What a fantastic year of race results we had in 2019

Sunday 29th December

Plain Crazy 12.5 – an exposed run over Salisbury Plain, which has been described as hilly, cold, scenic, desolate and windy. Supporting The British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Justin Perry                 1:39:56
Roger Teasdale          1:42:59
Barry Jenkins              2:13:06
Kim Crane                   2:23:55
Sandra Fowles            2:24:04
Jane Fowles                 2:27:24
Jen Lynch                     2:37:30

Thursday 26th December

Round the Lakes 10k – cold, wet laps around Poole Lakes

Philip Reese                       0:40:09

Justin Perry                        0:43:47

Nick Summons                  0:51:33

Barry Jenkins                     0:58:32

Sunday 22nd December

Portsmouth Coastal Waterside Marathon

Dave Jackson                     03:56:38

Sunday 8th December

Goodwood Motor Circuit Half –  5 laps of Goodwood, deceptively lumpy & exposed with brutal head/crosswinds. The entire course is on the Motor Circuit itself.  

Dave Gedge        1:39:17    6th MV45

Sunday 8th December

Goodwood Motor Circuit Half –  5 laps of Goodwood, deceptively lumpy & exposed with brutal head/crosswinds. The entire course is on the Motor Circuit itself.  

Dave Gedge        1:39:17    6th MV45

Saturday 7 December

The Maverick Dark 10k – a flat route taking in forest, heath and some open pastures of the lovely Sika Trail 

Laura Jones and Winnie (Canicross)         58:33

Friday 6 December

Jolly Jingle Chasing Numbers Marathon –  a flat lapped route along the River Thames from Runnymede near Windsor

David Jackson            3:57:33       4th Overall, 2nd MV650+

Thursday 5th December

Stur 5 – a single loop route around Sturminster Newton, including 2 out and back hills 

Steve Rigby                     29:16

Nick Berry                       30:24

Phil Reese                        32:52

Nick Brooke                     34:26

Sharon Hutchings           35:10

Lynda Faulkner                36:12

Richard Hull                      36:21

Gavin Green                      36:45

Andy Bucknell                   36:49

Ed Shelton                         37:01

Michael Peters                  37:05

Stuart Martin                     37:43

Patrick Hurst                      38:08

Shams Wahab                     38:38

David Hurst                          39:50

Neil Cranidge                       41:08

Tim Cotton                           41:37

Andrew Tuffin                      41:59

John Cowley                          42:51

Adam Frampton                   42:53

Steve Fowles                          43:22

Barry Jenkins                          45:24

Sarah Perrett                          47:41

Flora Brooke                           48:57

Amanda Adams                      50:04

Jane Fowles                              50:59

Jane Feather                             55:34

Jason Woods (Sweeper)          55:35

Sunday 1st December

The Full Montycute – 10 miles with 10 hills, a brilliant, muddy trail race around the scenic countryside from Ham Hill.

Nick Brooke             1:27:44          1st M60+

Justin Perry              1:34:50

Phil Monk                 1:41:44

Adam Frampton      2:04:26

Julia Slade                 2:06:42

Jane Ward                 2:06:43

Jill Watson                2:07:09

Neil Cranidge           2:07:09   

Sunday 1st December

Advent Challenge – another lapped route near Canterbury

Dave Jackson     4:08:48

Saturday 30th November

St Andrew’s Day Challenge – a lapped route near Canterbury

Dave Jackson     3:59:03

Sunday 24th November

Boscombe 10k

Nick Brooke                        0:42:19                  3rd M65+

Nick Summons                  0:52:05 

Helen Reynolds                 1:00:30 

Flora Brooke                      1:01:12                  3rd F65+

Inès Braun                          1:07:44

Sunday 24th November

Frozen A-RUNdelle – 6 laps of a 7km trail route from Greenham Common

David Jackson          3:49:03       3rd Overall

Saturday 23rd November

Run from the Romans 10 mile – a dark and foggy night for muddy hilly fun – 2 laps around the trails and footpaths from Ham Hill. 

Patrick Hurst                    1:39:23                 

Adam Frampton               2:15:56

Jill Watson                          2:15:56

Jane Ward                          2:16:00      8th FV50+

Neil Cranidge                     2:16:00

Run from the Romans 5 mile – as above but shorter

Roger Teasdale                 40:46     3rd M40+

Run from the Romans 5 mile Canicross

Julia Slade & Brook          51:20       4th F

Barry Jenkins & Tilly         51:46       4th M

Sunday 17th November

Wimborne 10 – a very popular 10 mile rural, scenic, undulating route.

Steve Rigby                      0:58:02          4th MV35

Duncan Ward                  0:58:14          2nd MV50

Nick Reynolds                 1:03:18                 

Nick Brooke                    1:08:49           2nd MV65

Justin Perry                     1:09:53

Stacey Connolly             1:12:34           3rd FV40

Michael Peters               1:13:14           7th MV55

David Jackson                1:13:26            7th MV60

Carlos Blanco                1:17:42             9th MV55

John Townsend             1:18:48

Suzanna Baker              1:19:50            10th FV35

Nick Summons              1:20:56

Jane Ward                      1:21:24             6th FV50

David Hurst                   1:22:57

Jamie Drennan             1:23:27

Neil Cranidge               1:26:18

John Cowley                 1:29:05

Jemma Westwell          1:33:21

Lucy Brown                   1:33:21

Barry Jenkins                1:33:48

Kim Crane                     1:37:29

Flora Brooke                 1:38:16            3rd FV65

Jane Fowles                   1:42:07

Jane Feather                 1:52:35             10th FV60

Julia Slade                     2:01:57

Catherine Snook          2:01:57

Jen Lynch                       2:01:57

Saturday 16th November

Lemur Loop – 10k loops

Alie Madders       5 loops, 30 miles    6:59:32

Sunday 10th November

Beyond Events New Forest Trail Half Marathon – a captivating run through the forest including wide open paths, woodland and plenty of open space, with views out and across the moorland.

Kim Crane           2:26:54

Jane Fowles        2:36:27

Sunday 10th November

Remembrance Day Marathon – another Phoenix Running out and back 4 lap marathon with a built in 1 minute race freeze where all runners observe a 2 minute silence. Off road trail along a completely flat riverside towpath, making this a fast route.

Allie Madders                   5:16:41

Sunday 3rd November

New York City Marathon – one of the Majors, an iconic big city marathon, fast and flat with an electric atmosphere.

Roger Teasdale         3:28:19

Sunday 3rd November

NF Stinger – a 10 mile undulating trail race in the New Forest. Muddy fun.

Paul Russell                       1:21:27

Michael Peters                  1:21:59                  8th M50+

John Townsend                 1:30:25

Jane Ward                          1:34:50                  5th F50+

Julia Slade                          1:37:05

Amanda Adams                1:51:32

Sunday 3rd November

Gilly Hilly – a lovely 7 mile undulating road race

Nick Brooke                        0:53:00                  1st M60+

Thomas Mitchell               0:54:58

Dave Jackson                     0:59:41

Neil Cranidge                     1:07:26

John Cowley                       1:09:51

Sarah Perrett                     1:14:15

Flora Brooke                      1:15:44

Brian Murison                   1:22:52

Catherine Snook               1:30:05

Jen Lynch                             1:30:05

Sunday 3rd November

Wessex XC League Meet 2: Lytchett – an inter-club league with the aim to provide competition between Dorset clubs and to promote Cross Country running in general. 8km comprising 4 laps of a muddy route across playing fields and open space.

Philip Reese                       35:14

Andy Bucknell                    39:58

Barry Jenkins                     50:45

Saturday 2nd November

Dark Valley Half Marathon – a dark run around the undulating paths and tracks of Moors Valley in damp conditions but with the usual great atmosphere provided by WSR. 

