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    How do you measure running achievements?

    For me last 6 months of running have been pretty pants and by October I was seriously considering jacking it in. I’d gained weight, my running buddy was AWOL and unlike everyone else I was getting slower not faster. I had signed up to a Half Marathon in the Summer and as the New Year […]

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    What it is like to Volunteer

    What it is like to Volunteer So far this year Leighton Fun Runners have had the pleasure to be involved in 3 epic races which have seen plenty of the club members not only running but also working just as hard behind the scenes to make sure everyone has an amazing run. It feels like a […]

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    Looking Forward to Another Year of Running

    So this week sees the start of LFR Membership Renewal ready for 1st April and you will all have your invite to rejoin arriving in your inbox. It has been 2 years since I joined the club and this weekend at the MK Festival of Running I took part in my very first race.  Looking […]

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    Choosing the Next LFR Charity

    Choosing the Next LFR Charity We are coming up to the LFR AGM in a few weeks and one of the decisions we need to make is who we choose for our charity. All proceeds from the our C25K, Virgin Money London Marathon ballot places, Leighton 10k, 5 caKe Nights, Breakfast Run, raffles etc all […]

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    Getting to Know You – Sally Puddephatt & Kevin Hare

    Getting to Know You – Sally Puddephatt & Kevin Hare   This week I have two new members to introduce… Sally Puddephatt Tell us about yourself: Hi my name’s Sally and I live in Milton Keynes. Previous running experience/ achievements: I started running about 3 years ago to loose weight and increase my fitness. My […]

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    Getting to Know You – Tracy Cardno

    Getting to Know You – Tracy Cardno   I have a guest appearance on my blog this week.  The club is growing bigger every week and its getting harder for members to know who everyone is so thought this would be a nice way of getting to know some of our newest runners.   Tell […]

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    Fabulous fundraising fun at the LFR breakfast run

    Yesterday we had a great LFR turnout at our annual breakfast run. Over 50 runners took the train to Cheddington, Tring, Berkhamsted or Hemel Hempstead and made their way back to the clubhouse where a cooked breakfast was waiting for them. There was plenty of adventure along the way including a run in with a […]

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    Carrie – The First Time

    As the race season for 2016 picks up, it will be a time for many of us to experience our ‘very first’.  Whether it is your first 5k, 10k, half, full or ultra marathon, we will no doubt all go through the same anticipation, worry or even dread.   No matter what you have planned […]

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    New Year New Me

    So 2015 was a mixed bag for me. We’ve lost people we loved and we’ve gained little ones along the way, the power of social media has connected us to even more family members and old friends, I’ve suffered with some ill health (thankfully nothing too serious), I’ve started a new job, I’ve finally paid […]

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    A Tale of Two Halves

    Saturday 14th November, the day had finally arrived. It was the Dirt Half. Now I had put in some fairly decent prep for it, although as always, it never seems enough. I’d driven to Stoke Hammond a couple of times and just attacked the hill – this slight incline, small undulation, tiny bump in the […]

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