• 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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  • British Masters silver for HRC quartet

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    Heanor RC’s women secured silver for the second year running at the British Masters Road Relays in Sutton Coldfield earlier this month. The quartet of Louise Insley, Claire Smith, Wendy Roethenbaugh and Lisa Palmer matched their finish from twelve months ago to finish sandwiched between winners Belgrave Harriers and bronze medalists Telford. Continuing her recent return to […]

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  • HRC claim hard-fought victory at Livingston Relays


    Heanor Running Club successfully defended the Livingston Relay title in dramatic fashion at Braunstone Park, Leicestershire last weekend as the quartet of Tim Holling, Joe Rainsford, James Mee and Chris Rainsford combined to snatch victory in the final half-mile. Eight teams turned out in a typically strong yellow and blue showing, including three women’s teams, […]

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  • Marathon success in the capital for yellow & blue


    Four debutantes, three personal bests and a fourth-place finish in the junior event was the story of Heanor RC’s day at the London Marathon last weekend. In grey and cool conditions perfect for the runners if not so much for the traveling supporters that made their way from the East Midlands, the yellow and blue […]

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  • 2015 BDL Summer Road League fixtures


    Thoughts may still be muddy but dates for the 2015 BDL Summer Road League have been announced. Heanor Running Club made it a clean-sweep at the final BDL road race in August as an all yellow and blue top-six saw the men retain the title for another year and the women regain top-spot from Sutton Harriers […]

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  • Alastair & Carl claim HRC places for 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon


    Carl Hughes and Alastair Hobday have won the club’s two places for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon in the draw made last night at the Heanor RC Christmas meal at Denby Lodge. Carl and Alastair were joined in the draw by Tim Holling, Abbie Leivers, Paul Winfield and Ian Mellors after all six were […]

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  • Weekend Round-Up: 15-16 November


    Heanor RC’s trip to the North for the final Club Championship event of the season brought personal bests galore at the Leeds Abbey Dash. The notoriously fast and deep field of top British talent assembled once more for the race that also incorporated the England Athletics 10k Championships. Central AC’s Andrew Butchart won the race […]

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  • No PB but Valencia Half Marathon leaves sun-kissed memories for Abbie


    Last weekend saw ten Heanor RC members return for the second-successive year to the Spanish city of Valencia for the annual club trip abroad. A tradition that started back in 2003 in Prague – and that has taken in such places as Lisbon, Berlin, Torremolinos and Antwerp since – the 2014 trip proved to be […]

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