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Recent Race Results for NRR

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Leon The Runner Marathon 8/4/2018
After months of training and advice from Sharky, 41 runners took part in the Leon Run in Walton on Thames. There were smiles, agony and elation and many who completed their first marathon, ultras and longest ever runs. It may have broken some of us but it brought the community spirit or NRR and running together.

Rotterdam Marathon 8/4/2018
Sarah McGarry knocked 11 minites off her marathon PB at the Rotterdam Marathon. Her time, a brilliant 3:44:12 which is a Good For Age time too.

Manchester Marathon 8/4/2018
Some amazing runs at Manchester with PBs all round for these six NRR stars.

Sheffield Half Marathon 8/4/2018
Another brilliant run from Pete Moor at the tough Sheffield Half Marathon.

Belvoir Half Marathon 8/4/2018
Well done to Jon for a great run at the Belvoir Half Marathon.

Loughborough Half Marathon 8/4/2018
Another great achievement from five of our members at the Loughborough Half Marathon this weekend.

Parkrun 7th April 2018 7/4/2018
Mitchell first at Upton and Sarah first lady.

Crawley A.I.M 7/4/2018
​Jon Panter, Matt Brand and Norbert Mihalik took part in the gruelling Crawley A.I.M. Charity 12 hour race. Matt was bit of star running 100km in 10:30hr and Norbert took it apart in the 12hr event running 142km.

Stanwick 10K 2/4/2018
A huge shout out to the organisers of the Stanwick 10K for rerouting the course due to flooding and putting on a great event on a wet bank holiday.

Parkrun 30th March 2018 30/3/2018
A spring day for parkrun.

Bedford 20 25/3/2018
The first running of the beautiful Bedford 20 was well attended by NRR in the lead up to spring marathon season. Well done all.

Obelisk Obble 25/3/2018
Well done to everyone who completed the beautiful Obelisk Obble route which had perfect weather to match the lovely countryside. A great turn out from our friends from Wellingborough and other club too.

Parkrun 24th March 2018 24/3/2018
Is spring finally here for us parkrunners?

The Grizzly 18/3/2018
This iconic event on the South Devon coast beat the weather to somehow not be cancelled. You never know what this course will throw up but snow drifts and blizzards add to the fun. Well done to Dave Green for winning the event after a short detour was put in place but everyone who got around were the winners.

Parkrun 17th March 2018 17/3/2018
The coldest parkrun ever. Officially.

New Forest Pony Chasers 17/3/2018
​A hardy half dozen joined some friends from W&DAC at the New Forest Running Festival. With a plan of running Saturday, having a beer or 3 sat night and a bike on Sun we were all set.

Milton Keynes Festival of Running 11/3/2018
Another great turnout for a local event and a huge well done to those who completed the half marathon and 20 mile distances.

Parkrun 10th March 2018 10/3/2018
Pete Moor was star of the day with a huge PB.

Worksop Half 10/3/2018
Bryan Ogilvie took part in a very well organised half in Retford near Worksop. Ended up with a chip time of 1:47.31 for a 7 minute PB...awesome.

The Peatling Challenge 4/3/2018
Not even the snow could get in the way of the Peatling Challenge. This beautiful off road half marathon was popular with the NRR crew.

Eastbourne Half Marathon 4/3/2018
Brass band, drummers, bagpipes, rock choir, beautiful scenery and a killer climb up Beachy Head and best of snow! His fifth attempt in ten years and my best time to date...1:50:44. A great effort.

Parkrun 3rd March 2018 3/3/2018
Ways to avoid the snow cancelling your parkrun...head to Cornwall.

Belvoir Challenge 24/2/2018
If you like crowds lining the streets and a fast course...this is not for you. Instead, it is muddy trails, beautiful countryside, cows and sheep and plenty of hills to enjoy the view from the top of...oh and don't forget the cakes...

Parkrun 24th February 2018 24/2/2018
It's the first day of the shiny new parkrun at Sixfields. We had runners further afield, Nick was the furthest away in Scotland.

Parkrun 17th February 2018 19/2/2018
Great PBs for Tom and Mitchell and 3rd lady for Charlie.

MK Winter Half 19/2/2018
Fantastic PBs for Pete, Andy, Mark Sam and Karen plus a fitting tribute to Dave Solly at the MK Winter Half.

Naseby 1645 18/2/2018
There's always something magical about running a random distance and our trio of members were treated to 16.45 miles of hilly countryside at the Naseby 1645. Well done to all and a guaranteed PB for sure.

Wokingham Half Marathon. 18/2/2018
It must be PB weekend and Sarah McGarry didn't want to feel left out. She shaved off some time for a new PB time of 1:40:09 at the Wokingham Half Marathon.

Welly Trail 18/2/2018
It was back to the beautiful grounds of Castle Ashby for the second running of the Welly Trail. A brilliant run from everyone but a storming run from Illy who came second overall. Jacket potatoes were served at the end of the event to refuel after fields and fields of sticky mud.

​Dorney Lake Half Marathon 17/2/2018
Well done to Charlotte for a brilliant PB at the Dorney Lake Half Marathon.

Parkrun 10th February 2018 12/2/2018
It was the coldest parkrun day for quite some time but that doesn't stop us turning out.

Valentines 30K 12/2/2018
Pete Moor and Stu Drummond took on the hills and the wind at the Valentines 30K on Sunday. Fantastic times and if you thought it was cold, they both wore vests. That is hardcore.

Exeter Half Marathon 10/2/2018
Well done to Claire Pollendine for completing the Exeter Half Marathon in a great time of 1.57.45.

Watford Half Marathon 5/2/2018
Well done to Jacqui Hughes for a huge PB at thre Watford Half Marathon.

Parkrun 3rd February 2018 3/2/2018
It's Saturday...

John's Marathons 28/1/2018
John Eales had a tough weekend down in Essex but completed marathons number 52 and 53.

The Brass Monkey 10K 28/1/2018
The said race normally gets its name because it is cold but this year there was a surprising spring like sunshine in the air. Well done to the NRR crew.

