• Silverstone 10K by Kevin Hare

    As a fan of motor racing, when Silverstone 10K got advertised it was a run which I definitely wanted to participate in.  To run round the home of British Motor Racing…you don’t get many chances to do that.  On the day it was exciting as you drive through the gates and park in Silverstone and […]

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  • MK Marathon Ambassador 2018 (Part Two)

    Almost two months ago I told you all about my grand plans – ambitious, but grand – for the MK Marathon.  I’m an Ambassador this year. An event I love. I had to get stuck in. At that time it was just under 11 weeks to go.  We’re now at under three weeks to go […]

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  • My First Half Marathon by Kevin Hare

    I wanted to set myself a challenge to finish 2017, so I booked the MK Winter Half Marathon on 10th December 2017.  It would be the longest distance I would have run.  My training was really over short distances of 6 miles leading up to it and personally I have run 10 miles on my […]

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  • Plogging! by James Smith

    PLOGGING – THE LATEST CRAZE THAT’S SWEEPING THE NATION (DO YOU SEE WHAT I DID THERE!) If you’re anything like me (and why the hell wouldn’t you be?) I’m sure that you like to keep up with all the latest fads – so, after a hard day’s loom-band bracelet making (stopping occasionally only to feed […]

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  • MK Marathon Ambassador 2018 – The Race!

    It’s me again!  Following on from Part Two, the MK Marathon Weekend has been and gone.  What happened to my plans?  Did I follow them?  What did JG do?  Well… At the time of the previous blog, my aim was to run 10 miles that weekend.  When training for a half marathon, if you can […]

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  • Race Report – Wootton XC – by Captain Dan

    The rain had subsided on a cold but sunny Sunday morning at Delapre Abbey where the scene was set for two minutes silence to ponder on those who had given so much for their country. Let’s go back 30 minutes to Northampton High School and to the point where the sports hall had emptied out […]

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  • Snowdonia Marathon by Jen Garner

    When you hear about a marathon at Snowdon, you may think you run up to the top of the mountain and then back down.  The route for Snowdonia Marathon is, in fact, much worse than this.  You run around Snowdonia National Park, with Snowdon in the middle.  It has a total of 838 metres of […]

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  • Beds and Bucks AA Cross Country Championship by Captain Dan

    Not another Cross Country Race I hear you ask! Not more mud, hills, wind and rain! Not more cake! Well no, not this time, it was a new adventure for Leighton Fun Runners. As a club we have never signed up to the County Athletics Association until this year.  It enables us to attend three […]

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  • MK Marathon Ambassador 2018 – Jen Garner

    Back in September last year, I found out I was successful in my application to be an Ambassador for the MK Marathon this year.  Woo hoo!   Another marathon, Jen, are you mad? Wasn’t Snowdonia bad enough?  Quite possibly.  And yes. My face is on their website.  Check it out: http://mkmarathon.com/ambassadors/ I want to complete another […]

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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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