Runners at the start of the Duchy 20

Duchy 20 Race Report

Intro What? Duchy 20 When? Sunday 3 March, 2019 How far? 20 miles Where? Redruth, Cornwall Finish time: 2:47:10 Goals Goal Description Completed? A < 3:00 hours Yes B < 2:45 hours No Training This event was intended as a bit of a stepping-stone for me, a way to bridge the hard work I did in getting ready for the Arc 50, and maintaining that fitness for events later in the year. Of course, the Duchy 20 has always been Read more…

Saltash Half Marathon Results

Visiting runner Samuel Richards (Pontypridd Roadents AC) came close to a half marathon PB as he held off Chris Rimmer (Tavistock Run Project), both finishing clear of the field in today’s Saltash Half Marathon. Falmouth Road Runner Tom Carthy completed the podium. In the ladies race, Erme Valley Harrier Sarah Hirons finished well clear of the field, with Joanne Robinson and Kelly Gdanitz fighting out a close-fought finish for second and third, respectively.   Results Men Read more…

Truro Half Marathon

GUEST POST: Hana Clitherow – Truro Half Marathon 2015

It’s a while since we caught up with regular contributor Hana Clitherow, who is keeping us posted on her attempt to run thirteen half marathons in 2015. This week she talks about her twelfth so far, her home club’s event Truro Half Marathon. We’ve added links to a couple of half marathon reports we’ve missed to the end of this article! So here we are once again with another half marathon to run, this one Read more…

Seven Ultras in Seven Days Report, by Owain Thomas

You may have spotted an article in the West Briton recently, featuring Owain Thomas, who ran 248.2 miles from New Forest to Land’s End in August, an average of 35 miles per day. Here we bring you an extended version, featuring Owain’s account of the final three days of his epic journey, covering the Cornwall stages. You can read the full account on Owain’s blog here. Owain’s run was in aid of oesophageal cancer charity Read more…

Trelissick

Summer Catch Up

After a slightly extended break, it feels like we’ve missed loads here at Cornwall Running News, with two Grand Prix events to catch up on, along with the Roseland August Trail at the weekend! Grand Prix Round-up Let’s start with Indian Queens first, which was won by Colin Snook (Cornwall AC), achieving his seventh race win this year in [highlight]1:13:36[/highlight]. This was Snook’s third win in a row, having recently added the British Masters Athletics Federation 10k Read more…

Loyd Purvis at the Arc of Attrition

Arc of Attrition 2015 Report, by Loyd Purvis (At Your Pace)

Now that registration for the 2016 edition of the Arc of Attrition is well underway, we thought you would enjoy reading this account of the 2015 race by At Your Pace trail runner Loyd Purvis, who has previously shared his exploits at the Transvulcania in La Palma last May. If Loyd’s account whets your appetite for the race, you can find out more about the 2016 event at the Mud Crew Events site here. Arc of Attrition Read more…

Hana Clitherow - Ruby Run

GUEST POST: Hana Clitherow – Ruby Run Half Marathon 2015

Regular contributor Hana Clitherow has posted the latest update in her year-long project to run thirteen half marathons in 2015. This week she talks about her ninth so far, the Ruby Run Half Marathon, a point-to-point half marathon that alternates direction each year, between Holsworthy and Hatherleigh. I ran the Ruby Run for the first time in 2014, when the starting location was in the larger of the two conurbations, that being Holsworthy and the finishing line Read more…

ShelterBox announce Wild West Challenge

Those with fond memories of the ShelterBox Challenge will be interested in a new multi-discipline event announced by ShelterBox for 12/13 September, the Wild West Challenge. This is a two day challenge event for teams of four, who will hike, cycle and canoe their way around the River Exe and Dartmoor National park. The event will also be an opportunity to raise money for the vital work done by ShelterBox helping communities around the world. The challenge Read more…