The Oxford mail XC league has confirmed that round 1 will take place on the 3rd November. Please note dogs are not permitted on site.
Details about the fixture can be found here.
Maps of the course routes for the various races can be found here.
Some important info regarding road closures can be found here, please plan and allow extra time for travel to/from the venue.
Hill training – Northcroft
Karen will be holding regular hill training sessions at Northcroft on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am.
Please note sessions will not be held on weekends that XC races are taking place. Continue reading
The club has had a successful 2019 to date with lots of new club records been set across all areas of the club. Updated tables can be found in the following locations. Continue reading
The final version of the 2019 Road Running championship table (up to the final event 15, Tadley 10 mile) is linked below for final examination/fact checking.
If there are any errors or discrepancies on this table, please respond to Conor McGrory (firstname.lastname@example.org) with:
- Details of the error and correction required.
- Details of your race/time that require correction/insertion.
- An event race results URL for verifying your result.
Any discrepancies need to be raised before Sunday the 3rd of November 2019. After this time, the table will be closed and the results will be formally published as a final version.
With final (provisional) scores counted, the following athletes lead their respective tables:
Senior Male: James Knight (99 points).
Senior Female: Victoria Duncan (40 points).
Veteran Male: Wayne Lillis (99 points).
Veteran Female: Liz Harkness (60 points).
Mike Sheridan took the V70 victory in the Chicago marathon in a fantastic time of 3:04:55, breaking the previous club record by over 2 hours.
Greenham Trust Step up 4 good 10 km
James Knight won the race in 35:46, Tobias Allen set a new PB on his way to 2nd in 36:00, Jeff Bird was 4th/1st V40 in 37:26 and Rachel Allen was 22nd/2nd lady in 44:23. Continue reading
Marathon legend Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to run a sub-2 hour marathon on Saturday 12 October 2019. This event will be televised on the BBC red button. The time of the event is TBC and viewers should check with the BBC for the exact time of the event (likely to be between 05-0900 hrs).
Loch Ness Marathon
Alexandra Bettley finished 640th with a 3:48:01
Mike Wheeler was 71st in 3:11:22 and Hannah Rees was 348th in 3:45:08
Stephen Ferriday finished 65th in 1:38:06 Continue reading
The majority of the 2019/2020 XC season fixtures are now confirmed and can be found here. Please add them to your diary.
We had a hugely successful league season with a great turn out for all fixtures last year and it would be great have that again.
Phil Marshall & E-J Bailey will automatically enter anyone who ran an Oxford Mail league race last year into the 2019/20 league.
They will also enter anyone that they have spoken directly to already, but if there is anyone who is new or returning to cross country and wants to race (it’s free for all competing members) , please let them know.
Mark Flitton completed the Berlin Marathon in 2:59.31, finishing in 2227th position.
Great Scotish Run Half Marathon
Alex Muir completed the Great Scotish Run Half Marathon held in Glasgow in 1:13:15, finishing 52nd out of 8113 runners. Continue reading