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Stilton Striders: Thompson claims top 50 finish at Rothley 10k

A group of Stilton Striders made the short trip across the county for the Rothley 10k.

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Road2Recovery runners make their way out of Eye Kettleby Lakes last year EMN-180530-102326002

Melton runners braced for Road2recovery Half-Marathon

You have just a few days to enter Melton’s half-marathon, hosted by fundraising champion Claire Lomas.

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Mari raises her arms in triumph as she pips top Scottish prospect Mhairi Hendry in the 800m final EMN-180515-115937002

Frisby track star Mari Smith peaks to claim brilliant British title

Up-and-coming track runner Mari Smith produced one of the performances of her career to win a British title in brilliant fashion.

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The 2018 Clawson 10k gets under way EMN-180517-114720002

Clawson 10k presents hot and hilly challenge

This year’s Clawson 10k attracted almost 250 runners and walkers to tackle the challenging cross country trail race.

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Striders lady vets team won silver - from left, Lou Houghton, Vicki Lowe, Julie Bass EMN-180305-161048002

Stilton Striders vets claim Livingstone Relay silver

A group of Stilton Striders travelled to Braunstone Park, in Leicester, for the Livingston Relays, one of the oldest races on the county calendar.

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Frisby Fun Run EMN-180418-143609002

School’s family fun run attracts large entry

The Frisby Fun Run on Saturday attracted an entry of 225 runners - some of the runners are pictured right.

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The Frisby Fun Run is part of the mini series with Thrussington and Queniborough PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-181101-141258002

Fun run series set to resume 
at Frisby

The Frisby Fun Run will go ahead as planned on Saturday with the course passed fit despite the recent wet weather.

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The 2018 Belvoir Half gets under way, with runner-up Chris Jordan (342) in the thick of things EMN-181004-152350002

Belvoir Half Marathon: Birch claims win for Hinckley RC

Almost 450 runners gathered at Hose Village Hall on Sunday morning for the Belvoir Half Marathon and Fun Run.

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The 2017 Belvoir Half Marathon was run in soaring temperatures EMN-180304-185054002

Belvoir Half-Marathon ready for the off

Hundreds of runners will be pounding the country lanes this weekend as the Belvoir Half-Marathon returns for its annual outing.

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The gold medal-winning Year 4 girls' squad EMN-180304-171143002

Melton and Belvoir runners claim medal haul at county championships

Young Melton and Belvoir runners performed brilliantly on the county and national stage as the girls returned with team and individual medals.

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The Stilton Striders out en masse at the Desford 5 EMN-180327-190548002

Stilton Striders out in force at Desford 5

Stilton Striders pair Natalie Teece and Matt Gayton continued their spring marathon preparations when they travelled to London for the Lee Valley Half-marathon.

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Waist-deep levels in the water crossing on the scheduled race day EMN-180320-170529002

Entries re-open for re-arranged Queniborough Fun Run

Organisers have confirmed the Queniborough Stomp fun run will now take place on Saturday, April 21, with entries now accepted until Tuesday, April 17.

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Belvoir Half Marathon winner Stewart Spencer (25) hits the front at the very start EMN-180313-113235002

Belvoir Half Marathon set to rumble through the Vale

Final preparations are being made for the Belvoir Half-Marathon and Fun with the deadline for entries closing fast.

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Start of the Long Clawson 10k. EMN-180803-160746002

Clawson 10k set to celebrate 10th birthday

The Clawson 10k is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Sunday, May 13.

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Old Dalby Primary School will go on to represent the area at the county finals EMN-180803-123336002

Old Dalby Primary top sportsability festival

Old Dalby, Sherard and Ab Kettleby primary schools took part in the Melton and Belvoir School Sports Key Stage 2 Sportsability Festival at Melton Sports Village.

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Lighting up the winter gloom EMN-180603-094747002

Melton Running Club: The story behind a runaway success

Monday evenings are traditionally drab, uninspiring affairs, the end of a dreaded first day of the working and school week, and the precursor to four more shackled days.

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Action from the Year 3 and 4 girls' race EMN-180503-181417002

Brownlow Primary School bosses cross country championships

Brownlow Primary School runners were on top form as they dominated the prizes at the 29th Melton and Belvoir Primary Cross Country Championships.

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Front runners set the early pace at the Stilton 7 EMN-180503-172715002

Striders turn on the style at fast Stilton 7

The Stilton Striders enjoyed success on the course and off it as the Melton club hosted the opening round of the county league.

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The Frisby Fun Run is part of the mini series with Thrussington and Queniborough PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-181101-141258002

Second chance to enter Thrussington Fun Run as Storm Emma scuppers race

Storm Emma got the better of Thrussington Fun Run as fresh snowfall and storm force winds persuading organisers to postpone Saturday’s cross country race late on Thursday.

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A King of the Mountain stage up Mill Hill has been introduced for 2018 EMN-180228-114654002

Stathern Duathlon aiming for fisrst sell-out

Time is ticking for runners and cyclists to enter this year’s Stathern Duathlon.

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