Jim Adams


England Athletics affiliation fees 2022/23

The affiliation and registration fees for 2022/23 will be as follows: Club and member body affiliation fee will remain at £150 per club/member body. Athlete registration fee will increase to £16 per person. Following the decision to not increase the athlete registration fee from £15 to £16 in 2020 as planned and to keep it fixed in 2021/22 as well, through consultation with the Regional Councils we feel that after… Read More »England Athletics affiliation fees 2022/23


AGM 5th Oct 20:00

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tue 5th October at 20:00 this year. Due to the uncertainty around Covid the committee decided that we should conduct the formal business by Zoom again this year. We will upload the usual Officers Reports to the Club website and all members will be sent a Notice of a Virtual meeting using Zoom by email, inviting you to join in remotely. The notice… Read More »AGM 5th Oct 20:00


Social Secretary vacancy

I am sorry to announce that Russell Simpson has decided to step down from the Committee and has resigned from his role as Social Secretary with immediate effect. I would like to thank Russell for his work and input during this difficult period, in particular for organising the recent social evening as a first step in bringing the Club back together. Russell’s departure leaves an important vacancy on the Committee,… Read More »Social Secretary vacancy


British Miler Club – Millfield School

After braving the traffic jams on the M5 on Saturday, a few Club junior athletes competed in the BMC pace maker races at Millfield School. Our runners put in some very strong performances and those who ran would like to say a big thank you to Marnee Tootal for her help and support at the event. Results: 800m U15: Izzy Merriman – A massive 12s PB in 2min 36.71s U17:… Read More »British Miler Club – Millfield School


European Team Championship Super League

Tom Mortimer breaks championships record in Poland  Tom Mortimer, on his GB debut, was part of the greatest 5000m Super League race of all time, with 4 runners breaking the Super League record. Mortimer finished 4th but over 8s under the Super League record, which Mo Farah won twice for GB. Tom totally emptied his tank in Poland over 9.5 laps staying with a strong pace and leading at times… Read More »European Team Championship Super League


England Athletics Run Leader Development Days

EA Run Leader Development Day workshops are back for the summer of 2021 – being hosted at venues nationwide and priced at just £20 per person! Perfect for qualified Leaders in Running Fitness, and those who regularly deliver or support group running activity, these face-to-face workshops offer a fantastic opportunity to share experiences and to learn and develop skills to benefit your runners, groups and sessions. Attendees can choose from… Read More »England Athletics Run Leader Development Days


Tony Christmas

I was very sorry to learn that Tony Christmas, a member and great supporter of our Club for 40 years, has passed away. Tony officially retired from racing in 2010 after completing his “final” Stroud Half Marathon at the age of 80 but has been a familiar figure at many of our events and races over the years, supporting his son, Lee. Tony always had a smile and a kind… Read More »Tony Christmas


Jennie Batten

I am very sorry to advise that Jennie Batten will not be returning to coach our mid-range Juniors when we are able to resume group training. Jennie has done a fantastic job for us over the past three years, ably assisted by Steve Carr and a number of parents. Unfortunately, her work commitments have expanded and she has taken the difficult decision to step back from a role she has… Read More »Jennie Batten

Return to Running activities

The club is delighted to report that the updated guidelines from England Athletics following the Government’s route map to recovery has enabled us to plan a return to group activities, including our 2021 Race Series. Our COVID-19 recovery group has updated our Club plan and the associated risk assessments which can be viewed here.  Under the proposed timetable we should be able to run in groups again under controlled conditions from 29 March. Group sizes have to be strictly controlled and runners aware of… Read More »Return to Running activities