The 'Run'down - 12th August 2018
We had 29 Barrow Runners out at the the League's Carl Rutt 10k with Club Champs points up for grabs. Plus a big turnout at the mid-week Chase the Sun event up at Prestwold Hall. In longer distance news Helen James completed the Berlin Wall 100 Mile race in an amazing 21 hours 3 mins.
The 'Run'down - 6th August 2018
This week saw a Barrow contingent take on the next LRRL race with the Joy Cann 5 mile, and a whole host of parkrun PBs at Dishley. We also want to give a specia...
The 'Run'down - 30th July 2018
This weekend saw the launch of Dishley Loughborough Parkrun - it was well supported by Barrow Runners, with 19 members participating and several more volunteeri...
The 'Run'down - 23rd July 2018
A relatively quiet racing week sees Barrow members take part in triathlons and achieve some Parkrun milestones, with Dawn Storer running her 300th Parkrun.
The 'Run'down - 16 July 2018
Another good turnout for this weekend's Club Champs race, Brooksie's Bash, in very warm conditions and three wins in the age categories from Alex Toll, Jonathan Male & Karen Bell.
The 'Run'down - 9th July 2018
This weekend there was success for the Barrow Five at the Holme Pierrepont Running Club Grand Prix – a special mention to Ann Hillier who won a cash prize for b...
The 'Run'down - 01 July 2018
It might be hot weather for running, but that didn't seem to stop us getting out there this week, especially with club champs points up for grabs in Lincoln.
The 'Run'down - 25th June 2018
This weekend saw Barrow’s own Prestwold 10K take place in the summer sunshine, along with a small Barrow contingent running in Sheffield. Not to mention an outs...
The 'Run'down - 18 June 2018
There was a fantastic turn-out of 53 runners in the Rothley 10k, part of the Summer Championships. Michael Coltherd was 1st overall; Barrow Men won the Club Tea...
The 'Run'down - 11th June 2018
Saturday was NHS70 parkrun day, and over 360 parkruns across the UK gave their regular events a special NHS theme to celebrate 70 years of the NHS and to encour...
The 'Run'down - 03 June 2018
We've had a soaking club champs Parkrun, a wilting Derby HM, teams at the Swithland 6, and some frankly monster endurance efforts from Gazbo, Ollie and Bomber. Ken has even been Parkrunnin' Down Under!
The 'Run'down - 28 May 2018
A great run in the Edinburgh Marathon by Richard Keep in a time of 3:47 and Ben Plummer was 15th in the Half in 1:14:04. Also, a good showing at local Parkruns, plus some Parkrun Tourists
The 'Run'down - 21st May 2018
Another busy week for Barrow as the summer sun finally starts to shine, with races from Liverpool to the White Peaks, along with a half Iron Man and a host of P...
The 'Run'down - 07th May 2018
A busy weekend on home turf with 42 Barrow Runners competing for early Summer Championship points in the bank holiday sunshine.
The 'Run'down - 30th April 2018
The Club Championships were off to a great start this weekend with the Livingston Relays adding some new silverware to the Barrow trophy cabinet. A big thank yo...
The 'Run'down - 23 April 2018
The warmest day ever for the London Marathon provided very challenging conditions but there were some sterling performances from the 21 Barrow Runners.
The 'Run'down - 16th April 2018
This week there was marathon success for Emma Spencer-Cumberland and Kath Spencer, and a number of Barrow Runners were at the Boston Half Marathon, the Regency ...
Cross Country Review
With the Cross Country season wrapped up for another year, take a read of our season review.
The 'Run'down - 08 April 2018
It's been a seriously busy weekend for Barrow Runners across the county and beyond. Some impressive times, positions and distances to boast.
The 'Run'down - 2nd April 2018
A wet Easter bank holiday weekend has seen only one race taking place this week, along with some impressive Parkrun PBs to report!
