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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.

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 2024 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 rule...you 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.

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.

Salcey Forest 5K 16/5/2018
James Thorpe made his comeback from a broken arm to complete the Salcey Forest 5K (part of the Northants 5K Series) in 32:40.

Sarah's Track Races 15/5/2018
Sarah Davis took part in a 3k on the track for the Vets at the Midland League and finished 4th in 11:52 and 1st as a V40! Following this, she did the anchor leg for the 4 x 400 for the A Team Lions. Took the baton in 2nd and brought it home in 2nd.

Meridean Meander 13/5/2018
Sharky racked up another marathon, the Meridean Meander in 6:40.

Northampton 10K 13/5/2018
Well done to Ilir Brecani for his second victory at the Northampton 10K. Four laps of the Racecourse in 39:10.

Moulton Festival Fun Run 13/5/2018
Congratulations to Charlotte Yarker for finishing first lady at the Moulton Festival Fun Run in a time of 21:58.

Titchmarsh 10K 13/5/2018
Well done to the six NRR boys who completed the Titchmarsh 10K, a lovely local event.

Sittingbourne 10K 13/5/2018
Well done to Nick Allbury on a PB today at the Sittingbourne 10K in Kent

County 5000m Champs 12/5/2018
David Green ran the County 5000m Champs on the track in 15:45.

Parkrun 12th May 2018 12/5/2018
Sunny parkruns are back.

Silverstone 10K 9/5/2018
The Silverstone 10K saw over a record 1,800 people enter this year so it is a proud moment for the club to see our members finish so high in the field. Hayley was first lady overall with Tony and Matt leading their age categories. Andy, Wendy and Mick also finished in the top four. Brilliant team results too.

MK Rocket 5K 8/5/2018
Well done to Pete, Shaun and Sarah M for PBs at the MK Rocket.

Milton Keynes Marathon and Half 8/5/2018
Well done to our members for taking on the MK Marathon and Half distances on a very hot bank holiday. Alan also completed the Super Hero Run in fancy dress

Northampton Cookiethon Marathon 8/5/2018
It sounds delicious. Sharky and John took part in the Northampton Cookiethon Marathon down on the Bedford road on Monday 7th May. A great event if a trifle hot, well no trifle but plenty of cookies though.

Thames Path 100 mile 8/5/2018
He did it! Super Michael Williams completed the Thames Path 100 mile which is some feat.

Sarah's Track Adventures 8/5/2018
Sarah Davis did a 1500m track race week and came 2nd V40 and 3rd leg of a 4 x 200mt relay and as I pulled 30mt back to finish 1st. Awesome running. She also went on to compete in a 3K Track Race in afternoon following the MK Rocket.

Parkrun 7th May 2018 7/5/2018
100th parkrun for Tony.

Magic Mile 7/5/2018
The May Magic Mile in the sunshine.

Woodhouse Eaves Challenge 7/5/2018
Another lovely event where you can walk, amble, run or whatever...

Tough Mudder 5/5/2018
Helen Hubber did a Tough Mudder Half yesterday. It was a 5 mile trail run with obstacles and mud.

Obelisk Time Trial 3/5/2018
Run round a field twice a year then compare your times.

Flitwick 10K 29/4/2018
Three NRR members made their way to Flitwick on a cold day.

Leicester 10K 29/4/2018
John and Claire Eales made the rip to Leicester for the Leicester 10K.

Chester Half Marathon 29/4/2018
Well done to Hayley Munn and David Green for coming 1st and 4th in their groups at the Chester Half Marathon. Amazing work!

Parkrun 28th April 2018 28/4/2018
Parkrun day.

Bergen City Half 28/4/2018
Well done to Pete Moor for completing the Bergen City Half.

Southampton Marathon 25/4/2018
Andy Rosewell made his marathon debut at Southampton with an impressive 3:46:46 finish.

Parkrun 21st April 2018 24/4/2018
Our first challenge points scorers.

race title 24/4/2018

title 24/4/2018

Illy Wins Flikflok 5k in Naples 24/4/2018
Illy and Lynsey both took a trip to Italy and found a race which Illy finished first and managed to win the biggest trophy ever.

Irchester Country Park 24/4/2018
Mitchell Baines took part in the first of 5 Northamptonshire 5K series at Irchester Country Park finishing 8th in 19:20.

London Marathon 22/4/2018
It's the biggie. Fancy dress, crowds, tv camera and hot weather. That was the 2018 setup of this famous events. Brilliant runs and some PBs. Well done all.

5K Mini Military Mud Run 22/4/2018
Paula Solomon did a 5K Mini Military Mud Run with the kids on sat 21st April 2018.

Pewsey Downsaround 22/4/2018
Sharky took part in a LDWA event in Wiltshire called the Pewsey Downsaround .. a multi distance event. He opted for the 26 miles. On a pretty hot but slightly breezy day everyone seemed to find it a bit of a slog . Great event , awesome checkpoints (only 3 though) fantastic views and great camaraderie as always . Highly recommend and only £9 entry fee.

Awards Night 20/4/2018
Well done to our awards winners.

Brighton Marathon 15/4/2018
Amazing PB for Shaun and fantastic runs by all on the south coast.

Regency 10K 15/4/2018
Little Sarah did the Regency 10K at Leamington Spa with yet another PB of 46:09.

Parkrun 14th April 2018 14/4/2018
Andy's 100th parkrun.

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 all...no 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.