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Recent Race Results for NRR

If you are a member and you have run a race recently and you want to get it listed here please email Mark.

PJs on the Path 16/4/2019
Karen Shakespeare accompanied Sharky in his 10 in 10 marathon challenge, running 15K at the PJs on the Path in 2:22:29.

Brighton Marathon 14/4/2019
Well done to the Brighton Marathon runners. A huge PB for Charlotte and Louise's first NRR race.

Draycote 10 14/4/2019
Well done to Roger and Karen for completing the Draycote 10 miler.

Paris Marathon 14/4/2019
Chris and Debbie went to Paris to take on the beautiful Paris Marathon.

Quirky Races Easter Chocolate Run 14/4/2019
It's all about running around for an hour, chasing chocolate for Alan Wadsworth who did the Quirky Races Easter Chocolate Run in time for Easter.

Sheffield Half Marathon 14/4/2019
Robert Donovan did the Sheffield Half Marathon in 2:12:39.

Valleys and Views LDWA 14/4/2019
Darren and Suzanne Baldwin did the 26 mile route and Elaine Palmer and Dave Blackburn did 16 miles at the Valleys and Views LDWA (Orienteering Self Nav) event.

Boston Marathon 14/4/2019
Chris McFaul and Pete Moor made the trip to the states to complete the iconic Boston Marathon.

Parkrun 13th April 2019 13/4/2019
How do you know it's Easter? Parkrunners go on tour!

Grand Union Half 7/4/2019
Robert Hemingway ran in the Grand Union Half in 1.33.20 finishing 9th.

Scenic 6 7/4/2019
Karen Shakespeare did the Scenic 6 (6 mile) in 1:03:49.

Manchester Marathon 7/4/2019
Wow! Check out the times of our amazing members at the Manchester Marathon at the weekend.

Regency 10K 7/4/2019
Mark Rose did the Regency 10K at Leamington Spa, a beautiful course, in 47:07.

Parkrun 30th March 2019 6/4/2019
Well done to Pete Moor on his 200th parkrun.

Parkrun 6th April 2019 6/4/2019
Well done to Charlotte who was first lady.

Magic Mile 6/4/2019

Rose of the Shires Ultra 6/4/2019
Well done to our Michael Williams for completing another ultra and volunteers for completing and marshalling at this wonderful local ultra event.

Obelisk 'Obble 2019 31/3/2019
A record turn out of nearly 100 runners got up early and joined in this years Obelisk 'Obble. New routes were designed to show off the local scenery and we were blessed with good weather which always helps. 1st home of the 23 milers was guest Pete Faulkner from Brackley and Dist. in 3hrs 15. Pete was followed in by Michael Williams and Rob Hemingway of NRR. The 16 milers were led back by Charlotte Yarker and Ilir Brecani of NRR in 2hrs 30.mins. Everyone gone back safe and sound and all seemed to enjoy their runs. Lots of guest runners from many local clubs found their way around our patch and helped make the day. Special praise is required for Paula and her band of bakers and helpers who put on a great buffet at the finish. Donations of over £300 for Cynthia Spenser Hospice was the icing on the cake for another great day. We will be back for another Asterix Amble in Oct/Nov time and the Obelisk 'Obble will return again next year.

Bedford Autodrome Running Grand Prix 31/3/2019
Mark Rose did the 10K at the Bedford Running Grand Prix in extremely windy conditions which meant half the course was like running though treacle! He got round in 47:46 coming 6th in his age category.

Oakley 20 24/3/2019
A famous pre-spring marathon training run for many (or to simple get a challenge point).

Coventry Half Marathon 24/3/2019
Well done to the NRR members for completing the Coventry Half Marathon.

Parkrun 23rd March 2019 23/3/2019
Parkrun results.

Chiltern Marathon 23/3/2019
Ronnie and Wendy Ambrose took part in the LDWA Chiltern Marathon. They decided to do the 15 mile route this time (turned out to be just over 16 miles!). More lovely countryside to explore as we followed the written instructions, perfect weather too!

Lulworth Cove Trail Ultra 23/3/2019
Well done to Elaine Palmer for completing the Lulworth Cove Trail Ultra, a beautiful 33 mile event. (8:24:49)

Bigfoot Challenge 19/3/2019
Another marathon for Karen Shakespeare, the Bigfoot Challenge (6:10:02).

Milton Keynes Festival of Running 17/3/2019
Well done to the NRR members who took part in the three distances at MK.

Oundle 20 17/3/2019
Another great local race and great results for Andy and Dawn plus Charlotte was 4th in her age category.

Windsor and Eton 15K 17/3/2019
Karen Shakespeare found another random event for the challenge, the Windsor and Eton 15K (1:31:58)

Chiltern Canter 16/3/2019
​The Chiltern Kanter is another LDWA classic. A map reading exercise to add to the hills and muddy tracks and on a nicer day views from Ivinghoe Beacon and The Ridgeway would have been panoramic.

Parkrun 16th March 2019 16/3/2019

Ashbourne 10 10/3/2019
Another age catagory win for Charlotte Yarker at the Ashbourne 10 Mile (1:15:21).

The Grizzly 10/3/2019
Well done to our Grizzly runners for conquering this iconic route.

The Peatling Challenge 10/3/2019
A 7 mile or 13 mile off-road challenge in the beautiful countryside of Leicestershire. You can even do the 1 mile fun run first if you want an extra NRR Challenge Point.

Sandy 10K 10/3/2019
Mick Conroy and John Gibbins did the RSPB Sandy 10K.

Parkrun 9th March 2019 9/3/2019
A huge turnout at our local Northampton Parkrun.

Anglesey Half Marathon 3/3/2019
Andy Shaw grabbed a brilliant PB of 1:27:47 at the Anglesey Half Marathon.

Berkhamsted Half Marathon 3/3/2019
Well done to Tony Letts who finished 16th overall and 1st M50 at the Berkhamsted Half Marathon in 1:22:25.

