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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.

Although Madeira bowlers are not yet rolling up on the greens at the club, they are not letting the grass grow under their feet, writes Jude Latta.

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

AVR’s were invited to have a go at the Alternative Predictor run, writes Dave Mutter.

Bookmakers issued a mixed report as British racing returned from a 76-day absence, with most firms describing trade as brisk.

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.

AVR members were in action at the recent Run Exe City Relays, held virtually by City Runs, writes Dave Mutter.

This year’s Burghley Horse Trials have been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

A fixture list outlining meetings to the end of June will be published by the British Horseracing Authority on Friday, with 72-hour declarations employed until further notice.

With the relaxation of the Government sport rules through Bowls England the Budleigh bowlers are now able to return to the greens this coming Saturday subject of course to some very strict rules, writes David Roberts.

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?

Celebrations for Honiton Petanque Club’s fifth anniversary have had to be put on hold with the current crisis gripping the country.

Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey MBE admits she is struggling to talk about sport during the current coronavirus pandemic when so many people are losing their lives.

There was meant to have been a grand opening ceremony last Thursday (April 23) to launch another new outdoor campaign at Sidmouth Bowls Club, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) fully embraced the 26.2 Challenge that was held to replace the London Marathon in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, writes Hamish Spence.

Honiton Gymnastics Club showed its strength in depth just before the Coronavirus outbreak, fielding 18 gymnasts from eight partnerships at the recent Pat Wade Classic national championships.

For the runner taking on a route alone, Sidmouth Running Club’s Kyle Baker has devised a general keep yourself safe list which is more relevant for during this Corvid crisis.

Laura Saunders in a young woman on a mission!

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