Gayton Run - 10K 28/1/2018
Well done to the NRR runners for taking part in the picturesque Gayton Run. Another great local event.

Parkrun 27th January 2018 27/1/2018
It was the 300th Northampton parkrun this weekend.

NRR Cross Country Season 19/1/2018
​Well done to team NRR at the Three Counties Cross Country Series, another proud turnout.

​NRRL Trophy Winners 16/1/2018
Well done to our trophy winners from the Northamptonshire Road Running League series (NRRL).

Draycote Water Winter 10K Series 14/1/2018
Well done to the NRR crew who made the trip to Draycote Water for the latest event in the 10K series.

Biggleswade Cross Country 14/1/2018
An 18 strong team made their way to Bedford for the final chapter in the cross country season. Some biked over and biked home and one even went to the wrong venue (the less said about that the better.)

Parkrun 13th January 2018 13/1/2018
NRR smash through 5,000 runs at parkrun as Northampton sees attendance top 700.

Parkrun 6th January 2018 6/1/2018
Parkrunners everywhere inclduing Dawn and Justin in Australia.

Telford 10k 6/1/2018
Sarah McGarry keeps getting quicker as she managed another PB of 46:21 at the Telford 10k.

Christmas Day Parkrun 4/1/2018
Before the presents were opened, it was time for a quick run around the Racecourse. Santa hats and fancy dress was optional.

Parkrun 30th December 2017 4/1/2018
It's the last one of 2017...

New Years Day Parkrun 1/1/2018
Well done to Steve and Mark for completing their 200th parkruns. Mark, Stephen and Sarah Jones also did double parkruns. There was also a great turnout at Pitsford for a couple of laps and the chance to offload plenty of festive food.

Parkrun 30th December 2017 30/12/2017
First one after Christmas...

Johns Trio of Marathons 30/12/2017
The trio of marathons completed down on the Thames on 28th, 29th and 30th December takes his total up to 50.

Parkrun 23rd December 2017 23/12/2017
Last one before Christmas.

North Herts Cross Country 17/12/2017
18 NRR runners braved the cold weather conditions to tackle the North Herts Cross Country at Letchworth. Well done to everybody that took part. There were some good solid performances with the Men and Combined teams finishing 8th, and the Ladies 10th. It was a tough day in particular for Sarah Davis who suffered a torn Achilles halfway round but still managed to finish somehow! As for the post-race Christmas drinks, it was a bit of a comedy of errors, but I’m sure we’ll make up for it over the next few weeks!

Parkrun 16th December 2017 16/12/2017
Only one parkrunner due to weather. Well done Dan

North Herts Cross Country 13/12/2017
18 NRR runners braved the cold weather conditions to tackle the North Herts Cross Country at Letchworth. Well done to everybody that took part. There were some good solid performances with the Men and Combined teams finishing 8th, and the Ladies 10th. It was a tough day in particular for Sarah Davis who suffered a torn Achilles halfway round but still managed to finish somehow! As for the post-race Christmas drinks, it was a bit of a comedy of errors, but I’m sure we’ll make up for it over the next few weeks!

Lanzarote & Goa 10/12/2017
Two of our members escaped the snow on a December weekend to run in tropical tempartures. Sharky completed the Lanzarote Marathon and Mark Kennedy did the Goa River Half Marathon. Both events come highly recommended. Anyone fancy car sharing...

Parkrun 9th December 2017 9/12/2017
It's Saturday...

Wolverton 5 9/12/2017
Dan Gosling, Shaun Ledington, Sarah McGarry and Karen Denton ran the Wolverton 5.

Bedford Harriers Half Marathon 4/12/2017
Great turn out for the Bedford Harriers Half Marathon.

Victoria Park 10k 4/12/2017
Sarah McGarry ran it in 48:43.

Parkrun ​2nd December 2017 2/12/2017
Parkrun day

​Nottingham Christmas Marathon 27/11/2017
Owen Jones did the Nottingham Christmas Marathon in 4.44.

Parkrun 25th November 2017 25/11/2017
Charlotte and Liz, 1st and 2nd.

St Neots Half Marathon 19/11/2017
Star of the day was Darren Byfield, looking to break 1:40, he smashed seven minutes off his previous PB.

Parkrun 18th November 2017 18/11/2017
A huge PB for Karen Shakespeare before a big contingent went straight to Upton for the trial.

Autumn Shakespeare 5K 13/11/2017
Mark Rose made a last minute decision to run the Autumn Shakespeare 5K at Long Marston Airfield just south of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Managed to finish in 10th overall (& 3rd in his age category) in a time of 20:27.

Wootton Cross Country 12/11/2017
It was back to Delapre for the Wootton Cross Country. Hills and mud coupled with perfect cross country weather made it a perfect morning for the 31 strong NRR team.

Seagrave Challenge 11/11/2017
Saturday 11th November saw 10 NRR runners take on the 13th annual Seagrave Challenge – an event that was devised to encourage exploration of the rolling countryside around Seagrave Wolds, and to raise money for local good causes. After being serenaded by a bagpiper and the town crier, all participants observed a 1 minute silence before heading off for 15.6 miles of footpaths, bridle ways, private farm land and minor roads encountering stiles, a stream with stepping stones and lots and lots of mud. Drinks and cakes were plentiful throughout the event but the highlight was the famous crumble and custard for everyone who completed the course.

John's Four In Four 11/11/2017
John Eales is back! Four in four starting at Walton on Thames on Saturday, the Remembrance run with Sharky and Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, the dinosaur triple.

Parkrun 11th November 2017 11/11/2017
It's parkrun day.

Rockingham 10 5/11/2017
A fabulous effort from Team NRR at the Rockingham 10! Matt Cross and Andy Lack were first in their age categories and Sarah McGarry was third in hers. Also a brilliant run from Alan Hall who was 4th M40 too.

Marlow Half Marathon 5/11/2017
​A real rollercoaster of a race but the route takes you through the stunning Chilterns with trees at their Autumnal best so there's lots to distract you from those hills. Not a PB course by any means but Jocelyn Granger got back in under two hours so was very pleased with that. It's a very well organised event by Marlow Striders with lots of friendly marshals and one I'd certainly consider doing again. It's only about an hour and a quarter from Northampton too.

