Roadhoggs Leicester AC

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We're now back at Manor Road, every Wednesday, until the spring and will be staying on tarmac. Route for 21/11/18 (Chestnut): Route. This is an out and back run - you run for 25 minutes, then turn and retrace your steps.

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).

Holly Hayes XC

A perfect day for running cross country. Eight Hoggettes and Eleven Hoggs enjoyed the twisty turny course through Holly Hayes Woods. No hills this time but lots of leaves, rocks and water. We were pleased to welcome Mat for his first taste of proper XC. Once again, Mark and Aruna were our first finishers.

Launde XC

A beautiful day, if a little chilly, for the first fixture of the 2018-19 season. We were treated to a new course and, despite the absence of mud, it was a real tester. At least the frequent hills provided good views of the beautiful East Leicestershire countryside! Our nine ladies were led in by Aruna and the eleven gents by Mark. Results.

Beginners and Improvers

Our 10 week beginner group began on Wednesday 3rd October at 6.15pm. 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).

Carl Rutt 10K

This is one of the toughest road races in the county but we had lots of really good runs. Mark and Jackie led the teams and Richard came out to show the youngsters how it's done. Charly, Debra and Andy all ran well on debut, with Andy joining Cath, George and Brhane in setting a PB. Results via LRAN

Joy Cann 5

The weather was kind and there were some great runs. Mark managed to turn the tables on the 'Gurminator', Ian A made his debut and Brhane started to show his potential. There were PBs for Andrew, Harry, Stevie and Leah, plus prizes for Steve Palmer (1st V65), Jackie (2nd V50) and Dave L (2nd V55). Draft results are on the JC5 webpage.

Club Handicap

Congratulations to Aruna and Andy who landed the trophies in the annual club 10K handicap race at Illston. Andy was first back, with George, Prab and Brhane hot on his heels (all four beating their handicaps). Last years winner, Hilary, and Alison took the minor placings for the ladies. Full results.

Prestwold 10K

It was warm, but conditions were much more favourable than usual. We had three runners making their league debuts: Tom, Hilary Br and Brhane. The 'Gurminator' shaving a bit more off his PB, James T breaking the 40-minute barrier and Aruna setting yet another PB were among the other highlights. Provisional results are available via Barrow Runners website.



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.



Recent Results

LVpr 17/11/18

Alastair Mottram-Epson 8th, 18.55
Nathan Booker 10th, 18.59
Peter Mottram-Epson 57th, 22.29(PB)
Terry Woodhouse 139th, 25.42
Dave Swan 209th, 29.02(PB)
Mat Jenkinson 294th, 34.04

Rushcliffe pr

James Thurman 12th, 19.57

Tooting Common pr

Kathryn Evans 102nd, 22.04

Bournemouth pr

Liz Butler 427th, 33.21

Bpr 17/11/18

Martin Capell 149th, 27.09

NMXC Kettering

Dave Lodwick 143rd, 42.41

LVpr 10/11/18

Alastair Mottram-Epson 8th, 19.00
Max Barratt 11th, 19.26(PB)
Matt Langtree 12th, 19.46
Nathan Booker 20th, 20.28
Andrew Fuller 35th, 21.17(PB)
Peter Mottram-Epson 67th, 22.51(PB)
Prab Bhella 79th, 23.16(PB)
Marcus Shaikh 80th, 23.17
Lee Fairclough 174th, 26.31
Mike Cummins 214th, 28.06
Liz Butler 306th, 33.05

Maldon Prom pr

Emma Raven 33rd, 23.06

Shipley Country pr

James Thurman 6th, 21.17

Eastbourne pr

Kathryn Evans 19th, 22.49

Bpr 10/11/18

Martin Capell 177th, 27.48

Shepshed 7

James Thurman 69th, 49.02
Sam Jolly 84th, 49.57
Terry Woodhouse 91st, 50.24
Marcus Shaikh 202nd, 56.06
Charly Feldman 206th, 56.39
Mat Jenkinson 331st, 1.03.15
Janet Hall 404th, 1.08.07

LVpr 3/11/18

Nathan Booker 2nd, 18.41
Andy Gale 23rd, 21.18
Andrew Fuller 25th, 21.25(PB)
Terry Woodhouse 54th, 22.55
Prab Bhella 66th, 23.19
Lee Fairclough 146th, 26.11
Cath Brooks 261st, 30.29
Usha Goyal 231st, 33.24
Brian Feldman 323rd, 33.32
Liz Butler 335th, 35.14

Dishley pr

Jeannette Franklin 121st, 28.01

Scunthorpe pr

James Thurman 17th, 20.20

Maldon Prom pr

Emma Raven 37th, 22.48

Wanstead Flats pr

Alastair Mottram-Epson 7th, 19.19
Peter Mottram-Epson 46th, 23.10(PB)

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Tuesday 20th November
Hills and Intervals @ Victoria Park

Wednesday 21st November
Training @ Manor Road

Tuesday 27th November
Hills and Intervals @ Victoria Park

Wednesday 28th November
Training @ Manor Road




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