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
#runandtalk – What’s It All About?
This is the first of an occasional blog by FCRC's two mental health ambassadors, Trevor Kettle and Louise Riches, about all things running and good mental health. A number of weeks ago we organised a #runandtalk club evening which was supported by one of the biggest turnouts I think we have ever had at the club. … Continue reading #runandtalk – What’s It All About?
Athens Marathon – Debbie’s Race Report
We're ending 2016 with a race report from Debbie - recalling her experience of the Athens Marathon in November of this year. Thanks for sharing your story Debbie and congratulations on completing one of the world's most legendary races! #unstoppable It was a long journey for me to get to the start line of the Athens … Continue reading Athens Marathon – Debbie’s Race Report
FCRC Made Me Runstreak for the Whole of 2016!
#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!
Presenting Our New Club Captains!
It's one of the biggest days in the #TeamCrusader calendar - the day we announce our new Club Captains! Watch the video below for the big reveal, and see who will be leading us for the 2016/17 season.. Huge congratulations to Amanda and Aaron, it's going to be an exciting year! #UNSTOPPABLE
Trailwalker UK 2016 – Michelle’s Race Report
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
Scafell Pike Trail Marathon – Matthew’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
Tuesday Night is Time Trial Night!
This coming Tuesday (19th July) is the second of our annual Time Trial club nights. If you are one of the 76 who took part in the first one back in June, it will be great to see you there again - but don't worry if you didn't run the first time. It will be great … Continue reading Tuesday Night is Time Trial Night!
Captains’ Corner: The Recovery Continues…
...Onwards and Upwards (again). So I finally got round to seeing a physio to help me sort out my left Achilles and my right calf, and I have to say her advice and treatment seemed like nothing less than a miracle to me. She gave me some exercises to improve my poor stability, which was … Continue reading Captains’ Corner: The Recovery Continues…
Alton 10 Mile 2016 – Joy’s Race Report
It was a blistering hot day for the Alton 10 Mile Road Race earlier this month - and with a healthy dose of hills thrown in too, this was always going to be a mentally tough course for the runners who turned out in force! Our race report this time has kindly been written by … Continue reading Alton 10 Mile 2016 – Joy’s Race Report