LINKS TO GREAT THINGS
These links aren't affiliated or sponsored, we would just rather you know about these people/companies as they're worth supporting in the area:
Sam is the photographer at our races, fellow Bridport Runners club member, organiser at Bridport Parkrun, professional photographer and all round great guy. If you have any photography needs then we wouldn't hesitate to recommend!
Our home club, if you're Bridport based (or just in the area) come and join us, we're partial to a Sunday trail run...
All your sports nutrition and nutrition consultancy needs under one roof and handily just up the road for us in Wimborne. Run by local legend Anthony Clark, so you know you're getting advice from someone that knows their stuff and also supporting a local business as opposed to some faceless website.
Need to trail shoes or running gear near West Dorset? Give Colin and the Run Venture crew a visit at their shop just down the road in Honiton, they know their stuff!
A British institution, safeguarding some of our greatest assets, in this case most of the land that our races are run on! We can't thank them enough for granting permission for us to use their land for alternative purposes (running).
A Devon based race organiser whose Total Coastal races we had the pleasure of timing. All we can say from that trip is that the competitors were treated to some stunning scenery and a well put on event, definitely worth checking out, we'd have like to have run that stretch of coastline ourselves!
Another race organiser in Devon worth checking out for the friendly atmosphere and unique races. We had the pleasure of timing Beat the Train in Totnes, how many times can you enter a race and say you beat a train?
Our races would be nothing without a base for registration and a finish line, we thank West Dorset Leisure Holidays for letting us use their picnic area at their Golden Cap holiday park in Seatown. It's amazing how runners will hang about after a race if you give them some grass and picnic benches to sit on, this has increased the atmosphere at the races ten fold.
Does the FRA need an introduction or is it a British institution? Maybe not as well known 'down South' where we lack the true fells of Cumbria or the Peaks, the FRA is the home of fell running and the body under which our races are run and licensed. If you're not an FRA member then why not? You even get a great quarterly magazine for your minimal membership fee! And everyone loves hill, right?