Stowe Winter Trail 12k 3/3/2019
Simon Taylor completed event number 3 in the Stowe Winter Trail 12k series - 57:39.

Parkrun 2nd March 2019 2/3/2019
Various parkrun locations.

Dirt Run Round 2 24/2/2019
Karen Shakespeare completed the Dirt Run Round 2 (15k) in 1:36:50.

Naseby 1645 24/2/2019
Well done to Andy Lack for winning his age category and to everyone who did this random distance. Lots of PBs.

Wokingham Half Marathon 24/2/2019
Sarah Mcgarry had a great run at the Wokingham Half Marathon in a time of 1:43:19.

New Forest Challenge 24/2/2019
Ronnie and Wendy Ambrose completed the New Forest Challenge on Sunday, a 26 mile self navigating event. A beautiful day with some tricky navigating with all the various pathways but really enjoyable. Completed in 5 hours and 46 minutes!

Parkrun 23rd February 2019 23/2/2019
Parkrun day.

Dirty Dozen 23/2/2019
Roger Taylor did the Dirty Dozen at Cannock Chase in 1:40:00.

Jaw Dropper 23/2/2019
​Well done to Sharky for arranging another NRR tour to Walton on Thames on 23rd February for the Jaw Dropper, a multi lap timed event.

Stourbridge Stagger 17/2/2019
Well done to Mark Rose who was 1st male vet at the Stourbridge Stagger. Sounds like a pub crawl but it was actually a 7K, very undulating and very muddy "multi-terrain" event. Mark was 4th overall in a time of 34:18.

Welly Trail 17/2/2019
A beautiful day for a beautiful route around Castle Ashby. Well done to our members who took part in the 10K and half (ish) routes).

Milton Keynes Winter 10K 17/2/2019
Well done to our members for taking on MK.

Parkrun 16th February 2019 16/2/2019
The all new Towcester parkrun.

Dorney Lakes (15k) 16/2/2019
Bob Fuller was racing again! Today it was the Dorney Lakes (15k) in a time of 1:21:50 and a PB.

Cannock 5 mile 10/2/2019
Bob Fuller ran the Cannock 5 mile in 1:15:51 and Karen Shakespeare did the 10 mile in 2:04:13.

Stowe Trail Run Series 10/2/2019
Well done to our three NRR members who did the second in the Stowe Trail Run Series.

Parkrun 8th February 2019 8/2/2019
Parkrun results

Big Bear Challenge 7/2/2019
Bob Fuller did the Big Bear Challenge, a 16.5 miles multi lap in 2:49:59.

Leicester Winter Series 5K 6/2/2019
Mark Rose did the Leicester Winter Series 5K, ambling around in 23:05 (4th in age category.)

Charnwood Hills Fell Race 3/2/2019
Jocelyn Granger and Tony Letts completed the beautiful and challenging Charnwood Hills Fell Race. A 14 mile route through the Leicestershire countryside.

Parkrun 2nd February 2019 2/2/2019
The weather conditions got the better of some parkruns but it didn't get the better of these members who went in search of their Saturday morning 5K fix.

15k Dirt Run 27/1/2019
Bob Fuller completed the 15k Dirt Run at Irchester Country Park.

Stonehenge Stomp 27/1/2019
Ronnie and Wendy Ambrose did the Stonehenge Stomp which is either a marathon or a dance.

Gayton 10K 27/1/2019
A lovely local event around Blisworth and Gayton with a few hills for good measure.

Delapre Cross Country 27/1/2019
Well done to all the NRR at Delapre on Sunday (running and supporting) for the last race of the 3 Counties Cross Country series.

Parkrun 26th January 26/1/2019
From Kent to Down Under...and more.

Gato Sports Head Torch 10k 23/1/2019
Bob Fuller did the strangely named Gato Sports Head Torch 10k in 1:00:10.

Folkworth 15 21/1/2019
Well done to Andy Lack who was 2nd in his age category at the Folkworth 15.

Abingdon 10K 20/1/2019
Mark Rose did the Abingdon 10K. A very strange race as was a mixture of laps of the track followed by laps of v muddy parkland. So like two races in one! Trundled round in 49.46 gaining around half a stone of mud on each foot!

The Octavian Droobers Long Course 20/1/2019
A group from NRR did 7K orienteering event at Daventry Country Park on Sat 19th Jan. We all found our way round and left nobody behind in the woods.

St Albans Striders Fred Hughes (10 Mile) 20/1/2019
Bob Fuller completed the St Albans Striders Fred Hughes 10 Mile in 1:29:06.

Stowe Winter Trail 6K 20/1/2019
Karen Shakespeare did the lovely Stowe Winter Trail 6K in 38:19.

Northants County XC Championships 19/1/2019
Charlotte Davis participated in the Northants County XC Championships representing Northampton. She came 11th and qualified for the Anglian Trophy Inter County XC (and maybe might make it to English Schools?!) Now to actually buy a pair of spikes.

Parkrun 19th January 19/1/2019

Redway Runners timed track mile 16/1/2019
Karen Shakespeare did the Redway Runners timed track mile 8.23.

Ampthill Cross Country 13/1/2019
Another great turnout for cross country fun. The NRR men's team finished in a respectable 6th too.

Parkrun 12th January 2019 12/1/2019
Latest parkrun results.

Country to Capital Ultra 12/1/2019
Well done to the NRR team for completing this 45K ultra from Herfordshire to London.

Start Me Up Half Marathon 7/1/2019
Karen Shakespeare endured 7 boring laps around Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, Middlesex, to complete the Rolling Stones themed "Start Me Up" half marathon in a time of 2:38:27.

Woodcote 10k 6/1/2019
Adrian Matthews did Woodcote 10k

Polar Night Half 6/1/2019
Pete Moor and Bryan Oglivie did the Polar Night Half Marathon in Tromsø. What an experience!

