Author Archive | Ady King

Around and About (13th October 2019)

Felbrigg trail run Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Sunday 6 October – highly recommended run on lovely tracks. 5km Chris Chorley 23.44, Bobbie 29.59, Philip Neave 35.25. King’s Forest half marathon Jules Rickards reports: Today (Saturday), I ran this race on a beautiful route through the forest.  I was one of five Black Dogs, and lovely to see lots […]

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Around and about (6th October 2019)

Great Barrow Challenge Half Marathon Martyn Woodgate reports: Toby Craig and I represented the Black Dogs at the Great Barrow Challenge half marathon (Saturday 5 October). Now running a 10k loop system, runners can choose to run a 5/10k, half or full marathon, returning to the start point after each loop.  It’s an undulating course […]

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Around and about (29th September 2019)

RAF Honington 10k Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Wednesday 18 September; a bit hot with some gunfire thrown in; 47 Chris Chorley 44.48; 91 Bobbie 53.16; 120 Chris Harbord 77.45. Thompson 5/10k Sarah Sparkes reports: On 22 September, Phillip Neave completed the 5k, Then Robbie James, Chris Chorley Simon Sparkes and me, completed the 10k.  A fantastic race – very friendly, beautiful […]

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Around and about (21st September 2019)

Third of the Coltishall 10k series Rachel Hirst reports: It was hot, windy (always is) and well organised with over 700 runners. Thirteen Black Dogs (most of them pictured below) took part with Jason Hurst the first of them home in 41:02. Bobbie Sauerzapf was the first lady Black Dog finishing in 53:37. The full results […]

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Around and About (15th September 2019)

Newton’s Fraction half marathon Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Well organised trot in the countryside around Grantham on Sunday 8 September. Two humongous hills but a cracking day for a run.  Chris Chorley 64 1.37.41 chip/1.38.00 gun, Bobbie 195 1.59.44/2.00.07 Both first in age category. Kings of the Castle Paul Bird reports: On Thursday (12 Sep) we ran the […]

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Around and About (8th September 2019)

Great North Run Congratulations to the five Black Dogs who travelled up for the iconic Great North Run half marathon. Here they are: Matt Ife 01:59:05, Robin Farrar 2:16:28 (for a gold age grading and a two-year PB), Graham Sampson 2:33:08, Doug Gladwin 2:40:40, fudge Farrar 2:47:46. Rendlesham Trail Marathon Stuart Young reports: Alice and […]

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Around and about (1st September 2019)

Stu’s 300th Stuart Young reports: Thank you to the 45 black dogs and others who came along and shared some cake (courtesy of Alice and Louise) and a few laughs. As someone pointed out “that is a lot of Saturday morning lay-ins you could’ve had”. Marham 5k Bobbie Sauerzapf reports: Chris and I ran this 5km […]

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Around and About (25th August 2019)

Malham fell race Jo Andrews reports: Tess and I competed in our first ever fell race today in scorching conditions. We had to run up those hills behind us in the photo which were a lot steeper than they look!  We were 1st under 14 girl and 1st lady respectively.   Cromer Carnival run Bobbie Sauerzapf […]

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Training Payments Update

We now have just over 100 members who are part of the payment training scheme. If you have not yet joined then please consider doing so as it really saves our cashiers significant time after each training session. To find out more and join the scheme please visit our webpage; Please note it does take […]

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Around and About (12th August 2019)

Lincoln parkrun Sarah Wilby reports: When visiting my cousin in Lincoln, I couldn’t bear a week without running. I asked on a FB group for sight-impaired runners if anyone knew of local parkruns with guides available. We had a practice run with a local guide which went so well, we did Lincoln parkrun together; a […]

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