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The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

Dagenham 88 Runners once again enjoyed success across the country with the main event being the Orion Forest race.

Barking Road Runners’ Lee Johnson was pipped to the post in the latest East London Five Interclub Series event at Harold Wood Park.

The Guinness World Record for the longest, continuous running relay was broken as the final baton holder crossed the finish line of the I Move London Relay at Tower Bridge, London at the weekend.

Local athletes defied muggy conditions to compete in the latest East London Five Interclub Series event in Hainault Forest last Wednesday evening.

After the excitement of the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, fans can expect more drama at the Muller Anniversary Games this weekend.

Local athletes had plenty to celebrate at the 24-hour Spitfire Scramble event at Hornchurch Country Park last weekend.

Barking Road Runners took on the Felsted 10k, the morning after England’s World Cup quarter-final win over Sweden.

Robert Clack’s junior boys made a little bit of history as they won a superb bronze medal at the English Schools’ finals at Gateshead International Arena on Saturday, writes Lee Power.

A group of 10 Dagenham 88 Runners travelled down to Dorset to compete in the Cider Frolic on Saturday.

Eight times British 100m champion and European record holder Dwain Chambers has joined forces with North London’s Lee Valley Athletics Centre to launch Mini Racers - a new sprint competition for six to 11-year-olds.

Two London Olympians who took part in London 2012 have backed a campaign to help secure the future of the London Youth Games, Europe’s largest youth sports festival.

Dagenham 88 Runners duo Tony Woodgate and Nils Hollmann (above) took on the Brentwood 10k.

Dagenham 88s youngster Joseph Grange currently holds the fastest global parkrun time for his age group after a fine display at Raphael Park.

More than 100 runners gathered at Potter’s Field Park, Tower Bridge, for the start of the I Move London Relay. Joined by Daley Thompson CBE, runners from all 32 London boroughs ran the first leg of the 4000 mile run, a world record attempt for the longest, continuous relay which will last for 30 days and 30 nights.

Trevor Cooper won the £10 cash prize at Barking Road Runners’ latest handicap race at Mayesbrook Park.

Local athletes were out in force at the third round of the East London Five Interclub Series at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Barking Road Runners had reason to cheer at the Horndon on the Hill 10k after winning the team prize.

Two of Great Britain’s leading athletics stars marked one month to go until this year’s Müller Anniversary Games by inspiring the next generation at a school close to the London Stadium.

Robert Clack’s year seven pupils came out on top at the Lee Valley Outdoor Cup last week.

Local athletes were out in force at the latest East London Five Interclub Series event at Raphael Park.

Barking Road Runners’ Lee Johnson maintained his superb form to finish third in a personal best at the Southend half marathon.

Dagenham 88 Runners were out in force at the Thames Chase in Upminster.

Dagenham 88 Runners hosted the first race of the eagerly awaited 2018 East London Five Interclub Series (ELVIS) at Eastbrookend Country Park to celebrate their 30th anniversary.

Barking Road Runners took on marathons, triathlons and parkruns, among other challenges, on another busy weekend of action.

Dagenham 88 Runners tackled various challenges from parkrun to the London to Brighton 100k Challenge over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners had a quieter week, with many resting after marathons, as others took on parkruns or multi-sport events.

Dagenham 88 Runners were back out on marathon duty in the picturesque countryside around Halstead on Sunday.

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

Dagenham 88 Runners took on various challenges over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Trevor Cooper claimed top honours for Barking Road Runners at the first handicap race of the 2018 season at Mayesbrook Park.

Barking Road Runners swapped trainers and pavements for wetsuits and water at the weekend.

Barking Road Runners Lee Johnson led the way for local athletes at the hottest-ever Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.

A brand new and unique running event is coming to London next month.

The latest news from the Dagenham 88s club

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

England’s men and women sprinted to 4x100m relay golds at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Dina Asher-Smith was delighted to win bronze in the women’s 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s Dina Asher-Smith won bronze in the 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, with former UEL student Bianca Williams in seventh place.

There were mixed fortunes for England sprinters in the women’s 200m semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Dagenham 88 Runners’ enjoy success

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners’ Timi Veerasamy had reason to celebrate at the weekend after scooping the bronze medal at the Bromley 10k.

Newham & Essex Beagles’ Asha Philip was left hugely frustrated and disappointed after finishing fourth in the women’s 100m final at the Commonwealth Games.

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

England’s Adam Gemili played down injury fears after he reached the Commonwealth Games 100m final.

Woodford Green’s Mark Dry won bronze in the hammer for Scotland on the opening afternoon of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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