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    What makes a race a great event? by Vicky Green

    I recently read an interesting stream of chat on Facebook about the price of entry in to a race in London. There was some disgruntlement about being asked to pay so much for a 10k and why would you pay this when you can do a local, club-run event for a third of the price. […]

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    Coaching Sessions by Coach Warby

    Coaching sessions – what to expect if you turn up…. You may have seen / heard that over the last six or seven weeks I have been offering a coaching session on Sunday evenings at Billington Park track. There have been a few club members attending, and I’ve been trying to share with them hints […]

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    The Ultimate Cliche! by Alicia Higham

    The Ultimate Cliche I am a massive cliche. I got engaged and started running in order to ‘get in shape’ for my wedding. When I say running, I mean dragging myself to a fairly manky gym near my office in London and punishing myself on a treadmill amidst the smell of sweat and what I […]

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    Thursday and we’re tired again!

    Thursday and we're tired again! Another week of our lives has nearly passed by and the Green family have again reached the level of tiredness that only those with children will understand! How do we do it I’ve been asked? There are many things that bring it all together but here are our secrets. Planning, […]

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    LFR team spirit by Dan Green

    LFR Team Spirit My goals for this year are to go sub 40 minutes at 10 and sub 19 at 5k and that day was the Regents Park 10k. I’ve been training hard for months to try and knock 30 seconds off my pb and thought this would be the day! The weekend before I […]

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    Is the best competition the one you have with yourself?

    Is the best competition the one you have with yourself? by Alice Is the best competition the one you have with yourself?   Those of you who know me will already have noticed that I can be a teeny bit competitive. There have been many a Fartlek session where I’ve nearly keeled over trying to […]

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  • Respect for Animals when out Running in the Countryside by Paul Doyle

    Respect for Animals when out Running in the Countryside by Paul Doyle     Respect for Animals when out Running in the Countryside. Tips to Staying Safe.   I started writing this article following a couple of incidents where I inadvertently startled a horses being ridden on a country road. Not fun for the riders and […]

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    Sub-consciously chasing that DNF by Ian Mulry

    Sub-consciously chasing that DNF by Ian Mulry Somebody recently asked me why I keep doing all these ‘crazy things’.  My usual answer is to challenge myself and become a stronger person from it.  But then I thought about it for a while….am I just sub-consciously searching for a DNF? I began running with LFR around […]

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    Welsh 1000m race 2017 by David Malatynski

    Welsh 1000m Race 2017 Welsh 1000m Race 2017 Class: Short Challenge Race, 12km over rugged terrain including three 1000m peaks (Glyder Fawr 1001m, Carnedd Ugain 1065m, Snowdon 1085m).   The race was delayed due to the usual briefing, but the weather was shining and everyone was in good spirits. Both the Short Fell and Challenge […]

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  • Musings of a Runner

    I know people start running for all sorts of reasons – returning to an old sport, to meet new people, for your health or even for a challenge. I started 8 years ago to get fit – and because Dan (my husband – then boyfriend) ran. I stupidly thought it was something we could do […]

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