Parkrun 4th November 2017 4/11/2017
The wettest parkrun ever....

​Allithwaite 8 4/11/2017
After running a tough parkrun in the Lakes, Ronnie and Wendy Ambrose made their way straight to the ​Allithwaite 8 to start at 11:00am.

Holdenby Run 29/10/2017
On Sunday 29 October, four NRR runners took part in the 5K and 10K runs around the picturesque (but hilly) grounds of Holdenby House.

Parkrun 29th October 2017 29/10/2017
Newcastle, Australia...Bucks...Northampton

​Northampton Road Runners 2017 Asterix Amble 28/10/2017
Well done to the 40 runners which included some guests. Thank you to Jackie and Steve (couch of ouch) and everyone else who helped to put on a great day. £300 plus was raised for MNDA so thanks all round to you all.

Snowdon Marathon 28/10/2017
Well done to the NRR crew for a great turnout at the Snowden Marathon. Some great first time marathon efforts and a stunning run from Hayley, breaking the female course record.

Norfolk Coast Marathon 28/10/2017
Well done to John Eales who ran the Norfolk Coast Marathon.

Michael's Centurion Autumn 100 miler 22/10/2017
Congrats to Michael Williams for completing The Centurion Autumn 100 miler - fantastic. He broke 24 hours too.

Wellingborough Cross Country 22/10/2017
You know it is cross country season when there are plenty of tough climbs and a stinking stream.

Parkrun 21st October 2017 21/10/2017
Another lovely day for a parkrun in bizarre October weather.

Great South Run 21/10/2017
Paula and Dave enjoyed a trot around Portsmouth for the Great South Run - well done, truly inspirational. A great run by Steve too.

Leicester Marathon 15/10/2017
Well done to our Leicester Marathon runners from the new to the experienced. A brilliant effort from all.

Great Birmingham Run 15/10/2017
Well done to the four NRR lads for completing the Great Birmingham Run. Shaun, Ian and Mark made it a social run.

Great Western Run 15/10/2017
Well done to Naomi for completing the Great Western Run in Exeter. A challenging course with the killer hills at mile 10.

Parkrun 14th October 2017 14/10/2017
It's Saturday, It's parkrun!

Castleton Toughest 10K 8/10/2017
Sheena Desborough is with Caroline Owers did the Castleton Toughest 10K which they descibed as having lots of hills, steps & mud and they l Loved it

Great Eastern Run 8/10/2017
Some fantastic results from the Great Eastern Run in Peterborough. The flat course brought Hayley Munn home as third lady.

Chester Marathon 8/10/2017
A huge well done to Sarah Davis at The Chester Marathon wearing an England Age Group Masters vest. Despite a few challenges on the course, Sarah battled on to finish in a great time.

Ridgeway Run 8/10/2017
Dave, Roger and Jocelyn enjoyed the beautiful autumn sunshine at the stunning Ridgeway Run. The tough 15.5K off road route in Tring has been a favourite on the NRR calendar for a number of years.

Oxford Half Marathon 8/10/2017
The Oxford Half Marathon was well attended by NRR and included two PB stars in Lee and Debbie.

Bournemouth Marathon 8/10/2017
Well done and congratulations to Karen Shakespeare for completing her first ever marathon in Bournemouth at the weekend. Supported around the lovely seaside ride by our marathon legend Sharky, Karen joined the 26.2 club.

Yorkshire 10 8/10/2017
Pete Moor took on the Yorkshire 10 in the lovely city of York.

Parkrun 7th October 2017 7/10/2017
Parkrun day and tourists on the South Coast and further afield.

Northampton Magic Mile October 7/10/2017
Another installment of the now famous Magic Mile at the Racecourse.

Jon's Ultra 7/10/2017
I am Sparticus. No, I am Sparticus. No, Jon Panter is Sparticus! what a superb effort to conquer the Spartathlon. A real greek epic.

Cardiff Half Marathon 1/10/2017
Well done to Pete Moor for completing the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Blenheim Half Marathon 1/10/2017
Andy Rosewell was the star at the Blenheim Half Marathon, knowing minutes off his PB. Well done to Andy. Mark Manning and Kennedy also took in the beautiful route around the palace gardens.

Parkrun 30th September 2017 30/9/2017
Well done to Rich Wild for hitting the 100 parkrun milestone.

Parkrun 23rd September 2017 25/9/2017
Well done to Andy for the quickest overall age cat time at Bideford, Scott for a first place at Corby and Kath for second lady.

Ealing Half Marathon 25/9/2017
Charlotte Yarker rated the Ealing Half as a great event and completed the race in 1:46:09.

​Windsor Half Marathon 25/9/2017
Eamon completed the beautiful ​Windsor Half Marathon.

The Top Run Marathon 25/9/2017
John Eales is back on his marathon adventures now with his latest event at Walton on Thames.

Sheffield 10K 24/9/2017
Mark Nicholls had a great time at the Sheffield 10k on a hilly course and did 44:33 officially.

Berlin Marathon 24/9/2017
A huge well doen to Ian Hughes for a storming run at the Berlin Marathon. "A great experience running another world major event, tough last 5k. Finished in 4:10:55. Experiencing the culture in Berlin by sampling 1 Ltr (of beer), Amazing!"

Barnstaple Half Marathon 24/9/2017
Well done to Andy Lack who was 1st in his age category at the Barnstaple Half Marathon

Draycote Water 10M 24/9/2017
Well done to Jon and Claire great runs at the Draycote Water 10M.

Robin Hood Marathon 24/9/2017
A huge well done to Matt and Alan for completing the Robin Hood Marathon.

Milton Keynes Half Marathon and 10k 24/9/2017
Tom flew home in 5th place overall at the Milton Keynes Half Marathon.

