Weekly Running Update from David Lloyd Redway Runners
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DLRR Sunday run 11 May 2014
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In this issue:

MK Marathon and Half

You can see loads of DLRR photos at this link

Thanks to Tim Mackley for sorting this - if you have any DLRR photos send them to Tim for our Flickr albums

DLRR - all around the world 

Where have you worn your DLRR t-shirt (geographically speaking that is)? Send in your photo and we'll add it to the DLRR "Where in the World" map (Tim)


Thanks to all those that came along to the club AGM on the 13 May, the key items discussed as well as all the usual business are below more will follow on these later:

  • Launched a ladies tee shirt
  • A children's running tee will be launched soon
  • Club branding will be working up a more detailed proposal
  • Club charity of the year voted on and will be The Harry's Rainbow Charitable Trust
  • Committee elected and are welcoming Veritie Yates as Coaching Coordinator and Jamie Farmer as On-Line activity

You can read a copy of the club report from this page

Round MK Relay - this Sunday

Below are the teams for this Sundays Round MK relay, If you are not running come along and support the DLRR teams
Details of the relay and legs at:

Team start times are:
Chicago Shufflers 08:25 ****
Green Team 08:30
All By Himself 08:30
Virtually Fat Free 08:33
New York Pacers 08:37 ****
Blue Team  08:40
Chafing The Dream 08:41
Twisted Blisters 08:43
Glorious Buzzards  08:46
Scrambled Legs  08:47
President's Team  08:55
Boston Bounders  09:02 ***
Berlin Bouncers  09:09 ***
London Lopers  09:15 ***
Lynn's Leaders  09:32
Amy's Antelopes  09:33
Kate's Canterers  09:34
Fiona's Fliers  09:34
Nikki's Navigators  09:37
Bianca's Blisterers  09:42
MK Mile Munchers  09:39 ***
Di's Boy's  09:50
Wasdell Wombles  09:51
Wasdell Elite  10:09

We do have a club Sunday run this week details on the club web site

New DLRR Clothing - Ladies Tee

We have a new ladies running tee shirt now available, details and the order form are on the club shop at:

DLRR Golf day

The 2nd DLRR golf day is taking place on Saturday 7th June at Tilsworth Golf Club near Dunstable.
Judging by the first golf day, this will be more of a social event with everyone taking as many shots as possible to make sure we get our money's worth so whatever your golf ability, rest assured you would fit in well !
We still have a couple of places available for anyone interested in playing.
For further details or to book your place please contact Jonathan Clements at

In the press

We get some great coverage in the MK Citizen from the MK Marathon

NSPCC Half Marathon

Sunday 6th July Jenny Dowling from the club is looking after a DLRR water station for the Milton Keynes NSPPC half marathon, We need at least 6 to 8 people to help. So if you are free that day let Jenny know or mail me and I will pass on your details

parkrun in Liverpool

Whose coming to Liverpool and whose doing parkrun?

Michelle and Chris are getting married on 31st May and would like to have a bit of a Hag parkrun in Liverpool (Princes parkrun) on 24th May. Are you up for wearing a tu tu? flowers in your hair? wigs? bow ties? and button holes?

Debbie Dickinson has some bow ties and button holes for us. Any colour tu tu's. Club t-shirts if poss.

Message Debbie Dickinson.for more info (o via me)

DLRR Pacing at parkrun MK 

We thought it was about time we did some pacing at MK parkrun - so on the 14 June we are looking for pacers - so please let us know what times you could pace - nice to have every minute covered and maybe a few in the middle (ie 22.30). If you want to pace please let Diane Gilbert know (or via me) as will be drawing up the list of pacers.

You will get the parkrun volunteer points as well for pacing
DLRR Finish the Mad May Dash 10K at Willem Lake in style

Furzton relay - help needed

We are holding our club event the 'Furzton Fun Relay' on Sunday the 20 July afternoon - to make this successful and show DLRR at our best we need plenty of help on the day - if you can help then please contact Sarah Lambert or mail me and will pass on you details

If you have any contacts that may be interested in entering a team - entry forms and more details at:

New Evening Beginners Group

We are getting very close to launching our next evening beginners group - details should be in next weeks mail and on the club Facebook page soon

parkrun Saturday 17 May

This Saturday, 17 May we have two parkrun opportunities:

Firstly we have our evening beginners group with Glenn doing the graduation parkrun at MK - we need quite a few buddies - can you help!!! If you can please message Glenn (or me and I will pass on) - let's make it a fun DLRR parkrun for them.

Also on the 17th May is the first Buckingham parkrun - so know a group are heading over to add a bit of green

Hotpod Yoga - Offer

We have a new offer to DLRR members with the new Hotpod Yoga opening on 31 May 2014
Full details on the club web site at:
They also have an opening offer - see below


Have you renewed yet - membership year ends 31 March - you need to take action - click the button for the forms
Have you renewed yet?

