Long Eaton Running Club

Long Eaton Running Club is a friendly running club with over 200 members.

We are a diverse group. We have notable success in helping to get people in the local area running through the Couch-to-5k programme, we are enthusiastic supporters of our local parkrun, and we are very successful in local competition.

Club nights are on Tuesday and Thursday each week; meeting at West Park Leisure Centre from 6.45pm, with the run commencing at 7.00pm. There are usually at least two options for distance and, if you are new to the club, you will be paired with a similar-paced runner to make sure you don’t get lost.

We offer FREE trial membership for 4 weeks. So; if you fancy a run with us, just drop us a message to let us know you will be coming along and then make yourself known when you arrive.

To get a feel for what the club is like ahead of your visit, please take a look around this website or our public-facing page.

Read more about us here


The next event in the calendar is : Club runs (Thu 22nd)

Club run (Bosworth Counter-Clockwise Winter Route - 4.20 miles);
Recovery / progression run Left on to Wilsthorpe Road to the station; on to FIelds Farm Road and over the canal bridge. Turn right on to Bosworth Way; follow round and turn right back on to Field Farm Road to Tappers Harker. Go straight on to Main Street, past Tesco and then left on to Nottingham Road. Head straight over The Green onto Derby Road and turn left at Eaton Farm back down to WPLC. [http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7321210]
Club run (Sandiacre Counter-Clockwise - Winter Route - 6.80 miles);
To Wilsthorpe Road island (Eaton Farm pub) – Right Derby Road – To L.E – Pass ‘Wilko’ store – Over the Railway bridge, Nottingham Road – Left Cleveland avenue - cross playing fields cut through to Carrfields Avenue – To Traffic lights – up Stapleford Lane – Cross over A52 roundabout – Up Toton Lane – Left New Eaton Street - Left Brookhill Street – Left Station Road – To Sandiacre Lights – Left Longmoor Lane – Pass College Street mini roundabout – Longmoor Road – left around the bend, Petersham Road and head back. [http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6527179 ]

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Runner of the Month

Congratulations to Christopher Magee
September Runner of the Month - Chris Magee.
We recently posted the incredibly moving story behind his Coast to Coast run (if you haven't seen, please do take the time to look back for it) and the awesome fundraising that came from it, but even just looking at it as a running feat, this was a phenomenal achievement.

Some of us have recently smashed great marathon performances and done some mind boggling long runs - I still see anything over 13 miles as a really long way - but Chris and his team were completing 30+ miles a day, for 6 days in a row!

They literally ran from one side of the country, to the other! I think if anyone told me they had drove that, my reaction would be 'crikey, that's a fair trek, how long did that take?'... to do it on their feet, in less than a week. Just wow.

So another massive well done to Chris, hopefully you've been able to put your feet up for a bit since and recover!

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September Runner of the Month - Chris Magee
on his coast to coast run.

Recent PBs

Mark Boot (16:11 for 5k), Anthony Hatswell (15:41 for 5k), Ryan Haw (16:08 for 5k)

Our Races

Long Eaton Running Club organises 'The Nomad Ultra' each year - click for more information;

The Nomad Ultra - 50 miles, 50km and relay [external site]
The Long Eaton 5 - Historical results
The Long Eaton 2 - The Fun Run - Historical results


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