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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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Runners face around 40 obstacles on the five-mile course Picture: Craig Johnson EMN-170903-133707002

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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The Melton and Belvoir Schools Cross Country Championships in full swing EMN-170203-114911002

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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There was an impressive Stilton Striders turnout at Kibworth EMN-170214-153311002

Stilton Striders out in force at Kibworth 6

A large group of Stilton Striders travelled to Kibworth for the first race in this year’s Leicester Road Running League.

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Family-friendly Queniborough Stomp returns

Entries are open for the annual Queniborough Stomp cross country run which is raising money to help a village dance group.

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Owen wins county call-up as John Ferneley College runners star

John Ferneley College pupil Owen Blair has capped a superb cross country season by qualifying to run for his county.

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Vicki Lowe, pictured with fellow Striders, received flowers and chocolates for her Leicester 5k series win EMN-170702-120253002

Stilton Striders in top form in Leicester 5k series

Melton runner Vicki Lowe cemented the women’s title at the Leicester 5k Winter Series with victory in the final round last week.

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Stilton Striders tackle Midlands Cross Country Championships

On Saturday, two Stilton Striders travelled up the road to Prestwold Hall to compete in the Midlands Cross Country Championships.

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The stream crossing at Frisby Fun Run PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-170125-173827002

Frisby Fun Run entries open

Entries have opened for the seventh annual Frisby Fun Run which takes place on Saturday, April 1.

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Frisby School's all-conquering cross country squad EMN-171001-154514002

Frsiby School tops county cross country league

Frisby pupils made an excellent start to the cross country season by winning the small schools category in the Leicestershire Primary School League.

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Stilton Strider claims bronze at county cross country championships

A small group of Stilton Striders travelled to Burbage Common, near Hinckley, for the 91st Leicestershire and Rutland Cross Country Championship,

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Sophie Hahn holds all of the major international T38 100m titles as European, world and Paralympic champion EMN-170401-095829002

Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn awarded MBE

A momentous year for Paralympic sprint champion Sophie Hahn was capped in suitably memorable style when she was named in the Queen’s New Year Honours on Friday.

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Mari Smith shows off her European gold medal with team-mates Jess Judd and Rebecca Murray EMN-161227-124538002

Frisby runner Mari Smith lands European gold medal

Mari Smith is targeting more major international competition after winning team gold at the European Cross Country Championships.

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Club person of the year Jenny Kent with the Striders Cup EMN-161220-154200002

Stilton Striders reward their stars of 2016

The Stilton Striders held their annual awards evening and Christmas party at the Grange Garden Centre, in Asfordby Hill.

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Gaddesby Gallop dominated by West End Runners

This year’s Gaddesby Gallop was dominated by the West End Runners as a field of festive runners toed the line on Saturday for the annual cross country challenge.

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The Stilton Striders group get set for the popular Keyworth Turkey Trot EMN-161213-103539002

Stilton Striders: Keyworth Turkey Trot top 10 for Barton

A large group of Stilton Striders made the short trip to Keyworth for the Turkey Trot half-marathon on Sunday with nearly 1,000 finishers.

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