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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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Runners climb out of the Vale of Belvoir to make their way through land on the Belvoir Estate EMN-180226-155504001

Community comes together for big annual village school fundraiser

More than 1,000 people braved the winter chill on Saturday to run or walk across the idyllic countryside of the Vale of Belvoir in a popular annual fundraiser organised by Harby Primary School.

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Pupils put their best foot forward at the Vale of Belvoir Schools Cross Country Championships EMN-180220-100224002

School sport: Long Clawson pupils claim area cross country crown

Long Clawson Primary School’s cross country team continued their impressive form with a triple team success at Hose.

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Belvoir Challenge 2017 - through muddy fields on the way to Plungar EMN-180220-171837001

Hundreds ready to brave The Belvoir Challenge this weekend

It is likely to be very muddy, cold and wet on Saturday morning but hundreds of competitors will still have a great time splashing their way around the undulating countryside in this year’s edition of The Belvoir Challenge.

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Be prepared to get wet at the Queniborough Stomp EMN-180216-113303002

Queniborough Stomp returns - and it’s open to everyone

The family-friendly Queniborough Stomp cross-country race returns on Saturday, March 10 for its annual outing.

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Claire Lomas at Old Trafford Cricket Ground during a promotional event for the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon which she is taking part in EMN-180213-113117001

Inspirational Claire aims to beat her marathon best in Manchester

Six years after she made headlines around the world by walking 26 miles in a special robotic suit, paralysed Claire Lomas is preparing to take on her second marathon.

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