Fleckney & Kibworth Running Club

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It’s been a busy start to the spring running season for Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club.

Cross Country

The Derby Runner Cross Country came to an end this month, with Ravenstone in February and the final race at Bosworth on Tuesday 7 March. Steve West, Bernie Owen, Andy Kemp, Emma Boyd and Jude Hughes took part in Ravenstone. Bernie and Jude were joined by Tracey Coates and Jenny McNair for Bosworth.

Road Running

Running Club, Stilton 7

In other news the Leicestershire Road Running League kicked off with the Stilton 7. Pete Bennett (47.48), Abby Jackson (57.16), Jim Hawley (58.14), Emma Boyd (01.08.26) and Steve West (01.13.27) made appearances. The Club looks forward to hosting the second race in the league, the Kibworth 6, on Sunday 19 March.

More Races

We’ve had Club members take part in plenty of other local, and further-afield races. Sam Pole in the Long Mynd Valleys Fell Race came 65th place in the first English Championship Race of the year. Sam covered 11.5 miles with 4,500ft of elevation.

Alan Gibson (01.59.18) and Jonny Morgan (01.39.28) in the Leicestershire Half Marathon at Prestwold Hall. Louise Faye in the Northumberland 10k Costal Run and Lorna Muskett (02.33.38) in the Oundle 20. Alex Prettyman (03.28.14) came an impressive 5th place at the 26.2 mile Belvior Challenge. With John Clampin and Emily Pierce also taking part. Finally, if that wasn’t enough, Tracey Coates took on the Roundhay 50 miler.

Annual Awards

Somehow we managed to squeeze in our Annual Awards event at The Black Horse in Foxton.

Annual Awards Presentation
  • Best male athlete: Alex Prettyman and Pete Bennett
  • Best female athlete: Lorna Muskett
  • Best male performance: Kirit Patel at Equinox24
  • Best female performance: Bernie Owen at the Edinburgh Half Marathon
  • Most improved male: Steve West
  • Most improved female: Abby Jackson
  • Club Member of the year: Sam Pole
  • Joanne Thacker Memorial Trophy: Emma Boyd

You can also view the above information and photos in our March Press Report.

Join Us

If you’re interested in joining us at our regular Tuesday (Fleckney) and Thursday (Kibworth) Club Nights, please contact Andy or Alan.

Or find us on Facebook – Fleckney & Kibworth Running Club.
Andy Kemp: Tel:07525465643

Alan Gibson: Tel:07960969810