Patrick Hurst                  1:58:58

Dave Fitzsimon              2:12:47

Dark Valley 10k – as above but shorter

Kim Crane                       1:20:50

Jane Fowles                    1:20:57

Friday 1st November

Spooky Return of the Twenty Pound Chasing Numbers Marathon – 8 laps for 26.67 miles

David Jackson                                    3:58:00

Sunday 26th October

Toruń Maraton – a popular fast city marathon with great PB potential.

Piotr Sulecki       3:17:43

Sunday 27th October

The Stickler – now in its 25th year, our very own Stickler is a 10.1 mile multi terrain run, with over 1500ft of gruelling climbing, beginning with the infamous ’Stickle Path’. Runners ascend three locally renowned peaks along the beautiful Stour Valley: Okeford Beacon, Hod Hill and Hambledon. A brilliant race show casing our fantastic club.

Barry Shea                               1:12:35          5th Overall, 2nd M40+

Tracy Cook                               1:20:32          1st F40+, 3rd Female

Spencer Mogridge                  1:20:33

Nick Brooke                             1:21:04           2nd M60+

Phil Monk                                 1:24:47

Ben Hitchcock                          1:26:57

Richard Hull                              1:29:56

Suzanna Baker                         1:31:23

Chris Chapman                        1:33:07

Andy Bucknell                           1:33:18

Felix Stroud-Allen                     1:34:58

Josephine Child                         1:35:25

John Townsend                         1:36:32

Patrick Hurst                              1:36:50

Carlos Blanco                             1:37:10

David Hurst                                 1:41:47

Ruth Readman                            1:44:28

Jane Ward                                    1:49:18

Nick Summons                            1:49:18

Jill Watson                                     1:53:24

Adam Frampton                          1:53:24

Nigel Legg                                     1:57:05

Kim Crane                                     2:08:08

Sandra Fowles                              2:08:14

Flora Brooke                                 2:12:49

Jane Feather                                 2:15:11

Jane Fowles                                   2:19:22

Our wonderful sweeper team

Chris Cussen & Beans                  2:35:35

Jason Woods & Benson               2:35:35

Matt Clayton                                 2:39:23

Barry Jenkins                                 2:39:32

Saturday 26th October

Trail Events Exmoor Half Marathon – a truly exceptional 14mile trail run in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. Running through some stunning wood sections, over exposed moorland and the fantastic coastal path around Porlock and Bossington Hill. With heavy rain and gale force winds this was an epic outing.

Jane Ward                                           3:00:31   4th F40+

Sunday 13th October

Royal Parks Half Marathon – fast and flat, this stunning central London Half Marathon, takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens

Roger Teasdale                 1:22:05                  PB

Sunday 13th October

Burton Marathon – a fast gently undulating 2 lap route on quiet country lanes

Charlotte Townsend       4:52:07 

Sunday 13th October

Studland Stampede – a fantastic 7.5mile trail race starting form Studland Beach, undulating across the heath with stunning views, lots of ground water and hard work running in soft sand in the dunes, and an energy sapping ~2 miles along the beach to finish – classic!

Jane Ward                          1:11:03

Adam Frampton               1:13:08

Steve James                       1:13:37

Kim Crane                          1:37:10

Jane Fowles                        1:37:10

Sunday 13th October

Gold Hill 10k – a single lap scenic route on hilly country lanes, including the picturesque Gold Hill, followed by a steep decent of Tout Hill, up The Butts, through a couple of floods (new this year), down and up French Mill Lane and finishing up Hawkesdene Lane – a brilliant race!

Barry Shea                          0:41:01                  4th Overall, 2nd M40+

Phil Reese                           0:43:43                  7th Overall, 3rd SM

Nick Brooke                        0:45:45                  1st M60+

Justin Perry                         0:48:29

Phil Monk                           0:49:51                     

Paul Russell                        0:51:03

Sharon Hutchings             0:51:05                  3rd Female

Michael Peters                   0:51:35

Shams Wahab                    0:52:58

Patrick Hurst                      0:53:23

Lynn Hutchings                  0:53:42                  9th Female, 2nd F50+

David Hurst                        0:56:58

Jill Watson                          1:02:45

John Cowley                       1:02:45

Flora Brooke                      1:05:06`                1st F60+

Lucy Brown                        1:05:26

Neil Cranidge                     1:05:29

Sandra Fowles                   1:08:22

Helen Reynolds                 1:11:04

Jane Feather                      1:12:45

Julie Wareham                   1:15:17

Sarah Perrett                     1:27:15

Amanda Adams                1:27:15

1st Male Team: Barry Shea, Philip Reese, Nick Brooke, Justin Parry

1st Female Team: Sharon Hutchings, Lynn Hutchings, Jill Watson, Flora Brooke

Saturday 12th October

Run With No Witty Name – a little 50k jaunt round an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, starting at the National Trust in Tisbury, nestled in the heart of the Nadder Valley. Very wet and muddy trail ultra with lovely views.

Jason Woods and Benson             06:35:48

Alie Madders                                     10:40:07

Sun 6th October 2019

Loch Ness Marathonis quite possibly one of the most stunning marathons in the world. With spectacular scenery, fantastic atmosphere and a truly memorable experience.

Mel Mitchell       4:59:53

Barry Jenkins     4:59:53

Sun 6th October 2019

Cardiff Half Marathonflat, fast course passes all of the city’s most breath-taking scenery and iconic landmarks including Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium, Civic Centre and stunning Cardiff Bay. This race has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in the UK.

Nick Summons  1:53:17

Sun 6th October 2019

Queen of Dragons Marathonlaps of a 3.28 mile (5.3km) out and back course along the Thames River – a mixture of path and trail the course is flat and fast through picturesque scenery and nature reserve.

David Jackson    4:22:37

Sun 6th October 2019

Clarendon Half Maraoff road, picturesque and challenging route along the ancient Clarendon Way – the trail following country tracks and paths – many of which have not changed since being travelled by the ancient Kings and Queens of England.

Jane Ward           2:12:38

Sun 6th October 2019

BMF Marathon ’Running as it should be’. Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.

Dave Gedge       3:28:35

Sun 6th October 2019

BMF Half Marathon – the course follows the Full Marathon route, taking in both Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers along this stunning coastal route.

Sarah Perrett     2:12:09

Sat 5th October 2019

BMF Supersonic 10k a fantastic flat and fast course, great for setting a quick time.

Duncan Ward     0:36:03        1st M50+     10th Overall

Piotr Sulecki       0:41:09

Sunday 29th September

Barnstable Marathon – a flat, fast race that uses large sections of the Tarka Trail, it is rapidly becoming one of the most prestigious running events in the South West.

Nick Reynolds                    02:55:37               1st M40, 4th Overall

Barnstable Half Marathon – as above but shorter

Jemma Westwell                01:59:14            PB

Sunday 29th September

Salisbury Half Marathon

Nick Brooke                        01:30:35               1st M60-69

Piotr Sulecki                       01:34:02

Richard Hull                        01:46:29

Chris Chapman                  01:48:46

Guy Readman                    01:55:57

Nick Summons                  01:56:54

Jill Watson                          02:06:44

Adam Frampton               02:06:44

Flora Brooke                      02:14:03               4th F60-69

Sunday 29th September

Hazelbury Bryan Race Day 10k

Steve Rigby                         0:39:44                  2nd Overall

Roger Teasdale                  0:41:04                  3rd Overall

Dave Jackson                      0:47:57

Patrick Hurst                      0:49:10

Lynn Hutchings                  0:49:30                  2nd Lady

David Hurst                         0:51:42

Barry Jenkins                      0:56:39

John Cowley                        0:57:30

Sarah Perrett                     1:00:57

Hazel Noble                        1:02:07

Sandra Fowles                   1:04:20

Kim Crane                           1:04:22

Jane Fowles                        1:04:23

Sunday 29th September

Wessex XC League Meet 1: Canford Heath – an inter-club league with the aim to provide competition between Dorset clubs and to promote Cross Country running in general. Senior men – 8km comprising 5 laps of a muddy route across playing fields and open space. Senior women – 6k comprising 4 laps.

