• 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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  • This is the week that was…

    2019!New Year’s Day began with a parkrun at Rushmere.  Jim was completing his 250th parkrun – he’s been running at parkrun since 2012.  250 parkruns in that time – incredible.  Also celebrating at NYD parkrun was Keith who was volunteering for the 50th time. We even had some NYD PB’s from Nic and former LFR […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    …Christmas!  We swapped our usual club runs for the Christmas week with various runs out and about.  On Christmas Eve, Ian and Jen took two groups out for a trail run starting from Little Gaddesdon.  A beautiful day for a run followed by a drink in the pub to set us up for Christmas Day.  […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    ….almost Christmas.  The annual LFR Christmas Quiz Run fell on Tuesday…as did the rain.  Still 28 runners came out to pair up and head out to answer the questions!  We had a tie breaker for the win between Matt and Ash and Dave and Kevin. Matt and Ash came out on top!  Coming in last place and […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    The Captain set us off on a new out and back route on Tuesday taking a tour of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade to see the Christmas lights with the occasional hill thrown in.  Sparky was out running again on Tuesday running his furthest yet since coming back – excellent work, Sparks.  Running her furthest EVER […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    Tuesday was our Christmas Cake Night and the ballot for the club’s London Marathon entry was drawn.  Congratulations Andy Heale!  Cake night also saw the return of Sparky!  Good to have you back, Mark. Kevin took charge of the Fartlek Fun on Wednesday and produced this incredible work of art for picture of the week…James was […]

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  • MK MARATHON AMBASSADOR 2019 – WOO HOO! by James Smith

     Although I was a truly awful runner as a young man (I failed the RAF fitness test quite spectacularly on the first attempt – only just scraping through on the second attempt after being chased by a Brummie with fists like hams threatening to “punch yow head in if yow don’t hurry up” – true […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    Group Night was back on the cards for the final time this year – thank you Gary, Annis, Caroline, David, Kelly, Matt and James for leading the pace groups. We had some runners trying out groups and paces they were not used to and the “Go Nuts” group taking a tour of the Strava segments of […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    Tuesday saw our favourite Out and Back to The Star, Andy and Tom even making it so far they managed a loop at the top before heading back.  Paul was leading the Fartlekkers on Wednesday –he left his Doyleyvision camera at home so some better pictures appeared of this week’s antics.  Matt and Andy took over […]

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  • This is the week that was…

    Tuesday had a group run with a difference – Ian taking out the trail runners on a headtorch run around Woburn, dodging the deer.   Back in town we had our usual Group Night with everyone enjoying their different pace groups.  Janice was doing what she does best, inflicting pain on the Fartlek Fun Runners on Wednesday.  Captain Dan […]

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