The 'Run'down - 1st April 2019

The 'Run'down - 1st April 2019

As we spring forward an hour to the summer runs, this weekend saw the latest LRRL race at Desford, along with some fantastic achievements from Helen James and Dan Robberts in a track marathon and cross country league respectively.

Desford 5

Karen Bell 35:13 – 2nd Vet50!

Liam King 36:37

Mark Sadler 36:52

Paul Bentley 40:13

Karen Griffin 53:40

Midlands Services XC

Dan Robberts – 3rd place and 2nd in league

Brexit or Exit Track Challenge

Helen James – 106 laps (marathon) 3:38:01

East Leake Triathlon

Chris Trzcinski 1:14:36

Matt Riley 1:40:11


Amey Brassington 23:09

Dawn Storer 31:04


Steve Sharpe 27:24

Amanda Stanbridge 30:17

Julie Felstead 33:46

Melton Mowbray

Mark Sadler 29:22

Leicester Victoria

Pete Wiseman 26:43

Wendy Golding 27:55

Helen Wiseman 34:30


Paul Bentley 24:21

Karen Griffin 32:07


Mark Lingham 19:31

Jonathan Rashleigh 21:21

Mat Richardson 21:29

Paul Leaney 24:11

Bill Phillips 25:56

Matt Riley 26:16

Rachel Anderson 26:16

Ian Grimshaw 26:43

Linda Pullen 28:00

Alison Salisbury 31:30

Amanda Rashleigh 31:55

David Simpson 33:19

The Pastures (Northumberland)

Keith Yendall 21:57

Spring Social

A reminder that the spring social will be held next week (Tuesday 9 April) at the White Horse in Quorn. This will be held after training (approx. 8pm) with the usual chips and sandwiches available. We hope to see as many of you there as possible!

Summer 2019 Club Championships

The 12 events selected are as follows:

07 April - Derby 10k

05 May - Livingston Relays

19 May - Long Clawson 10k

21 June - Notts 10m

25 June - Holme Pierrepoint Grand Prix 4m

07 July - Great Hucklow Fell Race

14 July - Brooksie's Bash

August - 3 Club Challenge - Tuesday - Date TBC

11 August - Hermitage Carl Rutt Memorial 10k (LRRL)

21 September - Midland Counties Athletics Assoc Road Relays

22 September - Charnwood Challenge

13 October - Peterborough (Great Eastern) Half Marathon

Full details of races included and entry links can be found here: /about/club-championships-2019.aspx

Hopefully we have included all Members racing over the last week. We always check results from all the races on our club calendar, but if you are racing further afield, please let us know how you got on either on Facebook or send an email to before Sunday night to be included in this week's round-up.

Prepared by Rebecca Chandler – 1st April 2019

Photograph – Helen James