The club has a number of favourite races where you will see a large 26.2 RRC turnout each year. These often appear in our Grand Prix and Club Championships. Below are just some of the races we take part in.
Each year you will see many 26.2 members participating in the London Marathon. Several lucky club members win their place through our marathon ballot. We provide bus transportation to the start from Surbiton and often help the runners celebrate with a party afterwards.
Club members regularly attend local parkruns. If you have not already heard of them, where have you been? These are very popular free weelky timed runs. The highest club attendance will normally be at Kingston parkrun. Almost every week you will find club members at:
See where we have all been this week on the 26.2 RRC Condolidated Club Report. It isn’t just the adult runs we are involved with. Many of our club members regularly volunteer at Surbiton Juniors parkrun.
David Denton’s Races
David organises a number of local races each year. These include:
- Tour of Epsom and Ewell – a series of five races over consecutive week nights.
- David Davies Nonsuch Relay – a favourite summer event.
- RonHill Surrey Classic – a series of three 10k races.
Check his website for more details: www.runningwithdavid.com
Green Belt Relay
The Green Belt Relay is a team relay around London. 11 runners in a team run one stage each on Saturday and Sunday to circumnavigate the capital. Each year we aim to enter 2 teams.
24 Hour Races
Each year we aim to participate in a 24 hour team relay. Several teams of club members camp in fields and take it in turns to run through the day and night. Events we have participated in include Thunder Run, Endure 24 and Cotswold 24.
Local Club Races
There are many local races, far too many to mention here. Those that see a regular turn out from the club each year include:
- Maidenhead Easter 10 (Good Friday)
- Hogsmill Ladies 5 – Epsom Oddballs (May)
- Claygate Country 5 (July)
- Cabbage Patch 10 (October)
- Wedding Day 7k – The Stragglers (July)
If you would like us to consider your club race for our competitions, please let us know.