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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Barking Road Runners were out in force at their latest cross-country challenges at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners saw four of their busy members complete a triple of two cross-country outings and a parkrun at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners were at the London Cross-Country Championships on Hampstead Heath’s Parliament Hill at the weekend.

Barking parkrun played host to two school friends hoping to make a difference in their community, writes Emdad Rahman.

Dagenham 88 Runners paid their own tributes on the centenary of the First World War armistice at two different events.

Dagenham 88 Runners ended their summer grand prix championship on a bright November morning at the Billericay 10k.

Dagenham 88 Runners duo Timi and Sam Veerasamy had to wade through floods to finish the Venice marathon due to an Adriatic storm.

Dagenham 88 Runners flocked to multiple running events to beat their personal best times or complete a new challenge this weekend, writes Jacob Ranson.

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Barking Road Runners saw three of their members take on the six-hour timed Ashdown Forest ultra marathon challenge at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners took on various half marathon challenges, among other events, at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners held a special #runandtalk event in honour of World Mental Health Day.

‘Train Like A Champion’ to be based at two venues in the London Borough of Redbridge

Dagenham 88 Runners are pleased to now be involved in England Athletics #runandtalk campaign with a focus on raising awareness of mental wellbeing.

Local athletes were out in force as the new Chingford League season got underway with an evening 5k run at the Redbridge Cycle Centre at Hog Hill.

Barking Road Runners and Dagenham 88 Runners brought the curtain down on the East London Five Interclub Series at the Valentines 5k.

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

Barking Road Runners’ Faye Spooner completed her 12th marathon of 2018 in style in Berlin.

Barking Road Runners took on the seventh Grand Prix race of the season at the Harlow 10 Mile, where Lee Johnson came home in an outstanding eighth place.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners were out in force at the latest East London Five Interclub Series event in Barking.

Dennis Spencer Perkins was crowned the overall champion of Barking Road Runners handicap race series after winning the final 5k of the season.

Borough resident Emdad Rahman completed a 100k challenge to help raise awareness of dementia last week.

Local athletics club members took on aquathon events for a different kind of challenge at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners Rahana Islam and Beverley Eagles celebrate their 250th parkruns at Valentines Park on Saturday.

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.

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