Cransley Half Marathon and 10K 17/9/2017
A local favourite for NRR, the Cransley Races throw up a few challenging hills through the pretty countryside. Well done to Dave and Hayley for first male and female and Sarah for another PB

Tooting 24 Hour Race 17/9/2017
Norbert Mihalik has been busy again at the Tooting 24 hour race, just the 648 laps covering 161 miles. There no words to do this justice. Suggestion is this is the 6th best distance in the world this year during a 24 hour race Amazing work. Huge congratulations!

Parkrun 16th September 2017 16/9/2017
A first place finish for Mick.

Parkrun 9th September 2017 15/9/2017
Parkrun day again.

Northampton Half Marathon County Champs 14/9/2017
Well done to our meal winners at the Northampton Half Marathon County Champs.

Two Counties Half Marathon 10/9/2017
Well done to Andy, Louise, Vicki and Jon Dilworth for completing the first ever Two Counties Half Marathon. Our relay team of Sarah McGarry, Pete Moor, Seb Perry and Shaun Ledington came third overall.

Ribble Way Half Marathon 10/9/2017
Jocelyn completed the fabulous Ribble Way Half Marathon.

Budapest Half Marathon 10/9/2017
NRR on tour took Illr, Mark and Lyndsey to Hungary for the Budapest Half Marathon. A hot day meant the post race beer tasted sweeter.

Woberner Half Ironman 10/9/2017
Massive respect to Suzanne Baldwin for competing the Woberner Half Ironman which consisted of a 1900 metre swim, 88km bike 21k run. All this in 7 hours 23mins 9secs.

Magic Mile September 9/9/2017
Well done to our Magic Milers.

Great North Run 9/9/2017
The crowds of the North East cheered on Matt, Mark and Paula at the World Famous Great North Run.

Northampton Half Marathon 3/9/2017
The Northampton Half goes from strength to strength. 41 runners from NRR raced, paced and PB'ed their way around the local route with plenty of cheer coming from supporters too. There were medals galore at the County Champs too, well done everyone.

Dunstable Downs Challenge Marathon 3/9/2017
Mark Garrett was very pleased with his 12th place at Dunstable Downs Challenge Marathon. His time of 3-49-07 means he will be putting off retirement for a while yet.

Parkrun 2nd September 2017 2/9/2017
Parkrun day.

Bedford Half Marathon 2/9/2017
Some fantastic running at the first ever Bedford Half Marathon. Well done to Tom Smith for his first ever half marathon. Pete ran a massive PB and, him and Mark set themselves up for two in two days with Northampton on Sunday.

Helmdon Hurler 28/8/2017
A guaranteed 4.3 mile PB if you have never done this extremely hilly, challenging route around the lovely countryside in South Northants. Well done to the five hurlers completed the challenge on a hot bank holiday morning.

Parkrun 26th August 2017 26/8/2017
From Wales to Devon to IOW and all the local ones of course.

Parkrun 19th August 2017 21/8/2017
35 NRR members ran in 10 parkrun locations on Saturday and those who stayed locally were treated to a guest appearance from Ellie Robinson, Northampton's Paralympic Gold Medalist.

Battlefield Run 20/8/2017
A huge well done to Justin Yorke for completing his first ever half marathon at the Battlefield Run in Naseby.

Isle Of Wight Half Marathon 20/8/2017
Charlotte Yarker took on the IOW Half whilst holidaying in the south. A beautiful route from Ryde with some challenging hills.

Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon 20/8/2017
Another good turnout for the local Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon on a hot summer's day. Two brilliant PBs for Sarah Mcgarry and Shaun Ledington.

Parkrun 12th August 2017 12/8/2017
Parkrun day including Corby's 200th and Sarah MxGarry PB.

Magic Mile 12th August 12/8/2017
Another post parkrun Magic Mile event number 50.

​Kettering Town Harriers Floodlit Open Series 8/8/2017
Three NRR members took on the track mile at Kettering Town Harriers. Scott Magee grabbed a silver in the vet race and Mick Conroy recorded a PB.

Indian Queens Half Marathon 2017 6/8/2017
Vicki completed an NRR event! That's right, Indian Queens Half Marathon organised by Newquay Road Runners.

Dovedale Dipper 6/8/2017
Sharky, Ronnie and Wendy completed the Dovedale Dipper: a 26ish (nearer 27!) mile circular run through the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District National Park starting from Hartington. A great days running with fantastic views and good company!

Parkrun 5th August 2017 5/8/2017
Parkrunners on holiday everywhere. Huge PB for Mark Rose and number 50 for Mark Nicholls.

Sharky Our Marathon Legend 30/7/2017
A week on from Sharky's achievement and he has been spotted putting his feet up and drinking some celebratory cocktails...and well deserved.

Wellingborough Five 30/7/2017
A good crowd of NRR members turned out for the popular, local Welly Five. Star of the day was Shaun Ledington with a huge PB.

Parkrun 29th July 2017 29/7/2017
Superhero Parkrun Day at Northampton.

Kettering Town Harriers Night of 5000m 26/7/2017
A track evening was a new experience for three of the NRR crew who did well at the Kettering Town Harriers Open Event. Scott Magee led the way with experience.

Parkrun (Sharkrun) 22nd July 2017 22/7/2017
Loads of NRR parkrunning on the day Sharky had started his 100th marathon. Today was named the Sharkrun...

Parkrun 15th July 2017 15/7/2017
Parkrunners far and wide.

Northampton Road Runners Time Trial 13/7/2017
NRR run a time trial around the same field route twice a year to allow members to test their performance.

Draycote 7 @ Severn 11/7/2017
Sarah McGarry managed two PBs in one day at the unusual 7km event at Draycote Water. Pete Moor joined the evening event.

Parkrun 8th July 2017 8/7/2017
It's parkrun day again.

Magic Mile 8/7/2017
Some great times in the Magic Mile straight after parkrun.

East Midlands Grand Prix Series 5/7/2017
A huge well done to our 25 members who achieved a final position in the East Midlands Grand Prix Series. In order to do so, you must at least five races. Here is the hall of fame:-

Desborough 10K 5/7/2017
Another amazing turnout from NRR at the brilliant Desborough 10K. 38 club members ran the event and many more supported and volunteered. A huge well done to our trophy winners Mick Conroy and Micheal Williams for winning their age categories too.