East Hanningfield Trail Marathon 6/1/2019
Sharky did the East Hanningfield Trail Marathon

Parkrun 5th January 2019 5/1/2019
First Parkrun Saturday of 2019.

New Years Day Parkrun 1/1/2019
The first one of the year.

Peterborough 10K 31/12/2018
One of the last runs of the year.

Ely 10k 31/12/2018
Sarah Mcgarry did the Ely 10k on New Year's Eve in 47:29.

West Bromwich Harriers Winter Warmer 30/12/2018
Bob Fuller did the West Bromwich Harriers Winter Warmer 5 mile in 46:14.

Parkrun 29th December 2018 29/12/2018
The last parkrun of the year.

GBC marathon 28/12/2018
Sharky managed to sneak in a final long run of the year at the GBC marathon in Suffolk on 28th December.

Pirton Boxing Day Turkey Run 26/12/2018
Bob Fuller dusted off the Christmas cobwebs for the Pirton Boxing Day Turkey Run (24:59)

Christmas Day Parkrun 25/12/2018
A bit of running before lots of eating.

Parkrun 22nd December 2018 22/12/2018
Last parkrun before Christmas.

Wem Winter Wonderland 22/12/2018
Ronnie and Wendy completed the Wem Winter Wonderland on Saturday 22nd December in just under 5 hours. A 22/23 mile run through the Shropshire countryside on a lovely mild, sunny morning! Plenty of mud and soggy fields to run through with a lovely friendly group of organisers and and a Christmas gift at the finish too!!

North Herts Cross Country 16/12/2018
Event three of the Three Counties Cross Country Series and it's the festive trip to North Herts.

Santa Run at Draycote 16/12/2018
Bob Fuller did the Santa Run at Draycote in 44:01.

Parkrun 15th December 2018 15/12/2018
Another December parkrun day.

Hooky Christmas Canter 13/12/2018
Karen Shakespeare did the Hooky Christmas Canter, a cross country, in 1:27:30.

MK Winter Half 9/12/2018

Mince Pie Run 9/12/2018
James Thorpe and Karen Shakespeare did the Mince Pie Run at Billing Aquadrome dressed as Santa and Miss Santa. They were among the few who actually ate all 5 mince pies while running.

Nether Heyford Santa Run 8/12/2018
If there's an excuse to dress up then Karen Shakespeare is there. The Nether Heyford Santa Run (Relay).

Parkrun 8th December 2018 8/12/2018
Lots of tourists this week.

Leicester City 5K Series 5/12/2018
Bob Fuller did another event at the Leicester City 5K Series in 28:05.

Christmas Bear Marathon 3/12/2018
Karen Shakespeare completed the Christmas Bear Marathon in 6:11:45.

Angkor Wat International Half Marathon 2/12/2018
When in Asia, why not take on the delights of the the city by running around it? Well done to Helen Hubber for running the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon in 2:53:44.

Bedford Harriers Half Marathon 2/12/2018
Another well established favourite on the NRR race calendar.

Nottingham Christmas 1 mile 2/12/2018
Bob Fuller was feeling festive completing the Nottingham Christmas 1 mile (8:40) and the Nottingham Christmas 5K (26:2 PB)

Valencia Marathon 2/12/2018
A massive well done to Sarah McGarry for a huge PB at the Valencia Marathon. Her time, 3:43:39.

Watlington 10K Hill Race 2/12/2018
A favourite for Jocelyn and she was joined by Seb and Vicki.

Parkrun 1st December 1/12/2018
Parkrun day.

Derby 10 25/11/2018
Bob Fuller is flying! Another PB of 1:25:47 at the Derby 10 (mile).

Wellingborough Cross Country 25/11/2018
Another grand turnout from NRR for the local Wellingborough Cross Country. With plenty of climbs and stream crossings, the reward of cake was welcome at the end.

Gatliff Marathon Challenge 25/11/2018
Wendy and Ronnie completed the Gatliff Marathon Challenge on Sunday 25th November. The Gatliff has different routes each year through rural countryside (Surrey and Kent) using footpaths and tracks. The objective is to complete the distance within 10 hours following written directions (tricky in places!) and reporting at checkpoints. We completed the 35k route which actually turned out to be just over 27 miles in 6 hours 49 minutes! Lovely countryside with a fair amount of mud, fields and good views even with a bit of drizzle!

Parkrun 10th November 2018 24/11/2018
Even as far as Poland.

Mega Marathon 18/11/2018
Well done to Karen Shakespeare who did her first marathon, called the Mega Marathon in 5:41:07.

Peterborough 10 18/11/2018
Matt Bushell completed the Peterborough 10 Mile in 1:18:38.

The Astrix Amble 18/11/2018
Well done to the 50 runners who took part in the NRR Astrix Amble. The weather was great, scenery fantastic and £325 was raised for charity.

St Neots Half Marathon 18/11/2018
An always popular race on the NRR calendar. Well done to Brian and Simon for PBs.

Wendover Woods 50 Mile 18/11/2018
Well done to Suzanne Baldwin for completing her first 50 mile ultra.

Conwy Half Marathon 18/11/2018
Well done to Andy Rosewell for his Welsh half marathon adventure (1:35:40).

Fulham 10K 18/11/2018
Adam Bull did the Fulham 10km on Sunday 18th with a time of 54:02.

Parkrun 17th November 2018 17/11/2018
Parkrun results.

Remembrance Sunday Marathon 11/11/2018
Well done to the marathoners who made the trip to Walton on Thames.

Parkrun 10th November 2018 10/11/2018
Parkrun results

Seagrave Wolds Challenge 10/11/2018
The 16ish mile off-road challenge is always popular with the apple crumble lovers.

The Leicester City 5K Winter Series 7/11/2018
Bob Fuller did the The Leicester City 5k Winter Series - Race 1 in 31:07.

Rockingham 10 6/11/2018
Some excellent results at Rockingham but star of the day was Charlotte finishing second lady overall and 1st in her age category with an eight minute PB.

