Moorfoot Runners

Supporting Runners in Peeblesshire

Welcome to the Moorfoot Runners' website. We are a Peeblesshire based running club formed in 2001 with the intention to bring runners of all ages and abilities in the Peeblesshire area together.

Since the inauguration of the club in 2001, the club has gone from strength to strength. The distinctive red and blue Moorfoot Runners' vests can be seen at most running events across the Borders, East of Scotland and further afield throughout the year,  but not all members are regular racers and there is no obligation to race. If you just want a social training environment - you are still welcome.

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Contacts

Club President: Alan Elder

Email: iamalanelder@hotmail.com 

Club Secretary:  Colin Williams

Phone: 01896831866 
Email: colin.m.williams@talk21.com

Club Welfare Officer: Mike Pearson 

Phone: 01721 720728

Email: mike.pearson@tiscali.co.uk

Moorfoot Juniors Coach: Gregor Nicholson

Phone: 01721 723370 

Email: GJN7nil@gmail.com

 

Club Treasurer: Eddie Balfour

Phone: 01721 729293 

Email: balfem@aol.com

 

Training

For Seniors training takes place every Tuesday night, meeting at 6.30pm at Kingsmeadows Car Park in Peebles. Everyone is welcome and feel free just to turn up whichever weeks, but if you want to ask any questions then just contact Colin Williams.

 

 

 

The sessions are based on standard interval training that would fit in into a typical 10k runner / endurance training programme.  A typical session consists of 10-15mins warm up, then a set 3 to 5 intervals x 3 - 6 min intervals at running hard, but not flat out, with rest in between of about half the effort time and regrouping after each one, followed by a decent warm down. The efforts will always be done on time, rather than distance, to accommodate all speeds and everyone gets equal rest. The whole session takes about an hour and by mixing up the routes and using hills some weeks for variety.

 

For information on junior training check out the Junior Guidance section on the club website

 

First Tuesday Drink (after training)

 

We go for drink in the pub on the first Tuesday night of the month straight after training. Meet in the Bridge Inn (the Trust), Peebles at 7.45pm. You are welcome to come along to that regardless of if you went to training or not!

Map of training start point below.

 
 

Galleries

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Dartmouth Natalday 2m 2016 Vet cup
6th 2016 GB Euro Trials
Kobe East silver 2016
Philiphaugh 2016 Andy Cox
Moorfoots Yethom 2016
Colin in the days of black and white
Moorfoots at Eildons 2016
Lucas on the top od Cademuir 2015
Andy Cox at Chapelgill 2016
Kenny in GlenCannich HMM
Glentress 15K mike and Scott
Alan at  Stuc A'Chroin 2016
Looking back from Beinn Shiantaidh (Alan Elder climbing)
Craig London Mara 2016
Colin afer sub 3 hours in Nova Scotia

Feel the Burns

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Feel the Burns 2015 Wull Hynd
Feel the Burns 2015 Paul Nichol
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Feel the Burns 2015 Alan Elder
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Feel the Burns 2015 James Britton

Junior Highs

Ethan at Interdistric Champs 16
U15 800m medallists Hannah, Michael and Charlotte
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“Moorfoots first junior team outing
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Mairi at WMRA Youth Cup 2016
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New Juniors Guidance

Membership Renewals are now due for 2020/21. 

(Year runs 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021).

 

We have moved our membership renewal to Entry Central. The costs are the same as previous years

(Entry Central costs are being absorbed by the club)

Please click on the relevant link depending on your membership type:

 

Link for Individual Memberships: 

 https://www.entrycentral.com/club/106659

 

Link for Couple/Family Membership:

 https://www.entrycentral.com/club/106660

 

Link for Junior Membership (U18):

 https://www.entrycentral.com/club/106784

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International Honours

 

© 2016 by Canadian Colin and Burnie Caffs.