Category Archive: Planned runs

Feb 13 2018

Mens XC Match 4 – Match Report

A traditionally muddy wet and cold  fixture in croydon did not let the Men’s brave XC team down on Saturday.   At an earlier start time of 1400, a (nearly full) quorum of 9 set off to the start.   Only 8 actually got there as the SW london traffic came to a standstill and our ultra-running …

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Feb 06 2018

If you think its cold you’re wrong.

It’s not cold. It will be even less cold at 7:15 tonight at Rose House so please make a special effort to come and see what I mean.  

Feb 01 2018

Thursday Track

Sometimes in the natural world there are phenomena that occur when forces collide. Tonight, consider arriving at 7:15 at Barn Elms running track to witness a once in a lifetime occurrence. As many of you know, Dave Kelly has completed another dry January and as such is back off the wagon with a vengeance. Conversely …

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Jan 30 2018

Training Tonight

Ever wondered how a Tuesday night training session could be tailored to appeal to all levels of fitness and speed? I haven’t got a clue, but tonight we are going to find out how. Our very own Ollie Waugh will be leading tonights 10km run and assures me that all of us will be “satisfied” …

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Jan 28 2018

Mens XC – 4th & Final Round – 1400 Sat 10th Feb, Lloyd Park, Croydon.

  It seems a long long time since the rescheduled 3rd round fixture in December, but the wait is over.. the Cross Country is back with avengence.,  After a “dry” January, history dictates that this will be a wet February, with a traditional soggy match down in Lloyd Park, Croydon. All the details are on …

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Jan 20 2018

Important Re. Barn Elms Running Track

I have been in touch with Barn Elms Sports Trust who are clamping down on track usage without paying. It turns out that there are quite a few people claiming to be Barnes Runners when in reality they are not. One gentleman runner, I am told, regularly runs with his family who are all Barnes …

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Jan 15 2018

Country To Capital Race Report By Oliver Waugh

I awoke this morning to the noise of Barnes Runners clamoring to hear how the Barnes Three, Meg Heslop, Oliver Waugh and Simon Danciger fared at yesterday’s 10th annual Country to Capital event. Well relaxez vous mes braves all will be revealed. But first let me talk a bit about the Country to Capital “C2C” …

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Jan 08 2018

London Marathon Place

Every year the Club is awarded a place in the London Marathon and every year there is discussion about how best to utilise it. This year the Committee has decided to ask any interested members to email me, the Chairman at with a few lines on why they would like the place and why …

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Jan 08 2018


HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Run and jump into 2018 and stay injury free. Join me tonight and every Monday @ 7pm for a specific yoga for runners flow class. Lengthen and strengthen your muscles and reduce your chances of injury when training. Make the time to be kind to yourself! Classes are held every Monday @7pm …

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Jan 03 2018

Thursday Night Is Track Night

Happy New Year to all Barnes Runners and with it, I’d like to prevail upon your new year resolutions that have undoubtedly been made to get faster, fitter and stronger. Whether this be in the form of a spring race or just a desire to get better, please come down to Barn Elms track tomorrow, …

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