Barrow Runners

Barrow Runners - The 'Run'down

26th June 2017

Calm after the storm - a quite week on the racing front.

After last weeks Prestwold 10k with record Barrow Runners in attendance it's a much quieter week this week.

Stuart Spencer ran a 14:47.67 PB in the 5000m at the British Milers Club meet in Watford. ( have a look at his blog )

Helen James and Andrea Winkless ran the Boddington 50k. Helen was 2nd lady in 4h24 and Andrea 5h36 in her 1st 50k race.

Chris Hitchings competed at the Cotswold 226 Iron distance triathlon in 10h17, finishing 10th overall.

Amey Brassington ran the Whinlatter 10k trail race in the Lake District in 54.04, finishing 5th lady on a very tough course.

Parkrun Results

Arrow Valley

Jonathan MALE 23:28

Louise HARMAN 23:54


Harley LEGGETT 22:24

Rik HILL 23:55

Andrea WINKLESS 34:28


Dawn STORER 36:24


Ann HILLIER 23:37

David WHEELER 24:00 New PB!

Chris DAWKINS 35:19

Rutland Water

Mark SADLER 22:24

Other News:

The Joy Cann 5 opened on Friday night, and filled in record time. Hopefully those wishing to race got entered, but if not keep your eye on Facebook for places. There are however still places available for the next race in the series, the Embankment 5k on Tuesday 4th July, link below.

When we review club championship races towards the end of the year we'll survey members views on including races that do fill in the series.

It's less than 3 weeks to the 'Colour Splash' event at Prestwold on Wednesday 12th July. The club are supporting the organising of this event for the Barrow church, if you are keen to run more info is on the website, and we'll need help so if you are available please contact Ian Paramore

Upcoming Club Champs Races open for entry:

Entries open Friday 23rd June at 7pm
(Entries not yet open, but will share as soon as it is)

Upcoming LRRL races open for entry:
Entries open Friday 23rd June at 7pm
(Entries not yet open, but will share as soon as it is)

Hopefully we have included all members racing over the last week, we always check results from all the races on our club calendar. If you are racing further afield please let us know how you got on either on facebook or to before Sunday night to be included in this weeks 'Run'down.

Coming Up

Club Session
Thursday, 24 May 19:00
Quorn Track

Kibworth 6
Sunday, 27 May 10:30

Club Training
Tuesday, 29 May 19:00
Woodhouse Eaves

Charnwood A/c Opens
Wednesday, 30 May
Paula Radcliffe Stadium, Loughborough

Club Session
Thursday, 31 May 19:00
Ratcliffe College