Walks from the Door latest update
Mar06

Walks from the Door latest update

Things are understandably quiet here at Walks from the Door, so I was delighted to receive a local commission that I could work on over the Christmas break while complying with the restrictions in place at the time.As a local I’m extremely familiar with this area, so I’ve been able to pick three thoroughly tried and tested routes of varying distances from New Mills Golf Club. The course is superbly situated in the hills...

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Blythe House fundraising jog
Dec10

Blythe House fundraising jog

Congratulations on reaching the amazing target of £500.00 for Blythe House Hospicecare. Millers might have thought Christmas came early today, with two socially-distanced groups of New Mills Jolly Joggers donning Santa costumes (and a Xmas pudding) to raise money for Blythe House Hospicecare. The friendly local running group are close to their fundraising target, so if you’d like to get them over the finish line visit their...

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Sunday is run day for Felicity
Oct02

Sunday is run day for Felicity

As well as the elite marathon around St James Park in London we also have a marathon taking place in New Mills on Sunday. New Miller Felicity Wicks had a charity place in April with Diabetes UK, and in common with all amateur entrants has been invited to run the October London marathon ‘virtually’ at home. It’s her first marathon, so she would love some New Mills crowd support on the day. She would also really...

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London marathon – 4 October – 10am
Sep29

London marathon – 4 October – 10am

London Marathon – 4 October – 10am One of the highlights of the running calendar and originally scheduled for April, the 2020 London Marathon will take place next weekend on the 4th of October on a closed circuit around St. James’s park in London. With no possibility of a mass participation event this year, both men’s and women’s races will be limited to just 50 athletes each, with respective marathon world record holder’s...

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New Mills Jolly Joggers celebrate their 1st birthday
Nov06

New Mills Jolly Joggers celebrate their 1st birthday

Back in 2016, when Elinor Doherty first mooted the idea of starting a local jogging group, she had no idea just how popular it would become.  12 months on and the group has over 200 members of all fitness levels who enjoy the no pressure style of jogging that defines this group. Starting at the entrance to the Torrs next to the bus stop near the co-op on Sunday mornings at 10.30, there’s no pressure to be quick and Elinor makes...

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are you a Jolly Jogger ?
Jan25

are you a Jolly Jogger ?

A new beginners jog group in New Mills is looking to welcome more friendly faces in 2017. Elinor Doherty set up the Jolly Joggers group three months ago and already sees around 15 people regularly attending free Sunday morning jogs. The Birch Vale resident undertook a Leader in Running Fitness course after being inspired by her friend and fellow jog leader, Jon Clare, and heading out with Lyme Runners in Disley. Elinor, who is a Cover...

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