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We are a friendly running club based in Poole Dorset. We are Club mark accredited with over 200 senior and 160 junior members. The main aim of the club is promote running in a friendly atmosphere whether just for health, fitness and social reasons or participating in competitive races including the London marathon,  and other races. Through our online diary we promote  local events. Encouraging guidance, coaching and training to promote individual success. For full information on the “Poole Festival of Running” please click the PFoR symbol. To go straight to the entry page click below.

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North Dorset Marathon Results

Results from Sunday's "North Dorset Village Marathon" Pos Gun Name ... more »
Summer Series  2015

Register now for “Upton” & Map

Just at note regarding our forthcoming Summer Seri... more »

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London Marathon Results

The London Marathon continued the current trend of an increasing number of PBs o... more »

Antwerp Results

Poole Runners exported some running talent across the channel to Belgium for the... more »
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Southbourne results

Southbourne  “Fast and Flat ”results

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Geoff & Barry’s 630 mile walk

 Stalwart Club Members Geoff Scott and Barry Mitch... more »

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London Marathon Results

 The London Marathon continued the current trend o... more »

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Dorset County Championships

On the weekend of the 23/24 May the Dorset County Track and Field Championships ... more »
Training Schedule

February Training Schedule

The training schedule for February can be downloaded here
Its hoped this will be updated  monthly. February Training Programme 2015              
Club Championship

Club Championship

Rules Open to First Claim Members aged 20 or more (on 1st Jan 2015) who have renewed membership by 31st January 2015 All age categories are based on member’s age as at 1st January Best 8 out of 19 races count Over 65′s Ladies and Over 70′s Men best of 6 out of 19 races count Any member not renewing membership by 31st January 2015 will not gain points until the race after they have renewed Club Vests must be worn New names will not be added after it is no longer possible to complete the required number of races In the event of a tie best 10 mile race time counts  Rac... more »
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Results... North Dorset Village Marathon - 3rd May (gun times) 274 finishers. 63rd 3:40:51 Robert Frampton 71st 3:42:42 Kelly Frampton 89th 3:50:50 David Graham 144th 4:12:39 Luretta Spearing 160th 4:17:18 David Heath Well done all, fantastic runs. full results > www.ndvm.co.uk/downloads/NDVM%20Results%202015.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

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Poole Festival or Running 2015 Minithons - Sunday 7th June 1 mile races for girls & boys aged 8/9 and 10/11 years, plus a 1.5 mile mixed event for 12-14 year olds. Trophies for the first three in each event. Medals for all finishers, which can be engraved on the day. You can run on your own or get a group of friends together and enter as part of a team, or for your school. You could also really make a difference to a local charity by helping to raise money through sponsorship. All minithon races are chipped timed with prices for teams & top three individuals. There is also a fun run for under 8’s, who have to run with a parent. registration > www.poolerunners.com/event-page-2/poole-festival-of-running/events/ ... See MoreSee Less

The Ark is proud to sponsor the Minithon at this year's Poole Festival of Running. There are separate Girls and Boys races with ages ranging from 8 - 14 years old. The festival takes place on the 7th of June and the park will be alive with entertainment for all the family. Are you or your children up for the challenge? Register for the festival today: http://www.poolerunners.com/event-page-2/poole-festival-of-running/events/

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Additional pages

We will change these regularly to tell you about key information

Schindlers Shuffles

Are gentle walks (not runs), organised by one of our members Geoff Scott, usuall... more »

Broadstone 1/4 Marathon

A basic two lap UKA accredited race  around Broadstone.   After race award cer... more »

Club Championship

Rules Open to First Claim Members aged 20 or more (on 1st Jan 2015) who have... more »
Running list

Running List

Running List Spring 2015 Running List Autum 2014  ... more »

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