Philip Reese       31:49

Saturday 28th September

Run Jurassic Ultra – stunning coastal running along the Jurassic coast – remarkable views and challenging hills.

Tracy Cook                        4:44:58      2nd Overall, 1st F40-49
Stacey Connolly               6:19:42      1st F30-39
Alie Madders                    8:53:52  

Run Jurassic Marathon – as above but slightly shorter.

Andy Bucknell                  5:39:22     4th Senior Male

Saturday 28th September

Child Okeford Hill Race – in its 2nd year, the route runs from Child Okeford to the top of Hambledon Hill and back.  

Steve Rigby                     25:46      2nd Overall

Suzanna Baker               33:40        2nd Lady

Sharon Hutchings          34:00       3rd Lady

Felix Stroud-Allen          36:37

Barry Jenkins                  39:00

Sunday 22nd September

Black Hill 10k – classic trail running in the heart of Dorset, a lovely well organised race in aid of Bere Regis scouts.  

Philip Reese                     0:44:48      4th M35-39
John Townsend               0:52:05      6th M45-49
Andy Bucknell                 0:53:38      2nd M25-29
Lynn Hutchings               0:54:25      3rd F50-54
Sharon Hutchings           0:55:33      1st F20-24
Jane Ward                         1:06:46      9th F50-54
Nick Summons                1:06:54
William Hill                       1:16:04

Black Hill 10k Canicross – as above but with a waggy friend.           

Suzanna Baker & Murphy         0:51:49     1st Lady  3rd Overall
Jason Woods & Benson             0:52:07     4th Overall
Julia Slade & Brook                     0:55:14     2nd Lady   8th Overall
Barry Jenkins & Tilly                    1:01:25
Chris Cussen & Beans                1:17:11

Saturday 21st September

Camelot Challenge – a fun filled half marathon set in the rolling Somerset / Dorset county-side, passing through stunning landscapes and places steeped in Arthurian legend.  

Stacey Connolly             1:53:16       3rd Lady
Lynda Faulkner              1:58:08       9th Lady
Michael Peters               1:59:35
David Jackson                 2:11:17
Jane ward                        2:36:26
Nick Summons               2:36:26
Kim Crane                       2:46:51
Neil Cranidge                  2:52:33
Ingrid Gilbertson            3:01:56

Sunday 15th September

Purbeck Marathon – The Purbeck Marathon takes place in Swanage, Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast which has spectacular history, landscapes and views. The course, with around 3,000 feet of climbs provides a predominately off-road marathon that is both challenging and rewarding.

Tracy Cook               03:48:34  1st Overall, 1st Lady, 1st F45+

Purbeck 16 – as above but shorter.

Justin Perry                      2:27:16
Edgard Zaldua                 2:29:07 
Jason Woods                    3:00:16

Sunday 15th September

Littledown 5 – a 5 mile road race starting from the Littledown Centre.

Nick Summons                39:45
Kim Crane                        49:32 
Jane Fowles                     50:04
Serena Orchard              56:51

Sat 14th – Sun 15th September

Rat Race Coast -2 – Coast – This breath-taking 105 mile route takes in some of the most mysterious and wild locations in Scotland, run bike and kayak past the historic Cawdor Castle, the legendary Loch Ness and the mountainous Glen Nevis and Glen Coe. Day 1 started with 20mph winds increasing to 50mph with driving rain for the last hour of the bike ride. Day 2 had fine weather with just 20mph winds. Overall an epic journey.

Jane Ward completed in a total time of 13:02:44   3rd F50+

Day 1    05:47:52      Run (7 miles) – Bike (48 miles) – Kayak (cancelled)
Day 2    07:14:51      Bike (35 miles) – Run (14 miles) – Kayak (1 mile)

Sunday 8th September

Crafty Fox Half marathon – starting and finishing in the village of Ansty in the bottom of a steep valley this route offers hills, great scenery with a crafty fox theme.

John Townsend                   02:16:26          7th M50+
Adam Frampton                 02:56:58
Nick Summons                 02:57:00

Saturday 7th September

Lytchett Relays – Teams comprised of five runners with each runner completing a 5k lap around the scenic trails of Holton Lee grounds. Dorset Doddlers put up 4 fantastic teams with some brilliant results:

Doddler Ladies                 01:52:35       3rd Ladies Team

Stacey Connolly                     21:37    
Tracy Cook                           20:36
Stacey Connolly                     22:22
Jill Watson                               24:40
Suzanna Baker                       23:20 

Where did Rigby go?       01:31:18       7th Men’s Team

Spencer Mogridge                18:35    
Roger Teasdale                     18:41
Nick Berry                              18:22
Barry Shea                             17:39
Nick Reynolds                       18:01 

Doddler Dashers             01:49:33       9th Mixed Team

Suzanna Baker                      22:53    
Shams Wahab                       23:19
Dan Simmonds                     20:58
Justin Perry                            20:42
John Townsend                     21:41

Despicable Doddler         02:05:48       22nd Mixed Team

Mel Mitchell                          26:30    
Barry Jenkins                        25:42
Jane Ward                             25:26
Nick Summons                  23:46
Julia Slade                             24:24

Saturday 7th September

Marathon du Medoc – fantastic organization and beauty of the course have placed it among the leading international marathons. In one single loop, this Marathon winds it way round a stunningly beautiful circuit of over 50 chateaux, with 20 wine stations so staying on route takes some doing.

Nigel Legg                    05:20:00
John Cowley                 06:09:35
Ingrid Gilbertson         06:38:39

Friday 6th September

Naked mile at Ninesprings – The certified 1 mile route is an out and back ‘P’ shaped course on a flat tarmac surface, allowing for fast times.

Roger Teasdale                 05:22    

Sunday 1st September

The Beast “Tout and back again!” – a beast of route taking in some of the most spectacular views of Dorset , the 12 mile ‘undulating’ course starts on Corfe Castle Common before heading out towards Worth Matravers and then on to the coastal path with great views of the sea!.

Philip Reese                       01:40:33    5th Senior Male
Justin Perry                        01:59:57
John Townsend                 02:03:24
Dan Simmonds                 02:03:53
Andy Goodman                02:46:44 
Jemma Westwell               02:51:50 

Sunday 11th August

Round the Rock 10k – the route is undulating, predominately on tarmac roads and pavements, and takes you around the top of the Isle of Portland in a figure of eight.

Nick Reynolds               38:39           3rd M40+
Roger Teasdale             38:47          4th M40+
Philip Reese                   40:43
Nick Brooke                   42:20          2nd M65+
Lynn Hutchings             50:09          2nd F50+
David Hurst                    52:16 
John Cowley                   56:53
Christine Willis            1:20:02

Sunday 11th August

Oxley Triathlon – Located in the beautiful grounds of Sherborne School, the swim leg is a pool 300m, the bike and run sections are on scenic country roads.

Sprint – Swim 300m, Bike 22.5km, Run 5km

Nick Berry               01:06:57          5th Overall, 1st M45+
Sarah Jordan          01:19:46          1st Female, 1st F45+   
Julia Slade               01:30:12          5th F40+
Jane Ward               01:32:46          2nd F50+

Classic – Swim 750m, Bike 38.5km, Run 10km

Dan Simmonds               02:40:30   

Sunday 4th August

Sturminster Half Marathon – our very own scenic undulating road race.

