Our final race of 2015 started in wintry showers. Matt Gunby, Kevin Quinn and Andrew Greenleaf set out at a blistering pace. Matt won the race in 31.26. Helen Palmer won the Ladies race in 36.28. Several trophies were not picked up - if you were in the top 7 men or women, top 3 men or women over 50, top 2 men or women over 60, or top man over 70 you can pick up your trophy at Run and Become, 4a Eccleston Street, SW1W 9LN from Tuesday 24th November to 8th December 2015. Well done to all the runners for braving the cold conditions. We look forward to seeing you all in 2016.
A mild cloudy morning in Battersea Park saw 144 runners complete the 10K. Mark Hobbs ran alone out at the front and won in 34.04. Meriel Holden ran a strong race to win the Ladies in 39.39. We only have one more race in 2015 - a 10K on Saturday 21st November at 8.30 am. Congratulations to all the runners.
A beautiful autumn morning saw 129 runners exert themselves round Battersea Park. Most had smiles on their faces, everyone did brilliantly.
Our final Monday evening race was another 3 x 1 mile relay which attracted 44 teams. Three men made the journey all the way from Lancaster and Morecambe to win in a time of 14.25. Highate Harriers won the All Ladies team event. Congratulations to all the runners. Photographs from recent races can be found: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/
On a beautiful summer morning 152 runners completed the flat, fast course in Battersea Park. Jonathan Poole won outright in a time of 31.47. Alex Gounelas won the Ladies race in 37.30. Well done to all runners! Our next 10K is on Saturday 3rd October. We hope to see you all then! Photographs: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/
On a warm breezy evening 218 runners completed the fast and flat 5K course in Battersea Park. John Franklin was the first to cross the finish line - he won in 15.23. Sarah Johnson was the fastest lady, finishing in 17.56. Congratulations to 13 year old Christopher Morris who won the Under 16 category in 19.39. This is the last 5K race of our summer season, but we still have a 3 x 1 mile relay next week on Monday 10th August. We also have a 10K race in Battersea Park this coming Saturday 8th August at 8am. Congratulations to all the runners! Photographs: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/
On a cool windy evening in Battersea Park 177 runners completed the 5K course. Jonathan Johnson won the race in 15.52 closely followed by Christopher Thomas in 15.57. Sophie Sheldrake won the Ladies race in 18.13. There was a great turnout in the Vet categories and today's Under 16 champion was Michelle Vogt. A special mention goes to David Tomkin from Ireland who ran his first ever race at the age of 67. Congratulations! Our next 5K is in one week's time on Monday 3rd August. On Monday 10th August we have another 3 x 1 mile relay race - so please plan your teams.
A great turnout of 70 teams made for a great atmosphere in Battersea Park for the 3 x 1 mile relay this evening. Clapham Chasers 1 won the race in 15.10 with Bryn Reynolds, James Rosenvinge and Martin Rutter. Fulham Force won the All Ladies race in 17.53. The team results and times are here and the individual mile times have been added. Congratulations to all the runners. We hope to see you next week for our 5k and remember, there is another Relay on Monday 10th August. Photographs: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/
On a cloudy humid evening 164 runners completed the 5K course in Battersea Park. Tom Martyn stormed in to win in 15.05. Also representing Hunters Bog Trotters, Georgia Tindley won the Ladies race in 17.46. Congratulations to all the runners.
On a glorious summer evening 159 runners completed the 5K course in Battersea Park. John Gilbert came in first in 15.27, with Megan De Silva finishing first lady in 18.33. Marie Synnott-Wells ran an excellent race to win the Vet 50 Ladies category in 19.56 (5th woman overall). The Vet categories were well represented with eight Vet 60 men and four Vet 70 men. We hope to see everyone next Monday for the next 5K. In two weeks time, on Monday 20th July, we have our first relay. Each team consists of 3 runners, and each runner runs a mile. Start preparing your team now!
We are experiencing glorious summer weather with temperatures around 30C in London right now. After a big thunderstorm last night the air was fresh and fragrant in Battersea Park this morning. Luke Penney won the race in 33.47 and Gillian Sanders won the Ladies race and came fourth overall in 35.02. Julia Davis came second in the Ladies race and seventh overall in 36.03. Congratulations to all the runners. Our next 10K is on August 8th but our Monday Night races start again in 2 days with a 5K. We look forward to seeing you all soon.
152 runners completed the 10K race this morning. As Battersea Park begins preparations for Formula E racing in 2 weeks time the conditions were perfect. John Franklin won the race in 32.30. Catherine Ansell finished first in the Ladies with a speedy 37.03. Congratulations to all runners. Our next 10K is on Saturday 4th July in Battersea Park. See you all soon.
On a cool and breezy evening 151 runners completed the race. Tom Martyn finished first in 14.54 and Stephanie Davis won the Ladies race in 17.06, closely followed by Tracy Barlow in 17.11. Our next race is a 10K this coming Saturday at 8am. Because of preparations for the Formula E race in Battersea Park our next Monday evening race is not until 6th July. See you all soon!
Despite wind and rain a very enthusiastic 144 runners set off from the start line. Adam Kirk-Smith came flying home in 9.36 followed by Rick Weston in 9.54. Stephanie Davis won the Ladies Race in a very impressive 10.54. Clare Elms won the Vet 50 Ladies Race in 11.25. Congratulations to Dulwich Runners for sending so many runners! Our next race is a 5K on Monday June 8th at 7pm - see you all there!
On a mild evening 122 runners completed the 5K race in Battersea Park. Tom Heslop came storming in at 15.49 closely followed by Samuel Barnes in 15.57. Lisa Rooney won the Ladies race in 18.59. Keith Newton won the Vet 50 race and came 5th overall in 16.51. Our next race is a 2 mile race on Monday 1st June at 7pm. See you all there!
On a fine summer evening, 175 runners turned up to complete our first 5 Kilometre race of 2015. Tom Martyn won the Men's race in 15.06. Our next race is on Monday 25th May at 7pm. See you all there!
Congratulations to everyone who ran the race this morning.
On a cool and breezy April morning, 124 runners crossed the finish line in our first 10K of the year. There was a very strong turnout from Clapham Chasers, but the winner was Miles Unterreiner from Oxford University in 31.36. The leading lady was Emma Burgess from Highate in 38.44. Congratulations to Andrew Dolecki on his first 10K ever. Also, good luck to Beth Cole and Eileen Edgeway who are heading out to Cambodia to do voluntary work. Our next race is a 10K on May 2nd at 8am as usual. We hope to see you all there!
Our first London race of 2015 took place on a cool cloudy morning in Battersea Park. There was a brief, light shower of rain halfway through the race but it didn't last long. Martin Dematteis ran a scorching pace out front on his own, finishing in a very respectable 51.40. Isobel Everest from Biggleswade AC won the Ladies race in 67.71. Our next race is a 10K on Saturday 4th April. We look forward to seeing everyone there!