Thames Virtual 5km #thh5km

With events understandably cancelled far and wide, Thames came together virtually this weekend to complete a 5km time trial. With all racing individually across Saturday and Sunday, wind conditions and finding your flattest local course were key. Keeping 2m from passersby was also of course a challenge for those of us in busier areas. However … Read more

Surrey League – Ladies Race 4

Thankfully the day before Storm Ciara hit, the Thames Ladies turned out in force for the final race of the 2019-2020 league in Richmond Park. The competition was on, as we started the day 11 points behind Clapham. Emails were sent, phone calls and favours called in to achieve a full strength team of 15 … Read more

South of Thames 2019

For the first time in many years, we fielded a reasonable number of runners for the South of Thames championship team race. The weather and course could be billed as 100% cross country, with the wet weather of the last few months resulting in Lloyd park varying between ankle deep mud and extensive bog. As … Read more

London Champs 2019

7 Ladies and 7 gents made the journey to the iconic Parliament Hill for the London Champs. The course was particularly tough for this point in the season, a muddy soup from the particularly wet autumn. Excellent preparation for January, when we will all be back for the Southerns. Both teams finished in creditable 9th … Read more

Ladies Surrey League 1

Reigate provided a proper cross country course to start the season, with plenty of mud, steep hills and rough descents. In drizzly conditions, but luckily not the torrential rain forecast, 9 ladies dusted off their spikes to do battle. With several late dropouts due to illness and a number of key team members missing, we … Read more

Southern Road Relays

At Crystal Palace on Sunday, 17 Saltires braved the rain to enjoy the hills of South London. The course was fast, and the steep descent back to the finish on the track was particularly fun. Our Ladies A team finish of 19th was a brilliant result, especially given the quality of the opposition. It was … Read more