Northants Road Running League 6/11/2018
Well done to everyone who took part in the Northants Road Running League events over the year. NRR were Overall 2nd in the team results, the Ladies also 2nd and the Men 4th. Brilliant effort. Below are those who completed the series.

Rushden Lakes 5K 6/11/2018
Andy Rosewell, Mitchell Baines, Mark Manning and James Thorpe all completed the Rushden Lakes 5K.

Leeds Abbey Dash 10K 4/11/2018
Well done to Sarah McGarry in the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k - 45:13 PB

Marlow 7 mile 4/11/2018
Bob Fuller raced again, the Marlow 7 mile in 1:07:56 PB.

Dunstable Cross Country 4/11/2018
The first of five events in the Three Counties Cross saw 39 NRR members take on the challenging, hilly course which was less muddy than previous years. Well done to everyone, from the first timers to the seasoned pros.

Parkrun 3rd November 2018 3/11/2018
100th parkruns for Alan, Wendy and Ronnie.

Magic Mile 3/11/2018
November Magic Mile

Dash to the Finish Line 3/11/2018
Karen Shakespeare did the Dash to the Finish Line a 5K in 28:58.

Winter Wolf Run 3/11/2018
Roger Taylor took part in the Winter Wolf Run OCR.

Beachy Head Marathon 29/10/2018
811 Jocelyn Granger 5:02:14 929 Mark Lewis 5:13:55 932 Wendy Ambrose 5:13:01 933 Ronnie Ambrose 5:13:01 2084 Mark Kennedy 7:55:53 2085 Julie Kennedy 7:55:54

Rugby Half Marathon 28/10/2018
Bob Fuller 1:54:39 PB Jon Dilworth 1:56:19 Debbie Holmes 2:05:00

Dublin Marathon 28/10/2018
Justin Yorke 4:43:52 PB Dawn Bailham 4:43:52 PB

Holdenby Cross Country Run 28/10/2018
Karen Shakespeare 1:12:56

Parkrun 27th October 2018 27/10/2018
Wimbledon Common parkrun 225 Tom SULLIVAN 26:21 Banbury parkrun 43 Ian HUGHES 22:17 Trelissick parkrun 91 James THORPE 31:48 Northampton parkrun 6 Norbert MIHALIK 17:31 8 Ilir BRECA 17:54 28 Andy LACK 20:13 34 Richard WILD 20:52 36 Robert HOLDING 21:14 53 Mark MANNING 22:37 63 Jonathan CORNWELL 22:57 165 Sue BRITTEN 26:18 263 Helen BLACKBURN 29:14 396 Peter WATSON 35:03 Kettering parkrun 204 John EALES 28:07 371 Claire EALES 33:20 Market Harborough parkrun 103 Nicholas WILSON 23:55 Huddersfield parkrun 63 Mark GARRETT 21:38 492 Sally GARRETT 34:10 Peterborough parkrun 201 Elaine PALMER 26:12 264 Rachel PALMER 28:08 Sixfields Upton parkrun 7 Andrew ROSEWELL 19:53

Snowdonia Marathon 27/10/2018
189 Jo Windrum 3:34:19 417 Pete Moor 3:52:53 588 Michael Williams 4:03:37 - PB 569 Dan Clifft 4:02:44 748 Sarah Mcgarry 4:12:58 749 Shaun Ledington 4:12:58 1057 Seb Perry 4:29:54 1142 Owen Jones 4:34:39 1178 Gavin Harris 4:36:15 1258 Michael Hollowell 4:40:55 1246 Alan Wadsworth 4:40:26 1305 Matt Bushell 4:43:40 1404 Bryan Ogilvie 4:49:54 1431 Mark Nicholls 4:51:20 1432 Darren Byfield 4:51:21 1433 Andy Cottrell 4:51:22 1515 John Eales 4:55:54​

Hallowine Run 26/10/2018
Karen Shakespeare 36:01

Parkrun 20th October 2018 23/10/2018
From Carlisle to France.

Water of Life Half Marathon 23/10/2018
Bob Fuller did the beautiful and challenging Water of Life Half Marathon in 2:03:06.

Ampthill 10K XC 21/10/2018
Well done to Roger Taylor for running the Ampthill 10K (Cross Country) in 57:10.

Henley Half Marathon 21/10/2018
Peter Moor 1:31:58

Daventry 10K 14/10/2018
A good turnout at the Daventry 10K, another local race that has returned to the running calendar.

Ridgeway Run 14/10/2018
12 NRR members turned out at the Ridgeway 15K at Tring. A wet day for an off-road run.

Yorkshire 10 14/10/2018
Peter Moor and Bob Fuller made the trip north for the Yorkshire 10. Well done to Bob for another PB.

Great Eastern Run 14/10/2018
Stu Drummond, Mick Conroy and Rob Donovan ran the flat Gt Eastern Half in Peterborough. Well done to Mick on a brilliant PB.

Leicester Marathon & Half 14/10/2018
Four marathon runners included PBs for Mark and Andy plus a 1st 26.2 for Mitchell. Well done to Sue plus the three half runners.

Palma Mallorca Half Marathon 14/10/2018
To escape a rainy Sunday, Mark Kennedy flew to Majorca to run the beautiful Palma Half Marathon. Jules also did the 10K.

Lincoln to Sleaford Spires and Steeples Trail Marathon. 14/10/2018
A wet start, a wet middle and a wet finish for Sally Garrett, Elaine Palmer, Suzanne Baldwin, Darren Baldwin and Mark Garrett.

Michael's Centurion Grand Slam 14/10/2018
A special mention for Michael Williams who completed his 4th 100 miler of the year. He beat the 24hr target he had set and now owns more buckles than he has trousers for. Congratulations.

Parkrun 13th October 2018 13/10/2018
Ten different parkrtun locations this week.

