• Midlands Road Relays: 23rd March 2019

    Midland Road Relays It was another successful day for Heanor Running Club at the Midlands 12 and 6 stage relays. As well as being able to field two full teams in both the Men’s and Ladies events (some 36 runners by my rudimentary maths!) there were some outstanding performances from the Ladies (running over 16 minutes […]

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  • Pud Run raises £1,000 for air ambulance service


    Club chairman, Rob Rainsford, treasurer, Yvonne Hobday, and secretary, Ian Salt, presented the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance service with a cheque for £1,000 following the sold-out success of the Matthew Walker 10k last November. This year’s event was the second year in succession that saw part of the money raised from race entries […]

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  • Fantastic running at 30th Pud Run


    Typically wet and windy November weather wasn’t enough to stop 862 runners from finishing the 30th edition of the Matthew Walker Christmas Pudding 10k earlier today. With all entries sold out well in advance of race day, runners from across the country turned out undeterred and were rewarded with a hefty Christmas pudding and limited […]

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  • Success in penultimate BDL


    Lisa Palmer-Blount, Louise Insley and Ashleigh Armstrong combined to secure top-spot for Heanor RC’s women at the latest BDL road race at Carsington Water. Matt Bickerstaff and Ben Rhodes took a yellow and blue one-two at the head of the race as junior, Dylan George, enjoyed one of his best-ever races to finish eighth. The […]

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  • European Masters medals for Louise, Lisa and Jill


    Lisa Palmer-Blount, Louise Insley and Jill Burke all returned from the European Masters Championships last weekend with silverware. Taking place at Vila Real de Santo Antonio in the Algarve, Portugal, the competition included race walk, 10k, half marathon and XC relays. All three, who have enjoyed British Masters success over the last couple of years, […]

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  • Success on the roads in Riga

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    Eighteen Heanor Running Club members, plus friends and family travelled to the Latvian capital of Riga last week to take part in a weekend festival of running. The annual club trip overseas exceeded all expectations. From the friendly locals, superb hotel and beautiful sights in the Old Town area, the visit followed on from previous […]

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  • Double-victory for men and women at Livingston Relays


    Heanor Running Club completely dominated the long-standing Livingston Relays in Leicestershire last weekend as the men romped home to their third-successive title and the women took top-spot for the first time in the event’s 88-year history. Hannah Viner and Stuart King set the tone from the off over the quick but blustery 3 mile lap […]

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  • Weekend road double-header sees HRC shine


    A busy weekend of racing saw Heanor RC in road and track action at events across the Midlands. The club held its own among quality opposition as the sole representative from Derbyshire at the ERRA National 12 Stage Road Relays on Saturday. Following a top-10 finish at the regional championships at the same Sutton Park […]

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  • HRC in action on the roads


    HRC runners were in action over various distances both at home and abroad over the weekend. Laura Beth James-Hutchinson and Ryan Ball traveled to Germany for the notoriously swift Berlin Marathon. Laura and Ryan ran 3:31:22 and 3:13:17 respectively in the German capital. Paul Winfield made the trek north of the border to make his […]

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  • Midland Counties Road Relay success


    Thirty-two runners represented the yellow and blue at the Midland Counties Road Relay Championships. Three mens teams, two womens and athletes in action across the younger age category races performed with aplomb across a days’ worth of racing. Joe Rainsford (18:25) led the men’s ‘A’ sextet to an eleventh-place finish with the fastest HRC clocking […]

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