Women's Running Series Milton Keynes 10k 2/7/2017
Sarah McGarry did the Women's Running Series Milton Keynes 10k at Willen Lakes. Her time was 48:31 and she was extremely excited to finish 11th out of 438! Well done Sarah. Claire Pollendine also finished in 52:54.

Parkrun 1st July 2017 1/7/2017
With no Northampton parkrun this weekend, it was time for a NRR crew to go on tour.

Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon 1/7/2017
Well done to Jocelyn and Owen for completing the Birmingham Black Country Half Marathon. A top event running from Wolverhampton to Birmingham along the canal towpath.

Wythall & Hollywood 10K road race 28/6/2017
Yes Mark Rose and Pete Moor ran in Hollywood! Pete came 46th in 41:15 and Mark staggered home in 80th place - 44:36.

Milton Keynes 10K 28/6/2017
It wasn't the greatest weather to mark the end of the East Midlands Grand Prix series but there were still plenty of smiles for the NRR crew. Hayley signed off her campaign with another win.

Colworth Five 27/6/2017
Friday night saw part one of the Colworth Marathon Challenge and it was probably a record turnout for the NRR crew, not only running but cheering and BBQing.

Colworth Marathon Challenge 26/6/2017
An incredible 18 NRR members completed the full Colworth Marathon Challenge going the 26.2 mile distance over the three days. Well done to Jo Smith for completing her 10th overall challenge, Tony Letts was 1st Male Vet and Jo Windrum for 3rd lady overall.

Colworth Half Marathon 25/6/2017
Part three on Sunday is a two lap beauty around farm fields and woodland trails. Everyone looked beat at the end but full of accomplishment. Well done to Jo and Tony for picking up prizes and both teams for finishing 2nd.

Parkrun 24th June 2017 24/6/2017
Lots of parkrunners everywhere (those who weren't at Colworth).

Colworth 8.1 Trail 24/6/2017
Fancy some more? 26 NRR runners took on Colwroth Part Two, a tougher 8.1 trail race.

Northants 5K Series race at Brixworth Country Park 23/6/2017
Mixed terrain course with a couple of unexpected boggy bits! Andy Shaw ran 19:41 coming in 8th place and Mark Rose came 23rd out of 264 in 22:26 Also its a contender for the worlds smallest medal!

Weedon 10K 20/6/2017
The brave NRR stars were out in force on a hot evening to tackle the hills of the Weedon 10K

Parkrun 17th June 2017 17/6/2017
Parkrunners in the north and the south as well as back home.

Harborough Five 13/6/2017
Another fantastic turnout for the NRR crew at the Harborough Five Well done to Hayley for another 1st place finish, surely sealing the series win now.

Stanwick Lakes Summer Run 11/6/2017
Well done to Illy for storming home in second place at the Stanwick Summer Run. He and Mark returned for the second event of the year. Will they back for number three in the autumn?

Sharky's Marathon 92 and 93 11/6/2017
Marathons #92 and #93 in the bag for Sharky after a weekend double, The Thames Path Potter .. loads of Harry potter fans running just to get the amazing medal .. I even managed to marshal on Saturday evening so a full on weekend. Onwards to next weekends double in Milton Keynes.

South Downs Way 100 11/6/2017
Huge congratulations to Michael Williams for completing the South Downs Way 100 Ultra. Looking fresh, he added an extra six miles for good measure.

Endure 24 - 11/6/2017
A huge well done to the ten NRR members who teamed up for the Endure event. In addition to them, a special mentioned goes out to Steve Cory, Mick Conroy and Dan Gosling for going solo.

Heyford Park Airbase Half Marathon 11/6/2017
On 11th June Karen Shakespeare undertook a warm and windy half marathon around the disused RAF Upper Heyford Airbase and knocked 17 minutes off her 2016 time. Pos 144 Time 2.05.59

Run the Rock 10K 11/6/2017
Mark Rose ran the Run the Rock 10K at Stokenchurch. Its basically a lot of very steep hills so the Specs Lane training session came in handy! Due to the nature of the course the times are not the priority but Mark managed to stagger to the finish line coming 28th out of 197.

Parkrun 10th June 2017 10/6/2017
It's Saturday... It's parkrun day!

Harborough Carnival of Running 10/6/2017
It's a challenging but lovely event! Combined with the Harborough Carnival, there was certainly a great atmosphere for the six NRR members who did the 10K and half marathon between them. Well done to Matt for a 2nd place finish in the 10K and for the rest of the team for taking on the hill at the end.

Banbury Five 6/6/2017
Well done to the ladies team for finishing 3rd and the men who came 7th overall. Hayley was also 1st lady. Another brilliant NRR turnout at event number five of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series.

Northants Shires & Spires Ultra 4/6/2017
Well done to our local ultra heroes for completing the tough 35 mile route and welcome Charlotte, Mark and Ian to the ultra club. Another fantastic victory for Norbert.

D Day 10K 4/6/2017
A huge well done to Matt Crosse who was 1st M45 at the D Day 10K down near Portsmouth. A brilliant result for Matt who is steadily coming back from injury!

Otmoor Challenge 3/6/2017
Well done to Karen Shakespeare for completing the lovely Otmoor Challenge after doing the parkrun and Magic Mile in the same morning. Epic.

Northampton Magic Mile 3/6/2017
A record turnout for NRR at The Magic Mile. Some great debut times but lots of fun sprinting for the finish line.

Earls Barton 10K 30/5/2017
Three NRR members took part in the challenging Earls Barton 10k which started at 3pm on a hot Sunday afternoon.

Run For All 10K - Nottingham 30/5/2017
Pete Moor and Mark Rose flew the NRR flag at Nottingham at the Run For All 10K on Bank Holiday Sunday.

Edinburgh Marathon 30/5/2017
Well done to Charlotte Yarker for completing the Edinburgh Marathon. Claire Pollendine also ran the half in a great time of 2:05:25.

Parkrun 27th May 2017 27/5/2017
Bank holiday parkrunners at home and on tour. Well done to Sarah for a PB at Northampton.

