Sociable and competitive running in the city of Leicester.
West End Runners is a community based, city centre club for adult runners of a range of abilities, experience, background and age. The club is 21 years old (2005). Members include those who race competitively and others who run for fitness.The club aims to:
- promote a good community spirit
- provide advice, support, encouragement and opportunities to members to develop their full running potential, whatever that may be, and
- offer a social context for the sport of running.
- Meeting on Wednesdays at Leicester Rowing Club on Upperton Road, Leicester at 7.15 for 7:30pm run. At least four groups go out doing a variety of sessions including speed, hills, interval, tempo and distance. Early in the year there is usually a London Marathon group doing distance runs and a group for people new to running.
- Entering road, cross country and fell races - both winter and summer Leicester Road Running League and Derby Runner cross country as well as one-off races.
- Arranging informal off road running near Bradgate Park on Sundays
- Organising social events including the annual presentation evening, the Christmas Meal, pre-London Marathon meal, skittles evenings and presentations/socials with other clubs.
- Come down on a Wednesday to club night Contact has directions, or
- Want to find out more? then click the link Visit Us, or
- Want to talk to someone? then click the link Contact.
Recent web site changes:
1/11/09. Redirect to new website.
14/3/09. Add 2009 LRRL Numbers.
22/2/09. Update names to faces and all pictures with Grace Dieu 2009 pictures.
8/2/09. Update events, web links and names to faces. Delete race web pages as were moved to own site.
4/11/08. Event date change - LRRL Kibworth 6.
2/11/08. Annual update for; Contacts, club officers, beginners course dates, names to faces. Big update of events = 2009.
This website was launched in October 1999.
From November 1999 until August 2003 this home page has had over 1000 hits.
From 29th November 2003 until 30th July 2006 the hit count was 12948.
From 10th April 2007 hit count is;
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