Terry remembers – Venice 10K, 2019

I did the Venice 10k in October last year. This is what it will be like for if you go this year or in some year in the future. You will be starting in Mestre, the functional mainland city across the waterfrom the Venetian islands. An early morning in San Giuliano Park, with 12,000runners looking …

Claremont Positive Thoughts Survey Results

Jamie Harding asked us all to think positively and fill in a survey on our favourite things about running and Claremont Road Runners. I think that quite a few missed it as he put it in the same email as his interval session! Anyway, a big thank you to everyone who took part in the …

Claremont interval sessions – a photographic tribute

Many will be missing Wednesday interval sessions and specifically their wonderful locations.  Richard Slack is, so he has had a run around some of the locations taking photographs and sends this:   “I did have a run to the (legendary) abutment on Friday and this email now explains why……..   Whilst virtual intervals have kept …

Claremont Lockdown Bingo

To amuse ourselves for the next few weeks of lockdown, your team captains invite you to a game of Lockdown Bingo! Click on the image below to get your very own Claremont Lockdown Bingo Card. There is a different task per square and the idea is that you have the month to get a full …

Claremont in Lockdown Weeks 5 & 6

Doesn’t time fly when you are having fun? Looking back, we seem to have packed quite a lot into the last 2 weeks – we have completed running 1 kilometre in our homes, done a treasure hunt, had our first ever virtual handicap and social, spelt out Claremont Road Runners in streets signs and visited …

Street Sign Challenge

The challenge to spell out “Claremont” or “Claremont Road Runners” has so far been taken up by quite a few members and, I think, all have enjoyed it. It takes more planning than you might think and some letters are quite difficult to get in certain areas – it seems that there are no Us …

Taking those first steps …

One side effect of the current lockdown is that many people are going out for a daily exercise when they may have not had time before due to work and life pressures. Our very own Heather Steel has written this article that may well encourage them to try running! Click here for an interesting read …

Virtual Spring Handicap, 27th April 2020

As we have had to leave the Town Moor cows grazing on the hills in peace, this year’s Spring Handicap has been a virtual affair. The protocol was to run 5K on a course that had as much up as down and submit your time. Amazingly, 46 runners took part, running in a variety of …

Claremont Treasure Hunt

Our Ladies’ Captain, Nina Jensen, set us the challenge of finding and photographing 5 things on our runs/walks: 1. Something (sky)blue2. A postbox3. Something beginning with c4. Something that made us smile5. Artwork It certainly added some interest to the daily exercise and I enjoyed it – hope you did too. Here are some results.

Clap for Claremont

We thought it would be nice if Club could collectively raise some money for NHS or charity. Janet Palmer has suggested that, to give it a running theme, we could donate based on mileage. How to do it: 1. Keep record of your mileage.2. Decide how much you want to donate per mile ie. if …

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