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    I feel the need for speed….and mud!

    Wow! So I am a month in and what a month it has been! I’ve found out that if I really focus I can run fast, well fast for me! I’ve managed to clock up some impressive stats, including a 6+ mile club run in 57.34 (matching my 10k PB), 8.5 miles in 10.14 ave, […]

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    Introduction to GPS Watches

    About me… Gryls is a runner who started with the most basic of running tech who just kept on collecting and investigating. Hired by the LFR website crew to introduce tech to others. To introduce the new gadget corner I thought I would start with starter GPS devices. But let us go back a little. […]

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    Freaky Fun Running at Rushmere Woods

    This week, team LFR were joined by runners from local clubs for a spooktacular time in Rushmere Park for the annual Halloween invite run.  The 3 or 5 mile route from the Three Locks pub headed out along the canal and into the woods where runners were met with a few surprises! Zombies, ghouls and […]

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    Parkrun Leighton Buzzard is almost here!

    Following a few successful trials of the Parkrun route at Rushmere park, Parkrun will officially launch Saturday 7th November!  Congratulations to all involved in the set up and we can’t wait to have a regular crowd of Fun Runners taking part. If you are interested in marshalling the events or would like more information visit the […]

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    LFR celebrates the first Weary Soles Relay event

    4th October 2015 Team LFR hosted the inaugural Weary Soles Relay on Saturday. The off road handicap relay race was for teams of five people who ran consecutive legs starting from Tiddenfoot Waterside Park, Linslade, heading clockwise around Leighton Buzzard finishing at the Five Bells Pub, Stanbridge. Sadly a couple of teams dropped out at the […]

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    LFR breaks world record at London Marathon

    7 July 2015 It’s official; our very own Chris Taylor is a record breaker! After successfully completing this year’s London Marathon in three hours and 19 minutes, Chris is officially the fastest man to complete the marathon in a wetsuit.   After training for weeks before the big day in his wetsuit, thankfully the weather […]

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    LFR raise over £5600 for local charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

    17th June 2015   After a busy year of fundraising, we raised a total of £5693.45 for our chosen charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People – almost double last years fundraising total.   Throughout the year, many initiatives have contributed to the total including proceeds from the sell out Leighton 10k race, contributions from our couch […]

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    LFR Awards – all the winners from the annual club celebration

    6 June 2015  Last night LFR celebrated a year of achievement at our annual awards ceremony. Huge congratulations to all our winners!   Chairmans Award – Katy Garnham-Lee Captains Award – Chris Taylor Clubmans Award – Mark ‘Sparky’ McLaughlin Runners Runner Award – Mark ‘Sparky’ McLaughlin Championship Awards – 1st Christine Ayers, 2nd Jim Buttleman and 3rd Martin Addrison Watchless 10 […]

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    Pick me, me, me!!!

    So back in August I entered a competition to be a 2016 MK Marathon Ambassador! The cut off date being the 4th Sept (placeholder in diary followed by numerous Facebook refreshes!). On the 4th, MK Marathon announces they’ve been inundated with wannabe ambassadors and the result will be out the following week………..cue numerous email and […]

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