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Club: BEACHY HEAD MARATHON - October 24, 2021

On Saturday 23rd October, Fairlands Valley Spartans TIM ROBINSON and ROBERT WRIGHT ran the Beachy Head Marathon.  They were joined by Tony Randfield who is one of the Stevenage parkrun event directors. Due to heavy flooding in the Alfriston area, the course was modified to be two laps of the half marathon course.  This gave […]

Club: CROSS COUNTRY IS BACK ! - October 17, 2021

  Cross Country is back and despite many other races elsewhere 27 Spartans, 15 men and 12 women, ran the first Sunday League fixture of 2021 at Cheshunt on Sunday morning.  A little bit of rain loosened up what is usually a very dry event at the start of the season.  The fastest Spartan, eleventh of about 400 runners, was JONATHAN PARR […]

Club: MAGNIFICENT MANCHESTER - October 10, 2021

Eight Spartans In Manchester!  Entries are open for our own Stevenage Half Marathon!  Eight Spartans excelled themselves by finishing the Manchester Marathon on Sunday.  For PAUL and ALISON SHELLEY it was their second ever marathon.  It was warmer than they’d expected it to be and they both gave it their all.  Paul improved his personal best by […]

Club: SPARTANS IN LONDON - October 3, 2021

Inspired by London?  Now run in Stevenage!  After an absence of 889 days the massed start London Marathon returned to the streets of London on Sunday and dozens of Fairlands Valley Spartans were there either running or helping as volunteers in the finish area.  The Spartan finish line volunteers were still handing out bags at 6.45p.m!  Twenty Spartans finished […]

Club: SPARTANS AT STANDALONE - September 26, 2021

Women Win EMAC * Here Comes London  Twenty two Spartans raced around the Standalone 10K in Letchworth on Sunday and their women won prizes at opposite ends of the age spectrum.  ABBIE PEZ was first junior lady (under 20) with 50 minutes 2 seconds and YUKO GORDON was first woman over 65 with 45 minutes 53 seconds.  CLAIRE PULLEN was first woman over 55 […]

Club: SPARTAN IMPROVERS - September 19, 2021

Team Medals * Handicap 5K 28 Spartans took part in Thursday evening’s Handicap 5K around Stevenage. Winner on the night was DAVID PRICE in a time of 24 minutes 34 seconds 3:26 better than handicap with FIONA CLARKE firstfemale in 26:14, 2:46 better than handicap.  NICOLA HATHERLY was second female in 34:44 and CAROLYN LINSELL […]

Club: LUKE COMPLETES HIS FIRST MARATHON! - September 12, 2021

LUKE GURNEY thoroughly enjoyed his first marathon which was at Brighton.  He said it was a difficult final few miles but the gorgeous sea views and the mass crowds kept him going.  He finished in 4 hours 28 minutes 6 seconds. Tom Happy in the New Forest Spartan THOMAS SAUKA said “I’ll have that” after […]

Club: 100 FOR JOHN AT THE STAMPEDE - September 5, 2021

Spartan JOHN NELMS has run one hundred marathons. That’s 100 full marathons of 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometres) or even longer Ultra Marathons. He ran his 100th at the St Albans Stampede on Saturday. John was escorted across the finish line by his wife Sharon and son Jacob then welcomed to the 100 Club reception by […]

Club: ADRIAN CONQUERS THE CCC - August 29, 2021

Entries Open for the Stevenage Half Marathon Only eleven weeks to go to the Stevenage Half Marathon and it’s time to start getting ready.  This year the race will be on Sunday 21st November (a couple of weeks later than usual). Entries for the Stevenage Half Marathon are open.  This club and community event has […]

Club: SPARTANS RUNNERS UP - August 22, 2021

Celebrate Virtual Races * Gold For Tessa

Club: DEFIB FROM SPARTANS - August 8, 2021

Summer 10K * Race Four Is Here

Club: SPARTAN WOMEN STAY ON TOP - August 1, 2021

London Landmarks * Race Four Is Here

Club: PARKRUN IS BACK - July 25, 2021

24 Run in Stevenage * New British Record

Club: FAIRLANDS CHALLENGE IN THE SUNSHINE - July 18, 2021

Three Firsts at Scorcio Drift Limits

Club: VITALITY SPARTANS - July 11, 2021

Do Your 10K * Challenge Coming

Club: WARE TENS * EMAC WIN - July 4, 2021

Fly Team * Challenge Coming

Club: MID WEEK DOZENS * MK FUN - June 27, 2021

Find the Sunset * Challenge Coming * A Parkrun

Club: ULTRA AND TRAIL WEEKEND FOR SPARTANS - June 20, 2021

Race to the King * MK24 * Hampshire Hoppit

Club: SPARTANS WIN IN TOP LEAGUE! - June 13, 2021

PB Heather in Hot St Albans Half * Adrian Does a Ton

Club: SPARTANS BACK ON TRACK - June 6, 2021

Half at Knebworth House * Yuko Marathon

Club: ANDREW WINS HITCHIN 10K - May 30, 2021

81 run virtually for the Mid Week League!

