Cracking results for competing Coasters

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. Two Skegness Coasters took part in the annual Retford Half Marathon on Sunday 12th March. Martin Jessop and Sue Smith both enjoyed the race; Martin stated that it was a “murky morning but weather good for running in.” Martin placed 391st and

Coasters brave elements in Cambridge and Grantham

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Siren. On a blustery and rainy Sunday morning two members of the Skegness Coasters running club competed in events. One in the county and one further afield. Janet Harmston participated in the ‘Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon’, which is organised by Grantham Athletic Club. The race started on

Coasters star and stride on in Bowiethon and Stamford 30K

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Standard. Skegness Coasters took on the Valentine’s 30k in Stamford. Sue Smith and Carole Tumber both enjoyed the scenic route which starts and finishes at Stamford’s Welland Academy. The course winds its way through Little Casterton, Tolethorpe, Ryhall, Careby, Pickworth and Great Casterton

Coasters take on Waterway 30

Neil Mitchell, Craig Tarrant and Mark Harvey at the start of the Waterway 30 which wends around the scenic rural countryside of Nottinghamshire using a combination of the two main local waterway tow paths; The ‘Cuckoo Way’ (Chesterfield Canal), ‘Trent Valley Way’ (River Trent). They finished in a fantastic time

Committee Meeting

January 11 2017 At the Committee meeting last night it was decided to leave the London Marathon club criteria unchanged so please see below for details. Also please do remember that club colour vests whether the old or new style need to be worn at races. We do still have some of

Social Media

The website now has Share/Link functions to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Twitter account feed is also on the homepage and the Instagram account feed will soon be added. Thanks to Rebecca Porter for sorting the feeds. If you interact with any of them please do so responsibly. Thank you.

Skegness Coasters Christmas Meal and Awards 2016

Well done to all the winners and runners up at the annual awards held on December 9 at The Welcome. Thanks to Ian Bailey for presenting them and to Elly Rutherford and Rebecca Sylvester for all their hard work in organising it. Skegness Coasters 2016 Awards Funny Awards Sue Smith - International Races

Skegness Coasters 10K 2016

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Standard. The much anticipated third annual Skegness Coasters 10K was held at Southview Leisure Park last Sunday. The race was a huge success after months of planning and organising by the volunteer Skegness 10K committee.The race started at the rear of the Southview

Winter Training Schedule

1. Relays around the estate 2. Bleep test 3. Shelter relays 4. Lampposts 5. Pyramids 6. Half mile intervals 7. Fartlek 8. Timed mile 9. Circuits in skatepark 10. Steady run

Skegness Coasters 10K 2016

After an evening and morning of torrential rain the conditions finally cleared and allowed 423 runners to take part in the third Skegness 10K organised by Skegness Coasters. We have had some terrific feedback from runners about the organisation of it and the friendliness of the marshals so thank you

Winter Running

As the nights are fast drawing in please dig out your high viz reflective gear and check those head torches for batteries. The training tops are very good to wear for being seen and staying safe. Thank you.

New Club Vest Orders

The club is now looking to start taking orders for the new Coasters running vest and hope to place an order in the next week or so but are just waiting for some changes to be made to the sample shirt. The tops are £20 each and ideally the club would prefer the

New Club Kit Vest

                    Last night saw the unveiling of the new club kit vest which after a few minor tweaks we hope to have available to club members very shortly. The vest style hasn't been altered since the club was first formed in 2010 so the Committee all hope that the new design

East Coast Classic and Great North Run

Report by Rebecca Porter courtesy of the Skegness Standard. Tuesday 13 September 2016 Sunday brought a packed day of running, fun, and sun for the Skegness Coasters both around the county and further up north. A total of 14 Coasters took part in the East Coast Classic 10K which takes place annually,

Footnotes – How Running Makes Us Human

Review by Ben Peel Vybarr Cregan-Reid’s book Footnotes, How Running Makes Us Human is written by an English literature professor (who left school with virtually no qualifications) and is about ‘what running can tell us about the way we live now’. The book recounts a number of adventures that he had whilst

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