• This is the week that…..started and ended with food!

    PANCAKES!  Yes it was the annual pancake run on Tuesday where we had our usual groups running and all passing by Captain Dan’s house for pancakes! No naked chef this year.  Perhaps he’ll make a return next year…   Kevin took on the Fartlek group on Wednesday to burn off the pancake calories from the day […]

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  • This is the week that was…LFR’s Birthday!

    …LFR’s birthday!  Picture the scene.  14th February 1983.  Valentine’s evening.  In a Leighton Buzzard pub.  It’s cold.  It’s dark.  A group of men meet up to celebrate the day and their passion…for running.  Leighton Fun Runners was founded there and then and here we are today.  36 years later.  A club of over 300 members.  […]

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  • This is the week that was….weather.

    What a week of weather.  It started off with the hottest February days on record and quickly turned to rain and a storm named Freya by the weekend.  Through all this weather, of course LFR were out sweating in the heat and battling through the rain to get their runs in.  It’s just what we […]

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  • This is the week…we elected a new committee!

    AGMThe big news of this week was our AGM where we have some new members joining our committee and where we chose the club’s charity for the coming year.   Look out for the AGM minutes which will be published on the LFR website. New CommitteeLeaving the committee this year are Alice Moseley, Carrie Tyas, Neil Warby […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    ….a busy weekend of runs! The calendar is filling up with many races and events with LFRs everywhere showing off the red and black.  David, Fiona and Jo were at the second Stoke Winter Trail Run.  Julie came third in her age category at a wet Welwyn 10K.  Mother and daughter duo Stephanie and Annis bagged […]

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  • This is the week that was….snow!

    The small flurry of snow we had this week caused schools to be closed on Friday, our own Friday morning run was called off, parkruns everywhere on Saturday were cancelled, the Watford Half Marathon on Sunday was cancelled as was the club’s recce of the new 10K route.  It was incredibly icy out there! This made […]

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  • This is the week that was…the final race of the Cross Country Season!

    On a cold, cold Sunday morning, 27 LFRs made it to Wootton to finish the season in style!  We had the best turn out we’ve ever had this season resulting in the Ladies team finish 6th, the Mens team 8th, with an overall team position of 7th.  The best ever for LFR!  Well done everyone […]

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  • 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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