Duncan Ward                       01:21:07   
Nick Reynolds                      01:23:26
Roger Teasdale                    01:26:12
Piotr Sulecki                          01:32:01
Nick Brooke                          01:32:18 
Christopher Frear                01:43:23  
Justin Perry                           01:44:15
Dan Simmonds                    01:44:30 
David Gedge                         01:48:44  
Andrew Tuffin                      01:57:12
Dave Hurst                           02:01:18
David Jackson                      02:01:18
Gavin Green                         02:01:21 
Justine Turnbull                   02:06:16  
Nigel Legg                             02:08:06
Charlotte Townsend           02:09:14 
Stephen James                     02:16:14
John Cowley                          02:16:14
Kim Crane                             03:27:41  (Sweeper)
Nick Summons                    03:27:41  (Sweeper)

Stur 5k
Orlando Brooke                   0:19:14 
Flora Brooke                         0:30:38
Becky Thomlinson               0:33:11  (Sweeper) 

Saturday 27-28th July

3-Peaks 24hr Challenge – a team of Dorset Doddlers headed to Fort William to take on the challenge of climbing the highest mountain in Scotland, England and Wales being Ben Nevis – Scarfell Pike – Snowdon, raising money for Somerset and Dorset Air Ambulance. The team completed the challenge in extremely adverse conditions, including heavy rain on all 3 mountains and strong winds on Snowdon.

Team: Adam Frampton, Guy Readman, Jane Ward, Jill Watson, Julia Slade, Neil Cranidge, Nick Summons, Ruth Readman and Sergiy Machulin and Chris Cussen (Driver). 

Saturday 27th July

Cider Frolic – a multi-lap race, 6km per lap so 7 laps for a marathon

Stacey Connolly         13 laps          10:06:16   
Alie Madders                7 laps            7:28:45 

Alie has now completed 38 of 52 marathons in her 52 week challenge.

Sunday 21st July

Summer Races at Ham Hill Half Marathon – a multi-terrain evening run around and over the Iron-age fort and it’s ramparts

Barry Jenkins                   2:19:54 

Sunday 14th July

Snowdon Trail Marathon – One of the UK’s most challenging trails races, ascending 1,685 metres over 28 miles of iconic and spectacular trails, this epic race circumstances and eventually climbs Wales’ highest peak – Snowdon. 

Roger Teasdale                   6:17:28   
Paul Russell                         6:24:04
Nick Summons                   8:20:29
Jane Ward                            8:20:29
Ruth Readman                    8:20:29 
Lucy Brown                          8:29:27   
Adam Frampton                  8:29:27
Stephen James                     8:29:27 
Kim Crane                           9:10:07
Sandra Fowles                     9:10:14
Jane Fowles                          9:10:20 

Snowdon Trail Half Marathon – as above but more ascent per mile. The half marathon option takes in many of the fantastic trails as the marathon, but ascends Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger route, rather than the PyG track.

Amanda Adams                   4:13:54 

Sunday 14th July

Two Tunnels 5k – a fast 5k entirely on tarmac that includes the 408m long Devonshire train tunnel.
Barry Jenkins                      0:28:00 
Mel Mitchell                        0:28:00   

Sunday 7th July

Tarrant Valley 10k – a lovely multi-terrain route set entirely within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Start and finish in front of The Langton Arms pub right in the heart of the village.

Christopher Frear               0:43:18   
Lynda Faulkner                   0:44:57    2nd Female, 1st FV45+
Lynn Hutchings                   0:47:05    3rd Female, 2nd FV45+
Carlos Blanco                      0:49:13
Paul Russell                         0:49:21 
David Hurst                        0:53:39   
Matt Clayton                      0:53:39
John Cowley                       0:56:00
Jane Feather                      1:07:37 
Brian Murison                   1:09:23   
Chris Cussen                     1:13:43                     
Chris Willis                         1:13:43

Portland 10 – a 10 mile road race around the hilly Isle of Portland. Starting with a short loop through town before a return trip down to Portland Bill lighthouse and back, a fantastic setting with far reaching views.

Roger Teasdale               1:03:56     2nd Overall   
Nick Reynolds                 1:05:01    5th Overall
Sandra Fowles                1:50:28    
Jane Fowles                     1:50:28
Kim Crane                        1:50:28

Sunday 7th July

Moreton Marathon – 2 lap course round  some of Dorset’s nicest and varied trails and its pretty flattish…ish.

Alie Madders                 6:51:31

Sunday 7th July

Sherborne Sports Centre Sprint Triathlon – Located within the picturesque grounds of Sherborne School  with a 500m pool swim/20km cycle/5km run.

Nick Berry                       01:06:55      2nd Overall, 1st MV 40-49
Sarah Jordan                  01:18:08      1st Female, 1st FV40-40
Dan Simmonds              01:24:51      

Saturday 6th July

The Fan Dance Race – a tough 15 mile race like no other summiting Pen Y Fan twice from the main route and the infamous Jacobs ladder. 

Andy Bucknell                3:20:18             in the “clean fatigue” race

Saturday 6th July

Charmouth Challenge – a chip timed 8-mile fell run through some of the finest coastal scenery in the South West on Dorset’s beautiful Jurassic Coast, overlooking Charmouth’s famous fossil hunting beaches with views to historic Lyme Regis. It includes an ascent of Golden Cap, which at 191 metres is the highest point on the South West Coast of England.

Phil Reese                        1:03:00 
Nick Summons               1:39:00

Saturday 6th July

Man vs Coast – a stunning start-line at St Michael’s Mount, a breath-taking 25 mile route to Penzance taking in high cliffs, brooding moorland, picture-perfect beaches, crashing waves, big swells, rough rocks, water jumps, short swims and a few cheeky surprises finishing at Penzance. This is one for the adventurer – and we al survive!!

Doddler Team: Mel Mitchel, Barry Jenkins, Jane ward, Suzanna Baker and Neil Cranidge.

Saturday 6th July

Unicorn Frolic – a 12 hour race with the aim to complete as many 5.4 mile laps as you like in the 12 hour cut off.

Jemma Westwell            7:47:13       5 laps   
Alie Madders                  8:39:43      5 laps

Friday 5th July

Moreton Races – Summer Series – a 12 hour race with the aim to complete as many 4.4 mile laps as you like in the 12 hour cut off.

Alie Madders                7:16:34      7 laps   
Stacey Connolly           5:23:21      5 laps

Wednesday 26th June

Forde Abbey 10k – a tough off road route including mud, rocky tracks, hills, big views, more hills and two river crossings, after some more hills, fallen branches. Few routes rival this for spectacular rural scenery.

Paul Russell                      0:53:19   
Neil Cranidge                   0:59:45
Matt Clayton                    1:00:00
John Cowley                     1:03:00
Barry Jenkins                    1:07:11
Jane Ward                         1:07:28         
Amanda Adams               1:12:59         
Christine Willis               1:22:43

Sunday 23rd June

Lulworth Castle 10k – a scenic, hilly course wholly within the private and historic Lulworth Estate. From tracks on chalk downland to woodland paths there is outstanding scenery throughout the route.

Lynn Hutchings                0:50:09        1st FV50+  7th Female
Jane ward                          1:01:49

Swansea Half Marathon – voted the UK’s best half marathon (2017 and 2018) and Wales’ biggest and best summer half marathon. A flat, fast, scenic route along the beautiful vista of Swansea Bay and enjoying some of the most breath taking views of any half marathon.

Thomas Mitchell             1:36:39

Torbay Half Marathon – a hilly yet scenic two lap road route. 

