South Molton Struggler News

It was a strong showing and a good turn out from the Strugglers at the Easter Monday 7.1 mile Bampton to Tiverton race.  There was more success for Lucy Goodman who got another excellent third place.  Caroline Shapland was a well deserved if surprise winner of the o/35 lady trophy and Andrew Jones took the men's o/65 prize.  Paul Cooke was the first Struggler to finish but was pushed hard all the way by Mike Clark.  Jack Friendship who has just graduated from our first beginners running c...
Mon 1st April 2013
Richard Connett
18th May 2013 - Coaching Inn.As so many of us are taking part in the North Devon Half/Full Marathon this year we're holding another quiz on behalf of the North Devon Hospice.  So get yourself a team now and book your table with Julie.  £5 per person, max 6 people per team.Help us promote the event by downloading the poster and spreading the word - Download Poster
Mon 25th February 2013
Richard Connett
On a cool damp morning 129 runners embarked on 7.8 miles of multi terrain running for the 4th South Molton Struggle.  The conditions proved to be pretty decent for running despite being very muddy and slippery in places, who doesn't like a bit of mud though.  The course record was smashed by the winner Tom Adams who had travelled all the way from Ilkley, running in a time of 42 minutes 47 seconds.  The first lady was Caroline Hewitt from Tiverton Harriers completing the course in 53 minut...
Mon 29th October 2012
Richard Connett
The Haytor Heller, one of the strugglers favourite events took place on Saturday 21stJuly and with it a fantastic turnout of club members. Seventeen strugglers made the journey to Dartmoor to take part in an extremely scenic but equally challenging 10k. The route takes in both Haytor and Hound Tor between which your find some steep descents and even steeper ascents! Jack Batchelor was 1st struggler home in 4th place, followed 3 minutes later by Nigel Woodgates. Simon, on his first outing on the course enjoyed ev...
Sun 22nd July 2012
Julie Colman
The new club hoodies took their first outing on Sunday 23rd October with all club members taking part in the Minehead Stagger and Stumble. Another fantastic day provided ideal running conditions for all the strugglers taking part in these challenging races.   The stagger saw 6 members venture over this tough terrain, taking in dunkery beacon at the highest point. Dave Cutler continued his fine form and finished in 9th place in a time of 2.12.02. In form Derek Page, was the second struggler home in a...
Tue 25th October 2011
Julie Colman
The Struggle* returned for 2011 on the 2nd October - RESULTS OUT NOW!!! The Struggle is our annual open entry 7.8 mile, mixed-terrain run, starting and finishing at South Molton Rugby Club. A big thanks to all those who ran this year. Despite temperatures in the mid-twenties both mens and ladies course records were broken in fine style. Please click the links below for the results: ALL ENTRIES RESULTS CATEGORY RESULTS RACE PHOTOS NOW IN THE GALLERY - Big thanks to Dhiren Sm...
Sun 2nd October 2011
Richard Connett
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