Doddler Update November 2021

Christmas Party at the Coppleridge on the 11th December

Come along to this great event, eat good food and dance to the band “Press Gang” in the company of your fellow Doddlers.

The cost is £30 for three courses, £25 for two courses with a £5 discount per meal for club members. Bookings must be made by midday on Friday 26th November via the link copied on Dave Jackson’s FaceBook post and email of 2nd November. If you have a problem with the link please contact Ruth directly on  

Stur 5 (Miles)  Thursday 2nd December 7pm
The last race of the club championship 2021 will be held on Thursday 2nd December. Meet at SturFit at 18:45 for a 19:00 start. Come and support this internal club race.
Presentation and Social in the White Hart Alehouse in Stur town centre.

Dorset Road Race League

Your club needs you, The Dorset Road Race League fixtures for 2022 have been announced and we need as many of you as possible to enter to earn points for the club. First up is the Broadstone Quarter on the 1st January, this usually sells out well in advance so get your entries in now.

The full list of fixtures for 2022 is:

1st January                 Broadstone Quarter.

6th February              Blackmore Vale ½ Marathon.

13th February              Lytchett 10

3rd April                     Marnhull 12K

1st May                      North Dorset Village Marathon.

16th May                      May 5 (provisional date)

12th June                     Puddletown Plod ½ Marathon.

17th June                     Purbeck 10K.

3rd July                       Portland 10

25th September           Holburne 5 Mile.

9th October               Gold Hill 10K

20th November            Wimborne 10

Shaftesbury Hill Sessions every Tuesday 18:45 

Shaftesbury hill sessions will commence on Tuesday the 5th October. Meet in the top car park by the Kings Arms SP7 8JX at 18:30 for a 18:45 departure. Paul will be leading these sessions. 

Thursday training sessions, Sturfit, Sturminster Newton

Thursday training each week from Sturfit meeting at 18:45 for a 19:00 departure. These coached sessions are led by Ian, Paul or Shams and will improve your running by showing you warm up techniques, interval sessions to improve your racing and much more in between. The sessions are suitable for all levels from the new to the grizzled veterans, the slow to the speedy. Come along and benefit from the vast experience of our coaching team. 

Changing facilities and showers are available in Sturfit until 20:45.

Safe Doddling 

David Jackson, Chairman

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