Michael Peters                 1:42:30
Jemma Westwell              2:01:05

Sat 22nd June

Race to the King – a double marathon, 53.3 miles, along the South Downs Way, passing numerous historical sites and taking you through some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside to the magnificent finish on the steps of Winchester Cathedral; the burial pace of the first Kings and Queens of England. Amazing – well done both!

Dave Fitzsimon             12hrs 22m 55s
Laura Jones                 14hrs 36m 37s
Jenny Fuller                 14hrs 47m 29s

Saturday 22nd June

Giants Head Marathon – a very challenging hilly but beautiful course running through the Sydling and Cerne Valleys running around and under the famous Cerne Giant.

Philip Reese                   3:48:45      4th Overall, 3rd M30+
Jason Woods                  5:31:31
Jamie Drennan              5:57:15
John Townsend             5:58:09
Mel Mitchell                   6:26:58
Barry Jenkins                 6:26:59         
Alie Madders                 6:54:00

Sydling Hill Race – as above but shorter, a long and hilly 10k.

Neil Cranidge               1:09:25       11th MV50+

Saturday 22nd June

Ferndown 10k – a flat 2 lapped multi-terrain route, taking in the roads of Ferndown and crossing Ferndown Common.

Sarah Jordan                        0:42:22   PB     1st Lady
Rebecca Thomlinson          0:51:07

Friday 21st June

Purbeck 10k – a popular evening, lightly undulating out and back road 10k with a great atmosphere and BBQ.

Duncan Ward                   0:36:24        2nd V45+  10th Overall  
Barry Shea                        0:36:46        2nd V40+         PB
Nick Reynolds                  0:38:39        8th V40+         PB
Nick Berry                         0:39:25        7th V45+
Nick Brooke                      0:41:36        2nd V65+
Lynda Faulkner                0:44:23        1st FV50+    6th Female
Charlie Wilson                  0:49:24
Adam Frampton              0:52:36       
John Cowley                    0:53:33          
Stephen James               0:54:51    
Sarah Perrett                  0:56:57
Flora Brooke                   0:58:52        
Ines Braun                      1:01:11  
Jane Feather                   1:05:58
Clare Morgan                 1:07:50     (not yet a member)                  
Catherine Snook              1:09:29                         
Christine Willis                 1:13:27

Sunday 16th June

Martock 10k – a single lap race on quiet country roads in Somerset. A mainly flat course profile attracting over 500 runners.

Roger Teasdale          37:07     PB      1st  M40+      6th Overall

Sunday 16th June

Cheddar Gorge Challenge Half – a tough trail run across a beautiful and dramatic landscape, including breath taking running along the gorge cliff top path, open fields, rocky terrain and woodland trails.

Dave Gedge                 1:57:28        7th  M40+
Dave Jackson               2:37:06

Sunday 16th June

Dorset Conquest Half – a scenic and fairly ‘undulating’ Roman themed race, across a variety of terrain, including farm tracks, ancient Roman roads, field margins, woodland paths and tracks. Hills, mud, long grass, far reaching views, fab lion medal, and homemade apple cake.

Jason Woods & Benson    1:56:49       1st Canicross
Jane Ward                           2:19:04

Saturday 15th June

Dorset Conquest 10k – as above but shorter – an evening race followed by a party in the barn.

Jason Woods & Benson        53:51       4th Overall, 1st Canicross
James Meiklejohn               1:06:24

Thursday 13th June

John Deacon Handicap – our internal club race with handicap staggered start times. 6.6 undulating miles starting and finishing under the avenue of trees in Hinton St Mary.

Barry Shea                         0:37:38        
Piotr Sulecki                       0:44:47          
Paul Russell                        0:47:52    
Andy Bucknall                    0:47:55
Mike Peters                        0:48:31        
Dan Simmonds                  0:49:21          
Richard Hull                       0:49:40
David Jackson                    0:50:54          
Lynn Hutchings                 0:50:59
Carlos Blanco                     0:51:22        
Neil Cranidge                      0:52:02          
Patrick Hurst                       0:52:09
David Hurst                         0:53:00          
Nick Summons                   0:53:51          
Jane Ward                            0:55:18      
Barry Jenkins                   0:59:36          
Sarah Perrett                 1:00:36
John Cowley                   1:01:10          
Flora Brooke                   1:03:28          
Peter Waterer               1:05:42
Jane Fowles                     1:05:52                  
Catherine Snook            1:16:31

Sunday 9th June

Hampshire Hoppit Marathon – a scenic single-lap route that starts and finishes at Kingsclere race course, predominantly off road and including sections of the Wayfarers Walk and the Harrow Way reaching some of the highest points in Hampshire with views across the county. And as the name suggests there may have been free Loddon Hoppit beer available. 

Edgard Zaldua                       4:03:52       7th MV50+
Justin Perry                            4:29:35
John Townsend                     4:49:05
Tim Cotton                         4:49:07
Damian Patterson                5:26:30          
Alie Madders                         6:03:40 

Hampshire Hoppit Half Marathon – as above excluding the Wayfarers Walk.

Lynda Faulkner                    1:46:01      2nd FV50+
Carlos Blanco                       1:56:39
Neil Cranidge                     2:06:33
Nathan Harvey                    2:15:35
Mel Mitchell                         2:22:08
Barry Jenkins                       2:22:09         
Stephen James               2:22:51          
Adam Frampton                 2:22:50

Sunday 9th June

Puddletown Plod Half – an undulating out and back route with an 8 mile loop. A DRRL race, well done all.

Nick Berry                       1:30:25
David Gedge                   1:30:55
Charlie Wilson            1:49:30
Ruth Readman                1:53:12          
David Hurst                     1:57:43 

Sat 8th & Sun 9th June

Jurassic Coast Challenge – a 2 day extraordinary and scenic challenge along the iconic Dorset coast, covering 100km over a tough, hilly but very lovely route. 

Sandra Hamilton                       21 hours 36 mins

Sunday 2nd June

Poole Half – a fast, flat and scenic multi-terrain course out from Poole Park, around Upton Country Park then back along Poole Quay. 

Suzanna Baker                1:42:11         8th Overall Female, 5th Senior Female
Ruth Readman                1:46:12
Jane Fowles                      2:19:07          
Catherine Snook             2:46:55  

Poole 10k – a new single lap route taking in Poole Quay and parts of old Poole, while still including the wonderful views from the harbourside parks. 

Piotr Sulecki                41:19         
Ines Braun                   59:35

Sunday 26th May

Edinburgh Marathon – Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Charlie Wilson               03:50:57      PB

Mont Saint Michel Marathon – a sportive, festive gathering in the heart of an emblematic location in France, full of history and culture. An exceptional setting and landscapes as far as the eye can see. A unique experience with a majestic finish at the foot of this jewel of French heritage.

Jane Ward                   4:11:09         
Mel Mitchell                4:50:47  
Barry Jenkins              4:50:47     PB

Dorset Invader Marathon – a hilly and challenging course that provides some spectacular views across the county and out to the sea beyond.

David Jackson               5:35:45         
Alie Madders                7:51:50  

Dorset Invader Half Marathon – a hilly and challenging course that provides some spectacular views across the county and out to the sea beyond.

Neil Cranidge               3:03:58

Saturday 25th May

Egdon Easy 10k – A flat 10km race which is mostly on the paths and cycle ways around Weymouth’s Lodmoor Nature Reserve and Country Park. 

Roger Teasdale                  37:38         3rd M40+
Philip Reese                        39:23
Piotr Sulecki                        41:26          
Lynn Hutchings                  47:01          3rd F50+
Paul Russell                        47:43
Dave Hurst                      50:10          
Amanda Adams             60:40

Dorset Invader Frolic – a 12 hour race with the aim to complete as many laps as you like in the 12 hour cut off.

