
25 Kate Back 06:17:21 Yes
26 Chris Gosling 06:56:33
27 Leah Currie 07:13:37
28 Karen Hardy 07:32:43

Blackpool Marathon

22 Apr 2018 – Marathon

Position Runner Gun Time Actual Time PB?*
1 Peter Grecian 03:40:18
2 Matthew Pritchard 03:46:48 Yes
3 Daniel Hookey 04:04:36 Yes

Southampton Marathon

22 Apr 2018 – Marathon

Position Runner Gun Time Actual Time PB?*
1 Craig Bowdery 04:25:46 Yes

River Relay 2018

The club are looking to once again send a number of teams to the River Relay on Sunday 9th September.

This is a 5 stage baton relay along the banks of the Thames, with legs ranging from 4.4 miles to 6.5 miles, from Boveney to the Hawker Centre. Full details on this link:

>>Sign up!<<

Register your interest today so that we can start planning for this fantastic event.

 

Grand Prix 2017/18 – Final tables

The 2017/18 Grand Prix season has drawn to a close, with 124 members competing over 11 races. The competition is designed to test runners over the full spectrum of events, from the club mile to the Reigate half, from the Titsey 10k trail race to the Maidenhead Easter 10, runners are required to adapt to the changeable terrain and conditions.

This year saw the overall positions changing up until the finish line on the final race at Maidenhead. Congratulations to everyone who took part and let’s hope for another fantastic contest over the 2018/19 season.

Final positions

Past the Post  
  Women Men
1st Victoria Haslam Alastair McGeoch-Williams
2nd Daisy Street Anthony Whelan
3rd Carla Cotton Steve Ramek
     
Age Graded  
  Women Men
1st Victoria Haslam Steve Ramek
2nd Andrea Bennett Mark Cannings
3rd Daisy Street Alastair McGeoch-Williams

Full results available here

Grand Prix 2018/19 – Events 1 to 4

Start planning your diaries, the new Grand Prix season will soon be upon us. Here’s the current line-up:

  • GP1 – Club 1 mile Championship – Wednesday 13th June 2018 (note revised date)
  • GP2 – Harry Hawkes 10m – Sunday 24th June 2018 (club 10m championship)
  • GP3 – Elmbridge 10k – Sunday 22nd July 2018 (club 10k championship)
  • GP4 – Perseverance Wimbledon 5k dash – Sunday 12th August 2018

More details including how to enter each event are on the Grand Prix page. You will also find details of any discounts available.

The remaining 8 events will be announced over the coming months.

Grand Prix – Fleet Half Marathon

Following the announcement of the rescheduled date for the Fleet Half Marathon, we have decided to drop this race from the Grand Prix calendar for this year. This is on the basis that a significant proportion of entrants will be running marathons in April, and we do not wish to put our members under any undue pressure or stress. As such, the 2017/18 GP season will be based on the best 8 out of 11 races, and there will be no half marathon club championship.

Imber Court Relays – 26th June 2018

A date for your diary – This year we will once again be hosting a team relay at Imber Court, Molesey

The event will take place on the evening of Tuesday 26th June and will see local clubs invited to race 1.6 miles around Imber Court. Each team of 4 runners will compete in various categories. Last year the event was very well received by the other clubs and is now established as a replacement for the Horton Park event.

26.2 RRC will be entering teams but we will also need marshals and helpers for various roles before the event is held and on the evening itself.

The race begins at 7pm and follows a flat all terrain course around Imber Court and along the River Mole.

Imber Court will be putting on a BBQ for the post run social event and there is the cheap club bar available as well

More details to follow nearer the time.