Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club – March 2024

Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club have had a busy month with a variety of events, awards and races.
Representing the club overseas was Emma Moore who successfully completed the Barcelona Half Marathon in 2:40:11.

The Prestwold Half Marathon was completed by Lorna Muskett in 1:37:21, coming 4th in her age category and Sorcha Paget in 2:52:34.

Representing the club at Cambridge Half Marathon was Steve West who crossed the line with a PB of 2:29:24.

The very muddy Pitsford Trail 10k (hosted by Race Harborough) was well-attended by the club.

First in was Adam Niblett (53:29) who came first in his age category; followed by Jo Wood (1:04), Barbara Blunt (1:10), Andy Kemp (1:11), Emma Moore (1:17), Gary Lawrence (1:25), Tracey Coates (1:36) and Ruth Hughes (1:36).

Completing the XC season was a solo effort from Jim Hawley at Bosworth XC, who completed a boggy run in 177th place.

Dan Pedley tackled the Leicester 10k, coming in with a fantastic PB of 53:31. Abby Jackson has reached a superb milestone of 250 Parkruns; celebrating with several of the club at Market Harborough Parkrun.
The Couch to 5K programme is nearing the end with a successful uptake of dedicated and resilient new runners. We are so proud of everyone!

The club’s annual awards took place this month at The Black Horse in Foxton, with well-deserved awards going to:-
Best male performance – Pete Bennett
Best male athlete – Alex Prettyman
Most improved male – Gary Lawrence
Most improved female – Jo Wood
Best female performance and best female athlete – Bernie Owen
Club member of the year – Steve West
Jo Thacker Memorial Trophy – Tracey Coates

Well done to all our runners for their fantastic efforts! If you are interested in joining us at our regular Tuesday and Thursday club nights, please contact Andy or Alan or find us on facebook – Fleckney & Kibworth Running Club.

Andy Kemp – 07525 465643
Alan Gibson – 07960 969810