2017 Race Calendar

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Introducing, the Pops 2017 race list. Hopefully there is something for everyone! We've included races for all abilities, different distances and a mixture of terrains. We appreciate that there are other great commercial races you may wish to enter that don't feature on this list however these are the races Pop's are looking to focus on and support in number during in 2017! January 4th Leicester 5k Winter Series January 15th Derby Runner XC Sinai Park January 29th LRRL Barrow 6 February 1st Leicester 5k Winter Series February 5th Charnwood Hills February 12th LRRL Kibworth 6 February 19th Derby Runner XC Allestree Park February 26th LRRL Stilton 7 March 5th Derby Runner XC Bosworth March 12th LRRL Markfield 10k March 18th Charnwood Marathon March 19th Ashby 20 March 26th LRRL…
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Selfie contest!

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All club members! Please vote for your favourite selfie for the club's 2016 Sharpy Award by liking your favourite photo. Sharon's C2-5K super group [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209327254832439"] Nigels Sub 10 Sock Team [facebook https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10206080125557104] Team Dawson and Button [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209324382280627"] Darryl's Mannequins [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209324384960694"] The 9 minute NISA gang! [facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154616662890396"] Please vote responsibly!
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Couch to 5k Graduation Run 12th November 2016

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An amazing 59 runners completed the 5k graduation run at a very wet, cold and windy Rushcliffe Country Park. The weather didn't dampen our spirits at all - there were lots of laughs, smiles and a few tears at the finish as the C25k participants celebrated their achievement! An extract from Rushcliffe Parkrun News sums up the ethos of C25k and Poplar Running Club very eloquently: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/rushcliffe/news/ "We were joined this week by 59 members of Poplar Running Club completing their 8 week couch to 5k programme with a graduation parkrun at Rushcliffe – making for probably the biggest first timers briefing since event no.1 in October 2012 (pictured courtesy of Heather Bennett). Congratulations to all of them for their fantastic achievement. Parkrun may not have been the motivation that…
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Couch to 5k week 9 – and plans for our graduation Parkrun

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Huge congratulations to the Couch to 5k runners who completed their first 5k loop around the streets of Quorn - a great achievement in just 9 weeks! Our graduation Parkrun will be held at Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington NG11 6JS on Saturday 12th November. Meet at Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington NG11 6JS on Saturday 12th November at 08.20 prompt! Car parking is free (but they do ask for a £1 donation to help with park upkeep). Don't forget your barcode! Without a barcode you will still be able to run, but won't receive an official time. If you haven't registered and printed off your barcode visit http://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/ Family and friends will be very welcome to cheer you on. Walk around the wooden gate, and you'll see…
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