Daryl Davis                   4:04:43       4 laps – 15 miles         
Alie Madders                6:56:48       7 laps – marathon distance  

Sunday 19th May

Wessex Ridgeway 100km Relay – Teams of 6 running across Dorset from Tollard Royal (Wiltshire) to Up Lyme (Devon). Thank you all for a fantastic day. You were all amazing!!! Big thank you to Ian Pollard for his tireless efforts running the show on the day – much appreciated Ian!

Well done to the Doddler teams:
Spencer’s Spirit            2nd         08:36:42
Perry’s Prancer’s        5th          09:58:42
Ginny’s Tonics            6th         10:18:50 – 1st all ladies
Tinkerbells                10th         10:40:59
JC’s Jolly Jaffa’s          15th         11:14:52
Ines’ Impalas            18th         11:35:17

Sunday 19th May

May 5 – A great local 5 mile race around Canford Heath. 

Steve Rigby                         29:01
Roger Teasdale                  30:10
Lynn Hutchings                 36:58
Ruth Readman                  39:52
Julia Slade                            41:10
Sarah Perrett                        45:52
Jane Feather                         55:13

Sunday 12th May

Two Tunnels Half ‘Hilly Ticket’ – a 1 lap up & over route that’s not actually that hilly. Beautiful hill top views that takes in the history of the Somerset & Dorset Railway era by following the routes of the railway lines and the Somerset Coal Canal.

Mel Mitchell                2:19:51  
Barry Jenkins              2:19:51

Sunday 12th May

The Ox Half Marathon – sociable fun running loops around Rushmoor Estate – big hills, far reaching views, stunning scenery, lovestation (vodka snaps) and big medals. 

David Gedge                1:55:27         6th Overall, 2nd M45+
Dave Jackson               2:17:01         1st M60+
Neil Cranidge              2:53:38          10th M50+
Jane Ward                    2:53:38          3rd F50+
Alie Madders               3:29:55

Light Ox – a undulating 10k through Chase Woods

Alie Madders               1:22:46

Saturday 11th May

The Ox Frolic – epic fun running circles, laps and loops around Rushmoor Estate – big hills, far reaching views, stunning scenery, lovestation (vodka snaps) and big medals. Single laps were ~10k

Daryl Davies              8 laps            12:08:59          
Lucy Brown               6 laps             09:24:52          
Stacey Connolly        6 laps             11:58:21  –   1st Canicross
Jemma Westwell       4 laps             06:22:45          
Adam Frampton       4 laps             06:22:45
Jamie Drennan          4 laps             06:22:45         
Stephen James           4 laps            06:22:45

The Ox 50 – 50 miles comprising multiple ~10k laps through Chase Woods.

Alie Madders               14:02:38

Friday 10th May

Dark Ox – a undulating 10k through Chase Woods in the dark.

Alie Madders               1:31:58

Monday 6th May

Milton Keynes Half Marathon – starting at StadiumMK this beautiful route takes in picturesque villages, follows the River Ouzel and runs alongside Caldecotte Lake before returning for a magical Stadium finish. Well done both.

Nick Reynolds          1:25:07
Helen Reynolds       2:26:59

Sunday 5th May

Deep RiverRock Belfast Marathon – a big city marathon with 17,000 participants taking in the iconic sights of the city.

Dave Fitzsimon                           4:14:21

Sunday 5th May

Hellstone Marathon – a challenging trail race in the heart of Dorset, with devilish hills, epic views and magical woodlands.

Tracy Cook                           3:47:08          2nd Overall, 1st Female
Jason Woods (Benson)       4:43:14          1st Male Canicross
Alie Madders                        6:26:41

Hellstone Half – as above but half the distance.

Edgard Zaldua                    1:59:36      10th Overall
Justin Perry                         2:04:18
Damian Patterson             2:16:17
Neil Cranidge                     2:41:16  

Hellstone Half Canicross

Suzanna Baker                     2:17:28      1st Female
Julia Slade                             2:17:31      2nd Female

Sunday 5th May

North Dorset Village Marathon – well done everyone

Roger Teasdale            2:56:46          PB (by 29 mins 55 secs)
Philip Reese                  3:10:24          PB
Nick Brooke                  3:22:45
Chris Frear                    3:27:05          PB (by 46 mins)
David Jackson               3:35:58
Ruth Collis                     3:49:33         PB (by 14 mins)
David Hurst                   4:35:56         FIRST MARAFUN
Nigel Legg                     4:48:55          PB (by 7 mins)
Kim Crane                     5:16:59          PB (by 17 mins 49 secs)
Ingrid Gilbertson         5:20:38
Sarah Perrett               5:58:58           FIRST MARAFUN

NDVM Relay

Despicable Doddlers           3:11:26        3rd Male team
(Shams Wahab, Nick Summons, Dan Simmonds, Felix Stroud-Allan)
Doddler Ladies                     3:14:50        2nd Ladies team
(Lynda Faulkner, Sarah Jordan, Rebecca Thomlinson, Lynn Hutchings)
Dursleys Doddlers               4:01:55
(Mixed team)

Sunday 5th May

The Great Bristol 10k – a stunning run along the river Avon and under the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge with spectacular views on Avon Gorge before returning to the city centre.
Andy Bucknell               44:06
Frank Wilson                 44:06

Saturday 4th May

The Darkside Strikes Back – a 7 hour timed event where you choose your distance; a fast and flat route consisting of 3.28 mile out-and-back laps along the River Thames.

Alie Madders     26.2 miles in 5:16:10

Sunday 28th April

London Marathon Results – 3 brilliant Doddlers representing our club at this iconic capital city marathon – well done all
Gavin Green                   3:36:58
John Cowley                   4:32:05
Louise Barnett               4:40:13

Sunday 28th April

Jurassic Marathon – not only a visually spectacular run along the Jurassic coast but also a challenge the some would class as undulating.

Alie Madders                   6.33.51

Jurassic Half – as above but still not for those who don’t like a challenge.

Felix Stroud-Allen        2:38:33
Barry Jenkins                    2:45:03
Mel Mitchell                      2:45:08

Thursday 18th April

Broad Oak Hilly – our very popular internal club race, included in our Club Championships

Barry Shea 0:25:32   
Nick Berry 0:25:47   
Chris Frear 0:26:59   
Nick Brooke 0:27:12   
Gavin Green 0:28:51   
Michael Peters 0:29:27   
Roger Teasdale 0:29:32   
Richard Hull 0:29:57   
David Jackson 0:30:21   
Ed Shelton 0:31:00   
Lyn Hutchings 0:31:38   
Ian Buckingham 0:31:38   
Anthony Guppy 0:31:58   
Shams Wahab 0:32:25   
Andrew Tuffin 0:33:13   
Dave Hurst 0:34:44   
John Cowley 0:35:08   
Nick Summons 0:36:54   
Barry Jenkins 0:38:14   
Flora Brooke 0:39:51   
Belinda Lopez 0:50:22   
Ingrid Gilbertson 0:50:24   
Jane Feather 0:50:24   

Sunday 14th April

Brighton Marathon – A popular “big city” marathon

Justin Perry                   3:45:16

Felix Stroud-Allen        4:08:54

Sunday 14th April

Marnhull 12k – A fantastic undulating road race in chilly, but clear conditions.

