Wild Running by Benjamin Peel

It was the poet Philip Larkin who memorably wrote, ‘Where sky and Lincolnshire and water meet’, in The Whitsun Weddings and I am fortunate to have a ruggedly beautiful coastal nature reserve on my doorstep which I never tire of running through. In summer the North Sea, which for most

Winter Training Schedule

The Winter Training schedule will commence from 25 September so please dig out your reflective gear and check those headtorch batteries.

Updated Skegness Coasters Welcome Pack

New Committee member Mark Shaw has very kindly updated the Skegness Coasters Welcome Pack for the club and we are most grateful for his time and effort in doing so. Please do take a look at this very informative document which can also be found via the link on the 'About' page. 

All roads lead to Rome

Coasters David Young, Janet Harmston, Carole Tumber and Ben Peel before the Cleethorpes 10K. Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Standard. On New Year’s Day four members of the Skegness Coasters Running Club took part in the annual Cleethorpes 10K, which is organised by Cleethorpes Athletics Club. The fast, flat

London Marathon Criteria

During the last Committee meeting the criteria for the London marathon club place was discussed and updated as it always is on an annual basis. So this is no reflection on anyone but we felt that we needed to make it fairer for more people who haven't run it before to

Compass Points Coasters to Classic Runs

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. Sunday , September 10 was a packed morning of chilliness, running and banter for the Skegness Coasters at the East Coast Classic 10K. Fourteen Coasters participated in the East Coast Classic 10K, which is brilliantly organised each year by Mablethorpe Running Club. Starting from

Winter Training Schedule

Below is the Winter Training schedule which may be subject to change depending on the weather/availability of run leaders etc. Now is the time to please check your head torches for batteries and ensure you have plenty of reflective clothing as the dark nights draw in. Winter Training Schedule Relays around the

Coasters keep on running county wide

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. Coasters Vicky Lewis, Carole Tumber, Ben Peel and Peter Fulwood before the ABP Coastal Half. Sunday 3rd September saw the inaugural ABP Coastal Half come to fruition. Four Skegness Coasters took part in the event; it was both Vicky Lewis and Peter Fulwood’s

Helping The Welcome

Are any Coasters available please to help out with an activity we could run at The Welcome on Saturday September 2nd? They have been very good to us in letting us meet there every week so it would be great if we could give something back to them. And if

The Sting is in the Tail for Coasters

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren Skegness Coasters headed to Caistor on Sunday, July 2 for the sixth running of the popular Caistor ‘Sting in the Tail’ 10K. The event, which is organised by Caistor Running Club, hosts a field of 500 runners competing over the glorious Lincolnshire Wolds. This

Coasters clock up 60 miles in one day

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of The Skegness Siren. Local running club Skegness Coasters took on the challenge of organising a 60-mile summer relay on Sunday, June 25. Mark Harvey devised the 60-mile route which included a mixture of flat country roads and hilly, multi-terrain sections. The club hadn’t undertaken a relay challenge

Jubilation for Coasters at Woodhall Spa 10K

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of The Skegness Standard Skegness Coasters made the yearly trip over to Woodhall Spa for the much-loved Woodhall Spa 10K. The course starts and finishes at Jubilee Park, taking in one loop of the surrounding scenic, countryside roads. Robert Rennie led the Coasters home with a new

Coasters feel the heat of competition

Report by Julie Hawkesford courtesy of the Skegness Standard Skegness Coasters members were out and about this week, facing the searing heat and sunshine to compete in various races. The Liverpool Rock & Roll Series was attended by Rachel Shinn and Rebecca Porter. Rachel took part in the 5k race on Saturday

No half measures for the Coasters

Ben Peel, Helen Kennedy, Julie Croft. Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Standard. Members of Skegness Coasters took on two different half marathon-length events over the weekend. The Sleaford Half, which had a new and improved route for this year, took place through the picturesque countryside and villages of Kirby La

Capitally well done Coasters

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren The UK Boston Marathon (half/full) took place on Monday, April 17. The route started at the market place in Boston town centre and wound through local villages, including Freiston, Butterwick, Wrangle and Fishtoft, before finishing at Boston College. Robert Rennie ran the 26.2 mile

Coasters Rock up to races

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. This weekend Skegness Coaster Martin Ross travelled to Brighton for his marathon length race. The route winded through the city streets before finishing up on the spectacular Brighton seafront, renowned for its ‘buzzing’ atmosphere and roaring crowd support. Martin completed the race in a

No Couch Potatoes here!

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. The club’s C25K group completed their first timed 5K and graduated from the free beginners course. The ten, dedicated, apprentices to running, have worked incredibly hard over the last nine weeks; building up gradually from 60 seconds of running, to achieving their 5K

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