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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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Wreake Valley Runners look forward to the start EMN-161220-113804002

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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Frisby athlete Mari Smith celebrates winning a team silver medal for Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championships at Toulon EMN-160212-131140002

Mari Smith wins Great Britain cross country team spot

Mari Smith will take the next step up the international ladder on Sunday when she runs for Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championships.

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Brownlow Schools sportshall athletics team will represent Melton and Belvoir at the county finals EMN-161117-102406002

Brownlow School athletes win indoor area title

The popular Melton and Belvoir School Sports sportshall athletics championships returned to Brooksby Melton College and featured more than 200 Year 5 and 6 pupils.

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The Stilton Striders at the Shepshed 7, from left,  Luke Eggleston, Darren Glover, Lynda Harris, Vicki Lowe. Not pictured: David Hall EMN-160911-094948002

Shepshed 7: Stilton Striders pair net top 30 finishes

A small group of Stilton Striders travelled to the Shepshed 7-mile road race, a two-lap course through Garendon Park.

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Pupils were asked to run with items of PE equipment EMN-161025-095635002

Swallowdale School pupils run for Matt Hampson Foundation

A total of 350 children took part in a fun run at Swallowdale Primary School in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation.

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Jason Barton (200) EMN-160913-185627002

Barton wins Stilton Stumble for second time

Stilton Strider Jason Barton won the Stilton Stumble for the season time in three years with a dominant display of running.

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Heading off-road near Branston EMN-161110-183951002

Eaton Stampede attracts record entry

The sixth running of the Eaton Stampede attracted a record entry of 82 runners and walkers.

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Personal best times for two Striders

A group of Stilton Striders travelled to Nottingham for the Robin Hood Marathon.

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Sophie lowered her own world record by four-tenths of a second to 12.60secs in the world championship final last year EMN-160825-102657002

Sophie Hahn adds Paralympic relay silver to sprint gold

Sophie Hahn added a second Paralympic medal to her impressive collection, but she had to settle for silver in the 4x100m relay.

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Sophie Hahn on the top step of the podium flanked by good friend Veronica Hipolito (left) and GB team-mate Kadeena Cox PICTURE: Adam Davy/PA EMN-160914-093817002

Sophie Hahn: “I can’t believe I’m Paralympic champion; it’s crazy!”

Sophie Hahn completed the set of major international 100m titles as she stormed to Paralympic gold in dominant fashion on Friday evening.

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Stilton Striders set off for their hill climb EMN-160913-184709002

Stilton Strider pipped at Old Dalby Hill Race

The Stilton Striders made up almost a quarter of the field at this year’s Old Dalby Hill Race.

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Paralympics: Sophie Hahn close to world record as she makes 100m final

Sophie Hahn came within a whisker of breaking her own world record as she blasted into tonight’s Paralympic T38 100m final.

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McDonnell spent the first two years working to correct Sophie's balance - a major obstacle for athletes with cerebral palsy EMN-160825-102723002

Paralympics: Sophie Hahn to start quest for gold

Two-time world champion sprinter Sophie Hahn will make her bid for Paralympic gold in Rio tomorrow (Friday).

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Recovering after a set of the dreaded 150m reps EMN-160825-102710002

Rio calling: Sophie Hahn prepares for Paralympic dream - a special feature

Sophie Hahn will toe the start line at Rio among Team GB’s hottest Paralympic gold medal prospects. At 19 she is already the fastest T38 female in history with a fistful of world records to her name. Oh and she’s only been running for three years.

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