Steve Rigby 0:45:53   2nd Overall
Roger Teasdale 0:51:01   
Christopher Frear 0:51:54   
Lynda Faulkner 0:53:09   1st Female
Michael Peters 0:53:43   
Dan Simmonds 0:55:44   
David Jackson 0:56:11   
Richard Hull 0:56:46   
John Townsend 0:57:51   
Ian Buckingham 0:58:32   
Gavin Burrough 0:59:23   
Lynn Hutchings 1:00:01   
Neil Cranidge 1:01:40   
David Hurst 1:02:25   
Shams Wahab 1:02:32   
Jill Watson 1:03:45   
Julia Slade 1:03:59   
John Cowley 1:05:50   
Paul Russell 1:05:56   
Catherine Snook 1:07:33   
Sarah Perrett 1:08:01   
Gerry Hutchings 1:08:05   
Laura Jones 1:09:10   
John Willis 1:09:26   
Amanda Adams 1:12:11   
Jane Ward 1:12:32   
Flora Brooke 1:12:33   
Sandra Fowles 1:12:36   
Kim Crane 1:15:48   
Jane Feather 1:17:19   
Jane Fowles 1:23:34   

Sunday 7th April

Manchester Marathon – Amazing results, well done everyone!

Steve Rigby 2:42:13   
David Jackson 3:28:22   
Nick Reynolds 3:03:12   
Ben Hitchcock 3:33:14   
Nick Summons 4:23:45   
Nigel Legg 4:56:14   

Pen Selwood Tough 10k – a very scenic but undulation road race. Great results, well done!

Jill Watson 0:53:36   2nd Female Vet
Flora Brooke 1:00:45   
Ingrid Gilbertson 1:09:03   
Brian Murison 1:16:11   

Saturday 31st March

Yeovil Half Marathon  – a popular undulating road half marathon in fab conditions. Some great times, with some amazing PBs, well done everyone!

Photos from Yeovil half marathon from Sarah Perrett (via facebook)

Roger Teasdale           1:24:30      PB         18th overall, 5th M40
Nick Brooke                 1.32.55                     3rd M60
Christopher Frear       1.34.44      PB
Sarah Jordan               1.35.49                     4th F40
Ian Moore                  1.39.41
David Jackson            1.42.17                   4th M60
Richard Hull               1.43.22
Charlotte Wilson       1.45.39
Jill Watson                  1.52.16
Paul Rusty Russell    1.58.07
Nick Summons         1.59.00
John Willis                  1.59.11      PB
Jane Ward                  2.01.09
John Cowley              2.01.47
Sarah Perrett            2.06.14      PB
Flora Brooke             2.18.47
William Hill                2.30.20

The Ooser Marathon – a challenging trail marathon in deepest darkest Dorset, with hills and mud along old tracks, hidden holloways, ancient woodlands and forgotten trails, earning runners 2 UTMB points

Tracy Cook                    3:34:51     1st Lady 
John Townsend            4:29:20
Johanna Brighton         4:50:32
Dan Simmonds           5:04:23
Alie Madders               5:37:01
Mel Mitchell                 5:37:48
Barry Jenkins               5:37:49

The Dorset Ooser Canicross Marathon
– as above but with your four-legged friendJason Woods & Benson       4:23:06     1st Overall

The Ooser Half & The Dorset Ooser Canicross Half – a challenging half marathon over similar ground to the marathon

Julia Slade and dog           2:09:32    Canicross Half
Kim Crane and dog           2:25:36    Canicross Half
Neil Cranidge                     2:27:38
Emily Moors                       4:23:19

Saturday 23rd March

Lulworth Cove Half – a tough undulating half marathon along the coast path from Lulworth Cove to Osmington Mills and back above Ringstead. A lovely route for Snowdon Trail Marathon Training. photo by Nick

Adam Frampton 2:38:35   
Steve James 2:38:38   
Nick Summons 2:38:40   
Jane Ward 2:38:40   
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Fri 22nd – Sun 24th March

Jurassic Coast Challenge – billed as 78.6 miles, 3 marathons in 3 days, but actually a total of 86 brutal miles, from Charmouth to Studland, including the whole circumnavigation of Portland.

Alie showed amazing determination to complete this challenging event.

Day 1     6:38:58             Day 1     7:26:37              Day 3     7:35:45   

Sunday 17th March

Bath Half Marathon – a bright, dry and cool morning provided almost perfect running conditions for what is one of the longest established and most iconic city centre road races in the UK. With over 12,000 runners crossing the finish line and an estimated 40,000 spectators celebrating the 38th edition of this much-loved race.

Duncan Ward 1:17:31   
Nick Berry 1:24:37   
Charlie Wilson 1:44:31   
Emma Chaloner 2:28:47   

Gloucester 20 – a lovely mildly undulating 3-lap course in perfect sunny conditions. Great marathon training event with PB potential.  

Roger Teasdale 2:27:31   

Weymouth Half Marathon – now in its 5th year, this popular seaside half marathon provides runners with some outstanding scenery, history and the opportunity to set a PB on a pretty flat13.1mile course, and the sun came out for perfect race conditions.

Kim Crane 2:11:51   
Sarah Perrett 2:14:50   
Jane Fowles 2:27:06   
Serena Orchard 2:30:51   

Sunday 10th March

The Grizzly – an epic 20 mile run from Seaton along the beautiful coast, though woodland, hills, mud, knee deep mud, cold stream runs, endless pebble shingle, more mud and hills, music, the memory tree, free beer sampling on route and firemen to hose muddy legs at the end, an all-round brilliant unforgettable race with bears.

Edgard Zaldua 3:14:33   
Justin Perry 3:30:29   
Dan Simmonds 3:35:03   
John Townsend 3:35:12   
Ruth Readman 3:41:16   
Jane Ward 4:11:38   
Nick Summons 4:20:13   
Melanie Mitchell 4:24:56   
Barry Jenkins 4:24:56   
Neil Cranidge 4:53:17   

The Cub – a tough 10m race from Seaton, all the above except less mud and no bogs.

Jemma Westwell 1:57:44   
Ines Braun 2:14:08   

Sunday 10th March

White Star Runnings Larmer Tree event with 5 races over 2 days with camping, shenanigans, and lots of running over beautiful Wiltshire downs (and ups) of Rushmoor Estate.

Larmer Tree Marathon – a tough marathon by any measure, hills, mud and gorgeous scenery.

Lucy Brown 5:32:12   6th FV40+
Alie Madders 5:59:13   10th FV40+

Larmer Tree 20 – like the half but more miles, more hills and more mud, much more mud.

Jason Woods 3:25:01   
Paul Russell 3:39:37   
David Hurst 4:18:06   
Stacey Connolly 4:22:47   
Jill Watson 4:22:48   
Jamie Drennan 4:22:48   
Adam Frampton 4:22:48   

Saturday 9th March

Larmer Tree Half – a beautiful half marathon designed to test your hill climbing abilities.

Ian Moore 1:57:13   5th MV45+
Kim Crane 2:48:06   
Jane Fowles 2:48:16   

Larmer Tree 10 – last race in the Imperial Series, this tough 10mile race doesn’t hold back on hills with stunning scenery.

Philip Reese 1:20:44   3rd Overall, 2nd M35+
Rachael Franklin 2:00:37   
William Hill 2:14:50   
Emma Chaloner 2:23:58   
Serena Orchard 2:42:18   (with dog version of the race)

Phil Reese also came 3rd in the Imperial Series – well done Phil!!

