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Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

For 2015, the Club is pleased to be working in aid of the Kent Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre for its main fund-raising event, the annual Half Marathon, organised by Rotarian Ray Johnson. Click on the link on the left to see the latest news, including details of previous races, which have supported Folkestone & District Mind, KAB, Demelza House, Macmillan Cancer Support,Step Short and the Gurkha Memorial Fund in recent years.

Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

Image of Half Marathon 2012Each September, Rotarian Ray Johnson organises the Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon and next year's race will be held on Sunday September 27th 2015, when there will again also be a children's race at 10.30am. Ray produced a new brochure for the 2014 event - click here to see it (note that is a fairly large document so may take time to open!) and Colin Baggott of Colin Jon Photography has posted a video on YouTube - click here to see it in a new window or tab.

The 2015 entry form is available by clicking on this link: 2015 Entry Form

The 2014 event supported both Step Short and the Gurkha Memorial Fund, while the 2015 event will support the Kent Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre - click on any of the logos to go to the appropriate website. Participants are also encouraged to run for their chosen charities if they prefer.

Weve teamed up with Grant Burton Photography, so why not check out their website and grab a picture any purchased assist charity and its a great souvenir! Just click here to go to their site.


Results, images and reports on all the races so far are also available below in PDF format. If you don't have a PDF reader, use the link below to download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free.

Link to Adobe Acrobat Reader download

Course Records and Results History (PDF)

2014Results
(Updated)
Picture GalleryReportBrochure
2013ResultsPicture GalleryReportBrochure
2012ResultsPicture GalleryReportBrochure
2011ResultsPicture GalleryReport
2010ResultsPicture GalleryReport
2009ResultsPicture GalleryReport
2008ResultsPicture Gallery
2007ResultsPicture Gallery
2006ResultsPicture Gallery

Maps of the route (which varies only slightly each year) are available (as PDF files) by clicking here:

Half Marathon Start/FinishStart/Finish (Folkestone) Half Marathon Sandgate SectionSandgate Section
Half Marathon Seabrook SectionSeabrook Section Half Marathon Hythe SectionHythe Section

Contact details:
Race Director Ray Johnson
Home: 01303 221 188
Mobile:
07968 290 352
ray@independentinsuranceservices.co.uk

News


Christmas Collections 2014
The proposed schedule for our Christmas Collections around the streets of Folkestone has now been published. Click here!

Next Club Meetings
The remaining Club Meetings for this year will take place on Monday November 24th, Monday December 8th and Monday December 22nd. For the November 24th meeting, which is the Special General Meeting at the Burlington (12-15 for 12.45), Visitors' Host will be Past President Alan Risley-Settle and Cash Collectors will be President Elect David Roseveare and Kishore Sapkota. On December 8th (also at the Burlington, 12.15 for 12.45), Visitors' Host will be Tom Miller, with Cash Collectors Past Presidents Frank Sturrock and Noel Tatt. The December 22nd meeting will be the Christmas Lunch with Guests and will be held at The Grand.

Next Club Council Meeting
The next Club Council Meeting will be on Monday January 5th 2015 at the Burlington at 6pm.

Calling all members!
If you have any images or articles which would be good to include on the website please pass them on to me, either via e-mail by clicking here or at the next Club Meeting. Similarly, if you have any suggestions as to how the site could develop, please let me know.
(Bill Wright)