NSPCC MK Half - DLRR Special Offer

We have been offered a discount for the NSPCC half marathon on Sunday 6 July of 15% of entry price, this code starts on the 2 April and is for on-line entries.
To take advantage you need to be a paid DLRR member and enter the code DLRRNSPCC14 and enter your club as 'David Lloyd Redway Runners'
If after you have entered you let Julie Martin know you can be added to the who racing where page
Enter at:

Remember if you can not run, then we are managing a water station and will need your help.

Still looking for ideas for making this event fun.

DLRR Event Discounts with FQ Events

We have some lovely new friends over at FQ Events and I have managed to sort DLRR paid members a race discount on there events. To take advantage you need to be a paid up DLRR member and enter David Lloyd Redway Runners' as your club name. All the events are at: (membership of DLRR pays - You must be a member - so get joined or renew now)

All the events are listed below - together with the code you need, The Target is £5 and the rest are 20% discount

Upcoming events
Event:    The Cattle Creep
Date:     26th June
Code:    localclubCattleCreep2014
Event:    Up & Running MK Winter Half Marathon
Date:     14th December
Code:    localclubMKHalf2014
Further afield but you never know…
Event:    Tewkesbury Half Marathon & 10K Road Race
Date:     25th May
Code:    DLRRTewks2014

Tour of MK - DLRR Offer

The Brian Graves 32nd, Tour of Milton Keynes takes place Sunday 31st August to Friday 5th September with a race in or around  the MK area each day
Complete all 6 days and you earn the exclusive tee shirt. A number of us took part last year and had great fun, well this year MMKAC have offered a discount to paid DLRR members (so make sure you have renewed/joined) of 15% for entries by the 31 July 2014
Details of the event at:
To claim the discount you need to enter the code DLRRTOMK14 and input your club as 'David Lloyd Redway Runners' by 31 July 2014
I also have a paper version of the entry form - let me know if you want that.
If after you have entered you let Julie know you can be added to the who racing where page on the club web site
So come on lets get a good DLRR team at the event this year

Membership Renewals

Membership this year is still only £5 for the year to 31 March 2015, this year includes the MultiSports membership..

To renew complete the form on the joining page and return it, all the details are on the form.

You can add UKA as part of your membership - this is an additional £10, the fee we have to pay UKA - details of what UKA includes can be found from the link on the page above

New For 2014 - 2015 membership

One of the main advantages of MultiSports now being included for all members is you can take advantage of reduced rates for member clubs for Tri England - to do this details and links on this page:

The club are hoping to be a part of the Chiltern Cross Country league from September - this means your entry to the races in this series are free to all paid members of the club.

Running Bites

- Have you ‘liked’ our Facebook page yet – if not you are missing the club updates – just click link below and click like

- DLRR members a 10% discount of the Silverstone Duathlon series. To retrieve this please enter the code: DLRR10off into the booking form and enter your club as 'David Lloyd Redway Runners'.

- Kimbolton Half Marathon 10% discount on the 17 August 2014. A small village between St Neots and Northampton. Race info and entry at;!kimbolton-half-marathon/c7bb The discount is 10%. To claim you need to use 'Lloyd10' and enter your club as David Lloyd Redway Runners

- The RockSolidRace on Saturday  20 September and DLRR have the 11:40 wave start, please put your team as 'David Lloyd Redway Runners' enter at:

- If you know of anyone who would like to offer the club discounts / benefits – get in touch
- If you have entered any races let us know and will add you to the ‘Who’s racing Where’ page of the web-site.
- If you spot anything wrong on the club web site or have done a race – please let us kno.


Results are posted on the results page on our web page (that is if you have sent a link to the results to Nigel)

The latest club parkrun results are at: If you ran and are not listed then please, from a parkrun mail (results or newsletter), click the ‘manage my profile’ and you can then update your club to ‘David Lloyd Redway Runners’

Normal Running Timetable

RUNNING CLUB - all standards - 3 or 4 miles, or the Step up group which does 2.7 miles at a gentle pace. Meet near the barrier entrance at 19.00 or if you are new at 18.50.
6 to 8 miles, approximately 9 minute/mile pace, meet reception 11.00 for a 60-75 minute run.
RUNNING CLUB - all standards - meet at 9.30 prompt in reception for a max 1 hour run (we mix up runs with Interval sessions or hills or a handicap run).
Evening run or session work (hills, intervals or the handicap run) meet near the barriers at 19.00
10 miles, 9 minute/mile pace or faster, meet reception 9.30.
parkrun *, 5k meet at the mini bowl at Willen Lake 9.00 - all standards - free event - should register before attending and bring the barcode, you can register your club as 'David Lloyd Redway Runners' even if you have not joined as it is a free event.
Longer training runs, meet at 9.00 check the web site under 'Train' and ‘Sunday runs’ for details.

Please remember to do your warm up and cool downs before and after the run.
Small Print
'David Lloyd Redway Runners' is independent affiliated running club but supported by David Lloyd, if you would like to join the club you will find a form on our website. We are not part of David Lloyd and you do not need to be a David Lloyd member to join us.
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