Weekly news 7/8

The counties longest running race held since 1961, the Cranham 5.8 Mile Boundary Chase returned to it's original format of being on the road. After recent years of the course being off road, it consisted of one loop on the road and then finishing back on the cricket pitch grounds via a hilly ascent that... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 24/07

Gordon Sinclair, one of the cities most durable and successful sprinters from his days at Brockworth School in the 1970's to his honours strewn campaign in the veteran age group hasĀ  died recently.A key member of the nationally ranked Gloucester Athletic Club squads of the 1980's, he amassed many wins and points in the sprints,... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 17/07

After their team victory in the Gloucester 10K, Severn Athletic Club followed up with a win in the Forest Of Dean's top road race, the Blaisdon 10K, which they last won in 2015.Alex Lee(V40 Western Tempo) led all the way winning in 33:46. Second Marcus Bennetto(Forest Of Dean) in 36:28, third Robert Deller(Dursley RC) in... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 10/7

Severn Athletic Club's recent signing Steve Kenyon led the club home for the third consecutive race in the Frampton 10K. He ran in the second group of runners until half way behind the leading three of winner Lee Stopford(Stroud AC) 31:49, second Ben Price(Western Tempo) 32:04 & Richard Dare(Western Tempo) 33:10. Kenyon's calculated pace proved... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 25/06

Severn Athletic Club's new signing Steve Kenyon made an auspicious debut in the Bourton Hilly Half Marathon which includes the demanding climb up the Cotswold Scarp. The route took the runners up the legendary steeps (the first of two major climbs) and eventually out towards Sherborne. After looping back up the second major climb toward... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 19/06

Archie Fox and Jim Smith won their first open races in the Sharpness-Gloucester Tow Path races. In the 16 mile race Fox led from the gun increasing his lead throughout to win in 1 Hour 48 minutes 58 seconds. Recent signing Graeme Brand was 10th in 2:24:22.Over 40 veteran James Smith adopted the same front... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 12/06

Severn Athletic Club captain James Rose had a tough battle to maintain his club road race supremacy in the last race of the Hereford 5K series.Winter recruit Archie Fox(27) has been steadily improving since starting running, establishing himself as a regular team scorer in the cross-country season. His summer target is a sub 17 minute... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 05/06

Severn Athletic Club's Dan Nurse added to a growing list of podium places in the Vet40 age group. Following up his age group win at the Dymock Half Marathon he finished sixth and first Vet40 in the Stroud 7.2 Mile Beer Race in a time of 45 minutes 17 seconds. Stroud 7.2 Mile Beer Race:... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 30/05

Severn Athletic Club completed a hat trick of team victories in the Dymock half Marathon. Improving Dan Nurse led the team home. He headed the field over the first nine miles of the demanding undulating course. John Hand(Almost Athletes) passed him opening up a significant gap which Nurse's finishing effort couldn't effect. Nurse finished second... Continue Reading →

Weekly news 22/05

Severn Athletic Club'sGreg Leyshon(72), prominent in local distance running in all age groups since the 1970's was thwarted in his ambition to reap further success when he entered the 70-74 age group by lockdown. Undeterred he maintained his training, running virtual races and socially distanced in good times. In the Tewkesbury Half Marathon his patience... Continue Reading →

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