Stanbridge Fliers News

Keep Bristol Warm!

On Sunday 20th February, Bristol city centre's lamp posts were adorned with colourful scarves. Members of the Stanbridge Fliers joined 200 other people who met up to help raise awareness of homelessness in Bristol. The idea was for rough sleepers and homeless people...

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Minutes for January 2017 Fliers Meeting

Recently, the Fliers' group leaders had a very productive meeting discussing how to take the group forward. Here are the minutes from the meeting Mental Health Ambassador Charlotte is working very closely with other running groups at the moment. As much as possible...

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SportsPound C25K

On 11th January Matthew, Jer and James (along with George) started a new ‘male only’ Couch 2 5k group at Paige Park in Staple Hill.

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New Year’s Survey

Thank you to everyone who filled in our survey recently. Your responses will help shape the future of the Fliers group. When asked what impact the Fliers has had on our members, 92% said that the group has impacted positively on their lives (with 30% saying it's had a...

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2016 Saltford Santa Dash

Several Fliers took part in the five mile Saltford Santa Dash this year. On Sunday 4th December they ran the figure-of-eight course through the picturesque lanes of Saltford and beyond helping to raise money for local charities. All of the runners wore Santa Suits...

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Downend Voice Article -The Fliers – a runaway success!

A POPULAR running club started by two local men to give something back to the community is celebrating its first birthday this month. The Stanbridge Fliers started off with just five runners in mid-December last year but now, after the word got out via social media,...

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Jurassic coast Trail run

A return of the 2016 trail running event along the Jurassic coast starting at Burton Bradstock and will follow the Jurassic coast path.
The 5km will wind its way along the Jurassic coast path through Bridport and West Dorset Golf club and down to Freshwater Holiday park, before returning to Burton Bradstock.

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Ben Smith, the Pied Piper of marathon running

If I were to mention the name Ben Smith to most people they would say ‘Who?’ but for myself and many others in the running community, his name is synonymous with grit, determination, fortitude, purpose and resolve. He is an inspirational man with a heartbreaking story to tell.

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Colour Run

More than 150 friends and family came together for a Colour Fun Run at Stanbridge School to help raise money for the school and St Peter’s Hospice

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