News & Notices




This year's AGM took place at the Red Lion Pub in Market Drayton on Monday 9th January.


Please click here for the minutes of the AGM.


Please click here for the Chairman's Report for 2016



Christmas Party and Annual Awards 2016


Market Drayton Running Club helds its Christmas Party and Awards Ceremony on December 3rd at the Red Lion Pub in Market Drayton. The winners of the awards are listed below - well done to all our winners!










Most Races in 2016 Craig Ottolini

London Marathon Club Place for 2017 Simon Barraclough

London Marathon Reserve (or 2018 place) Paul Lewis

Most Improved Runner of the Year Angela Newton

Most Improved New Runner of the Year Felicity Pepper

Captain’s Trophy MDRC Junior Running Team (and their coaches)










Wednesday Structured training sessions


Week 1. Kiln Bank & Red Bank Hill Work

Week 2. Town Park Speedwork

Week 3. Wordsworth Drive Hill Work

Week 4. Bleep test with 5K Cool Down

Week 5. Muller Speedwork Session

Week 6. Circuit training

Week 7. 5k Challenge (New route)

Week 8. Gingerbread Man Speedwork


Circuit training and the bleep test will be on the Grove netball courts. Circuit training will involve running and core strength training.


Don't forget there will still be a 4 mile run available for those that want on a Wed as well as this specific training.



Safety While Running

Please remember your torches and high visibilty clothing when running in the dark. You may be asked not to run with us if you do not have adequate high vis clothing on while running with the club.


We now have ID tags for all members to purchase from the club at £1 each. We encourage ALL runners to attach one to your shoe lace during your run, detailing an emergency contact and any known medical conditions.



Market Drayton 10K 7th May 2017

Thank you to everyone that helped out to make last year's race such a good event. The Market Drayton 10k committee would love to hear from people who are interested in becoming more involved with organising the event for 2017.

Plans will be soon to start the organising so please get in touch if you would like to be more involved with any area, eg: Fun Run,

Marshalling, Marketing, Field Planning - there are loads of jobs, let us know what you would like to help out with or

if you want further information email the 10k team on


We need your help to marshal both the Fun Run and the main 10K


Running with Dogs

Unfortunately due to H&S and club insurance, we have had to amend our club rules and state NO

DOGS are allowed to join us on our club runs. Sorry to all our four legged friends :-(




Fundraising for MDRC

Please continue to support your club by using EasyFundraising when you do any online shopping -


- Get the EasyFundraising app

- Remember to use when booking trips, holidays, trains, hotels, insurance etc



Ladies Winner

Mens Winner

Best 5k

Jan Ousby

Tony Mathewson

Best 5 Mile

Angela Newton

Tim Beckett

Best 10k

Deborah Scotcher

Paul Thomas

Best Half Marathon

Jane Morris

Craig Ottolini

Best Marathon

Pam Sherwin

Brian Standbridge

Cross Country Runner

Giselle Kelly

Macauley Robinson

Runner of the Year

Sophie Murray

Jason Rollinson


Ladies Winner

Mens Winner


Louise Murray



Angela Newton

Craig Ottolini


Mandy Greene

Tim Beckett



Mike Allsop


Jan Ousby


GP Champion

Deborah Scotcher

Paul Thomas

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