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The 2022 Grizzly will take place on Sunday 6 March 2022.  There will be a full (c20mile) and Cub (c9mile) race as usual.     Entries will open around September time this year with the number of entries into each race to be confirmed.     Please keep an eye on the Facebook page:   Facebook.com/grizzly2022 or […]

Sid Valley Half and a 100m bike ride

On Sunday Richard Jackson completed the Sid Valley Ring half marathon finishing 25th out of 177 in 2hours 14 min. The course followed the newly created Sid Valley Ring walking route, a joint venture between Sidmouth Town Council and the Sid Vale Association. There were plenty of hills on a fantastically scenic but unusually dry […]

Club runs return

With effect from 12 April, official club runs returned in accordance with the England Athletics and Sport England’s “return to play” guidance. All runs must be pre-booked with club leaders.  Runs are advertised each Friday on the calendar.  

Virtual Ekiden3 – success for AVR

Eight AVR teams took part in last weekend’s third virtual Ekiden marathon relay organised by City Runs. Three teams won their age group with many more individual success stories as runners competed virtually in distances from 1k to 15k – each team completing the marathon distance of 42.2k between six runners. With icy conditions across […]

Club Runs Suspended

Following the Government announcement of a third national lockdown all club runs are suspended with immediate effect. Members are reminded that within the new guidance we may leave our homes for exercise once a day within our local area. This can be by ourselves, with the people we live with, with our support bubble (if […]


With the Covid restrictions still in place the club was unable to hold an awards evening. However that minor detail wasn’t going to stop us! Following a record number of nominations for awards the committee made their choices and presentations were then made at various AVR runs during December. These were filmed as best we […]


This year’s annual awards have had to take place in a very different, 2020 way. Thank you to all who nominated – more than ever. The awards have now been presented over the last two weeks at the various groups and tonight we are delighted to launch our video of the awards. A huge thank […]