Martin Burke

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The Podplus Ashford Summer 10k & 5K Series

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 11:25

Disney Pirate - we're looking forward to welcoming you to the race. Just focus on your race and don't worry about your time. Go out and enjoy it - you will not be the last over the line.


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Runners World staff - all resigned?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 12:58

There appears to be nobody left in the Runners World offices.

No phones being answered and no emails being responded to.

Can we assume that the entire staff have upped sticks and walked out?

And will we notice any difference?

The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 11:05

Thanks Daniboy and Beetlebug - glad you enjoyed it. Photos will be available to view here from 5 pm tonight.

The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 14:29

Just to let you know - the race distance has now been certified.


The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 16:52
Race packs were sent out on Friday so should be with you any time now.

The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 13:23
The course is awaiting confirmation and we are in discussions with the measurer. He is aware of the provisional route and is working on it with us. .

The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 15:37

You're quite correct Daniboy - the loop is just about 13 miles - the balance will be taken up with a section within the Sports Ground - that's why we are waiting for conformation from the measurer. Very few tree roots - all bar around 1.5k of the loop is on tarmac roads. One small section is on the Pilgrims Way - but it was in decent condition the last time we were there about three weeks ago.


The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 12:01

Its not significantly hilly - but there definitely some ups and downs. Genuinely undulating I'd call it.

The Ashford & District Marathon

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 11:01

Sorry chaps - have only just seen this forum! Rick you are correct that we are using a combination of the Ashford and Charing 10k courses.

We can't publish it just yet until the course measurement has been approved. If you'd like to know the proposed route, email us at and I'll send you a copy of the provisional course map. Once the measurement is 'signed off' we will publish the route online..

Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:24

Yes we did change the course last year Andrew - and as you say it was much better than the first couple of years.

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