The highlight of the last weekend in June 2017 for Dursley Running Club  was as always the Cotswold Way Relay, in its 25th year the race attracted 97 teams.

Dursley Running Club’s Dan Anderson travelled down to the Slaughterford Nine on Sunday the 29th. After unfortunately missing the Stroud Half with sinusitis Dan showed he was a returning to form with a second place in the Severn Sinner in late December.

Anderson Second in 2016 Seven Sinner

Dan Anderson returned to the Sinner after a gap of three years.

Sunday the 22nd saw the second running of the Doynton Hard Half Marathon. A challenging off road event with plenty of hills, a number of water crossings and mud.

The final race in the Gloucester AAA cross country series took place at Pittville Park Cheltenham on Saturday the 18th. Any illusions that it would be a “walk in the park” would be quickly discounted by the athletes, as the course is a testing one with plenty of changes of direction, fast flat sections and lot of undulation, the bonus was that conditions were frim underfoot. The organisers had also kindly moved the finish to ensure the runners had to crest the longest uphill section before opening up their finishing sprint.