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SLGR – An affiliated running club with UK Athletics

Based in Dartford, Kent. SLGR organise structured running sessions, designed to improve runners speed and stamina.

Members meet every Tuesday, 7pm at Dartford Cricket Club, Pilgrims Way, Dartford DA1 1QZ.

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Thursday Sessions - Various Locations - 7pm-8pm

Thursday sessions are designed to improve SLGR members’ speed and endurance. We arrange Thursday sessions to be fun and rewarding. We choose various locations around the Dartford area which we announce via Facebook. Our sessions include pyramid, hill, fartlec, speed, endurance and Cooper tests.

We are affiliated with UK Athletics and participate in many races throughout the year including, marathons, half marathons, 10K and 5K events. Some members compete in the 30K North Downs and North Downs Way 50 mile races.

SLGR is a friendly and supportive running group. New runners are always welcome.

For more information, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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“We have come such a long way in such a short time as a club and encourage and support everyone from regular 4K runners to regular marathon runners. And not forgetting the social side of life as well”


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“Running outdoors is a big deal for someone who has only previously run on a treadmill but everyone at SLGR understood and offered support and encouragement, followed by friendship #TeamSLGR4ever”


Current fastest times

The following club times have been set by our existing club members.

Date Name Event Dist. Time Gen A/G %
2016-07-09 Alec Martin Dartford Parkrun 5K 00:20:17 M 66.64%
2017-06-03 Jonathon Cooper Harvel 5 2017 5 Mile 00:33:00 M 64.70%
2017-09-24 Nickie Andrews Dartford Bridge 10k 2017 10K 00:44:55 M 59.85%
2018-01-21 James Merry Canterbury 10 Miler 2018 10 Mile 01:16:20 M 58.45%
2016-09-11 Jonathon Cooper Farnham Pilgrims Half Marathon Half Marathon 01:37:16 M 60.02%
2017-06-25 James Merry North Downs Run 2017 30K 03:07:46 M 45.72%
2014-04-06 Alan G Smith Brighton Marathon 2014 Marathon 03:50:44 M 53.43%
2017-05-13 Alan G Smith North Downs Way 50 50 Mile 10:51:31 M 41.63%
2018-03-10 Ian Pullen Viking 100 Mile Endurance Run 100 Mile 28:50:48 M 40.04%

“I've achieved more than I'd ever thought with the support & encouragement of SLGR. I've met amazing people who I am happy to now be good friends with. Joining SLGR has been one of the best things I've done x”


“Training with SLGR has been such a positive experience for me. The whole team is extremely supportive and friendly. The training is well structured and the Team Leaders make the sessions enjoyable and rewarding. Thank you SLGR.”