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    This is the week that was…

    Tuesday’s club run this week was the Out and Back route to the Star. James was super excited this week making it to The Star this time! Janice was the Fartlek Fun Giver on Wednesday with another brutal route for those not interested in the football (it didn’t come home). James was still excited on […]

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    This is the week that was…

    …still hot. When will it end?! The weather may be hotter than hot, but this did not stop LFR from heading out on our club runs. Tuesday was the hugely popular Pyjama Run. We had runners turn up to the invite night, dressed in their jimmiest jammies, to go for either a six mile or […]

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    LFR choose their new charity for the year!

    Each year, LFR nominate a charity at our AGM and we hold regular events throughout the year to try to raise as much funds for the charity as possible and promote awareness of them.  Funds are raised through events such as our monthly 5caKe night (we run 5K, we eat cake), our annual breakfast run […]

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    LFR announce their new race: The Leighton 5K   August 2017: Leighton Fun Runners are pleased to announce their new race, the sister race to their springtime 10k, The Leighton 5k. The inaugural event will take place on October 1st 2017 and will comprise a mostly off-road course around the Tiddenfoot area of Leighton Buzzard. The […]

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    New Year Fitness Goals

    Is the gym the best option to reach your New Year fitness goals?  “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” – Albert Einstein 12 January 2017: According to research[1], Brits are wasting £37million a year on gym memberships, exercise and slimming classes they never attend. A survey of 3,000 […]

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    LFR Celebrates its 200th Active Member

    Leighton Fun Runners recently signed up its 200th active member, Gemma Adamson. The club membership has been growing steadily over the last year with runners attracted by the club’s balance of sport and fun, but there is an extra-special reason to celebrate the 200th member. Despite being physically fit at the time, in 2015 Gemma […]

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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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    Speed & Stamina – Is it for me?

    Every Thursday evening LFR organise a training session for all members – Speed & Stamina (S&S), but what exactly is it and is it for you? Here we answer all your questions. What is S&S training? S&S training is a variety of different sessions, designed to help runners of all abilities to improve, not surprisingly, […]

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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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