The 'Run'down - 26 March 2018
There was a busy schedule this weekend including a few events which had been re-arranged due to the recent bad weather
The 'Run'down - 11 March 2018
Barrow Runners were out and about over the weekend bossing Parkruns and Ultras alike. Sunday was also the final, and terrifically muddy, Derby Runner XC of the winter at Bosworth.
The 'Run'down - 5th March 2018
This was a somewhat quiet weekend with many fixtures cancelled due to the snow, but there were still some hardy Barrow Runners who braved the weather to race fu...
The 'Run'down - 26 February 2018
A strong contingent of 20 Barrow Runners took on the Belvoir Challenge with its difficult conditions of frozen ground, obligatory mud and sticky wet fields. Th...
The 'Run'down - 19th February 2018
There was a great turn out in good weather for the Grace Dieu Cross Country on Sunday, and first home for Barrow Runners were Geoff Beetham and Kristie Matthiae.
The 'Run'down - 11 February 2018
This weekend saw a big turn out at the Long Eaton Parkrun for the Club Champs, plus a Barrow Runners home fixture at the inaugural Leicestershire Half Marathon at Prestwold Hall.
The 'Run'down - 21 January 2018
A weekend of stinging eyes and numb fingers at the snowy Allestree Park XC, plus some impressive distances at the Holme Pierrepont Six Hour Challenge.
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Some winter running at its best ...
The 'Run'down - 15 January 2018
A fairly quiet weekend for Barrow Runners but a great time of 33.31 and 3rd place for Ben Plummer in the Bolsover 10K and Kath Spencer was 1st V55 in the same event.
The 'Run'down - 8th January 2018
It was cold, muddy, hilly and raining at the LRAA XC Championships at Rotherby on Saturday, but there was success for the Senior Women who took second place!
The 'Run'down - 28th December 2017
There was a great turn out and a bright sunny morning for the annual Barrow Runners Boxing Day Handicap earlier this week, and 40 Barrow Runners took part in the most festive race in the event calendar!
The ‘Run’down - 17 December 2017
A short Run'Down this week as racing slows off for Christmas and ice cancelled several local Parkruns. The cold weather didn't deter Helen and Andrea as they headed up the A46 for the Newalk Christmas Challenge.
The ‘Run’down - Monday 11th December 2017
Heavy snowfall and freezing conditions led to the cancellation of a number of races this Sunday, including the Turkey Trot, Bradgate Park XC, the Telford 10K and the Bolsover 10K – so this week’s slimmed down ‘Run’down focuses on runners who were out on Saturday and earlier in the week.
The 'Run'down - 03 December 2017
A pretty quiet weekend for Barrow Runners with a standout HM 2nd place and PB performance from Ben Plumber in Nottingham and the Hilliers podium placing in both hemispheres.
The 'Run'down - 27th November 2017
This week’s ‘Run’down leads with a strong performance from Barrow Runners at the Holly Hayes Cross Country – a great turnout in the cold!
The 'Run'down - 19th November 2017
A relatively quiet weekend with a smattering of Park Runs, some impressive PBs, and more Winter Club Champs point-bagging at the Matthew Walker 10K Pudding Run.
The 'Run'down - 13th November 2017
The club’s presentation evening on Friday gave us an opportunity to get together and celebrate members’ achievements over the past year - but this didn't put members off a busy weekend of racing!
Barrow Runners 2017 Heroes Video
The 'Run'down - 22nd October
Mainly a weekend of cross country mud with some Runners turning out Saturday and Sunday in Barrow colours. A particular mention to Lucy Bird and Simon Cole on their successful attempt at the Centurion Autumn 100 Mile event.
The 'Run'down - 16th October 2017
Another busy weekend with 20 Barrow Runners racing in the season’s final club champions race, the Leicester Half Marathon (not to mention four club members tackling the full marathon!)
The 'Run'down - 24th September
Barrow Runners have been a particularly active and far-flung bunch this week with big turnouts at Equinox, Nottingham Robin Hood, and the Midland 6 Stage Relays.