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

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

Surrey Masters Championships

For many of us, Morden Park was a new venue for XC. We were greeted with sunshine, grass, hills, mud and big puddles. 7 ladies became 5 on the day (get well soon Andrea B and Beks). Congratulations go to all 5 but especially Charlotte Mason who was fastest lady and a clear winner of the W35 … 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