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Running challenge: the final results

A staggering 32 people completed Tommy Nightingale's challenge to run 100km by the end of May (31 finished in time and one completed it one day late but as he was busy being an NHS [...]

Running challenge: the final results2020-06-05T15:19:39+01:00

Who were the best players of all time?

A social media storm has been whipped up as players and former players suggest their all time best XV to have donned the fabled red and white hoops of Charlton Park. Each day a new [...]

Who were the best players of all time?2020-05-14T17:59:38+01:00

100km challenge update

After four weeks of running, the club now has 19 finishers - they have all run at least 100km. Riz became the 19th to succeed on the 30th day of the challenge. In classic Charlton [...]

100km challenge update2020-05-14T17:51:42+01:00

The 100km challenge week 2 scores

Early in only the second week of an eight-week challenge to run 100km, Connor became the first elite athlete to reach the mileage target. He did it on day nine. On day 12, three other [...]

The 100km challenge week 2 scores2020-04-28T17:20:43+01:00

The 100km run challenge, week 1 league tables

Tommy Nightingale's "fun" and motivational challenge to get the whole club running 100km in eight weeks has escalated into a serious competition among Charlton Park's elite athletes. Launched last Tuesday, the challenge has already sparked [...]

The 100km run challenge, week 1 league tables2020-04-21T16:05:35+01:00

Join the club’s run 100km in eight weeks challenge

Tommy Nightingale has launched a club challenge to get everyone running at least 100km over eight weeks. And with just five days gone, several are already halfway there (it's eight weeks - not eight days [...]

Join the club’s run 100km in eight weeks challenge2020-04-18T16:29:31+01:00

Mark Garratt takes over as director of rugby

Charlton Park RFC have pleasure in announcing the appointment of Mark Garratt as director of rugby for the 2020-21 season and thereafter. Mark has many years of experience coaching at Old Elthamians and most recently [...]

Mark Garratt takes over as director of rugby2020-03-16T09:57:36+00:00

Rescheduled Haywards Heath clash: chilli & a pint, £10

Saturday sees the re-arranged home game against league contenders Haywards Heath. We will be laying on a warming chilli and rice, followed by a cheeseboard, before kick-off (3pm). All this, with a drink from the [...]

Rescheduled Haywards Heath clash: chilli & a pint, £102020-03-02T11:46:28+00:00

Leap Year special: VP lunch on 29 Feb

The next home game will be our VP Lunch on 29 February when we welcome Crowborough. I need numbers as early as possible so do let me know. The menu will be chicken and chorizo, [...]

Leap Year special: VP lunch on 29 Feb2020-02-20T14:22:24+00:00