• Watchless 5 2019

    This is the week that was…

    Our pace groups returned on Tuesday with everyone enjoying their runs about the town and Ian’s headtorch run through the woods.  Shout out to Gavin’s 09.30 min/mile group creating a chicken map on their run… Pace group leaders – I challenge you to beat this at the club’s next group night (Tuesday 29th January).  The excitement […]

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    This is the week that was…

    …still 2019 and our first full week of club runs following the festive period.  We had a huge turnout for our first 5caKe night of the year with some great runs and happy runners.  Shout out to Claire who ran her first sub 40-minute 5K!  Karen led the first Fartlek of the year, Captain Dan […]

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    Swimming and Cycling for a Stronger Run

    I did a run test at Stantonbury Track on Monday night. It involved running round the track for 30 minutes as fast as you can – not sprinting, but holding a steady pace for 30 minutes. You lap your time at 10 minutes and then continue to the end. The test can be called a […]

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    This is the week that was…

    2019! New Year’s Day began with a parkrun at Rushmere.  Jim was completing his 250th parkrun – he’s been running at parkrun since 2012.  250 parkruns in that time – incredible.  Also celebrating at NYD parkrun was Keith who was volunteering for the 50th time. We even had some NYD PB’s from Nic and former […]

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  • LFR Elle and Bella

    This is the week that was…

    …Christmas!  We swapped our usual club runs for the Christmas week with various runs out and about.  On Christmas Eve, Ian and Jen took two groups out for a trail run starting from Little Gaddesdon.  A beautiful day for a run followed by a drink in the pub to set us up for Christmas Day.  […]

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    This is the week that was…

    ….almost Christmas.  The annual LFR Christmas Quiz Run fell on Tuesday…as did the rain.  Still 28 runners came out to pair up and head out to answer the questions!  We had a tie breaker for the win between Matt and Ash and Dave and Kevin. Matt and Ash came out on top!  Coming in last place and […]

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    The Captain set us off on a new out and back route on Tuesday taking a tour of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade to see the Christmas lights with the occasional hill thrown in.  Sparky was out running again on Tuesday running his furthest yet since coming back – excellent work, Sparks.  Running her furthest EVER […]

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    This is the week that was…

    Tuesday was our Christmas Cake Night and the ballot for the club’s London Marathon entry was drawn.  Congratulations Andy Heale!  Cake night also saw the return of Sparky!  Good to have you back, Mark. Kevin took charge of the Fartlek Fun on Wednesday and produced this incredible work of art for picture of the week… James […]

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    MK MARATHON AMBASSADOR 2019 – WOO HOO! by James Smith

      Although I was a truly awful runner as a young man (I failed the RAF fitness test quite spectacularly on the first attempt – only just scraping through on the second attempt after being chased by a Brummie with fists like hams threatening to “punch yow head in if yow don’t hurry up” – […]

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    This is the week that was…

    Group Night was back on the cards for the final time this year – thank you Gary, Annis, Caroline, David, Kelly, Matt and James for leading the pace groups. We had some runners trying out groups and paces they were not used to and the “Go Nuts” group taking a tour of the Strava segments of […]

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