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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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