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We're now back at the University Sports Centre on Manor Road for the winter. On Wednesday 21st, we'll be doing the Marydene routes (in reverse to that shown): 6.3 miles, 5.2 miles and 4 miles. Improver routes (<4 miles) will also be available, as required).

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).

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.

Allestree XC

Prab Stevie

Round 4 of the Derby Runner XC League was held in Narnia (Allestree). A dozen guys and a half dozen ladies, plus hardy supporters Kim, Amy and Jackie braved the conditions and made sure we scored well. Special mention to Stevie and Prab, who both made their league debuts. Results. Picture credit: V+M Images.

New Beginner and Improver Groups

Our latest beginner group started on 10th January and has now closed. 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: or for more information contact Alison (Beginner Running Coordinator).

Queen 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.



Recent Results

Naseby 1645

Valerie Spezi 205th, 2.46.43

LVpr 17/2/18

Ian Aldridge 33rd, 20.30
Lee Hennel 79th, 23.07(PB)
Liz Butler 265th, 31.13

Folkstone pr

Brian Feldman 192nd, 32.18

Crystal Palace pr

Kathryn Evans 376th, 39.37

Rushcliffe pr

James Thurman 62nd, 22.36
Rachel Dearden 155th, 26.22


Lee Fairclough 136th, 26.20(PB)

Gainsborough pr

Harry Short 28th, 29.55

Bpr 17/2/18

Ben Milsom 23rd, 20.28
Martin Capell 177th, 27.16

Leicestershire HM

George Barratt 408th, 1.50.58(PB)
Lee Hennell 490th, 1.53.33
Valerie Spezi 721st, 2.05.22

LVpr 10/2/18

Nathan Booker 22nd, 20.03
Marcus Shaikh 125th, 26.52
Baz Barratt 96th, 25.13
Hilary Browne 199th, 30.05

Gedling pr

James Thurman 3rd, 20.06
Rachel Deraden 12th, 23.06

Walthamstow pr

Brian Feldman 85th, 34.00

Tooting Common pr

Kathryn Evans 111th, 22.33

Bpr 10/2/18

Ben Milsom 28th, 21.42
Harry Short 29th, 21.45(PB)
Martin Capell 147th, 27.42

Winter Series 5K

Stevie Beeby 26th, 24.03
Brian Feldman 73rd, 34.56

Charnwood Hills

Dave Lodwick 89th, 2.00.01
Kathryn Evans 146th, 2.11.05
Steve Wheeler 243rd, 2.29.39
Hitesh Pandya 283rd, 2.47.23

Watford HM

Brian Feldman 1820th, 2.35.00

LVpr 3/2/18

Sam Crouchman 14th, 20.48(PB)
Terry Woodhouse 30th, 22.25
Lee Hennell 49th, 23.26(PB)
Steve Robinson 55th, 23.54
Janet Hall 70th, 24.36(PB)
Marcus Shaikh 81st, 25.07
Dipika Patel 159th, 28.25
Brian Feldman 241st, 32.47

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Tuesday 20th February
Intervals @ Vicky Park

Wednesday 21st February
Training @ Manor Road

Sunday 25th February
LRRL Stilton 7

Tuesday 27th February
Hills/Intervals @ Vicky Park

Wednesday 28th February
Training @ Manor Road


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