Our latest blog entry has been written by Joy, who is sadly leaving the club after three years to move to Amsterdam! Joy has kindly written about her time with FCRC and the memories she'll be taking with her. Thanks so much for sharing Joy, you'll be missed by everyone at the club and please … Continue reading Why I Loved Running With FCRC
#TeamCrusader Paula is about to complete an absolutely incredible feat - a whole year of running at least 5k every single day! Before her 366th and final run tomorrow, Paula has kindly written about her experience exclusively for the FCRC website. Congratulations Paula and GOOD LUCK for your marathon tomorrow! #unstoppable I love running. There, … Continue reading FCRC Made Me Runstreak for the Whole of 2016!
A huge welcome to the FCRC website for mens' Captain Aaron - this is his first blog post since taking up the role recently and we can't wait to hear more from him over the course of the season. Thanks Aaron! Firstly I have to say a massive thanks to all the Fareham Crusaders for … Continue reading Captains’ Corner – Let’s Get Filthy!
We'd been training for this for what felt like forever. Walking everywhere, buying kit, planning food, checking routes and making notes on elevations. In our heads we knew it would be a challenge but it's a walk right? How hard can it be? It's just ten checkpoints, each with 10km between them, and we've all … Continue reading Trailwalker UK 2016 – Michelle’s Race Report
It all started around Christmas time, when Aaron suggested that we do a variation of the Three Peaks Challenge: doing each as a trail marathon, instead of the usual 24 hours for all three peaks. This seemed like a stupid idea, so naturally I said yes. Suddenly it's the Saturday before the first race, the … Continue reading Scafell Pike Trail Marathon – Matthew’s Race Report
Earlier this month, FCRC held its first ever Pi(e) Run - 3.14 miles, run on March 14th... with warm apple pie at the finish! Over 50 Crusaders turned up to support our inaugural event, so it seemed only right to ask as many of you as possible to write about your experience. Below is a selection of the … Continue reading FCRC Pi(e) Run 2016 – Your Race Reports!
Our latest Captains' Corner is from Debbie, who talks about her running inspiration and the differences it made on her life. Thanks for sharing your story with us Debbie. I had been running for a couple of years when I met the fellow runner who I now see as my running mentor. I was worried about … Continue reading Captains’ Corner: Inspiration
Dealing with injuries is frustrating enough - but coping with illness on top would test the patience of many a runner! This time on Captains' Corner, Debbie talks us through a challenging few months - finger crossed you're fit for Victory, Debbie! The season was going well at the start. I had been appointed Ladies Captain, something I never … Continue reading Captains’ Corner – Dealing with Injuries
Today marks the start of the new Southern Cross Country League season - an annual competition between 23 local running clubs, spanning 6-7 events over the winter months. Today's race location was Pamber Forest, with Queen Elizabeth Country Park next up in just a few weeks time. Crusaders love XC so much that, earlier this year, we made … Continue reading It’s Official, Crusaders Love XC