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At Long Eaton Running Club, we cater for all ages and abilities, from the 12 minute miler to the 12 miles an hour athlete. We run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, meeting at 6.30p.m. for an optional warm up session then start running at 7pm. We organise at least 2 different distances to cater for different abilities & if you are new a LERC member will stay with you so you won't get lost. After training, a few of us always go for a beer or two at a local pub, so please join us for a chat. Have a look around our site and if you fancy a run with us why not pop along one club night. We don't bite.
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Latest Results and News
The next event in the calendar is : Club runs (Tue 15th)
Club run (25 Minute Out and Back - Winter Route - 6.00 miles);
Out and back route. After 25 minutes, turn back and re-trace your route. On the return leg, aim to overtake the runners in front of you and try not to get overtaken! Start by heading North on Wilsthorpe Road and turn right at the Roundabout onto Derby Road. At The Green roundabout, continue straight on along Nottingham Road. Continue past The Manor pub and stay on the main road toward Beeston. When you have been running for 25 minutes, turn back along the reverse of the route. Shorter Option - Turn back at 15 or 20 minutes. [http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7419388]
Club run (C25K Support - 2.00 miles);
Couch to 5K Support - Helpers needed! The positive input from so many club members has helped make the LERC C25K group so successful. The more helpers we have, the better the experience for those taking their first steps into the joys of running
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Runner of the Month
Congratulations to Lee Allsop
Please enter reason hereSeptember's runner of the month is a relative newcomer to LERC, but someone who has made a big impression. Lee only joined in April after inadvertently joining in on one of our 5 mile time trial runs, whilst out on a solo run. He enjoyed running with others so much, he joined almost immediately. Anyone who knows Lee, will know his background of charity running over the marathon distance and the inspirational transformation he has made in his life. You will also probably know Lee's recognisable style of a buff and his headphones - although I'm not sure if he's ever actually listening to anything with his sociable and supportive nature! Lee has been asset to the club and this has been highlighted through September, as he formed part of a great group of LERC'ers, who worked together and supported each as they strode towards their respective goals. Results-wise, Lee had a great September, starting off with a PB at the Wilne 10k, just missing on a sub 43 clocking by an agonising 3 seconds. Lee then went on to finish 36th at the Draycote Water 20 miler, in a very respectable time, before smashing the Robin Hood half and knocking a few minutes of his previous best, despite the poor weather conditions! Congratulations Lee and keep doing what you're doing 💪 *Lee has since completed his Chester marathon, despite picking up an injury on his way around. Trooper.
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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