London Marathon 2017

Fantastic runs from Kent AC at the 2017 London Marathon, with 50+ finishers, 29 sub-3.  Lots of PBs.  All followed by an important trip to the runners recovery clinic, aka The Chandos. In the men's team race, it looks like we're third.  Very close behind Belgrave and Serpentine.  AFD's top 3  was fastest, but in theory will not count as their elites were not in club vests.  We'll have to

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Southern 12 Stage 2017 Kent AC video

Race highlights in this video from Norman below. Men A team 5th Men B team 15th - 1st B team Men C team 32nd - 1st C team Women 6 stage 9th team Main article: www.kentac.org.uk/southern-12-stage-road-relay-2017/   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrOQWON1SSM   Youtube Kent AC Southern 12 Stage video [ms_divider style="normal" align="left" width="100%" margin_top="30" margin_bottom="30" border_size="5" border_color="#f2f2f2" icon="" class="" id=""][/ms_divider] SEAA 6 Stage Road Relays Senior Women’s results – 25/03/2017 1. Isobel Bradley 16:49 (short

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Southern 12 Stage Road Relay 2017

A good day by any description !  On our return to Gravesend the weather was warmer than last year but times were affected by a strong headwind on the climb back to the start which on this short lap course meant it had to be tackled three times. We had a solid opening leg from the reliable Chris Greenwood who sensibly had a conservative start and then worked his way

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NATIONAL XC CHAMPS, WOOLATON PARK, 25 FEB 2017

FINE TEAM PERFORMANCE BY KENT AC MEN SEES THEM PLACE 11TH IN THIS YEAR'S NATIONAL Last weekend, Kent AC men had some fine individual runs helping the team to a highly creditable 11th place in the team standings. Although we were behind the inevitably strong Highgate (7th) and one behind Serpentine, we were still ahead of many of our usual rivals – including our Surrey league adversaries. Placing just outside

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MEN’S SURREY XC LEAGUE WIMBLEDON 11 FEB 2017

Yes, we did it. At Wimbledon Common in the final fixture we got over the line to secure Kent AC's fifth consecutive Surrey League Division 1 win. Although missing talisman John Gilbert along with that other notable absentee, skipper Stuart Beaney, the depleted team did the club proud, battling hard to ensure that we were able to score the required points in the face of very determined opposition. We were

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Terry Lyons

Long standing members will be saddened to hear of the death of Terry Lyons who died in America at the end of December. Terry joined the club in his late 40s during the 1990s. He became a member through Roger Maxwell, whose name will be familiar to many, and with whom he had worked. He competed for us on the road, including in the 1991 marathon, but left us for

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London School Cross County Championship 2017

On a surprisingly bright, yet cold, day for Feb 1st Wormwood Scrubs hosted the London Schools CC Champs where the top 8 in each race were selected for the English Schools CC Champs to be hosted in Norwich on March 18th. Ollie Bright in the first race ( Junior Boys) was up for it despite having an outstanding run in the Southern CC (where he came 5th and he has

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MEN’S SURREY X COUNTRY LEAGUE, DIVISION 1, MITCHAM COMMON, JAN 14, 2017

Pre race it looked a good team on paper – and so it proved when it came to the race. With the returning Chris Greenwood, along with two excellent second claimers the team certainly had a strong look about it. And in the race the team proceeded to prove just how strong by coming away with a convincing win. It might not be everybody's favorite course, but Mitcham Common has

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MENS AND WOMENS KENT COUNTY X-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, BRANDS HATCH, 7 JAN 2017

Kent AC women won both the three and the six to score team competitions at the Kent County Cross Championships. On the men's side, John Gilbert secured his place in the history books by claiming another county title – and his sixth victory in the event. The men were first up on Saturday, with John Gilbert as usual cutting out the early pace. For much of the race John was

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