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Training

We're now back at the University Sports Centre on Manor Road for the winter. On Wednesday 10th, we'll be doing the Swain St routes (in reverse). Routes: 6.1 miles, 5 miles and 3.9 miles.

New Beginner and Improver Groups

Our next beginner group starts on 10th January. Our improver group (Wednesdays 7pm, Manor Road), aimed at at people who've run their first 5K and want to move their running on, remains open. You can sign up at: https://groups.runtogether.co.uk/RoadhoggsBeginners or for more information contact Alison (Beginner Running Coordinator).

Queen Charlotte

Charlotte

Congratulations to Charlotte Wood, who was crowned Athlete of the Year by her fellow runners. She also walked away with trophies for Lady Road Running Captain's Award, Chairman's Special Award, 100% Award and a voucher from Leicester Running Shop. There were also Chairman's Special Awards for Emma Raven and Jackie Brown.

The Men's Captain's Award went to James Thurman and the Most Improved Athlete awards went to Jeannette Franklin and Marcus Shaikh. The Cross Country Captains' Awards went to Rachel Dearden and Sam Jolly.

As well as Charlotte, there were 100% Awards for Emma Raven, Dale Jenkins, Dave Lodwick, Ben Milsom, Marcus Shaikh and James Thurman. Well done to all of our winners!

Holly Hayes XC

The woods were at their autumnal best and the course was technical but fast. If the rain had stayed away it would have been just perfect! George made his cross country debut and most of those who were new for this season came back for another go. Considering most of the runners had been at the club dinner the previous evening, no one seemed worse for wear. For the men, the oldies were to the fore with Richard G, Dave and Dale following Dave P home. Bec was top hoggette with Aruna, Helen and Janet making up the scoring four. Results.

Prestwold XC

team shot

We had a new course to enjoy. Whilst those who had run the Midlands or the Intercounties here where familiar with much of the terrain, the organisers had added a few little twists to add some interest to a diet of parkland. We had 7 ladies and 17 men, including some new starters. Richard G is an old hand at XC but it was Sam Crouchman's first race of any kind and Usha and Siobhan both had only a single 10K to their names. Beautiful sunshine compensated for a rather cold wind and our runners enjoyed the fast ground. Full report to follow. Results.

Bagworth Heath XC

What a joy to be back racing over the country! Shifting Bagworth to October meant that there was enough mud to add a bit of interest but not the endless, strength-sapping stuff we're used to. A marshalling mistake which shortened one of the laps also contributed to making this race slightly less of a challenge than usual. Our strong contingent of regular mud lovers was boosted by new second claimers Julie and John, plus we had Harry and Aruna making their XC debuts. Trudy and Julie provided the all important fuel and Kim kept everything running smoothly. Results.

League Champions!

Massive congratulations to our veteran ladies, who are Leicestershire Road Running League champions for 2017. They won every round, bar the first (our own race), and wrapped up the title with a race to spare. This is the first time in our history that one of our teams has won the league outright.

 

 


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Tuesday 16th January
Hills/Intervals @ Vicky Park
7pm

Wednesday 17th January
Training @ Manor Road
7pm

Sunday 21st January
DRL Allestree
11am

Tuesday 23rd January
Hills/Intervals @ Vicky Park
7pm

Wednesday 24th January
Training @ Manor Road
7pm

 

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Recent Results

Bpr 13/1/18

Ben Milsom 38th, 21.36
Martin Capell 190th, 27.49

Cambridge pr

Harry Short 71st, 22.33

Pegwell Bay pr

Brian Feldman 145th, 31.54

LVpr 13/1/18

Natthan Booker 16th, 20.08
Igor Burbela 25th, 20.42
Dave Lodwick 50th, 22.22
Marcus Shaikh 153rd, 26.13
Lee Fairclough 179th, 27.20
Valerie Spezi 201st, 28.13
Hilary Browne 214th, 28.47
Dipika Patel 224th, 29.21
Usha Goyal 271st, 31.50
Emily Chorley 278th, 32.09(PB)
Alison Lodwick 339th, 39.22

Bakewell pr

James Thurman 7th, 19.23
Rachel Dearden 27th, 22.16

Lloyd pr

Kathryn Evans 36th, 25.05

LVpr 6/1/18

Nathan Booker 11th, 20.00
James Thurman 13th, 20.05
Rachel Dearden 40th, 22.30
Janet Hall 90th, 24.55(PB)
Lee Fairclough 155th, 27.57
Marcus Shaikh 183rd, 29.17
Dipika Patel 186th, 29.19
Liz Butler 216th, 30.54

Bpr 6/1/18

Ben Milsom 54th, 22.50
Baz Barratt 80th, 24.08
Martin Capell 203rd, 29.11

Roundshaw Downs pr

Kathryn Evans 17th, 23.51

Coventry pr

Harry Short 127th, 24.16

Winter Series 5K

Stevie Beeby 23rd, 24.57
Brian Feldman 68th, 34.44

LVpr 1/1/18

Igor Burbela 39th, 20.58
Terry Woodhouse 77th, 22.57
Max Barratt 84th, 23.16
Lee Hennell 114th, 24.32
Baz Barratt 151st, 25.47
Marcus Shaikh 206th, 27.41
Liz Butler 312th, 32.00
Brian Feldman 339th, 33.59

Bpr 1/1/18

Igor Burbela 74th, 22.48
Jeannette Franklin 340th, 29.51
Shaun Heaphy 343rd, 29.53
Liz Butler 495th, 34.10
Brian Feldman 515th, 34.54

Colwick pr

James Thurman 24th, 22.10
Rachel Deraden 153rd, 28.19

Gedling pr

James Thurman 36th, 22.39
Rachel Dearden 142nd, 27.32

Peckham Rye pr

Harry Short 307th, 32.19