Race Reports

2017

2017 London Marathon Veteran Horsham runner Colin Shaw took on his sixth London Marathon last week and in doing so raised over £2000 for Macmillan Cancer research. The 74 year old member of Mel's Milers, the Christ's Hospital based running club, had qualified in the...

2016

2016 Downland Devil 9 - 4th Dec If you don't understand why it's called the Downland Devil, you just have to come and run it. Breathtaking scenery with views from the top of the Sussex Downs of the sea and the whole of the Weald to the north, but boy have you got to...

2015

2015 River Thames Half Marathon - 18th Oct Congratulations to our half marathoners... Etonman Triathlon - 13th June On Saturday 13th June Isobel & Karen took part in the Etonman middle distance triathlon (half iron distance). The day was overcast, a little drizzly and...

2014

2014 Alf Shrubb Memorial - 26th October On Sunday 26th October under overcast skies, no less than 12 Mel's Milers competed in the Alf Shrubb Memorial 5 mile run. The course is 2 laps of undulating off-road terrain with one stile to negotiate, starting at Slinfold...

London Marathon

London Marathon Five Mel's Milers completed the London Marathon this year with the most improved runner being Sharon Frankland, who completed the race in 3hrs 59mins. Other members were Sarah Curran (4hrs 01min), Fiona McDougall (4hrs 11mins), Robin Fairhurst (4hrs...

Worthing Christmas Cracker : 5th December 2009

Worthing Christmas Cracker : 5th December 2009 To get Christmas off to a good start twelve little elves from Mel's Milers ran the ladies only 10k race along the seafront at Worthing. The red shorts and pointy ears got them noticed and did not detract from some good...

Barns Green Half Marathon : 1st November 2009

Barns Green Half Marathon : 1st November 2009 A good turn-out of Mel's Milers this year at our local race despite the awful weather. Well done to the everyone who ran, and the club supporters, who were nicely distributed along the course keeping the spirits up and...

London Duathlon : 13th September 2009

London Duathlon : 13th September 2009 This summer saw a rush of bike buying as all those pub cycle rides turned some runners into a bunch of budding duathloners. An impressive 9 club members made it to the start line of the London Duathlon in Richmond Park on 13th...

Southwater Triathlon : 6th September 2009

Southwater Triathlon : 6th September 2009 Well done to the three Mel's Milers who took the plunge in this year's local triathlon relay. Anna, Clare and Victoria - we admire your bravery in getting into that cold, murky lake. Glad you made it to the other side...

South Downs Marathon Relay : 13th June 2009

South Downs Marathon Relay : 13th June 2009 Two ladies' teams of four were entered for this trail run along the South Downs Way. The race started at Slindon College and finished at Queen Elizabeth Country Park near Petersfield, with three change-over points along the...

Bluebell 10k, Angmering : April 2009

Bluebell 10k, Angmering : April 2009 The Bluebell 10k is a popular one to start the Spring racing season, as you can always enjoy the flowers even if you're not enjoying the run ! All six Milers look quite happy after the race, and have obviously already forgotten...

London Marathon : April 2009

London Marathon : April 2009 Well done to this year's group of Milers who completed the marathon in London with the usual support from other club members. Wendy and Sue deserve special congratulations for being first-timers and raising lots of money for their...

Paris Marathon : April 2009

Paris Marathon : April 2009 Congratulations also to Sharon and Tony who decided to try the Paris marathon instead. By all accounts it was a good one, with wider roads than London, and they were both very pleased with their times, helped along by the shouts of 'Allez...

Leith Hill Half Marathon : March 2009

Leith Hill Half Marathon : March 2009 Sharon and Dawn decided to have a go at this lethal sounding race in its second year. With an ascent of over 1800 feet, and subsequent descent, it was never going to be fast or easy. However the girls enjoyed the friendly race on...