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Pop Up Runs & Events 2018

June 23, 2018 by Martin Lawrence
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Again this Summer Redway Runners will be holding a series of ‘Extra’ Pop Up runs, these will take place during June, July, August and September 2018

All the details below:

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Friday 1st June – Rucksack Run

Lead; Tim Miles

Start 18:00. The Dukes Pub 7-9 Leighton Rd, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0AA(start & finish).

Mostly woodland with some road running to start/ finish. Appropriate for all; loop backs where needed. Wear running kit appropriate to the weather. Nothing else needed, apart from a sense of humour. Pub to finish.

Approx 01:15 duration. Some hills. Woodland running at its best. “A run that may involve the carrying of an item or two….”
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Monday 4 June – Give intervals a Go

Lead; Jonathan Clements

Start 19:00 from Barriers to David Lloyd

The club does hold weekly interval sessions on a Thursday evening but if you’ve never given it a go then this is for you! Come along for a taster session to see what it’s all about.
We will be going through the theory and principles of interval training before trying out some sessions built around the cornerstones of interval training:
– Hills
– Distance Repeats
– Pyramid / Fartlek
This will be a fun introduction that hopefully will get you hooked and coming
every week hope to see plenty of you there for a lot of laughs and maybe some hard work too!
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Saturday 16 June – Grand Union Canal Run

Lead; Portia Simond

Start 09:00 from The Three Locks (MK17 9DD) to The Grove Lock (aim to get about 10 miles in 2 hours).

This is a beautiful and peaceful route running on the Grand Union Canal.

You can see amazing wild-life and makes a nice change from running on the Redways.

We will be running to the last pub on the canal little (less than 5 miles) and making our way back to the three locks for refreshments. This run will be perfect for runners who want to push passed the 10k milestone.

Take with you: Drink, running trainers & hat. Please be prepared for the weather.

 
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Tuesday 26 June – Recovery Run

Lead; Tim Miles

Start: 19:00 at The Dukes Pub 7-9 Leighton Rd, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0AA (start & finish

Mostly woodland with some road running to start/ finish. Appropriate for all; loop backs where needed. Nothing else needed, apart from a sense of humour. Pub to finish.

Approx 01:15 duration. Some hills. Woodland running at its best. “A run where you may have to “recover” some people…”
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Wednesday 11 July – Rifle Run CANCELLED DUE TO WORLD CUP

Lead; Tim Miles

Start 19:00 from The Dukes Pub 7-9 Leighton Rd, Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0AA(start & finish).

Mostly woodland with some road running to start/ finish. Appropriate for all; loop backs where needed. Wear running kit appropriate to the weather. Nothing else needed, apart from a sense of humour. Pub to finish.

Approx 01:15 duration. Some hills. Woodland running at its best. “A run that may involve the use of rifles….”
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Saturday 14 July – MGB Naked parkrun Challenge

Contact; Martin Lawrence

Start 09:00 from Any parkrun

This is the MGB Naked parkrun, all you have to do is run parkrun naked, when we say naked we mean without your watch, or if you cannot really go that far, then you need to keep it covered (sweatband etc)

To take part you need to submit your time on this link Naked parkrun enter your name (preferred forename and surname) and your estimated time as in the following example  Bernie Bloggs, 31.20 you need to do this by 17.00 on Friday 13 July

Before the run we will download the information and this will be compared to the results time, if you do Milton Keynes parkrun, if you do a different parkrun then mail a link to the results to rr@redwayrunners.com
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Sunday 15 July – Sunday runs with CharityBreakfast

Contact; Martin Lawrence

Start 09:00 Neath Hill local centre

Following the success of the breakfast Sunday run last year Helen and Len have invited us back, so after the runs we will head back to Helen and Lens house for breakfast for a donation which will go the  Redway Runners charity of the year.

For info on the run check the Sunday run page on this website, under training tab
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Wednesday 25 July – Rice Run

Lead; Tim Miles

Start 18:00 from The War memorial. Bottom of Church Road (the big hill). Bow Brickhill. (start & finish).

Mostly woodland with some road running to start/ finish. Appropriate for all; loop backs where needed. Wear running kit appropriate to the weather. Nothing else needed, apart from a sense of humour. Pub to finish.

Approx 01:15 duration. Some hills. Woodland running at its best. “A run …with rice…?”
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Saturday 4th August – Outdoor core Taster

Lead; Clean Coach Katie

Hello everyone my name is Katie, also known as Clean Coach Katie. Lovely to meet you! I am a member of the Redway Runners and also a Personal Trainer.

On Saturday 4th August, I will be hosting an outdoor core taster session at Willen Lake (on the grass opposite the cafe) after park run at 10am.

The session will be for 30 minutes and ideal for runners wanting to improve their core and add variety into their training schedule. Strengthening your core will help stabilise the body when running, improve form & posture to help prevent injury and potentially even run faster 😉 who can say no to that!?

This session is free and open to all runners, ages and abilities!

Look forward to seeing you threre.
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Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August July 5 lakes, 5 evenings, 5 runs Marathon Challenge

Lead; Kevin Shepherd


Summer evenings exploring the beautiful lakes of Milton Keynes. Gradually increasing the distances to cover at least a Marathon distance in a week finishing at the Broughton Pub for a celebratory drink.

18:30 start. Will keep to the redways and will add in some surprise extra lakes. All runners welcome. No one left behind as we will do loop backs to keep everyone together.

Monday 6th Aug 7k at Furzton Lake from the Furzton Lake pub, MK4 1GA

Tuesday 7 Aug 8k at Blue Lagoon, Drayton Road, MK2 3HB

Wednesday 8 Aug. 8k Teardrops Lake from Woughton leisure centre, MK6 5EJ

Thursday 9 Aug 9k at Caldecott Lake from Caldecott pub, MK7 8HP

Friday 10 Aug 10k around Willen Lake from The Broughton Hungry Horse pub, MK10 9AA
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Bank Holiday Monday 27 August – Redway Runners Farm run

Start 10:00 Canons Ashby

New special chance to run on the farm at Canons Ashby with 5K or 10K runs – all the details and enter click here

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