Doddler Update September 2021

Summer Runs

The last summer run of 2021 will be on Tuesday 28th September, we will then switch back to Shaftesbury Hill sessions.

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.

The Stickler

The stickler will be held on Sunday 31st October, we need volunteers to help with course marking on the Saturday and folks to help with car parking, marshalling, water stations, clearing up post race on the Sunday. If you can help in anyway please let me or Justin know.


The club AGM will be held at 21:00  on Thursday 25th November at The Exchange in Sturminster Newton. There are several roles which will be vacant at the end of the year including Chairman and Secretary, if you are willing to take on either of these roles or are willing to help with the running of the club in any capacity please speak to me or drop me an  email.

Christmas Dinner / Party

The club Christmas party will be held at the Coppleridge, Motcombe on Saturday the 11th of December, details of cost etc will be made available later but block the date off in your diaries.

Safe Doddling 

David Jackson, Chairman

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