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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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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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Natalie Teece approaches the finish line EMN-170314-154517002

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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Belvoir Challenge 2017 EMN-170228-144732001

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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