If Carlsberg did running clubs…

If Carlsberg did running clubs…

Race Report
race report from Nottingham Robin Hood marathon and half marathon, thanks to Morgan Salt for writing! Any one that knows Poplar Running Club knows that we like to show up on force and Sunday 27th September 2015 was no exception. A field in the middle of Nottingham doesn’t sound a great place to be on a foggy and cold morning until you see lots of other people looking just as nervous and excited as you all dressed in black and orange. We assembled in front of our flag and more and more of us started to appear. Lots of us had different reasons to be there. If like me it was your first half marathon and you were scared stiff, you had a charity close to your heart you support,…
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Equinox 24 2015 race report – Gemma Bettoney-Bramhall

Race Report
On the eve of the race Darryl and I went over to Belvoir Castle to help set-up the camp with Bomber and Sileby RC. The support camp would provide everything we needed over the 24 hour race, hot food, drinks, shelter, medical kits and encouragement. It consisted of around a dozen tents, 2 gazebos and a kitchen! There was a buzz in the air and as the sun set, the band played and the beer bus opened we were somewhat tempted to stay and do the beer mile!! Sense unfortunately on this occasion prevailed and we returned home. Race day was a mixture of excitement and nerves, each of us having our own personal targets we wanted to achieve. The Poplar Soloists comprised of Lee Dawson, Darryl Hughes, Daniel Ryan,…
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Leicestershire Road Running League – Division 3 double champions!

Race Report
News on our fantastic LRRL results! Mens team - Won division 3, and promoted to division 2 Ladies team - Won division 3, and promoted to division 2 Ladies Vets - Great result coming third in division 3 Mens Vets - Mid table, in a very competitive division 3 Individual Achievements 59 of us turned up to at least one summer league race - Thanks to everyone who joined in, every runner helps! Casey Limmage - 100% achievement, running in all Winter and Summer league races Sharon Tate - Third in the league in her age group Our highest point scoring runners, based on the best four races... 1. Kate Ellis (1878 points) 2. Lee Dawson (1832) 3. Becky Holmes (1801) 4. Joanna Martin (1784) 5. Marc Shulz (1720) Well…
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Shaun’s Beacon 24 race report

Shaun’s Beacon 24 race report

Race Report
Below is a post from our leading ultra runner - Shaun "Bomber" Crowson. The Beacon 24 was a race that Bomber created, raced, and used to raise a fantastic amount of money for a great local cause... over to Bomber! Firstly i would like to thank everybody that came and ran, supported and donated and made it into a fantastic weekend raising money for The Falcon Centre. THANK YOU! I was up at Beacon Hill at 7.45am on the Saturday morning setting up the camp area ready for the runners, camp done i headed home to pick up my family and my bits that i would require over the weekend. We get back at Beacon Hill around 10.15ish and finish off preparing. Midday arrives it’s sunny but not to hot…
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