Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club – Oct 2023

It’s been another busy month and end to the summer running season with Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club taking part in plenty of events:

First up, and one of the bigger events on the race calendar, was the Great North Run. Jonathan Eyles and John Clampin headed to Newcastle to take part with Jonathan finishing in two hours 22 minutes two seconds and John in 2.12.35.

Closer to home, two large teams entered Equinox – a 24 hour event consisting of 10k laps at Belvoir Castle. Pete Bennett and Kirstie Faust went solo with Pete doing 10 laps and Kirstie five, of the 10k course.

Annie Frankham, James Hawley, Bernie Owen, Adam Niblett, Jo Wood, Dee Mahes, Barbara Blunt, Jenny McNair, Jo Wood, Tracey Coates, Andy Kemp, Tor Hawley and Vince Brown were split among teams.
Tracey Coates, Jenny McNair and Emily Pierce headed to the Croft Canter for the 10 mile race. Emma Boyd and John Clampin attended the Clipston five mile Trail Race.

Emily Pierce completed her first half marathon in Lake Vyrnwy, in mid Wales and Steve West in the Sandringham 10k.

It was a busy start to October with great club representation in the local Leicester 10k, Leicester Half Marathon. Abby Jackson (51 minutes 55 seconds), Emma Boyd (58.06), Gary Lawrence (1hour 12.43), Jennifer McNair (1.22.10), Rebecca Taylor (1.14.34) and Steve West (1.05.55) took part in the 10k with pacer Pete Bennett (2.00.15), Aileen Collins (2.10.42), Lorna Muskett (1.42.11) and Joanne Wood (2.13.23) taking on the half marathon.

Andy Kemp headed to Cardiff, completing the course in 2.36.58.

John Clampin headed up to Scotland to take part in the Loch Ness Marathon with a time of five hours 13.46.

As we head into the darker evenings, we’re back to club nights on Tuesdays in Fleckney and Thursdays in Kibworth.

If you’re interested in joining us at our regular club nights, please contact one of us below or find us on Facebook (Fleckney & Kibworth Running Club).
Andy Kemp: 07525 465643
Alan Gibson: 07960 969810