Oxford Half Marathon 10/10/2018
Six of our members made the trip to Oxford for the half marathon and well done to all.

Bournemouth Marathon 7/10/2018
Well done to Owen Jones and Matt Bushell for completing the beautiful Bournemouth Marathon. Matt was also the winner of our club place.

Chester Marathon 7/10/2018
Big congratulations to Mark Lewis who won a place to run the Chester Marathon and then smashed his PB whilst there. (4:33:31)

Rugby 10 7/10/2018
Jon Dilworth did the Rugby 10 (Mile) in 1:23:10 and Sarah Davis came 2nd in 65.21.

Leviathon 7/10/2018
He's know as the marathon man but Sharky decided to give an ultra a go and picked Phoenix Runnings "Leviathon" 50 miles of Thames Path consisting of 7.5 out and backs. The first 10 miles done in perfect running weather . The next 35 done in cold wind and rain. Luckily it stopped for the run in. Having dipped my toe in the ultra world hats off to you guys that do 100 miles plus .... I'll stick to marathons lol.

Bedford Running Grand Prix 7/10/2018
Mike Elvin was the only NRR representative at the Bedford Running Grand Prix at Thurleigh Autodrome today. His first half marathon in 1:44:57.

Jocelyn's Triathlon 7/10/2018
Jocelyn did a Sprint triathlon run by my company in St. Albans and finished 3rd Lady overall and 1st Lady over 50. Her time was 1.23.10 and she didn't get lost out on the bike this time! Admittedly not a big event but nevertheless still a challenge.

Albanian Half Marathon 7/10/2018
Well done to Lynsey and Illy for smashing it at the Tirana Half Marathon.

Parkrun 6th October 2018 6/10/2018
It was a wet one here at the Racecourse but some members went further afield this week. Well done to Mark G for his 50th miletone.

Magic Mile 6/10/2018
After a wet parkrun, there was nothing better (or worse) than hanging around for a wet Magic Mile. Well done those who did.

Blenheim Half Marathon 30/9/2018
Well done to Andy for a PB at the beautiful Blenheim Half Marathon. A great run from Mark Manning too.

MK Autumn Half Marathon 30/9/2018
Another PB for Bob Fuller, this time at the MK Autumn Half Marathon. Time 2:02:10. Mark Rose also did the 10K.

Ely to Cambridge 42miles Ultra 30/9/2018
Alan Wadsworth did it! The Monster Racing Ely to Cambridge 42 miles Ultra in 7:48:44.

The Squeaky Bone Relay 30/9/2018
Four NRR teams entered this local fun event. It was 3.5 miles of cross country whilst carrying a squeaky bone and the only had to squeak it when passing every marshal. Well done to everyone who took part.

Glencoe Marathon Gathering 30/9/2018
Well done to one of our newest members Barry Goudriaan for completing the Glencoe Marathon Gathering.

Barnstaple Half 30/9/2018
Andy Lack came 1st in his age category at the Barnstaple Half in 1.34.23.

Great Scottish Run 30/9/2018
Dave Green beat his 9.5 year old PB at the Great Scottish Run this weekend in an amazing time of 70.40.

Robin Hood Half Marathon 30/9/2018
Pete Moor had a good run at the Robin Hood Half Marathon in 1:35:11.

Leighton 5K 30/9/2018
Mark Rose continued his comeback with a run at the Leighton 5K.

Parkrun 29th September 2018 29/9/2018
It was 100 milestone day for Karen and Justin today. The Racecourse was a Kinky Boots theme this week but most people chose to run in running shoes.

Big Bear Events: Daventry Challenge 26/9/2018
Huge congratulations to James Thorpe for taking part in the Big Bear Events: Daventry Challenge and "accidentally" completing his first ever marathon in 5:44:16.

Cotswold Challenge 23/9/2018
Suzanne and Darren Baldwin ticked off another marathon at the Cotswold Challenge.

Loch Ness Marathon 23/9/2018
Huge congratulations to Bob Fuller for a PB at the Loch Ness Marathon in 4:11:23.

Leighton 10 23/9/2018
A great run by Jon Dilworth at the Leighton 10.

Draycote 10 and 20 Miles 23/9/2018
It was PB day for the Marks and the second race of the weekend for Karen.

Beat The Sunset 5K 23/9/2018
It was fast and furious and these NRR members all beat the sunset.

Parkrun 22nd September 2018 22/9/2018
Well done to Claire Eales for reaching the 100 parkrun milestone.

Berlin Marathon 19/9/2018
He did it! Bryan Ogilvie broke the four hour barrier at the Berlin Marathon in 3:59:02 which is a PB.

Cumberland 10 16/9/2018
Mick Conroy completed the Cumberland 10 (10 Mile) in 1:16:17.

Stanwick Lakes 10K 16/9/2018
Huge congratulations to James Thorpe for a PB at the Stanwick Lakes 10K in 1:00:29.

Naseby 10k 16/9/2018
Maria Minett took part in the Naseby 10k and completed it in 1:04:30.

Rutland Water Half Marathon 16/9/2018
Bob FULLER did the Rutland Water Half Marathon in 2:04:09.

Cransley Road Races 16/9/2018
Another good turnout for the Cransley Road Race near Kettering for the usual, favourite challenging course.

Ponton Plod 16/9/2018
Another marathon ticked off for Sharky, the Ponton Plod, an Orienteering Self Nav - (7:15).

Parkrun 15th September 2018 15/9/2018
It was NRR parkrun takeover day with pacers galore and volunteers everywhere. Well done to Charlotte for a PB and 1st lady and Ed for his 250th parkrun.

Heart of England Forest Marathon 15/9/2018
Another great LDWA day out with a bacon sarnie at halfway to fuel the athletes.

Marston 10K 13/9/2018
Tom Watkins and Owen Jones did the Marston 10K (a beautiful trail run in Leicestershire). Tom's time was 51:18 which was a PB.

