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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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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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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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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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