Pops do Cross Country – Where’s the mud?

Pops do Cross Country – Where’s the mud?

Race Report
Derby Xc league race number 1 at Markfield Team Pops made their Xc debut on Sunday, looking forward to the mud and cold of Xc running. 24 runners turned out for the club to take on the 5.4 miles of no mud and pure sun. We arrived very early. In fact far too early, but we got ourselves sorted and lined up for start of the race, strangely the men went out first and the ladies 10 minutes behind. Within 10 metres from the start in the men's race someone took a tumble causing a mild panic from the runners behind, luckily the gent was ok. The route had plenty of long grass sections, a few hills and lots of cows followed by a beautiful run around a bit of…
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A year of firsts

A year of firsts

Blog
Thanks Morgan for the blog below, sharing experiences of being part of the LRRL this year, and future hopes for cross country For the first time this year Poplar Running Club became members of the Leicestershire Road Running League and on the 25th January we all gathered in the cold in Barrow for 6 miles. It was only the second time I had ever raced and the opening of the winter league races. There was roughly 20 of us turn out for that race and since the attendance has grown and grown. I can still vividly remember driving there convinced I would never even finish the race and asking over and over whose stupid idea it was!! The even worse memory from the day was taking a left turn about…
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