Felixstowe Road Runners Blog

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Ben Jacobs – one year on

“Ben was a great runner and a greater man” These were the words of my predecessor as Club Chair, Stuart Mason, this time last year when he had the sombre task of announcing Ben...

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Runner Profile: Holly Taylor

Thanks for the nomination Kayleigh, not sure I can top your extensive running history, but here we go!  The Early (and rather uneventful) days  As a young child I loved being outside and active,...

Runner Profile: Kayleigh Turpin

Thank you Debbie for the nomination, I was hoping to avoid it for as long as possible :-). I enjoy reading everyone’s stories, everyone is so inspiring and achieved so much and I look back...

Awards night 2023 results

Last night (2nd March) we hosted our awards night for 2023. A big thank you to Daniela for organising this! Awards presented are detailed below… COASTAL 10 FIRST FRR MALE An award for the...

Runner Profile: Debbie Catling

Thanks for the nomination Sam. I always enjoy reading all the FRR runner profiles, what an inspirational lot you are – giving us a snapshot of your running journeys. I hoped to avoid doing...

London marathon coach trip 2024

Update: sold out in an incredible 4 hours! We have booked a 53 seat coach for members, friends & family, who would like to travel to the London Marathon on 21st April 2024, either to...

FRR and the environment

FRR and the environment

Running just involves lacing up your trainers and heading out…or so it seems. The simple pastime of running appears to be one with very little impact on the environment.  Members of Felixstowe Road Runners...

Runner Profile: Sam Fulcher

Thank you Seamus for the nomination, and like he mentioned we know each other through swimming, and part of the Felixstowe Swimscapes Channel relay team in 2016. I too, am a fairly recent member...

Race Report: Wesel Marathon and Half

Felixstowe’s twin town of 50 years is Wesel in Germany. FRR have a reciprocal arrangement with HADI (Wesel’s running club) to host members at each other’s races. Various aspects aligned that meant that I...