Birmingham to London Canal Ultra 27/5/2017
A huge mention another superhero amongst us. Normally quiet and hiding, when he puts his trainers on Steve Cory becomes Captain Marvel. He ran the Birmingham to London Canal Ultra (145 miles) in an amazing 37 hrs. Steve you are a superhero.

Corby 5 EMGP 2017 24/5/2017
Another brilliant turn out on a hot night for the fabulous NRR team.

Grafman Half Ironman Distance Triathlon 21/5/2017
We must add these to our list of superheroes.

Draycote 10K 21/5/2017
Great race if a little breezy on the day.

Stirling Marathon 21/5/2017
Well done to Eamon Kennedy for completing the Stirling Marathon.

Worcester Half Marathon 21/5/2017
Well done to Owen for completing the Worcester Half Marathon.

Parkrun 20th May 2017 20/5/2017
The latest parkrunners

Rugby 6 EMGP 2017 17/5/2017
NRR ladies finish 3rd in the team event again and Hayley was first lady

Norbert and Jon's Ultra 14/5/2017
a gruelling 130 miles in which he finished third in under 21 hours.

Racecourse 10K 14/5/2017
A 1st place finish for Illy at the Racecourse 10k

Parkrun 13th May 2017 13/5/2017
It's parkrun day.

Stevington 10K 7/5/2017
Well done to Lisa Cesford for completing the Stevington 12k which she described as having lots and lots of hills.

Shakespeare Half Marathon 7/5/2017
Well done to Matt, Roger and Karen (descendant of the great William Shakespeare himself)

Titchmarsh 10K 7/5/2017
Another great local race was attended by five NRR members.

Castleton Running Weekend 7/5/2017
Ronnie and Wendy Parker completed the three day running event at Castleton YHA of the weekend of 5th – 7th May.

Aberdeen 10K 7/5/2017
Steve Heighway completed the Aberdeen 10K

Parkrun 6th May 2017 6/5/2017
Parkrun day

Northampton Magic Mile 6/5/2017
Here's our May Magic Milers...

Silverstone 10K 2/5/2017
23 NRR members turned out to the first in the East Midlands Grand Prix Series at the word famous Silverstone Circuit.

Thames Path 100 Mile Ultra 30/4/2017
A huge well done to Matt Brand for completing the Thames Path 100 Mile Ultra in 18:57 hrs

MK Rocket 30/4/2017
You can get off to a flyer on this rocket PB course in MK.

Parkrun 29th April 2017 29/4/2017
Parkrunners all over the UK.

Pre AGM Friday time trial 25/4/2017
Well done to all who took part in the time trial before the 2017 AGM.

London Marathon 23/4/2017
Our fantastic running team had the superb support of a raucous rabble from NRR cheering them on.

Parkrun 22nd April 2017 22/4/2017
Including Bob's 250th.

Stanwick 10K 17/4/2017
Some brill int runs from the NRR team at the traditional Easter Monday Stanwick 10K. A PB for Alan Hall and 2nd and 3rd lady finishes from Bally Chahal and Jo Windrum.

​Sharky's 4X4 - Marathon quad completed! 17/4/2017
Sharky beat his own personal record by running four marathons in four days.

Parkrun 15th April 2017 15/4/2017
Well done to Helen for a great PB. Rosanna was first lady and Illy second overall.

Belvoir Half Marathon 9/4/2017
Well done to Rosanna for a first lady finish at the Belvoir Half Marathon.

Zurich Marathon 9/4/2017
Congratulations Matt Crosse 3.07.33 at the Zurich Marathon.

Brighton Marathon 9/4/2017
Well done to Dave, Hayley, Sarah and Alan for their brilliant efforts at the Brighton Marathon.

Parkrun 8th April 2017 8/4/2017
Parkruns, even in France.

Leamington Regency 10K 2/4/2017
Sarah McGarry is a racing machine and this weekend took part in the Leamington Regency 10k on Sunday. Another fantastic time of 49:26.

Sharky's Groovy Marathon 2/4/2017
Sharky ran the Groovy Baby Marathon which consisted of eight laps of Ashlawn School grounds in Berkhampstead, a beautiful setting indeed. He managed a 4:26 finish and was pretty pleased as the whole course was on grass.

Oakley 20 2/4/2017
The fantastic four NRR members took on the undulating Oakley 20, a well established, friendly event. Well done to all and a big mention to Micheal Williams who was second in his age category.

Manchester Marathon 2/4/2017
Some amazing performances at the Manchester Marathon. Sarah Davis was 3rd in her age category and Steve Cory smashed it with a 3:10 finish.

OX5 RUN 26/3/2017
The day after the Obelisk Obble, Kaz Shakespeare ran the OX5 RUN at Blenheim Palace dressed as a bee to raise money for Oxford Children’s Hospital, and finished in a time of 48:56.

Obelisk 'Obble and Quiz Night 25/3/2017
Well done to the 87 runners and walkers who turned out for the latest Obelisk 'Obble. We raised hundreds of pounds for charity on the day and at our quiz in the evening.

Parkrun 25th March 2017 25/3/2017
More parkruns

Draycote Water 10 19/3/2017
On Sunday 19th March, Karen Shakespeare did the Draycote Water 10 mile and finished 102nd in 1:40:27. It was so windy the organisers’ gazebo blew away!

Coventry Half Marathon 19/3/2017
There were some top runs at The Coventry Half Marathon but star of the day was Mark Rose with a great PB. Well done all.

Charnwood Marathon 19/3/2017
Well doe to Sharky and Darren Baldwinfor completing the muddy and cake loaded Charnwood Marathon.

Reading Half Marathon 19/3/2017
Five NRR members completed the Reading Half Marathon with Sarah running with the elite and Ian recording a PB.

Ashby 20 19/3/2017
Well done to Norbert, Dan and John for completing the Ashby 20.

Banbury 15 19/3/2017
A 3rd place finish for Dave and 1st Lady for Hayley plus great runs from Pete and Tony at the Banbury 15.

Parkrun 18th March 2017 18/3/2017
Lots of parkrunners.

