2017 will see a number of large bores on the river Severn, but luckily for us as runners, there will also we one on a Friday night in late May, meaning a great run through sunset in to darkness as the Bore chases you up the river towards Weir Green. Back in 2013, the last time there was a Beat the Bore at night run, it was well received and everyone enjoyed the experience of being chased by a wave you could hear bur not see. "I ran course the day before the 2013 Bore at night … [Read more...] about Beat the Bore at Night is back
The Minchinhampton 10k is once again full, with more than 6 weeks to go until race day. This year will see the largest field yet as more than 700 runners have entered this great pre-Easter 10k road race and the 2k offroad race, the Mini Minch. Update: 50 New places available, but already nearly gone [registration_minch] … [Read more...] about Minch 10k fills up
This morning s run was certainly an icy start, with some Cotswold Allrunners heading to do the Riverbank Rollick organsined by Thornbury Running Club … [Read more...] about Icy Run with a visit from the sun
Cranham Corner-Buckholt-Sheepcombe On a very chilly, but calm Sunday morning from the Royal William at Cranham a beautiful sunset was occurring, especially appreciated after the gale force winds over the last few days. Several other Cotswold Allrunners Sunday morning groups were out and about taking a look a the top of the famous Cheese Rollers Hill, (Coopers Hill) and following parts of the Cotswolds Way. The route featured below, was a group led by myself took, which took a more circular … [Read more...] about Dirty, marshy, soggy, swampy ….
Nailsworth-Kingscote-Horsley (Week 01-15) Photo above caption: Thacker out of the Mist This was taken after an comfort break was taken and the group were waiting, and thought Steve Thacker had got lost, but then all of a sudden, he appears ...... So happy new year, welcome back to running and yes it's another misty, foggy and muddy run. So that's great news then. This week the run took us out of Nailsworth, through Ruskin Mill and the Trout Farm to Washpool, Hartley Bridge at Hay Lane … [Read more...] about Mince Pie Burner
Nailsworth-Selsley-Woodcehster Park (Week 48/14) When you live in such a beautiful environment, there's nothing better than getting out for a run a seeing for yourself, no matter the weather conditions. This weeks Sunday run was foggy with a chilly silence in the air, but with both groups well prepared the run began by following the cycle track, the old disused Stonehouse to Nailsowrth Railway line (aka the Dudbridge Donkey Line) towards Woodchester from Nailsworth. Then at Dunkirk Mill, … [Read more...] about Foggy run looking for the sun
Sundays Run - March 3rd, 2013 As Spring gets closer, the Sunday runs no longer cling to the darkness of night, but instead offer daylight, and this Sunday also sunshine, albeit a bit chilly The route was along the disused railway line from Nailsworth to Dudbridge, then onto the Cotswold Way up to the top of Selsley Common. The 8am group then took a steep hill down to South Woodchester and up onto Minchinhampton Common at Amberley, before returning via Box, to Nailsworth for 1hr 55 Min … [Read more...] about Spring is in the Air