Box End Twilight Triathlon 13/9/2018
Well done to Elaine Palmer for smashing it at the Box End Twilight Triathlon in 1:20:12.

Útilív Ultramarathon 11/9/2018
Peter Moor made the trip to the Faroe Islands to complete the Útilív Ultramarathon Race in 12:25:46.

Great North Run 9/9/2018
Well done to all for rubbing shoulders with 50,000 others at the Great North Run but a huge shout to Hayley for finishing 17th overall.

Parkrun 8th September 2018 8/9/2018
Lots of local parkrunners plus Karen in Chester (she'll do anything for an extra point).

Northampton Half Marathon 8/9/2018
Our home town half was well attended by a proud turnout from NRR members. Some fabulous results with Jo and Michael 1st in their age categories. Well done all.

Pretty Muddy 8/9/2018
Did Sheena Desborough get muddy at the 20K Pretty Muddy Novelty Run? Her time, 1:55:01.

NRR Time Trial 7/9/2018
Here are the results from the club time trial.

Northants Sport 5k Series - Deene Park 7/9/2018
James Thorpe ran in the latest Northants Sport 5k Series event at Deene Park in 32:30.

Bedford Half Marathon 2/9/2018
Following on from last night's twilight run, we had members at the Bedford Half Marathon, well done all.

Wolf Run 2/9/2018
Well done to Sheena Desborough who had fun at the Wolf Run, completing in a time of 2:10.

Dunstable Downs Challenge 2/9/2018
Billed as a self navigation event, there is plenty of arrows from organisers to help runners find their way around this beautiful route. Jocelyn Granger completed the marathon in 4:48:01 and Vicki Baker did the half distance in 2:20:00

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 2/9/2018
Huge congratulations to our Chris Holmes for completing the UTMB.

Parkrun 1st September 2018 1/9/2018
Latest parkrunners.

Braemar Gathering Hill Race 1/9/2018
Mark Kennedy beat the hill at the Highland Games in Braemar. The hill race involved a lap of the arena before heading up the hill and back. Competitors were given 45 minutes to return re-enter the arena for a final lap in front of the cheering crowd. Mark's time was 40:33.

Bedford ​Twilight 10K 1/9/2018
It's promised to be a flat and fast course at Bedford. Another great local event to add to the lift.

Stanwick Glorun (5K 1/9/2018
Well done to Karen for taking part in the Stanwick Glorun, a 5K rave around the lakes. Sarah Davis was also on hardto marshal.

Parkrun 23rd August 29/8/2018
Bank holiday weekend and it's parkrun tourism time. Some travelled the UK but we had Charlotte in Florida and Mitchell in California this week.

Helmdon Hurler 26/8/2018
The Helmdon Hurler is a random 4.3 race that starts at the top of a hill, involved running up a long hill and finishes at the top of a hill. Yep, lots of hills. It's a fabulous local event around some of our lovely countryside with a great village support as you approach the finish.

Badgers Atherstone 10K 25/8/2018
Well done to Karen and Jon for taking on the bank holiday weather at the Badgers Atherstone 10K. No actual badgers were reported on the course.

Kimbolton Half Marthon 19/8/2018
Well done to our road runners at the Kimbolton Half and a happy birthday to Charlotte too. Fantastic run from Andy who was second in his age category.

Parkrun 18th August 2018 18/8/2018
A fantastic first for Wendy at the Racecourse.

Strongman Challenge 18/8/2018
Karen Shakespeare loves novelty races and she completed the Strongman Challenge.

Wye Valley Challenge Ultra 12/8/2018
Huge congratulations to Paula Solomon, Helen Hubber and Keren Irving all took on the Wye Valley Challenge Ultra.

Stopsley 10 12/8/2018
​Vicki Baker and ​Roger Taylor completed the two lap Stopsley Striders 10 mile trail race and escaped the bad weather.

Summer Half Tour of Bradwell 11/8/2018
John Gibbins did the Summer Half Tour of Bradwell in 2:47:14.

Parkrun 11th August 2018 11/8/2018
It's time for tourism, from the south coast to Scotland and even the USA.

Notts 10 mile 10/8/2018
Sarah Davis did the Friday 10th Notts 10 mile at marathon pace. 1st vet and proud owner of a case of Notts Brewery Pale Ale. So if anyone fancies some a bargain at £1.50 per bottle lol.

County Mile Champs 7/8/2018
Tony Letts and Matt Bushell did the Northants County Mile Champs at Kettering. A 1 mile track race. ) 0 :5:15 07/08/2018

Sturminster Newton Half Marathon 5/8/2018
Well done to Bryan Ogilvie for a great race at the Sturminster Newton Half Marathon, his time - 2:26:53

Dovedale Dipper 5/8/2018
Jocelyn Granger said it was a toughie, the Dovedale Dipper completed in 7:08.

Hooky 6 5/8/2018
It sounds dodgy but it's not, Karen Shakespeare did the Hooky 6 in Oxfordshire in 58:57.

Parkrun 4th August 2018 4/8/2018
Star of the day, Charlotte 1st lady at Northampton.

Magic Mile 4/8/2018
Well done to our Magic Milers.A first place for Tony and a PB for John.

North Downs Way Ultra 4/8/2018
Legends Michael Williams and Norbert smashed the North Downs Way Ultra.

Parkrun 29th July 2018 29/7/2018
Some of us stayed in Northampton and some went to the USA... Parkrunners all over the UK too.

Wellingborough Five 29/7/2018
Another good turnout for the Welly Five, one of our favourite local races.

Aintree 10k 29/7/2018
Stephanie Steward took part in the Aintree 10k and competed it in 1:03:22

Parkrun 21st July 2018 27/7/2018
A PB for Pete and a 1st place finish for Mitchell

Weedon 10K 26/7/2018
The Weedon 10K is probably one of the hilliest races ever but it is also one of the most beautiful. Some great results again as Tony has now wrapped up first place in the series and Charlotte and Sarah are flying high in their age catagories.