Run At Stanwick Lakes 12/3/2017
Illy raced his way to victory at Stanwick Lakes on a wet Sunday morning, grabbing a PB in the process. It was a close fought race but a strong finish secured him first spot.

Marathons #82 and #83 for Sharky 12/3/2017
Saturday it was the Shakespeare Raceways Marathon. Eight laps of a not very interesting airfield but ran in good company with 4:17 time. On Sunday, it was a Six hour plod around the fields of Essex at the Thaxted Trail Marathon. Run in great company as always and great value for money £7.50 which included a bottle of wine (at the finish of course).

Silverstone Half Marathon 12/3/2017
Some star performances at the world famous Silverstone Circuit for the popular half marathon. Pete Moor smashed the 1:30 barrier to record a PB and it was great to see John Eales continue his return. Well done everyone.

The Grizzly 12/3/2017
​A very muddy and boggy Devon welcomed the annual Grizfest back to the seaside town of Seaton. NRR turned up with a mix of gnarly old Grizzlers and fresh faced young cubs on their first adventure.

Bath Half Marathon 12/3/2017
​Well done to both Sarahs at the Bath Half Marathon. Sarah Davis ran with the elite group at the front of the pack and Sarah McGarry ran 15 minutes quicker than her last year's time.

Parkrun 11th March 2017 11/3/2017
Top two at Northampton and a 50th (completed) run for Jon.

Berkhamsted Half Marathon 5/3/2017
Well done to Mary Sullivan for completing the Berkhamsted Half Marathon. Mary is a regular at this beautiful event, winding its way through stunning countryside.

Battlefield Run 5/3/2017
Well done to Scott Magee for crossing the line in first place at the Battlefield 5K

Chiltern Kanter 5/3/2017
The trail shoes are covered in mud again after the Chiltern Kanter. A top day out for Mark and Sally Garrett, Jocelyn Granger and Wendy Parker plus Beckie and Michael Hollowell. They even saw the sun.

Marathon Number 81 For Sharky 5/3/2017
Sharky completed marathon #81 at The Phoenix Spring at Walton on Thames. He was pretty pleased with 4.22.54

Cardiff 10K 5/3/2017
Steve Heighway made his comeback in the face of strong winds and a waterlogged course in Cardiff. His latest 10K in a collective effort to raise funds for for Alzheimer's Research.

Milton Keynes Festival of Running 5/3/2017
Six NRR members braved the potential downpours at the Milton Keynes Festival of Running. Well done to all for recording some fantastic times.

Eastbourne Half Marathon 5/3/2017
Alan Hall returned home to complete the Eastbourne Half Marathon. Lovely course with killer hill after 3 miles (against the wind!!!)...lots of support, bands, drummers, bagpipes etc...very picturesque. Fourth time I've done my hometown run and fastest yet... 1:51:40 which is 4 minutes faster than last year (pre NRR!!!).

Northampton Magic Mile 4/3/2017
(As featured on Radio Northampton. Nine NRR completed the latest Magic Mile at the Racecourse after parkrun.

Parkrun 4th March 2017 4/3/2017
Illy's 150th and Dave's 200th parkrun milestones.

​Sharky's February Marathons 28/2/2017
​Sharky's marathon journey continues.

Parkrun 25th February 2017 25/2/2017
Another Northampton record turnout at the Racecourse with 549 people attending in blustery conditions.

Jon's 45 Mile Challenge 25/2/2017
Well done to Jon Panter for completing a tough 45 mile ultra at St Peters Way in Kent.

Welly Trail Races 19/2/2017
The Welly Trail races were actually at Castle Ashby but arranged by the brilliant Wellingborough District Athletics Club offered a friendly welcome and a good challenge.

Hardwick Xstream XC 19/2/2017
Dave Frost did the Hardwick Xstream cross country in 49:28, A challenging route with lots of stream crossings.

Valentines 10K 19/2/2017
Pete and Mark completed the Valentines 10K at Draycote Water. Pete finished in an impressive 3rd place.

Parkrun 18th February 2017 18/2/2017
A record 545 at Northampton.

Stamford Valentines 30K 12/2/2017
Well done to Rosanna, Penny and Jon for completing the challenging Valentines 30K.

Parkrun 11th February 2017 11/2/2017
The latest parkrun news.

Wellingborough Dirt Run Round 2 5/2/2017
Three different distances and five runners at Irchester Country Park. Well done to Tony for a 3rd place finish at the 15K and Scott who was 4th at 5K.

Charnwood Hills 5/2/2017
A tough 14 mile fell race was enough to sap the energy from the legs of anyone taking on the beautiful but tough challenge. There was mud, mud and more mud plus plenty of hills.

Antrim Castle 10k - Northern Ireland 5/2/2017
A brilliant PB for Sarah.

Parkrun 4th February 2017 4/2/2017
February parkrun.

The Brass Monkey 10K 29/1/2017
Well done to the five NRR members who completed the Brass Monkey at Rockingham Speedway.

Parkrun 28th January 2017 28/1/2017
Parkrun news.

Bedford 3 counties cross country 2017 25/1/2017
Well done to everyone who took on the mud in Bedford

Wellingborough Dirt Run Round 1 22/1/2017
Elmer completed round one of the 10K route at Irchester Country Park.

Gayton 5K and 10K 22/1/2017
Another great local event well attended by NRR members.

Parkrun 21st January 2017 21/1/2017
Parkrun Latest

Draycote Water 10k 19/1/2017
Some regular faces and some friends we haven't seen around for a while ran around Draycote Water.

Parkrun 14th January 2017 14/1/2017
Parkrun latest.

County XC Champs at Abington Park 9/1/2017
​A tough day at Abington Park for County XC Champs.

Polar Ice Half Marathon in Tromso 9/1/2017
...yes that's TROMSO Norway!

Parkrun 7th January 2017 7/1/2017
Parkrun latest.

Parkrun 31st December 2016 31/12/2016
New years eve parkrun.

