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Christmas and New Year 2023 at Redway Runners

November 06, 2023 by Martin Lawrence
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As Christmas fast approaches we have everything organised. (well pretty much)

On this page you will find info on special runs, which runs are happening, our special event Santa Saunter, the Christmas charity raffle, club Christmas party, what is happening at parkruns and club kit update

** Special Club Runs

We have a full timetable of runs – but a few specials or changes – details below:

 

Wednesday 13 December – Christmas Tree run

The Wednesday morning Discovery run at 9:30am will be from Stoke Goldington and will head out to view the Cristmas trees

 

Monday 18 December – Monday night Christmas lights run

All the Monday night 6pm runs will meet for this week in Newport Pagnell and each run will visit the Christmas lights, remember to bring some coins for the donation boxes

Meet at; Newport Pagnell Football Club, The Pavilion, Willen Rd, Newport Pagnell MK16 0DF

https://what3words.com/breeze.bashful.arrived

 

Thursday 21 December – Joint Social and Step Up run

A joint run followed by tea and coffee afterwards in the Change Watersports Lakeside Cafe at Willen Lake. All speeds are welcome for a 9.30am meet at Willen Observation Wheel for an initial three miles with an option for a further two miles following (tail runner and loop backs will mean no one gets left behind) … let’s join together for a Christmas gathering!!

 

Sunday 24 December – Run with the Animals

A Redway Runners tradition to run with the animals at Woburn, Starting at 9.00am. Wear Christmas outfits for the run, bring your camera. Old running shoes or trail shoes suggested.

* Social club run – This will be about a 6 mile route (more with loop backs) and will take about 75 to 90 minutes as stops to take photos and enjoy the animals and nature.

* Step up run – This will be about a 5.2 mile route (more with loop backs) and will take about 90 to 115 minutes as stops to take photos and enjoy the animals and nature.

 

Tuesday 26 December – Boxing Day Special

This Boxing Day traditional special will be a run to blow away those cobwebs a 7 to 8 mile off road route, seeing some of the great features on our back doorstep, still at 9.30am, suitable for all that can run the distance

Car park behind Boots, 8 Queens Ave, Newport Pagnell MK16 8EU (far car park is long stay)

https://what3words.com/rejoiced.waltzed.blemishes

 

Thursday 28 December – Ramble

Ramble at 2.30 from the Harvester at Eastlake Park, MK15 0SB, chance for a couple of mile walk followed by a drink

 

Friday 29 December – Review of the Year run

We do have a special event ‘Review of the Year’ run on the last Friday morning of 2023, 29 December morning at 9.30am

Meet and park at the Marina on Woodley Headland, Peartree Bridge

https://what3words.com/also.basin.colleague

Near and after refreshments at: Peartree Bridge Inn, Waterside, Peartree Bridge, MK6 3PE

https://what3words.com/lasted.hungry.layers

If you want to share your running story of 2023 let us know at rr@redwayrunners.com

 

Sunday 31 December – New Years Eve Hunt

Starting at 9am replacing the club normal runs and ramble, we have the New Years Eve Hunt, you will work in small groups going on the hunt, but be careful our hunters will be looking for you, some hunters are good, but not all!

We are still developing plans but expect 75 minutes of time to run, walk and hunt.

Park and meet at New Bradwell Sports Association at Bradwell Rd, Bradville, MK13 7AD (What3Words https://what3words.com/bolsters.emails.steroids) the overflow car park is for our use on the morning, please do not use the main car park in front of the building, some street parking is available.

Afterward drinks food etc at; Haley’s Comet, 101 Bradwell Rd, Bradville MK13 7AW  https://what3words.com/loitering.vessel.dislodge

Suitable for all including the Social club run, Step up run and Ramble.

 

Tuesday 640/730 Group

For the 19, 26 December and 2 January will run as one group and from the new year is a combined run ‘Tempo Tuesday’ from barriers to David Lloyd

 

The club weekly schedule is click here and more on run locations click here


** Club Runs

Full details of all the runs and the club weekly schedule click here and more on run locations click here

Green shading see above for more details as a special run.


** Santa Saunter – SOLD OUT

This is on Saturday 23 December at Willen Lake at 10am, you run, walk or saunter the 1 mile route, with our own green Santa and the special event medal and much more
Enter today, details at:
https://www.redwayrunners.com/events/activities/santa-saunter/


** Charity Christmas raffle

We are again doing our club Charity Christmas raffle with all profits going to the club Charity of the Year, The Thames Valley Air Ambulance, get your tickets on-line or in person, details at:
https://www.redwayrunners.com/redway-runners-christmas-raffle-2023/

If you can provide a raffle prize please mail us at; rr@redwayrunners.com


Club Christmas Tree

Redway Runners Christmas tree is in Midsummer Place, the New Bit!.

Go and have a look it is outside the Lego store, tree number 15.

You can vote for your favourite tree (hopefully the Redway Runners tree!!). There are pictures of all the trees too. We could win lots of money for The Thames Valley Air Ambulance charity, the club Charity of the Year.

Vote at:
https://midsummerplace.co.uk/events/christmas-tree-festival-2023


** Club Christmas party

Redway Runners Christmas party with disco is on Friday 15 December 2023, from 7.30pm to midnight, bar closes 11.30pm at Newport Pagnell Workmen’s Club (NPWMC) 28 Silver Street, Newport Pagnell MK16 0EN

Tickets are limited and are just £5, over 18s only.

All the details at: https://www.redwayrunners.com/it-is-time-to-christmas-party/


** Christmas Day parkrun

Milton Keynes Christmas day parkrun is on as well as New Years day

You can find details of all parkruns at:

https://www.parkrun.org.uk/special-events/


** Advent Calendar raffle

New for this year we are holding an Advent Calendar Raffle during November with all the profits going the the Redway Runners Charity of the Year which is ‘The Thames Valley Air Ambulance’.

Details  go to: https://www.redwayrunners.com/advent-calendar-raffle/


** Club kit

Last date to order standard club kit is 24 November as need to post by 15 December to ensure delivery. However, embroidered items last date 17 November 2023.

Order from:
https://www.redwayrunners.com/club-store/


** Christmas Presents

Jut a few ideas:

Club Kit – What about some new club kit from the club store it is not just tees and vest we also have hoodies, bags, jackets, head gear and much more, club store click here

 

Notch Bracelets – We have a Redway Runners Notch Charm for most of our events, you can find the bracelets at: https://notch.io/collections/running-club-notch-collection  You can find all the Redway Runners charms at: https://notch.io/collections/redway-runners-notch-charms

Redway Runners members discount code is: REDWAY10, which will give club members 10% off everything on our site other than clothing.

 

Entry to MK24 – why not treat yourself to an entry to our MK24 event in June

 

Race Discounts – enter a race and take advantage of club discounts – they are all listed in the club weekly mail

 

Ideas – we have a list of companies who give discounts to Redway Runners members, maybe that will give you inspiration, have a look at: https://www.redwayrunners.com/join-us/club-discounts/

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