Kettering Town Harriers Night of 5000m 25/7/2018
Matt Bushell raced on the track at the Kettering Town Harriers Night of 5000m. It offered a different perspective to road running for sure, Matt's time 22:26.

Castle Howard Half 22/7/2018
Roger Taylor made a trip to Yorkshire for the Castle Howard Half - 2:04:07.

Punkathon Marathon 22/7/2018
Stephanie Steward completed the Punkathon Marathon in 6:40

Hornton 6 mile 21/7/2018
Karen Shakespeare broke the hour barrier at the Hornton 6 mile - 59:27

Sir Titus Trail Trail Marathon 21/7/2018
Alan Wadsworth tamed Sir Titus at the Sir Titus Trail Trail Marathon. A tough event completed in 4:27:55.

Delapre 5k 18/7/2018
Four NRR took part in the Delapre 5k which is part of the Northants Race Series.

LDWA events 17/7/2018
The LDWA events guarantees many hours on the feet. We had Suzanne and Darren at Hallows in Worcestershire and Vicky doing her 1st marathon with Jocelyn, Mark and Sally at Hannington Hike.

Wycombe Half Marathon 15/7/2018
well done to Simon Taylor and Matt Bushell who did the Wycombe Half Marathon.

Lulworth Ultra 15/7/2018
Huge congratulations to Chris Holmes for a first place finish at the Lulworth Ultra in 5:40.

Wales Marathon 15/7/2018
A huge well done to Tony Letts for a 3:13:30 finish at the Wales Marathon.

East Midlands Grand Prix Series Results 14/7/2018
A huge well done to all of our members who took part in the EMGP events over the past couple of months. There were some great results.

Lulworth 10K Trail Race 14/7/2018
Debbie Holmes did the Lulworth 10K Trail Race whilst travelling the south coast.

Magic Mile 14/7/2018
Well done to our Magic Milers.

Parkrun 14th July 2018 14/7/2018
A hot day for a parkrun.

12 Parish Challenge Marathon 14/7/2018
Suzanne Baldwin completed the 12 Parish Challenge Marathon in 7:05.

Phoenix Sharkrun 13/7/2018
John Eales did the Phoenix Sharkrun (a half marathon that was nothing to do with Sharky) in 3:10:03. Oh hang on, yes it was...Sharky did it too.

Parkrun 7th July 10/7/2018
With no parkruns in Northampton, it was time to go on tour, who went the furthest? The Boyce family were in France (although rumour has it that Steve and Chrissy have moved there).

John's Treble 10/7/2018
​John Eales was at it again. Another three races in a weekend including two more marathons in a weekend to get him ever closer to the 100 Club.

Milton Keynes 10K 10/7/2018
The final race of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series took place at Milton Keynes on a hot July evening. Another PB for Pete and John plus 1st place finishes for Tony and Sarah in their age categories again. Well done to Wendy who was 3rd.

Adderbury Half Marathon 8/7/2018
Well done to Jocelyn for a fantastic PB at the tough Adderbury Half Marathon event. Ronnie and Wendy also did this NRR favourite.

Ashbourne Half Marathon 8/7/2018
Vicki and Owen took part in the Ashbourne Half Marathon.

Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon 7/7/2018
Pete Moor is smashing the times. The latest adventure was a 1:27:47 at the Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon

Draycote Water 7@Severn 7/7/2018
Shaun Ledington was up early for the Draycote Water 7@Severn, a 7 mile race starting at 7:00am.

Stowe Trail Run 6/7/2018
Seb and Helen did the lovely Stowe Trail Run, a random 6k and 12k route on a Friday evening in the sun.

Desborough 10K 5/7/2018
Another great turnout for the 4th Desborough 10K, a fabulous local event. Well done Pete and Michael for finishing first in their age categories. Micahel and John also did the 5K event too, all that for a bonus point.

The Whaley Waltz Fell Race 4/7/2018
The Whaley Waltz Fell Race has a lovely name it is was attended by our 15 ladies representing NRR in the 6 mile fell race. Well done to everyone.

No Fear Challenge 4/7/2018
Owen Jones had to be fearless to complete the Zeus Races No Fear Challenge. A random distance event in 1:30.

Harborough 5 3/7/2018
Club or country? These NRR members chose the Harborough 5 instead of the England game. Big shout out to Charlotte, Liz and Tony for finishing first in their age categories and Sarah for a 3rd place finish. The vet ladies team were second and vet mens team were first.

Endure 24 Leeds 1/7/2018
Rob Corless joined the Endure 24 club in Leeds. A stunning solo effort covering 65 miles in the 28 plus degrees. Amazing!

Caldecote 10K 1/7/2018
Justin Yorke did the Caldecote 10K in 1:05:34.

Parkrun 30th June 2018 30/6/2018
From Northampton to the south coast to France, there is a parkrun.

Brixworth Country Park (5K 29/6/2018
James Thorpe completed the third in Northants Sport 5K Series. Race #3 was at Brixworth Country Park and his time 31:16

Colworth Marathon Challenge 25/6/2018
Another weekend of achievement for the NRR crew at Colworth. The number of tents seems to be increasing as does the length of the conga line on a Saturday night. In the overall challenge, well done to everyone who completed the whole distance. NRR were 2nd team overall and Tony was 1st male, Illy 1st M40, Jo 2nd Lady and Wendy 1st F55.

North Downs 30k 24/6/2018
Dan Clifft braved hot weather to complete the tough North Downs 30K in 2:49:31.

Colworth Half Marathon 24/6/2018
The weekend finished with the half marathon (after a night of hard partying). Tony was 2nd overall again and Jo 2nd lady. Wendy was 1st in her age category. 3rd Team Overall Tony Letts Ilir Brecani Jo Windrum

Two more for John 24/6/2018
John Eales did two more back to back marathons

Parkrun 23rd June 2018 23/6/2018
Well done to Helen Russell for completing her 50th parkrun and to Pete for his PB.