Christmas Day Parkrun 25/12/2016
Santa suits and Telly Tubbies accompanied with dogs, kids and even mulled wine. 30 members made the Northampton Parkrun wit another couple at Corby. Ronnie and Wendy hit their milestone 50th parkrun and Shaun Ledington smashed his PB.

Christmas Eve Parkrun 24/12/2016
33 NRR members got in the Christmas spirit with a festive parkrun. Karen Shakespeare clocked up her 50th parkrun and Bally Chahal continued to get quicker with another great PB.

North Herts Cross Country 18/12/2016
After a night on the dance floor, some of the Christmas party hangovers were shaken off at the fourth series of the cross country season.

Parkrun 17th December 17/12/2016
21 parkrunners from NRR ran in five different events this weekend. Northampton was interesting with four runners finishing in top ten and Liz was first lady. Dave also racked up his 175th parkrun.

MK Winter Half 11/12/2016
Well done to the NRR crew who tackled the MK Winter Half. Some great results all round.

Sharky Marathon Number 74 In The Bag 11/12/2016
Sharky ran another 26.2 miles of mud and water on a tank training course at Bovington in sunny Dorset

Parkrun 10th December 10/12/2016
Huge PB for Sean at Northampton plus one for Alan too. Liz first lady and a first finish for Scott in Corby.

Telford 10k 10/12/2016
Well done to Sarah Davis who was 1st Vet at Telford 10k in a high quality field.

Charity Cup XC, Wicksteed Park 10/12/2016
Well done to our two club members representing the claret and gold vest, Tony Letts and Steve Heighway

Nether Heyford Santa Run 4/12/2016
Well done to Sarah McGarry and Steve Heighway for taking part in the Nether Heyford Santa Run. Special well done to Sarah for a PB and a top ten finish - 9th lady.

Bedford Harriers Half Marathon 4/12/2016
The Bedford Harriers Half Marathon is a favourite for NRR members, taking in an undulating country route with a fast finish to tempt you to a PB. Well done to Ian Hughes for smashing it along with seven other members enjoying great runs.

Magic Mile 3/12/2016
Well done to Adam Pope for coming home first in the Magic Mile. Great runs also from Matt, Ed, Dave and Karen.

Parkrun 3rd December 3/12/2016
1st place and a PB for Norbert. New PBs also for Helen and Matt.

NRR Finish Second In The NRRL 29/11/2016
NRR did themselves proud in the NRRL - The Northamptonshire Road Running League. We finished 2nd in the Combined team results, 2nd Ladies and 4th Men. Tony Letts and Alan Hall also won their respective age categories. Well done everyone who completed the series over the year, a big mention to Pete Moor who completed all nine events.

Wing Cross Country 29/11/2016
Well done to the 31 NRR members took on the Wing Cross Country, one of the hardest routes in the series.

Parkrun 27th November 27/11/2016
PBs for Alan and Sarah and a first place for Scott. Mick and Steve on tour.

Wolverton Five 27/11/2016
Well done to Rosanna and Sarah for great runs at the Wolverton Five. A rare Saturday afternoon running treat.

St Neots Half Marathon 20/11/2016
A good crew of NRR members made the trip to the ever popular St Neots Half Marathon. An undulating route with the stunning local countryside means the race has everything to love.

Hunsbury Cross Country 20/11/2016
Another fabulous event arranged by our local friends Wootton Road Runners takes in two laps of th lovely Hunsbury Country Park for race two of the Three Counties Cross Country Series. Another great turnout from the club with 30 members completing the fast four mile route. Well done to the ladies team for finishing fourth.

MoRun Milton Keynes 2016 20/11/2016
Well done to Sarah McGarry for a PB at the MoRun and finishing in the top ten in her age category. Great runs from Dan and Pete plus Karen who ran in fancy dress.

​Northampton Road Runners Asterix Amble 19/11/2016
The third off road event arranged by NRR was another all round success, taking in some of Northamptonshire's beautiful countryside.

Parkrun 19th November 2016 19/11/2016
Northants Parkrunners plus Lanhydrock.

​The Seagrave Wolds Challenge 12/11/2016
This race is also known as the crumble and custard run to many of us. As usual a good turn out from NRR made the Saturday trip up the road to Leicestershire.

Parkrun 12th November 12/11/2016
Well done to Jon Cornwell for clocking up his 100th Parkrun.

Rockingham 10 6/11/2016
Another good turnout by BRR at the final event of the Northants Road Running League. There were plenty of PBs to report on a cold and wet afternoon and a 5th place finish overall by Dan Cook.

Sharky Completes Marathons 69 and 70 6/11/2016
Sharky completed marathons #69 and 70 at the Enigma fireworks double. Run in great company as usual. Only 30 to go!

Poppy Run 6/11/2016
Well done to Sarah McGarry for a PB at the Poppy Run at Abington Park.

Winter Wolf Run 5/11/2016
Well done to Mark Lewis, Caroline Owers, Sheena Desborough and 4 others for completing the really cold Winter Wolf Run.

Parkrun 5th November 5/11/2016
Lots of parkrunners everywhere.

Magic Mile 5th November 5/11/2016
Seven NRR members braved the wind to take on the latest Magic Mile at the Racecourse. It's every first Saturday of the month after Parkrun.

Squeaky Bone Relay 31/10/2016
Being a serious running club, NRR have to enter serious races like the Squeaky Bone Relay. A 3.5 mile four leg race with optional fancy dress. Well done to both teams.

Snowdonia Marathon 30/10/2016
Well done to the NRR crew who made their way to North Wales for the cult event of the Snowdonia Marathon. They are all stars for completing this tough event but huge congratulations to Pete Moor for smashing the four hour barrier.

Beachy Head Marathon and 10K 30/10/2016
Always liking some scenery on our runs Mark and Sally Garrett found a real winner at Beachy Head. Fantastic views from a series of climbs in a truly tough event. All off-road and very much a marmite event. I loved it. Saturday races are always a bonus as you can then go back and walk up the hills on Sunday. Just as steep and not much slower.

Fuerteventura Half Marathon 30/10/2016
Travelling abroad for some winter sun and incorporating a holiday run is a perfect combination.