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Athletics

Sophie Hahn shocked by latest world record at Loughborough

Sprint superstar Sophie Hahn warmed up for the world championships in sensational style by smashing her own world record.

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Teece and Glover head Stilton Striders at Gaddesby 7

A large group of Stilton Striders had a short journey to make for the second race of the Leicestershire Road Running League Summer Series, the Gaddesby 7.

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Mari Smith (left) at last year's BUCS Championships with Steph Pennycock (right) who took bronze for the second year running EMN-170517-143514002

Mari Smith claims British Universities 1500m title

Middle-distance runner Mari Smith secured one of the best victories of her career to claim a prestigious British title.

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Stoneley leads home Stilton Striders at West End 8

A good group of Stilton Striders made the short trip to Queniborough for the first round of the Leicester Road Running League summer series, the West End 8.

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Striders strike silver

Braunstone Park was the location for the Livingston Relays, a well-established race in the Leicestershire Running Calendar.

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Clive Kent and Katie Hateley covered the punishing 60-plus-mile fell race in around 21 hours EMN-170205-124645002

Stilton Striders duo conquer Yorkshire Dales in 60-mile fell race

Stilton Striders pair Clive Kent and Katie Hateley took on a gruelling fell race challenge, covering more than 60 miles and 11,000 feet of ascent.

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Stilton Striders out en masse at Belvoir Half

There was another good turnout of Stilton Striders who made the short hop up the road to race the Belvoir Half-Marathon on Sunday.

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Belvoir Half Marathon winner Stewart Spencer (25) hits the front at the very start EMN-171104-124112002

Belvoir Half Marathon runners feel the heat

A 500-plus field of runners faced sapping temperatures as the Belvoir Half Marathon heralded the hottest day of 2017 so far.

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Stilton Strider makes top 130 in 4,500-strong Lincoln 10k field

Stilton Striders were out and about competing over a variety of distances on Sunday.

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Almost 500 runners completed the Belvoir Half-Marathon in 2016 EMN-170328-132623002

Belvoir Half Marathon entries top 500

There is still time to enter the popular Belvoir Half Marathon and Fun Run which returns on Sunday, April 9.

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Rosie Ashmore narrowly missed out on the podium EMN-170330-180218002

Melton and Belvoir girls on the cross country podium

Melton and Belvoir cross country runners celebrated one of their most successful-ever county championships at Prestwold Hall.

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Stilton Striders at the Desford 5. Missing from picture: Mel and Nigel Willatt, Greeba Heard, Kathy Walsh EMN-170328-165505002

Hamdorff leads Stilton Striders contingent at Desford 5

A group of Stilton Striders made the trip to Desford, near Leicester, on Sunday for the fourth and final race in the Leicestershire Road Running League Winter Series.

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Last year's inaugural Road2Recovery Half-Marathon EMN-170329-085713002

Road2Recovery Half-Marathon: Friday deadline for discounted entry

Time is running out to get discounted entry to a fundraising half-marathon hosted by Claire Lomas.

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Frisby Fun Run: Last chance to enter

The deadline to enter this year’s Frisby Fun Run is looming fast as the event returns for its seventh year.

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Stilton Striders at the Stathern Duathlon. Missing from picture is Mick Stevens EMN-170322-090857002

Stathern Duathlon: Hallam takes 2017 victory

A large group of Stilton Striders made the short trip into the Vale of Belvoir for the Stathern Duathlon on Sunday.

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Stilton Strider takes Newton’s Fraction win

Stilton Striders runner Natalie Teece showed her marathon training is well on track by taking home a prize from the Newton’s Fraction Half-marathon.

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The Beast bares its teeth at Melton runners

Heavy rain and strong winds added an extra layer of difficulty as The Beast trail race returned to Aylesford Equine Cross Country course.

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Frisby School girls do the double at area championships

Frisby School runners once again left their mark as Long Field Academy hosted the 28th Melton and Belvoir Primary Cross Country Championships.

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Hundreds of runners and walkers take on epic the Belvoir Challenge

More than 1,000 runners and walkers braved the cold, wind and mud to take part in the 27th Belvoir Challenge on Saturday.

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Race winner Tom Whitmore (354) hits the front early on EMN-170228-122613002

Stilton 7: Eggleston excels as County Lague comes to Melton

The Stilton Striders put out a big field of runners as the Melton club hosted round two of the Leicestershire Road Running League on Sunday.

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