Barrow Runners

Barrow Runners - The 'Run'down

3rd July 2017

Midweek Racing and weekend Ultra running.

Notts Grand Prix

7 Barrow Runners are racing the Nottingham Grand Prix series, 4 races of varying distances in 2 weeks. New member Michael Coltherd has won both races and leading the series by over a minute, our next runner is Chris Neil in 13th place overall. Ann Hillier is our first female and 2nd place in her age category.

Next week we have the Embankment 5k on Tuesday (where we look forward to seeing a load more Barrow vests for the club champs) then finally the Colwick 5m on Thursday.

Race 1 - Rushcliffe Park - 4 miles

1st Michael Coltherd 19.53

13th Chris Neil 23:10

25th Daniel Butcher 24:22

31st James Smith 24:52

87th Keith Yendall 27:22

110th Mark Sadler 27:58

118th David Robson 28:08

133rd Nigel Hillier 28:43

141st Ann Hillier 28:53 2nd FV50

269th Bill Phillips 34:11

360th Amanda Stanbridge 38:12

Race 2 - Holme Pierpont - 10k

1st Michael Coltherd 30:59

18th Chris Neil 36:21

27th Daniel Butcher 37:44

42nd James Smith 39:17

75th Mat Richardson 41:24

121st Mark Sadler 43:42

165th Ann Hillier 45:47

392nd Amanda Stanbridge 1:01:10

Ian Kisk, Lucy Bird, Helen James, Andy Price, and Rob Beers took part in Poplars Beacon24 event over at Beacon Hill. No results for this one, just 'run as many laps as you like in 24hrs'.

Ian completed his longest run to date, completing 100km, Andy and Lucy were the next furthest with 8 laps / 48m, and Helen took the opportunity to get some hills and trail run training in completing 3 laps / 18m.

Elsewhere Ollie Hatton was 2nd place at the JLL Property Duathlon at Eaton Dorney lakes.

Parkrun Results


Ann HILLIER 22:22

Nigel HILLIER 22:55

Andrea WINKLESS 34:20


Dawn STORER 29:51


Paul BENTLEY 23:42

Karen GRIFFIN 30:51

Sharon GAMBLE 31:49

Other News:

Tuesday night is Club Champs - Nottingham embankment 5k, the shortest of the series. There are still places available on the day (although check before you travel!).

Also worth noting the Calke Abbey 10k has less than 50 places available so if you are planning to do that one get entered soon.

Upcoming Club Champs Races open for entry:

(Entries not yet open, but will share as soon as it is)
Calke Abbey 10k - 17th September - less than 50 places available

Upcoming LRRL races open for entry:
(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