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A hugely popular venue used by Sidmouth Running Club many times throughout the year is Newton Poppleford and invariably some of the routes used would need to cross over the River Otter to the village of Harpford and beyond, writes Hamish Spence.

The first Sunday in July saw the very popular Sidmouth Running Club Juniors group return to action, writes Kerry Boyle.

Lots of Sidmouth Bowls Club members have now signed up for the remainder of the outdoor bowling season, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon’s driving ace Harry Tincknell is celebrating an emphatic victory at the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona, the first IMSA race to be held since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the first race since Multimatic took the operational helm of the Mazda Motorsports DPi race programme.

Honiton Gymnastics Club coach Gemma Robertson is running 5k-a-day for 20 days to raise money for Honiton Gymnastics Club’s COVID-19 appeal.

Three intrepid trail blazing Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members ventured into the deep interior of the East Devon countryside for another epic long-distance run, writes Hamish Spence.

Usually when we start our outdoor bowling season at the latter end of April the weather is pretty unkind, writes Carol Smith.

East Devon motor racing ace Harry Tincknell, has signed a multi-year contract extension with Multimatic Motorsports.

Zaq Bevan took on a massive lock-down challenge to raise funds for our NHS, writes Hamish Spence.

Five Mighty Green Sidmouth Running Club juniors have completed the ‘Conquer a Devon Route’ challenge set by School Games Active Devon, writes Hamish Spence.

Twelve months ago, Harry Tincknell and his team mates were racing in the world-famous Le Mans 24 Hour Race.

With no events currently available due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Exeter based City-Runs organised a virtual Ekiden marathon relay and Axe Valley Runners (AVR) stormed to five team victories as well as numerous personal bests and individual milestones, writes Carol Austin.

Back in 2017, when Jo Earlam organised the inaugural Women Can Marathon, David Wright volunteered to help out by course-checking parts of the route, writes Hamish Spence.

A Sidford resident is richly deserving of the title ‘Marathon Man’, given his exploits in raising money for the NHS, writes Steve Birley.

East Devon company CORE off-road events have announced a return to action following the easing of lockdown restrictions owing to the Coronavirus pandemic,

Despite the on-going Coronavirus pandemic that we all continue to live with members of Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) continue to ‘keep on running’, writes Hamish Spence.

After completing my first marathon in 2005 to celebrate being 40, if someone had told me then, that on my 55th birthday, I’d be running one out of personal choice, on a route I devised from my home village, I would have thought they were mad, writes Jo Earlam.

Today’s popularity of jogging, Parkruns, half and full Marathons takes my mind back to another era, the 1950s, writes Dick Sturch.

Further evidence of an easing to restrictions and a return to some form of ‘sporting normality’ comes with the news that East Devon is play host to an Open Enduro playday on Sunday, June 14.

Around a year ago, Mighty Green member Simon Hollyer along with a dozen others from his village formed the informal, West Hill Running Club, writes Hamish Spence.

The past week has been ‘another mighty fine one’ for members of Sidmouth Running Club with personal records and challenges being realised, trig points being hunted down and news too of new members signing up to the club even though at the moment we cannot meet up, writes Hamish Spence.

Motorsport UK has announced that in anticipation of motorsport restarting in the UK from July 4, it is inviting permit applications from June 1.

Cranbrook-based Mitchell Rowe is looking forward to the day when he can finally get back on his bike and race to top speeds once more.

Two gold-medal-winning partnerships from Honiton Gymnastics Club missed out on the opportunity to represent the South West region at the national finals, which should have taken place earlier this month.

With the 26Point2 Lockdown Challenge over, it is a case of what’s next for Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members.

The Department of Culture, media and Sport (DCMS) have published a guide for a return to bowls.

British Gymnastics has launched a #PresentForPounds fundraising campaign to recognise and support the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.

Bowls Club have been given the green light to allow play on their greens once again, but there are a number of strict rules for clubs, and bowlers, to adhere to.

Baxter Williams has taken this opportunity, while the tracks are closed, to purchase his new drag bike for the coming season, writes Steve Birley.

It wasn’t just the adults of the Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) doing fund raising under the Lockdown #26Point2 Challenge banner on April 26; for the Mighty Green Juniors were also showing how ‘mighty’ they are, with many different activities being undertaken, writes Hamish Spence.

Here’s our Bank Holiday Weekend Big Football Quiz. Why not download it, print it off and have a competition amongst your footballing friends - albeit while observing social distancing rules during the pandemic-crisis times we are all living through - who will prove to be the brightest of all football followers? There are 200 points up for grabs!

Continuing our history of Sidmouth Croquet Club that was originally put together by Gwyneth Dart.

The final Sunday of April saw Sidmouth Running Club member Beccy McDonald realise a landmark ambition which was to complete a marathon distance running off-road, writes Hamish Spence.

Jo Earlam, our club secretary, came up with the idea of The London Lockdown Challenge while she was out running out in the Devon countryside, writes Hamish Spence.

With sport shut down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with another quiz?

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