Barrow Runners
The Rundown - 5th March 2018

The 'Run'down - 5th March 2018

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 further afield.

The Vitality Big Half Marathon

Neil Cobley 1:43:01

Punk Panther Welcome Ultra Marathon (39 Miles)

Gazbo Sharlott (results not yet available)

The Peatling Challenge (13 Miles)

Gazbo Sharlott (results not yet available)

GR221 – The Dry Stone Route

Although not a race, a small Barrow contingent took the adventure to Mallorca to complete the GR221, encompassing old cobbled paths and dry-stone walls.

Well done to Joanne Griffiths, Andy Price, Lucy Bird and Simon Cole!

Parkrun Results – 3 March 2018

Rondebosch Common

Alex Toll 18:58

Lorraine Toll 26:58

Other News

Winter Championships - after many cancellations at the weekend, including the final championship race at Keyworth, the captains have decided to replace the cancelled event with the Derby Runner XC this weekend, Sunday 11th at Market Bosworth. For details, discuss with XC captain Andy Price. No advance entry required, turn up on the day, pay £3.

Awards will be presented at the social night after training on 10th April.

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,


Full results for the first event, Stilton 7 can be found here -

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

Upcoming Races (see calendar on website for full details)

10 March – Queniborough Stomp

10 March – Shakespeare Marathon

11 March – Edale Skyline

11 March – Derby Runner XC, Market Bosworth (Club Champs)

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 Lucy Bird

04/03/18 Rebecca Chandler

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