Barrow Runners

The 'Run'down - 8th October

Beacon Trail Half Marathon

Keith Yendall 1:47:58 (part of a 20m training run!)

Chris Trinder 01:48:22

Neil Cobley 01:50:37

Alison Salisbury 2:15:19

CJ Marlas 02:42:17

Tissington Trail HM

Roger Griffiths 1:51:46 New PB!

Karen Griffin 2:16 New PB!

Julie Felstead 2:18

Unfortunately Amanda Stanbridge was unable to run the Tissington Trail HM after a nasty fall on the Tuesday night club run. We wish Amanda a speedy recovery.

Chester Marathon

Alex Toll 2:50:49 (71st & 4th MV50)

Dave Lewis Challenge

On Saturday Bob Aird completed the 27 mile Dave Lewis Challenge in 7hr 5min finishing 7th (out of a field of 7).

Curbar Commotion fell race

Rob Beers and Gazbo Sharlott were out on the hills. Results not yet available.

Police XC

Dan Roberts finished 7th in 38:40

Yorkshire Marathon

Danny Butcher 3:16

Peterborough HM

Ed Toone 1:19:35

Parkrun results for 07 October 2017

It was another busy weekend for Parkrunners, with 11 Barrow Runners representing their club at various local Parkruns.

Braunstone parkrun

Mark SADLER 22:34


Chris TRZCINSKI 22:55

Dawn STORER 24:41

Melton Mowbray

Caroline WATHAN 27:06

Janet HUDSON 33:00

Rushcliffe parkrun

Alex COLEMAN 18:51

Will PATTISON 20:32 New PB!

Nigel HILLIER 22:41

Ann HILLIER 22:45

Bill PHILLIPS 26:57

Sharon GAMBLE 30:32 New PB!

Other News

Barrow Boxing Day Handicap 2017

You can now enter on the RunBritain page.

This sold out in record time last year so if you are planning on running get your entry in before we start to promote it more widely.

Race details are also on our dedicated Boxing Day Handicap page.

Awards Presentation Evening - Friday 10th November

This year the event will be held at the Old Stables, Griffin Inn, Swithland. There will be Prosecco on arrival from 18:45. Dinner will be served at 19:30 with wine on the tables. There will also be live music for those that wish to have a boogie. Cost is £30/person.

Places are booking up fast so don't hang around if you're planning to come - you can book online.

Beginner group – Monday 9th October, 6.45 pm at Humphrey Perkins

Sue is looking for volunteers from the club to help out on some of the Monday nights.

Upcoming races

Take a look at the refreshed event calendar with lots of local (and not so local) races.

Next week we have:

15 October – Leicester Marathon / HM (final club championship race)

Winter Championship races – dates for your diary

Thank you to everyone who provided their views via our recent survey - the majority of respondents wish to compete in a winter championship!

Based on your responses and input from our club captains, a list of events has been decided as follows:

05/11/2017 Shepshed 7

11/11/2017 Seagrave Challenge (16m)

19/11/2017 Heanor Matthew Walker 10k

06/12/2017 Leicester 5k series

16/12/2017 Gaddesby Gallop 5m (date tbc)

06/01/2018 Leics XC Champs, Rotherby

21/01/2018 Derby Runner Allestree Park

10/02/2018 Long Eaton parkrun

18/02/2018 Derby Runner Grace Dieu

04/03/2018 Keyworth Trail 15k

The top four have a hyperlink to the entry website.

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 week's roundup.

08 October 2017 - Liam King

Image by Andrea Winkless

Coming Up

Club Training
Tuesday, 23 April 19:00
Barrow - Humphrey Perkins School

Club Session
Thursday, 25 April 19:00

65th Three Peaks Race
Saturday, 27 April
Playing Fields, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorks

Shropshire Way Ultra
Saturday, 27 April
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Kinder Downfall
Sunday, 28 April
Scout Hut, Swallow House Lane,Hayfield, Derbs

Leicester`s Big 10k
Sunday, 28 April
Abbey Park, Leicester, LE1