running

The Athens Marathon

The Athens Marathon

Thank you to our most travelled runner, Kat. who has written this report of the Athen Marathon 2019: Race report for THE original marathon, Athens Authentic. Firstly look at the frightening elevation chart:   You’re climbing from pretty much right before the half until 32-33km. […]

The Sawtry Half Marathon

The Sawtry Half Marathon

After the disappointment of the Great Eastern Run being cancelled, we decided put on an impromptu Half Marathon the following Sunday. The weather was so much better and we were able to put on marshalls, a water station and a tail bike to encourage all […]

The Peterborough Half Marathon that wasn’t

The Peterborough Half Marathon that wasn’t

29 of us were patiently waiting (and getting wet for the second year running) in our start pens after an entire summer of training.  However, due to a suspicious incident out on the course (which turned out to be a false alarm), the event was […]

Rutland Half Marathon

Rutland Half Marathon

Jo had been training for the Peterborough Half marathon only to realise she was actually on holiday on the day! Not to put that training to waste, she signed up for the Rutland Half alongside Dani, Annika & Helen who had all run Rutland last […]

Archie finished first at the Eye 5k handicap

Archie finished first at the Eye 5k handicap

Archie only joined us as a beginner runner towards the end of our last None To run programme. As the group were on week 9, he struggled to keep up but persevered and has been getting stronger. Unsure of his 5k time but having completed […]

Splice the mainbrace!

Splice the mainbrace!

For the past few weeks Alex has been training hard to complete her fitness test to stay in the Navy. As part of the test, she had to run 2.4km in just over 15 minutes. Her confidence suffered a knock when she started to struggle […]

Werrington Joggers 5 Mile Guestimate

Werrington Joggers 5 Mile Guestimate

13 of us headed over to Werrington on what was a very hot and balmy evening. This is an event which has been running for some years and the idea is that you predict how long it will take you to run 5 miles and […]

Living Sport 10K

Living Sport 10K

This weekend a whole bunch of us took part in the Living Sport 10k at Ferry Meadows. Ferry Meadows is a lovely park to run around and it was good to venture out into parts which you don’t get to see at parkrun. We had […]

3 more graduates

3 more graduates

Apart from Joy who picked up an injury at the end of her training, there were only 3 runners from our latest beginners cohort who were still to do their graduation parkrun. David, Jacqueline and Charlie were those runners and all three ran every step […]

Charity parlauf

Charity parlauf

Just a few months ago, one of our members was struck down with pneumonia. It is no exaggeration to say he was not far away from leaving us. However, thanks to the good people at the North West Anglian NHS Trust, Richard is not only […]