Club: PETERBOROUGH FELT VERY REAL! - May 23, 2021

Adrian’s Classic Quarter

Club: REUNION 5K! PB ANDY - May 17, 2021

Fingers Crossed, Racing Is Back

News: HATFIELD FIVE AT BOVINGDON! - May 9, 2021

Almost At The Bristol Channel

Club: COUNTRY TO CAPITAL - May 2, 2021

Fly 5K 50th

Club: 20s PLENTY FOR ED - April 25, 2021

Olympic Half * Rock Up ‘n’ Race

News: DANNY SUB 1:30 - April 18, 2021

Suzy One Second Short

News: AMAZING YUKO - April 11, 2021

National Record Holder

Club: BACK TO RACING FOR FV SPARTANS - April 4, 2021

Awards for Brian, Stephanie, Tim and Jim

News: SPARTANS RUN FOR SARAH - March 28, 2021

South Downs Sharon

News: SPARTANS FIND WALLY - March 22, 2021

Penny Takes The Lead

News: SPARTANS IN FLY RACES - March 14, 2021

Chasing Across Essex

News: YUKO WINS IN ONE MILE CHALLENGE - March 7, 2021

Team Second * Leader Crosses Thames

Club: LEADERS REACH KENT IN ENGLAND RACE - February 28, 2021

Another Fly Team

News: North Downs Sharon - February 21, 2021

Fly 40th

Club: CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS ARE IN - February 14, 2021

Wins for Ada, Ken, Liz, Paul & Sharon

Club: STRIPEY SPARTAN SATURDAY - February 7, 2021

South America

Club: THE COAST OF ENGLAND VIRTUAL CHALLENGE - January 31, 2021

Team “in” British Columbia and Heading South

Club: SPARTAN 1 – 2 IN FLY 5K - January 24, 2021

Still A Week To Get Muddy

News: SHARON UP THE SPINE - January 17, 2021

42 Miles A Week For Grant

Club: A NEW CHALLENGE TO KEEP RUNNING - January 10, 2021

5K Improvement Programme

Club: NEW YEAR NEW TARGETS - January 3, 2021

Brian’s European Success

News: SPARTANS RUN 10,000 MILES - December 27, 2020

And Still Going

News: JONATHAN IS A RECORD BREAKER - December 12, 2020

Pushing The Wind At Debden

News: SANTA SPARTANS STARTING TO STIR - December 6, 2020

Clearly three Spartans had been longing for a real race, or the lock down training had been really effective.

News: NOW 5,000 MILES IN LOCKDOWN 2 RELAY - November 29, 2020

Nearly Time To Get Muddy

News: ROUTE 66 IN ELEVEN DAYS - November 15, 2020

Spartans Reach California

News: KEEP ON RUNNING - November 8, 2020

The Spartans Ran In Two By Two

News: LAST CHANCE OLYMPIC - November 4, 2020

Virtually Verity

News: BRUTAL BEACHY HEAD - October 25, 2020

Virtually In North Wales

News: DECADES ACHIEVEMENT FOR GRANT - October 18, 2020

More Marathon Bests

News: JONATHAN PARR PB 10K - October 11, 2020

Plus Virtual Bests

News: SUB THREE MICHELLE - October 4, 2020

Plus Virtual Marathons and 10Ks

News: REAL RUN FEST BESTS - September 27, 2020

John’s Ultra 50K

News: WET RUN FOR NICK - September 20, 2020

Fly 5k times

News: MORE REAL RACES - September 13, 2020

Still Flying Saturday

News: 100 MILE ULTRA CIARAN - September 6, 2020

Off Road Challenge

News: AFTER FIVE MONTHS A REAL RACE - August 23, 2020

Still Flying

News: 20,000 MILES AND STILL GOING - August 17, 2020

Thomas Passes £1,000 * Virtual Racing

News: CHARLOTTE AND JIM ARE WINNERS - August 9, 2020

FV Challenge Is Up and Running * Take Part Up To 6th September

News: FV CHALLENGE IS UP AND RUNNING - August 2, 2020

Take Part Up To 6th September

News: Simon Jackson – World Record Holder! - July 12, 2020

RACED TO THE STONES * NATIONAL 5K

News: THE SPARTANS ARE ALMOST IN UGANDA - July 5, 2020

FVS To Compete in Virtual 5K

News: SPARTANS ARE IN EGYPT - June 28, 2020

Virtual 5Ks

News: SPARTANS IN NATIONAL 5K - June 21, 2020

Two Seconds “At” St Albans

News: SPARTANS BEAT THREE HOURS FOR CHARITY - April 26, 2020

Simon runs a marathon before breakfast!

