This evenings run was from Petworth Park. Having spent the day watching the weather forecast predict torrential rail across the training period, we were all somewhat relieved that the British weather took a rain check and gave us a very acceptable evening.
Gradually, the racing season is drawing to a close but not before our own Fittleworth Flyers Five (mile) race. This is the highlight of the year for the club. The usual first Sunday of September, this year the 3rd. It is a scenic 5 mile course through country lanes and woodland bridleway paths around Fittleworth. … More News for September
There are four interesting races this month, two of which are on a week day evening. The Arundel race fee is £15 but the other three remain a bargain at £3 for Flyers members. Wednesday 2nd at 7.30pm Highdown Hike organised by Worthing Striders Running Club. Check in at West Worthing Tennis & Squash Club, … More NEWS FOR AUGUST
Some stunning scenery on the Optional Saturday run this morning. Makes it all worthwhile.
On Wednesday July 5th the Fittleworth Flyers will run in the Roundhill Romp from Steyning. This a friendly, well organised race starting in the centre of Steyning (yes, they close the High Street for us runners). We run down the Street, up Mousehole Lane, past Sally Gunnell’s old house (hoping for some inspiration!) and by … More Forthcoming Runs
If you would like to run Arena 80 AC’S Hove Park run on Sunday the 11th of June, 11am start, or Burgess Hill’s Downland Dash on Saturday the 24th of June, 12:30 start, please let me, John Nicel, know. At present we have 5 runners for Hove Park and 4 for the Downland Dash. As … More Call for Entries to Next Two WSFRL Races
Jill and I sat in her car by the side of the road in Lavant, watching the rain, wondering if anyone would turn up. Giving out the numbers in the rain with a smile, and chunks of cake, trying to be positive, Steve says; “it’s getting brighter over there.” Amazingly as we walked to the … More Race Report for the Trundle
Glorious evening to be running the top of the downs.
By Gerald Gresham Cooke My wife has just told me that one 60-minute run can add 7 hours to your life! Oh well, better keeping running! The Flyers have two races in June in the West Sussex Fun Run League. Should be great running weather. First race is on Sunday 11th at Hove Park, in … More NEWS FOR JUNE
On the 9th April a few Fittleworth Flyers and support runners ran the Grand Union Canal Spring Marathon on a very sunny warm day. Congratulations to Tiffany for coming First in her age group, a good start for the London Marathon in a couple of weeks.