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Get set for Whissendine 6ix

The Whissendine 6ix road race returns for its annual instalment on Friday, July 7 (7.30pm).

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Stilton Strider retains Road2Recovery crown

Jason Barton retained his title at the second Road2Recovery Half-Marathon at Eye Kettleby Lakes on Sunday.

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Several Striders dressed as Where;s Wally for the race EMN-170621-102600002

Road2Recovery Half-Marathon cut short as temperatures soar

Runners felt the heat on Sunday as the Road2Recovery Half-Marathon sweltered on the hottest day of the year.

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Luke Eggleston with his runners-up trophy at the Beacon Solstice EMN-170620-184032002

Stilton Strider Luke shines at Beacon Solstice

A large group of Stilton Striders raced in the Beacon Solstice, a five-mile trail race around Beacon Hill Country Park.

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Mari Smith clocks 800m PB in Birchfield Harriers win

Frisby middle-distance runner Mari Smith continued her excellent start to the track season by clocking a new 800m personal best.

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Nick leads Stilton Striders home in county league

A small group of Stilton Striders joined 683 runners for the third leg of the Leicestershire Road Running Summer League.

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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 - The start of the Year 3/4 race PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-170321-182810002

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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