News: VIRTUAL SPARTANS IN RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS - April 12, 2020

Teams competing solo under Covd-19

News: JONATHAN WINS AT MILTON KEYNES - March 15, 2020

Oundle 20 * Hampton Court * Track Wars

News: PBs GALORE AT CAMBRIDGE HALF - March 8, 2020

Cross Country Win * Hillingdon 20

News: CHAMPIONS NIGHT - March 1, 2020

Big Half * Berkhamsted

News: RACES HAPPENED! - February 23, 2020

Blown About Baldock

News: DENNIS WAS A MENACE - February 16, 2020

Barcelona Half * parkrun milestones

News: HILLY HALF AT WATFORD - February 2, 2020

95% for Yuko in Hyde Park

News: SAVAGE SOUTHERNS - January 26, 2020

Farnborough Winter * Dorney Draft

News: FRED HUGHES 10 – BRIAN 2ND IN CATEGORY - January 19, 2020

John Nelms Runs 80th Marathon

News: SEVEN TEAMS AT WATFORD XC - January 12, 2020

Running A Spring Marathon?

News: FVS HELP ORGANISE COUNTY XC - January 5, 2020

Thousands of Kilometres * PBs for Simon and Stuart

News: BENIGN BALMY BUNTINGFORD - December 29, 2019

Speedy Reeves at Lee Valley * Cambridge 10K

News: HUNDREDS RUN XC IN FAIRLANDS VALLEY - December 22, 2019

Women second out of 19 * Good turnout by Spartan men

News: NOW IT’S THE FAMOUS FIVE - December 15, 2019

Rufus Does Thetford * Roger Pisa

News: ED’S BEST IN MK WINTER HALF - December 8, 2019

Win for Adrian * Roger’s On The Road Again

News: CROSS COUNTRY WOMEN WOW - December 1, 2019

VALENCIA SUN * CHILLY WOOTTON

News: MEDALS FROM HATFIELD - November 24, 2019

BASS BELLE * HERTFORD HALF

News: SPEEDY AT ST NEOTS - November 17, 2019

WOMEN’S TEAM QUALIFY * NIGHT 10K

News: SIMON WINS PAUL MAGUIRE FIVE MILE RACE - November 10, 2019

Saffron Walden * Stebbing

News: SPARTANS STEVENAGE HALF SUCCESS - November 3, 2019

Medals Galore * Hundreds run 13.1 miles in Stevenage

News: SPARTAN WOMEN CLEAN SWEEP AT BEDFORD - October 27, 2019

Beating the Snowdon Elements * Half on 3rd November

News: CELEBRATING CROSS COUNTRY IN CHESHUNT - October 20, 2019

Tremendous Tanya * Half on 3rd November

News: Spartans in Windy City - October 13, 2019

Abbie Wins * Stevenage Half Coming Soon

News: DOZENS OF SPARTANS AT STANDALONE - October 6, 2019

65 runners and a top ten finish

News: AMAZING SPARTAN WOMEN ARE WINNERS - September 29, 2019

Spartans Top Podium at Hitchin 5k

Club: SPARTANS WIN TRACK CHALLENGE - September 22, 2019

Women Third In The East * Jim Wins In Welwyn

News: MORE COUNTY GONGS FOR SPARTANS - September 15, 2019

Going Well in Stevenage * Fiona’s First Marathon

News: 1500 WINS FOR SPARTANS - September 8, 2019

Great North Run * Ashley Regent’s Park

Club: SPARTANS WIN COUNTY GOLD - September 1, 2019

Individual bronze for Michelle Reeves

News: SCORCHED SPARTAN - August 25, 2019

Leila's Run

News: SPARTAN CHAMPIONSHIPS UPDATE - August 18, 2019

The leaders at just past the half-way mark

News: BRITISH MASTERS SILVER - August 11, 2019

Burnham Beeches * John’s 66

News: MARIE WINS HANDICAP 5K - August 4, 2019

East of England (EMAC) Finalists * Summer 10K

News: PBs AT LEE VALLEY TEN FEST - July 28, 2019

Adrian on the Ultra Trail Again

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