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Report Summary: 2013

Dec 8, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners achieved a fantastic double team victory at the Wiltshire XC Championships held at Bath University, with Michael Towler successfully defending his Senior Men's title.
Oct 20, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Michael Towler and Ruth Barnes were crowned county champions at the Salisbury Half Marathon after taking victory in 1:15:45 and 1:24:21 respectively. The race also saw the conclusion of the Wiltshire Road Race League which was won for the second successive year by Avon Valley Runners.
Oct 6, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners claimed the Ladies team prize in the 5-miles and Men's team prize in the 9-miles, which was won outright by Peter Veleski.
Sep 22, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners surrendered their 100% record in the Wiltshire Road Race League finishing behind Royal Wootton Bassett Hounds & Chippenham Harriers at the Malmesbury Half Marathon. However Fiona Price did pick up the award as third lady overall.
Sep 21, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners achieved third place in each of the Open, Ladies & Mixed categories of this 29-mile relay from Weston Super-Mare to Wells cathedral.
Sep 8, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners succesfully retained the Wiltshire Road Race League title after some good performances at the Melksham 10K. Michael Towler led the Men home to finish runner-up in 33:30 and Ruth Barnes missed out on setting a new club record by just 1-second as she took victory in 36:15.
Aug 22, 2013
Posted by: admin

11 teams of 3 including a junior team took part in the annual run around Barton farm park and the canal towpath, followed by a slap up fish supper

Aug 6, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Sixteen took part in the Trowbridge Street-O including our friends from North Wiltshire Orienteers, trying to reach as many of the 25 checkpoints as they could within an hour.
Jul 6, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Thirty teams contested this four stage 'pass-the-baton' relay from Melksham to Winsley through the beautiful Avon Valley. Avon Valley Runners 'A' team were the first team back overaover the 18-mile course.
Jul 1, 2013
Posted by: SeanP

This race the second race for me in the AVR vest was also my first race since the first time in the vest which was at Bratton Hilly in early May.

by Paul Smithson

May 20, 2013
Posted by: SeanP
Nigel Harding visited our Southwick Country parkrun from Poole on 11th May and wrote a great piece all about local clubs and parkrun:-
Southwick parkrun #89 Southwick Country Park, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14, 11th May 2013
May 18, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty

92 runners completed the eighth running of the Shaw Stampede with Simon Campbell of Cirecester AC and Sue Hall of Corsham being the first runners home.

Apr 15, 2013
Posted by: AnthonyH
A wonderful weekend outing where we all ran along the coastal paths of Devon, cliffs to one side and the sea below.
Mar 3, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Avon Valley Runners took maximum points at the Devizes 10K and now sit four points clear at the top of the Wiltshire Road Race League.
Feb 17, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty
Fiona Price and Diane Hier both claimed silver medals in the British Masters championships which took place at the Lytchett 10 road race alongside the Inter-counties race between Wiltshire and Dorset.
Feb 10, 2013
Posted by: Wrinty

Diane Hier set a new club FV50 record to finish runner up in the Wiltshire 10 Road Race in Melksham and along with third placed Jo Mumford, Suzann Large and Linda Ladner claimed the Ladies team prize. 

Feb 3, 2013
Posted by: WarrenW
Avon Valley Runners made a good start to the 2013 Wiltshire Road Race League by taking maximum points, with Ruth Barnes taking the Ladies title, Rosemary Barber claimed the 1st FV60 title and Michael Towler was runner-up in the Men's race.