• This is the week that was…. The Dunstable Downs parkrun Takeover

    Before we get on to parkrun and races I am pleased to report that Jen Garner, Tori Guy and Ian Bickers all completed the final piece of their LiRF qualification under the watchful eye of VC Andy. I look forward to reporting on 3 more qualified run leaders in the coming weeks. parkrun day! Saturday […]

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    This is the week that was…. The Leighton 10

    Club Runs Tuesday was PACE NIGHT and everyone was catered for by our brilliant run leaders, and it’s fair to say we had a great turnout again. On hump day Captain Emily led a super six group at Astral park for Meet and Retreat. This is a slightly different version of an interval set that […]

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  • This is the week that was…. The Brighton Marathon

    Club Runs As summer turned to autumn the irony wasn’t lost on many of us that the sun made a welcome return, as did some not so welcome warmth for those racing. As Tuesday was the first one of the month, Cake night returned with the sunshine and 85 of us ran either the 5 […]

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  • This is the week that was…. The Bedford & MK Running Festivals & a Triathlon!

    Club Runs After Bank Holiday Monday we started the week at Woburn for our last evening trail run of the summer marking the final day of August. 5 groups went out with over 50 of you in attendance enjoying the late summer’s evening. It looked like a great evening was had by one and all […]

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  • This is the week that was…. The BBQ Run!

    The week kicked off on Tuesday with our first “Out & Back” night since last March. The evening was well attended with over 70 of us out together. We ran to Wing and back, embraced the hill out and stormed back down. Some members achieved PB’s on the night… well done all! Wednesday came and […]

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  • This is the week that was…. The Greensand Ridge!

    The Return of Rushmere parkrun Although parkrun has been back for a few weeks now, we had to wait just a little longer for our local Rushmere parkrun to return to the roster, but on Saturday it was all systems go! Over 30 LFR’s turned up. LFR founding member Dave Cooper was on the start […]

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  • This is the week that was…. 5Cake Night!

    The Return of 5Cake Night According to Google it was 517 days between our last official Cake Night and last Tuesday’s Cake night return and boy did we do it in style! A fantastic 79 of us turned up on Tuesday to enjoy either the 5 Mile or 5km options and of course feast on […]

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  • This is the week that was…. Races Galore!

    Friday Evening at Beds AAA 10K The weekend started early this week, with the Beds AAA 10k Road Race Championships being held on Friday Evening. We had a team of 7 at the event with Tom Ellerton leading the team home with a stunning 36:51 run,  which is a sub 6 minute mile pace. Surely […]

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  • This is the week that was…. The Return of parkrun!

    On Wednesday of last week we joined up with Bearbrook Running club for a variety of trail run paces starting and finishing at the Three Locks Pub. A huge thanks to JK and Andy Stocks who led two different pace groups out towards Rushmere and beyond. In total between the two clubs there were approximately 40 […]

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  • Beer Mile

    This is the week that was…. The Beer Mile & so much more!

    The traditional Beer Mile event kicked off the weekend on Friday evening at the track of dreams AKA Astral park. The sun shone gloriously and the LFR masses were there to support the 17 runners who took to the start line, with only 2 ladies in the mix! Mike Garner was first away after beer […]

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