Rumours that our resident statistician Keith Whitehead only takes part in triathlon because it gives him a larger data set have yet to be confirmed, however in his ongoing search for the sport with most statistical value he smashed his way through his first full Ironman distance Triathlon this weekend. He will be replacing Robert Downey Jr. in the next Avengers film. In his own (far too modest - Editor) words...Click to Read More
BMC Solihull - A Sharp 5000m
On an afternoon of Olympians and International class athletes at Solihull's Norman Green Athletics Track Club legend Chris Sharp pitted himself against a group of the countries best track athletes. Chris ran 16:13 for the 5000m. Considering that parental duties of the last few months have taken priority then a 16:13 in far from ideal conditions is a great effort; especially as us road-runners don't get many opportunities to spike up and run on the track - a whole different ball game.
WRRL - Northbrook 10k.Click to Read More
The British Milers Club (BMC) Returns to Norman Green Athletics Track (Tudor Grange) on Sat 9th July. Entry is £5 and the event kicks off at 4.30pm. The BMC organise international class events, often frequented by athletes tuning up or chasing last minute Olympic qualifiers.Click to Read More
For one night only on Wednesday 6th July our club night will meet at Dorridge Park car park.
This is due to a Warwickshire over 50's match being on at the cricket club.
Anyone reading this notice and still turning up at the wrong venue will be mocked mercilessly. You have been warned.Click to Read More
Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon
The Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon is a canal side half(ish) marathon that runs from Wolverhampton to Birmingham. Always in the first week in July it is often a race against the heat as much as your fellow runners. This year four K&D runners took part in the race. Ian William (1:50:52) was first across the line in Green & Gold. Kerry Hobbis (2:03:45) took the silver while Hayley Murphy and Rob Yates clocked identical times (2:12:00). As an added bonus here is a man in a dinosaur costume from yesterday's race:Click to Read More