Barrow Runners

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 over at Bosworth.

Derby Runner Bosworth XC (Club champs)


Natasha Cuthbert 8th

Fiona Mee 19th


Geoff Beetham 4th

Ian Cox 10th

James Smith 27th

Sam Cleveland 30th

Rod McGowan 58th

Andy Price 80th

Ian Fisk 137th

Chris Trzinski 151st

Liam King 155st

C.J. Marlas 216th

Ground hog day track marathon

Helen James 3:37 1st lady

Andrea Winkless 4:11 3rd lady

Chester 50 (52 mile Ultra)

Gazbo Sharlott (awaiting time)

Braunstone Resolution 15k run

Alison Cherry 1:18

XC inter-counties

Natasha Cuthbert (running for Leicestershire)

Hoton Hills 6 mile quagmire

On Saturday 10th, a Barrow contingent dressed as superheroes and ran the Hoton Hills 6 mile quagmire complete with newly formed overnight water feature.

They raised over £300, to support Cheika Kennedy's cumulative total of nearly £800 for BLESMA.

Runners: Ann Hillier, Nigel Hillier, Chris Trinder, Chris Dawkins, Chris Murray, Ian Paramore, Monique Raaijmakers, Sue Taylor, Cheika Kennedy, and Kristie Matthiae .

Cake and soup eater: Helen Taylor

Parkruns - 10 March 2018

Long Eaton

Stuart SPENCER 15:33

Ann HILLIER 22:06

Nigel HILLIER 22:25

Paul LEANEY 23:43


Dawn STORER 26:08


Alan BURNS 19:59

Victoria HARRIS 31:25


Alex TOLL 18:48 (1st)

Lorraine TOLL 25:57

Melton Mowbray

Mark SADLER 22:58

Other News

Summer Championships - full details of races included and entry links can be found here - /about/summer-2018-club-championship-1.aspx

The Rothley 10k entries have now opened, so many of the events are available to enter. Lincoln 10k is the first of these on 18th March (places still available)

Sue Taylor is coordinating entries for Livingston Relays through the facebook group, if you can't find details, please contact Chris Neil,


The second event, Kibworth 6, was also cancelled due to the weather but has been re-arranged for 27th May.

The Desford 5 mile takes place Sunday 25th March but entries are now full.

Remaining fixtures can be found here - LRRL Fixtures 2018 – Leicestershire Running and Athletics Network

See the website calendar for upcoming races.

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 roundup.

Photo courtesy of Cheika Kennedy

Prepared by Liam King

Coming Up

Beginners Training
Monday, 17 December 18:45
Humphrey Perkins School - Barrow

Club Training / Fancy Dress Social
Tuesday, 18 December 19:00
Humphrey Perkins School, Barrow

Club Session
Thursday, 20 December 19:00
Ratcliffe College

Gaddesby Gallop
Saturday, 22 December
Gaddesby, Leics

Barrow Boxing Day Handicap
Wednesday, 26 December
Barrow Upon Soar, Leics