Malvern Hills Marathon 23/6/2018
Well done to our members who completed the Malvern Hills Marathon. This Self Navigation Orienteering challenge had 15 mile and marathon distance options.

Colworth 8.1 23/6/2018
Part two at Saturday saw more trophies. Tony second overall and Jo Windrum 2nd Lady plus Illr and Wendy Ambrose 1st in their age categories. 2nd team Tony Letts Ilir Brecani Mark Kennedy Jo Windrum

Colworth Five 22/6/2018
As always, another great turnout for the 1st installment of the Colworth Marathon Challenge. There were a couple of trophies to collect, 1st M35 Tony Letts and 3rd lady Jo Windrum.

Marple Carnival 10K Trail Race 19/6/2018
​Mick Conroy made a trip up north and did the Marple Carnival 10K Trail Race in 44:56.

Brackley 10K Chicken Run 17/6/2018
Three NRR runners took on the 10K course starting at the park in the centre of Brackley, following a route out of the town, past the marshal dressed as a chicken, through the village of Turweston and around the airfield then finishing back at the park.

Bedford 10K 17/6/2018
Billed as flat and fast, the Bedford 10K is a great local race to whizz around. Well done to Sarah and Rosie.

Parkrun 16th June 2018 16/6/2018
Parkrun tourists plus number 199 for Illr.

Dorney Lakes Half Marathon 14/6/2018
Well done to Owen Jones for a brilliant PB at the Dorney Lakes Half Marathon.

Chase the Sun - Run Through London 14/6/2018
Justin Yorke was able to Chase the Sun - Run Through London in this 10K event. His time, 53:46.

Endure 24 13/6/2018
On Friday 8th June, a 17 strong team from NRR made their way to Wasing Park near Reading for the 2018 edition of Endure 24 - Reading!

Banbury 5 12/6/2018
Another excellent turnout at the Banbury 5 and 1st places for Tony and Sarah and 2nd for Charlotte. Well done everyone.

Melton Mowbray Half Marathon 10/6/2018
​Dan Clifft smashed his PB at the Melton Mowbray Half Marathon with a time of 1:36:06

Draycote Summer 10K 10/6/2018
Well done to Karen and Matt for great runs at the Draycote Water Summer 10K. A PB for Matt too.

South Downs Way Ultra 10/6/2018
Our ultra star Michael Williams managed a PB over the 100 mile distance at the South Downs Way Ultra. An incredible 22:50:22.

Parkrun 9th June 2018 9/6/2018
Special shout out to the Endure team who did Newbury parkrun before the 24 hour event.

Farthingstone Footfest 9/6/2018
Seven NRR members ran (and walked) the self navigation event at Farthingstone (nr Towcester). This beauty is right on our doorstep and includes food and beer at the end. So beauty, food and beer...what more can you ask for?

Phoenix Dark Phoenix 9/6/2018
John and Claire Eales took part in the latest Phoenix events.

Corby 5 6/6/2018
Round four of the East Midlands Gran Prix Series saw another fantastic turnout from NRR, there were 37 of us in all. Some brilliant performances gave the vet ladies 3rd place and the vet men 2nd place on the night.

Chiltern Chase 15K 5/6/2018
Jocelyn Granger completed the Chiltern Chase 15K which she described as "A really nice village event with 5k, 10k and 15k options. Mostly bridleways and footpaths but no stiles or gates and not too much road. Beautiful countryside and views (yes, that means hills!) with red kites flying overhead. Water stations at regular intervals, friendly marshals and cake at the end.

Parkrun 2nd June 2018 2/6/2018
From Northampton to France and 1st finishers for Tony and Charlotte.

The Otmoor Challenge 2/6/2018
Well done to the two Marks for running the popular Otmoor Challenge through the Oxfordshire countryside. Sally and Jules walked the event too.

Magic Mile 2/6/2018
Well done to our four members for running the Magic Mile.

Wolf Run 2/6/2018
​Charlie Boyce took part in the Wolf Run, an obstacle loaded 10K designed to test your mental strength.

​Vitality London 10000 28/5/2018
Well done to Sarah Davis and Bryan Ogilvie for taking in the sights of London in this big 10K event.

Edinburgh Marathon 27/5/2018
Pete Moor smashed his PB at the Edinburgh Marathon in an amazing time of 3:18:49. Alan Capell also had a fine run in 4:29:04

Parkrun 26th May 2018 26/5/2018
Big milestones for Michael and Andy plus a Sixfields takeover with around 50 NRR members there.

Alan Is An Ultra Man 26/5/2018
​Huge congratulations to Alan Wadsworth for completing the London2Brighton 100km Ultra in 15 hours and 38 minutes.

Rugby 6 23/5/2018
Another brilliant turnout for the third round of the EMGP series at Rugby. Great results and lots of PBs.

Ipswich 5k Elite Race 20/5/2018
Sarah Davis was part of a strong field with the ladies race won in 16:01 making it officially fastest 5k race in UK with 1st 5 places topping UK rankings. Sarah managed a very respectable 19:39 after coming back from injury.

Lamport Ultra 20/5/2018
Well done to all of our ultra runners for completing this beautiful challenge on a hot day.

Buckingham Half Marathon 20/5/2018
Well done to Dan and John for running the first ever Buckingham Half Marathon.

Snowdonia Half Marathon 20/5/2018
If you fancy running up some hills then try the Snowdonia Half Marathon. Andy and Owen smashed the challenge and enjoyed the beauty.

Shakespeare Half & Marathon 19/5/2018
Well done to Justin and Dawn for running the half and the two Johns for the marathon at The Shakespeare Festival.

Blisworth 5 19/5/2018
It's round two of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series and back to Blisworth. Another great turnout and some great performances.

Parkrun 19th May 2018 19/5/2018
Another great turnout on parkrun day.