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  • Couch to 5k Finale & Race Roundup
    Despite the COVID pandemic Okehampton Running Club continue to encourage new membership and the well proven Couch to 5km programme run yearly by the club has concluded this weekend with 4 runners successfully running their 5km challenges after 9 weeks of intensive training. The course is a relatively flat, out and back 5km along the … Continue reading Couch to 5k Finale & Race Roundup
  • Muddy Trainers
    This weekend saw our runners leave the tarmac and compete in 3 different offroad runs…. The Green Lantern Wild Running’s event, The Green Lantern, took place this Saturday. A nice mix of park trails, slippery mud, hills and tarmac for this mixed terrain Half Marathon around Exeter’s Green Circle. ORC members Jack Edwards and Lucy … Continue reading Muddy Trainers
  • Bideford 10 Miler & Sidmouth 10k
    A big and popular event on the race calendar this weekend was Bideford AC 10 Miler. The flat course gives the whippets an opportunity to chase personal best times and age category positions. The temperature on the day made for ideal running conditions and the results amongst club members did not disappoint.  Hayden Bond went … Continue reading Bideford 10 Miler & Sidmouth 10k

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    November 30 @ 6:15 pm
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    December 2 @ 6:30 pm
  3. Club runs

    December 7 @ 6:30 pm
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    December 9 @ 6:30 pm
  5. Club runs

    December 14 @ 6:30 pm
  6. Training runs

    December 16 @ 6:30 pm
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    December 21 @ 6:30 pm

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Hello all - it's my turn to do the race report this week so please let me know if you are racing. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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18 Juniors and a couple of lovely adult helpers at the bottom of Kellands Lane after our Hill Pyramid session. 6km in total with about 150m of elevation. Thank you Matt for the photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi guys!Planning to make an attempt on the Dartmoor way, 11th/12th Dec, and on the hunt for some Pacers/Support runners, anyone interested in helping out ?😁 ... See MoreSee Less

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NOT CANCELLED IN THE END BECAUSE MIKE IS GREATHi all! As Rob Hicks is not available to lead a moor run this week, I thought I’d let people know on here that I am still planning a Wednesday evening moor run from the Sandpits car park by Row Tor (an apt what three words address: ///skips.overdrive.stitch).The route I have planned is on the paths up to High Willhays, then down to Dinger Tor and back on the main path, about 10.5km all in, allow 60-80mims depending on who turns up.Fair warning, I am not a coach! I do know this route though and am very happy to run this like Rob’s normal Wednesday nights (steady pace and looping back to stay together). All welcome, bring head torches, a whistle and weather appropriate clothing. I’ll get up there for 18:20 for a 18:30 start like normal. Hopefully see some of you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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Another end to an amazing Couch to 5km programme. Today was the season finale with 4 runners concluding their programme and all successfully finishing within 40mins. You should all be rightfully proud of your achievements, braving some cold wet evenings plodding around town. Have an enjoyable relaxing Sunday afternoon before embarking on your next challenge. See you all on Tuesday! ... See MoreSee Less

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