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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

  • 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

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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

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    How do you get into running when you just can’t run?

    So… For my first ever blog, where on earth do I begin? It’s been one hell of a year and has culminated (somehow!) in my becoming vice-captain of what has to be the best running club in the country!  I spent the first 31 years of my life thinking that

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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,

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    Hill Reps for your PB dreams

    Its that time of year when runners are starting out on training for races, often with big dreams of a big PB. They will have told themselves that this time is THE time and they're gonna smash it....but how to get from the post-Christamas January blues to a race-day PB?

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    Never mind the Sex Pistols, Here’s Dan’s Bo@&$£%s

    I sat there with the family in the Café at Rushmere Country Park after a cold winter morning’s work as volunteer / dad at Park Run, when a member of the committee looking for a club captain accosted Vicky. ”Of course he will”, she said! “He’ll be great”, they said.

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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

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    What is Fartlek and why you should try it

    On the surface of it the word Fartlek could be seen as slightly comical for obvious reasons, but what does it really mean? At LFR we’ve had a Fartlek training night for the last year and many of you have attended, and improved as a result, but what is it

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    Cross country or Bake Off

    Today was the annual hosting of the 3 Counties Cross Country event hosted by LFR (just incase you missed it on Facebook, the weekly comms, club nights, talk of the town etc). For me today it was more about marshalling and supporting rather than running (doctors orders at present!). So