Entries by Kevin Orchard

Neville Rowles – his Redway Runner journey

Hi Martin, Now that I am in my second year of membership of the merry band called Redway runners I thought it was time to pass on my thanks for the help, encouragement and teamwork from all of the members but particularly the inspiration from the leaders. I was a half decent runner in my […]

Redway Runners Press Release 25 April 2016 – Marathon Season

Redway Runners – Marathon Success   Marathon season is upon us and Redway Runners have been participating in many events around the globe.  In recent weeks Paris, Rotterdam, Manchester, Brighton, Boston (USA) and London have seen strong Redway Runner performances.  Most impressively in the last month Jennifer Sangster has recorded a marathon personal best in […]

Redway Runner Press Release 31 March 2016 – 1,000 Members

Redway Runners reach 1,000 members When Izi Hicks joined Redway Runners recently a major milestone was reached – not so much that Izi joined the club, but she is the 1,000th current member of Redway Runners. A little over five years ago a few running friends got together and decided to form a running club.  […]

Zero to Hero (Z2H) – MK Half Marathon 13 December 2015

Well done to the 17 Z2H Group particpants that successfully ran yesterday’s MK Winter Half Marathon.  You have all put in so much work and deserve the sense of achievement you are all feeling today – even if the body may not agree!  Thanks to Bill Collins for this excellent quote that really sums it […]

Redway Runners Press Release 14 December 2015

167 Redway Runners donned the now famous bright green shirt and took part in the MK Winter Half Marathon on 13 December.  Ben Fairhall (pictured below) celebrated his birthday by coming 2nd overall in the race with a superb personal best time of 1.11.31.  Ben’s wife Philippa also ran a personal best of 2.05.08 so […]

2016 Charity Calendar

Another first for the Redway Runners!  Following a suggestion by one of our runners,the Redway Runners Committee decided to float the idea of following the precedent of the Women’s Institute (WI) in releasing a “cheeky but tasteful” 2016 Charity Calendar.  Over 40 photographs were submitted.  The Committee have whittled them down to the special few […]

Squeaky Bone Relay – Teams

The Redway Runners teams for this year’s Squeaky Bone Relay are below.  The race is on Sunday 1 November and starts at 10am at Spring Lane, Clifton Reynes, Nr Olney MK16 5DS.  The first named runner in each team is the Captain.  Please can Captains pick up the registration pack for the whole team on […]

Redway Runners Press Release 5 October 2015

  This last weekend saw a fantastic turnout by Redway Runners at many events around the UK.   24 runners took part in the Cardiff Half Marathon.  Aidy Maidment was the first Redway Runner home in 1:26:45, closely followed by Martyn Douglas with a new PB of 1:26:58. New personal best times were also recorded […]

Thanks for getting me back into running

Here is another good news story for the Redway Runners. Hi Martin Thank you to you and the team for getting me back into running, it’s been many years since I pounded the pavements and I have to say I haven’t had such fun in a long while.   I know that I am fatter […]