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Saturday 29th November
Presentation Evening &
30th Anniversary Celebration
LCCC, 7pm

Monday 1st December
Training @ St Andrews
7.25pm

Wednesday 3rd November
Training @ Manor Road
6.55pm

Sunday 7th December
Derby Runner XC
@ Bagworth
10.55am

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Recent Results

Parkrun 22/11/14

Ben Milsom 108th, 23.21

Shillington Shuffle Trail Marathon

Chris Peach 26th, 5.12

Leeds Abbey Dash 10K

Ludo Renou 219th, 33.52(PB)

Beacon Hill Trail HM

Dale Jenkins 42nd, 1.47.58
Colin Bowpitt 43rd, 1.47.58
Keith Dakin 104th, 1.58.09
Mark Jowsey 153rd, 2.12.41
Ruth Stevely 184th, 2.25.28

Autumn Shakespeare Marathon

Will Carter 53rd, 3.44.43

Autumn Shakespeare HM

James Boyd 17th, 1.23.40(PB)
Stephen Dunne 23rd, 1.25.01(PB)
Steve Robinson 69th, 1.36.10(PB)

Parkrun 15/11/14

Ben Milsom 91st, 23.17
Hannah Ferrington 107th 24.06(PB)
Amy Gasper 119th 24.36

Leicester City 5K Winter Series (1)

Jon Millett 13th, 20.10

Seagrave Wolds Challenge

Ludo Renou 4th, 1.47.00
Trudy Sharpe 226th, 2.55.20

Parkrun 8/11/14

Steve Wheeler 26th, 20.45(PB)
Ben Milsom 137th, 25.17

Shepshed 7

Dan Barnes 124th, 51.36
Emma Raven 164th, 53.55
Keith Dakin 195th, 54.57
Amy Gasper 297th, 60.49
Lucy McMillan 384th, 67.32

Draycote Water 10

Chris Peach 55th, 1.22.24

Parkrun 1/11/14

Ludo Renou 1st, 17.12
Steve Wheeler 55th, 21.28
Ben Milsom 124th, 24.31
Hannah Ferrington 169th, 25.51(PB)

Leicester Marathon

Mark Ramsden 25th, 3.04.14
Ferrante Neri 142nd, 3.39.37
Craig Norris 186th, 3.48.46(PB)
Fabio Caraffini 187th, 3.48.38(PB)
Afra Kelsall 229th, 3.57.05

 

Beginner Running

Run England LogoRoadhoggs are putting on Run England-affiliated beginner running sessions every Wednesday @ 7.00pm. These free sessions, organised in conjunction with the University of Leicester, take place at the two University Sports Centres (University Rd and Manor Rd), are run by qualified leaders and are suitable for complete beginners. If you're interested in coming along, please contact us. We also cater for 'improvers' too, so why not give us a try?

What a Weekend!

Whilst not quite rivalling Heinz, Roadhoggs were involved in an amazing variety of events this weekend; Parkrun, Autumn Shakespeare Marathon and Half, Leicester University Relays, Derby Runner XC, Beacon Hill Trail HM, Shillington Shuffle Trail Marathon, Leeds Abbey Dash and The Winter Beast. Congratulations to James B, Stephen D, Steve R and Ludo for setting impressive PBs.

Calling All Roadhoggs: Past and Present

The Club was 30 years old in August and we'd like you to help us celebrate! You are invited to our combined Presentation Evening and 30th Anniversary Bash @ Leicestershire County Cricket Club on Saturday 29th November (7pm). The theme of the evening will be 'back to the 80's'; there will be a hot buffet, music and entertainment. Tickets are just £10 for adults and free for kids. See Dan Bannatyne or contact us for tickets/details. It would be great to see lots of old friends, so if you know any ex-members, please spread the word.

Leicester

Craig N  Fabio

Despite the windy conditions, several Hoggs managed to pick up PBs; Craig and Fabio in the full and James D, Jon M, Steve W, Steve B, Drew and Emma in the half. Congratulations too, to Mark R on his GFA time and to Hannah, who broke 2 hours in her first HM.

Monster Run

Congratulations to Afra on a great run in the Loch Ness Marathon. Sub-4 at the first attempt is a brilliant effort!

Training

We're now back at Manor Road for the winter.

John Fraser 10

A new version of the course for the traditional season closer met with almost unanimous approval.  Although two of the killer hills had been replaced by something gentler, the race remains a proper challenge. We were missing one or two regulars but were able to welcome James Boyd and Stephen Dunne, who both made accomplished debuts for the club. Mark R managed to break 60 minutes; a real landmark achievement and a great reward for an excellent season. Rae came back from Newcastle to spearhead our ladies team and the 'super seven' completed their full house of 11 LRRL races; Alison, Ben, Dan, Dave L, Ferrante, Lee and Mark R.
Draft results

Ultra Man Strikes Again

Chris Peach has added another fantastic achievement to his impressive running CV by completing The Ridgeway Challenge; 86 miles in a little over 23 hours. At least he confessed to feeling shattered at the end.......

Simply Inspirational

Jerry Wilkes

Jerry is a superb athlete but his heart and determination are second to none. Inspired by a charity set up by a work colleague in memory of his lost son (The Bodie Hodges Foundation), he has just completed the full, 102.5 mile, Leicestershire Round footpath in a jaw-dropping 22 hours and 41 minutes (an 'un-official' record for the feat). While conditions for the first 50 miles were ideal, much of the remainder were completed in energy-sapping rain as the remains of Hurricane Bertha hit the UK. Years of planning and rehearsal have gone into realising this most personal of challenges. Jerry, we are proud of you; you are truly a one-off!