Sunday, 17 March 2013

Raceways Shakespeare Half Marathon

Hello everyone!

Saturday 9th March saw lots of enthusiastic runners take to Long Marston Airfield to run Raceways Shakespeare Half Marathon. Luckily for runners, the wind and rain had calmed down, allowing great conditions for personal bests.

The race was sponsored by RunBreeze who gave prizes to the winners and gift vouchers to all who took part.

We had two wheelchair racers Mick and Phil and Judy Wolverton who was pushed around by Kevin and James.

Biscuits were donated by United Biscuits and bananas were donated by Fyffes.

The results were as follows:

James Parrot - 16.51
Paul Jefferies -19.31
Euan Adams - 19.33

Donna Walsh - 28.27
Caroline Lee - 28.57
Sharon Litterick - 29.25

Tim Jones - 36.57
Elliot Ward - 37.32
Ian Radford - 37.35

Lisa Da Silva - 38.30
Sarah Wheeler - 40.42
Kate Clarke - 48.18

Half Marathon
Stuart Spencer - 1.12.24
Terry Stanley - 1.21.29
Carl Tucker - 1.22.25

Jill McGee - 1.32.58
Sophie Moore - 1.33.56
Susanne Enhard - 1.35.03

Thank you to everyone who took part - we managed to raise £4718 for Kids Run Free. It’s events like these that help to keep our KRF race days as great as they are. 

You can find out more about Raceways upcoming events here:

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Kids Run Free March Update

Hello everyone!

Spring is just around the corner, and if our last event was anything to go by, Kids Run Free looks set to be bigger than ever in the coming months. Our March event saw over 300 children gathering at our 6 locations - well done to all of the kids that took part, and a big thanks to all the volunteers that helped make the events such a success. Read on for race results and news.

Last Saturday 2nd March saw the official launch of our Leicester event. Councillor Vi Dempster attended to represent the Lord Mayor. Brantano Shoes were also at the event volunteering for us. 

Also, our wonderful director, Martine Verweij was interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester, you can listen here if you missed out.

Our Coventry, Birmingham and Leamington Spa events were full of lots of eager runners.

Smiling faces

Enjoying the sunshine
Well deserved stickers

The Dimmock sisters - both ran 2k at this month's event - well done girls!

Well done to all the children who took part!