Sunday 3rd March

Sherborne 10k – fantastic results for team Doddler at this Club Championship race. A picturesque but challenging local road race from Sherborne school – climbing for 4 miles then a mostly downhill to finish

Duncan Ward              0:37:12           1st overall 
Barry Shea                   0:39:50           5th Overall 
Spencer Mogridge      0:41:36          10th Overall 
Sarah Jordan               0:44:50          4th lady
Michael Peters          0:44:58  
Lynda Faulkner         0:45:09          6th Lady 
Ian Moore                  0:45:14 
Richard Hull              0:47:52 
Shams Wahab          0:50:12
Charlie Wilson          0:50:32 
Jill Watson                 0:51:02
David Hurst               0:52:04  
Andrew Tuffin           0:53:17 
Julia Slade                  0:53:27 
Neil Cranidge            0:53:39 
Jane Ward                  0:53:53
John Cowley               0:56:24 
Sarah Perrett             0:59:38  
Kim Crane                  0:59:50  
Jane Fowles                1:02:49 
Jen Barker                  1:03:04

Photo shows some of the Doddler team at Sherborne 10k. Great to see everyone

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Wimborne 20 – a cold windy day for 20 miles but the Doddler team braved the weather achieving some great results – well done all! Please comment with any PB’s

Steven Rigby                2:12:13           2nd MV35+
Tracy Cook                   2:29:36           8th Overall, 3rd FV40+
Edgard Zaldua             2:39:03           4th MV50+
Justin Perry                  2:41:18           8th MV45+
Lerryn Chaffey          2:47:52         6th FV40+
John Townsend         2:55:46
Paul Russelll              3:06:00

Sunday 3rd March

Two Tunnels 5k – a special race that takes in many of Bath’s beautiful attractions plus the longest underground section of any running race in the UK – a truly unique running experience. Well done both.

Mel Mitchell                   0:27:52

Barry Jenkins                 0:27:52

Sunday 24th February

Bournemouth 10 – fantastic results for Dorset Doddlers with Iain Trickett, Steve Rigby and Duncan Ward taking home 2nd men’s team prize. They also achieved 3rd place in the DRRL

Iain Trickett                   0:56:23               7th Overall, 6th Open Men

Steve Rigby                   0:56:55     PB         

Duncan Ward               0:58:48                3rd M40+

Philip Reese                  1:03:27     PB         

Nick Berry                     1:03:42                 

Nick Reynolds              1:04:11      PB         

Roger Teasdale            1:04:43     PB         

Ruth Readman             1:20:56                 

Amanda Adams           1:36:57                 

William Hill                   1:45:18      PB         

Emma Chaloner          1:45:27     

Hameldown Hammer Half – a tough, challenging trail race with a total ascent of over 600m, over a series of grassy, rocky, sometimes muddy tracks and forest glades. Ascending Hameldown Ridge for spectacular views of Moors and Tors.

Barry Jenkins                     2:53:02

Mel Mitchell                       2:53:02

The Terminator – a brilliant 12mile trail race up and down the Pewsey Vale. A gentle start across fields and along a canal path, then through woods and deep mud, before several steep climbs and hair-raising descents. Beautiful sunshine, stunning views and great bunch of runners.

Jane Ward                 2:16:09

Thursday 21st February

Excalibur Two – number 2 in a series of 12 ‘conquests’ – a 6hr timed lap race with runners completing as many 3.28 mile out and back laps along the beautiful river Thames towpath. No elevation gain/loss making it a flat and fast route.

Alie Madders              5:18:30                26.2 miles

Sunday 17th February

10k Sika Run – a rewarding timed trail run through Wareham Forest, including forest paths and open trail. 

Kim Crane 0:56:12 Canicross
Sandra Fowles 1:01:37  

Sunday 9th February

Portland Coastal Marathon – Amazing effort over a tough route, with mud, steep climbs, rocky terrain, in cold, wet, blustery conditions. Starting at the sailing academy, a steep climb on to Portland Island, to find the coast path around the island followed by an out and back alongside Chesil Beach to the turn point and repeat in reverse. 

Dave Fitzsimon 5:03:54  
Mel Mitchell 5:51:50 5th F30+
Barry Jenkins 5:51:52  
Alie Madders 6:02:37  

Portland Coastal Half Marathon – As above but just the one lap (thank goodness). 

Jane Ward 2:54:02 8th F50+
Jill Watson 2:54:03  
Adam Frampton 2:54:04  
Neil Cranidge 2:55:43  

Sunday 9th February

Lytchett 10 (miles) – Well done all, great running in blustery conditions

Duncan Ward 0:59:17 8th Overall, 1st M45+
Steve Rigby 1:02:27  
Roger Teasdale 1:04:56 PB – 8th M40+
Phil Reese 1:05:36  
Nick Reynolds 1:06:15 PB
Nick Brooke 1:08:56 2nd M65+
Paul Russell 1:22:27  
John Cowley 1:30:29 10th M60+
Ines Braun 1:39:17  
Flora Brooke 1:41:01 5th F60+
William Hill 1:50:37  
Emma Chaloner 1:55:14  

Sunday 3rd February

Blackmore Vale Half (12.2miles) – A shortened route this year to avoid the final icy hill – well done everyone for braving the wintery conditions.

Barry Shea1:18:50
Nick Berry1:20:08
Spencer Mogridge1:25:33
Daryl Davies1:27:13
Christopher Frear1:29:08
Michael Peters1:29:22
Justin Perry1:31:01
Gavin Green1:33:14
John Townsend1:35:07
David Jackson1:35:24
Paul Rusty Russell1:37:56
Felix Stud-Allen1:45:40
David Hurst1:51:44
Charlotte Townsend1:53:04
John Cowley1:53:23
Jemma Westwell1:55:51
Kim Crane2:02:22
Sandra Fowles2:02:22
Barry Jenkins2:03:30
Mel Mitchell2:03:30
Sarah Perrett2:08:09
Jane Feather2:26:39

Sunday 27th January

Stonehenge Stomp

A few groups of Doddlers took part in this event, including a jolly group who walked or ran the 20k with dogs and a group of dog-free Doddlers who ran a variant of the 30k route to clock up a lovely 16.7 miles. A great spring marathon training event.

Sunday 20th January

Dirty Devil Stampede 10k-ish – muddy splashing tank tracks with inflatable crocodiles

Jane Fowles1:18:51
Kim Crane1:18:53

Sunday 19th January

Beyond The Far Side 12hr – a 5.3 miles route with an overall elevation of 850ft per circuit, taking in the edge of Salisbury Plain, with the aim to complete as many circuits within your chosen time.

Alie Madders              8:26:09                26.2 miles

Sunday 13th – Saturday 19th January

Montane Spine Race – A non-stop 268mile winter ultra-marathon encompassing the entire length of the Pennine Way. Pennine Way crosses some of the most beautiful, difficult and challenging terrain found in England, including; the Peak District, Cheviots, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Park – finishing on the Scottish Borders. What a stunning achievement – all hail Matt. I look forward to the presentation/talk/slide show.

Matt Clayton      156:30:56    – that’s 6 days, 12 hours, 30 mins, 56 secs

Sunday 13th January

Rough ‘n’ Tumble – Not as muddy as in previous years but the hills don’t get any smaller.

Adam Frampton1:53:05
Stephen James1:53:05
Jane Ward1:53:27
Nick Summons1:53:28
Neil Cranidge1:53:29
Mel Mitchell1:53:29
Barry Jenkins1:53:30

Saturday 12th January

WSR Dark Moors 10m – tracks round the wood, but at night!

Kim Crane                            1:46:32

Ingrid Gilbertson                1:51:35

Jane Fowles                         1:51:36

Serena Orchard                  2:02:43                                       

WSR Dark Moors 5m 

Jemma Westwell                0:44:40

Alie Madders                      0:50:36

Tuesday 1st January

Broadstone Quarter Well done everyone for making a fantastic start to the year.

Steve Rigby0:38:51
Barry Shea0:41:21
Nick Berry0:42:56
Roger Teasdale0:43:29
Nick Reynolds0:43:30
Justin Perry0:45:52
Dan Simmonds0:46:49
Lynn Hutchings0:49:29
David Jackson0:50:31
Ruth Readman0:51:42
Nick Summons0:51:47
Paul Russell0:52:20
Simon Lees0:52:41
Jamie Drennan0:53:44
David Hurst0:53:47
Neil Cranidge0:54:19
John Cowley0:57:13
Ines Braun1:02:38