Roadhoggs Leicester AC

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On Wednesday 20th we'll be running from Swithland. Park near to the Griffin Inn (LE12 8TJ). Routes: 7.1 miles, 6.1 miles and 4.5 miles.

We also offer 'structured' sessions on a Tuesday at Victoria Park (War Memorial, 7pm) where our coach supervises hill and interval training. These sessions are aimed at any member who wants to improve their running (irrespective of current speed).



We had the usual warm sunshine for Swithland and 23 members turned out to enjoy it. Nathan and Matt both had great debuts for the club and there were plenty of Silver and Bronze standards. Aruna, Leah, Jeannette, Andrew, Gurmit and Harry all set new PBs. Results (via Birstall RC). Picture credit: Cliff Fung.

Bosworth HM


That moment when you look at your watch and realise you've smashed all of your targets! It felt a little warmer than forecast but it was still a good morning for running. Harry was not the only one to enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done. Cath and Jade had their first races for the club and Gurmit, James T, Leah and Stevie all got PBs.  Photo credit: Nick Smith.

Desford 5

It was a perfect morning for running and there were lots of smiling faces as the spring weather finally put in an appearance. Charlotte led the ladies home with a Gold Standard performance and Janet backed her with a new PB. For the men, Gurmit came close to his PB, Sam J broke his, Igor was rapid and Sam C had his best race to date. Draft results (via LRAN).

Bosworth XC

We were a bit down on numbers due to the rival attractions of Mothers' Day and spring Marathon training but we managed a men's team and the ladies played their joker to gain some valuable points. The course was the usual mud-fest but full of interest and varied challenges. Despite not being a fan of the mud, Gurmit had a great race to finish 29th and he was joined in the top 100 by Sam J, Richard and Dave. For the ladies, Julie led home Helen and Trudy. Full report to follow. Results.

Stilton 7

The icy winds were a bit challenging but a dry sunny morning made for excellent running conditions as we kicked off the 2018 LRRL season. Andrew made an excellent club debut and Sam, Stevie and Julie ran their first road race for the club. Whilst we lost a few to injury and illness, we still managed to field 21 runners. Mark and Leah led the way for their respective teams and there were PBs for Janet and Dave. Results. Tables are on LRAN.

Charnwood Hills Race

Five members tackled Leicestershire's only 'long' fell race. Although the weather was cold and dry, recent rain meant the course was not taking any prisoners. Dave and Kathryn both managed to improve on their 2017 times, while Steve W (injury) and Hitesh (illness) adopted the sensible approach. Unfortunately Aruna, who had completed a 20-miler on the Friday, missed the cut-off.

Beginners and Improvers

Our next beginner group will start in October. However, 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. If you think this might be for you, please contact Alison (Beginner Running Coordinator).



Recent Results

LVpr 16/6/18

Gurmit Singh 3rd, 18.15
Matt Langtree 15th, 19.35
Terry Woodhouse 40th, 21.47
Marcus Shaikh 47th, 22.35
Steve Palmer 62nd, 23.28
Baz Barratt 108th, 25.12
Kathryn Evans 186th, 28.37
Brian Feldman 267th, 32.06

Sherwood Pines pr

James Thurman 4th, 19.45

Gedling pr

Harry Short 132nd, 29.27

Sherringham pr

Jeannette Franklin 108th, 31.35
Shaun Heaphy 109th, 31.36

Bressay pr

Liz Butler 21st, 33.45

Chester pr

Lee Fairclough 95th, 26.34

Bpr 16/6/18

Mark Ramsden 7th, 18.28
Ben Milsom 31st, 20.41
Stevie Beeby 87th, 23.14
Siobhan Ridgeway332nd, 32.30

Rothley 10K

Gurmit Singh 24th, 38.43
Mark Ramsden 29th, 38.54
Ben Milsom 89th, 42.38
Igor Burbela 129th, 44.25
Mike Cummins 198th, 46.36(PB)
Andy Gale 203rd, 46.55
Lee Hennell 367th, 51.19
Duncan Clarke 369th, 51.36
Ian Loke 430th, 52.02
Chris Willmott 440th, 53.15(PB)
Aruna Bhagwan 441st, 52.23(PB)

Road2Recovery HM

Brian Feldman 99th, 2.34.13

Road2Recovery 10K

Gurmit Singh 2nd, 39.59

High Elms 10K

Harry Short 80th, 49.09

Market Harborough Festival


Lee Hennell 146th, 1.52.20


Martin Capell 147th, 56.11


Matt Langtree 7th, 18.41(PB)

LVpr 9/6/18

Nathan Booker 10th, 19.14
Marcus Shaikh 68th, 22.32
Stevie Beeby 83rd, 23.29
Ian Loke 96th, 24.06(PB)
Lee Fairclough 133rd, 25.41
Cath Brooks 243rd, 29.18(PB)
Siobhan Ridgeway 297th, 32.07(PB)

Bakewell pr

James Thurman 7th, 18.51 

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Tuesday 19th June
Hills/Intervals @ Vicky Park

Wednesday 20th June
Training @ Swithland

Sunday 24th June
LRRL Prestwold 10K

Tuesday 26th June
Hills/Intervals @ Vicky Park

Wednesday 27th June
Training @ Manor Road


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