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Update; 14 January 2016

London Marathon Coach

We have booked a coach again this year to ease your marathon day pressures.
Last years worked well so we'll stick to the same plan, once again £15 per person
To secure your place pay your money to the RR bank account
sort code; 301553
account number; 42390360
With Ref; 'LM coach16'

Then send me an email
Available to both runners and supporters

Silverstone Half Marathon - URGENT

We have been asked again if we can provide some volunteers for this years Silverstone half marathon on Sunday 13 March.

Laura is going to co-ordinate for the club - we have to let them know by the 14 Jan how many volunteers we can provide, if we get enough we get a donation for the club and every helper gets, each volunteer gets an Adidas event jacket and lunch.

So if you can help please reply to this mail

Bacchus Half & Full Marathon

Bacchus race on 11 September 2016 is open!! Full price is £46 but we have a 10% discount - So £41.40p.
What to do....
If you want the discount you need to email Michelle at and cc: with Surname, First Name, Gender, DOB, Address, Postcode Telephone Number, Email and state whether you are entering the Full or Half (same price). If you entered through Redway Runners last year Michelle has your details so just send changes.

You need to send a bank transfer for £41.40 per person and ensure you tell Martin when you have transferred your money:

  • Sort code 301553
  • Number 42390360
  • Name; Redway Runners

It will fill fast so we plan to submit on 22 January 2016.
Get your names and details to Michell now!!!!!!
You will not receive anything through the post or any acknowledgement from Bacchus other than an email just before the event.

Details on the event at:

New Monday evening beginners group

Welcome to our new Monday evening beginners group with Glenn (no 31).
The first of three new beginners groups we have starting this month

Few dates for your diary

We have confirmed some of these dates in other news stories, or just been advised and are waiting on more information but thought you might like to add them to your diaries
  • 13 Feb - last race of the Cross Country at Campbell Park
  • 2 Apr - Club Social, The Old George, Stony Stratford
  • 4 May - Silverstone 10K
  • 22 May - Round MK Relay
  • 26 Jun - Club UK Trip Torbay
  • 28 Jun - MK 10K
  • 10 Aug - British Beer Festival - London
  • 21 Aug - Club UK trip, Isle of Wight
  • 25 Sep - NSPCC MK Half Marathon
  • 2 Dec- Club Christmas meal & party

You will also find all the club track dates on the club website as below

All these dates, and many others are on the club website on 'events' at:

Ice Hockey Arrangements

There will be over 130 of us at the MK Lightning versus Guildford Flames match on Saturday evening (16 Jan). If you have booked tickets they will be available to collect on arrival at the rink. Keep an eye out for us in reception area.

The game starts at 7pm so suggest you arrive early to avoid the queues. If you feel energetic you can skate after the match. The charge for this will be £2 for skate hire which you can organise yourself once at the rink.

For non-skaters we will be heading over the road to Wetherspoons at 171 Midsummer Boulevard for a couple of drinks after the game. All welcome!

See you on Saturday

MK Marathon & Half is Gold

Some good new the MK Marathon and Half Marathon has been awarded gold status - like to think that this in some part due to all the hard work we have all done in Redway Runners to support this event since its launch
Lets ensure 2016 is a great event as well so get yourself entered to run this year (club discount in the club weekly mail).
Or please help in this GOLD standard event and volunteer to be on the event crew - select 'Event Crew' on this web site
Andy Hully, race director said 'The MK Marathon has just been awarded the British Association of Road Runners (BARR) Gold Status. The highest of the grades which demands the very highest standards of race organisation and provision. We have worked very hard to achieve this.'

Redway Runners parkrun Road Trip

Time for another Redway Runners parkrun road trip and it is just down the road for Saturday 23 January to the fairly new Rushmere parkrun

So be great to have a good green turnout and we will go for a big green photo near the start at 8.50am

More on this parkrun at:

New Beginners courses starting

Just a week now till our daytime beginners group starts with the club on Thursday mornings, so if you want to kick start your new year with Redway Runners and take up running get signed up with us.
You need to book - full details are at:

SALE - Redway Runners Calendar 2016

We are down to our last few Redway Runners 2016 calendars and we have decided to have a sale and sell the final ones, so they are now half price at £6 (were £12) if you want one send in payment to the club bank account at:
  • Sort code 301553
  • Number 42390360
  • Name; Redway Runners
Then mail us at
We have sold our target, which covers the costs of production and all we sell now make more money for the club charity

Marathon Clinic 2016

We are able to confirm we will be holding a marathon clinic again working with the MK Marathon team on the Thursday 4 February 2016 (sorry about clash with club run only night could get the speakers booked) it will be upstairs at David Lloyd, Livingstone Drive, Newlands, Milton Keynes MK15 0DL.

We will have speaking Andy Hully, Race Director for the MK Marathon and Nick Anderson who has 25 years running experience, Nick is a graduate in Science & Management of health & fitness, a UKA level 4 endurance coach. Also on the night Fusion Sport will be attending so you can have a look at the products

More info on the event at:

The great news for Redway Runners is this event will be FREE for paid members you need to book using the link above and put in the code RRCLINIC

Redway Runners Festival of Running

This is the Fab looking special Redway Runners bling you should be getting for doing the Redway Runners Festival on Running on the 4 and 5 June 2016, it will have a ribbon that indicates the race you did. anyone doing more than one race can link them to form a lake & anyone doing all 4 can link them to form 4 Lakes with 2 upside down!!

It is one weekend with a marathon, two half marathons and a 10K with events on the Saturday and the Sunday - so it even gives the perfect opportunity to do two event or even three or for the mad all 4. I is only available at the moment to club fully paid members. Entries are limited for each race and are likely to sell out,

All the details and entry are at;

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Redway Runners Race discounts

Special discounts have been arranged for Redway Runner paid members – this is the place to find the details

Once you have entered a race let Julie Martin know (e-mail and you can be added to the ‘who is racing’ page on the club website. After you have run the event, send a link to the results to Nigel Sheppard and your result will be added to the results section.

If you have any contacts that can offer the club a discount please get in touch with Jonathan who is looking after these for Redway Runners

Current discount list, shown in date order:

Festival of Running MK - 6 March 2016
Unofficial code spotted for early bird entries, but no date for given for when to, enter promo MKRUN at:

Southampton Half Marathon & 10k - 24 April 2016
10% discount using discount code RUNCLUB

MK Marathon, MK Half Marathon, Marathon Relay  - 2 May 2016
15% discount using discount code RRVIPS

Redway Runners Festival of Running - 4 & 5 June
Enter all for races and get them at
£75 with £5 fees (so a £11 discount against booking the 4 races) -Just select 'All four races' at:


Running Bites

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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 ‘Redway Runners’

Normal Running Timetable

We have many club runs a selection of the main runs is listed below, but you can find the full list at:

RUNNING CLUB - all standards - 'Social run' 4 miles, with loop back for those who run 10 minute miles and quicker, 'Step up group' which does 2.7 miles at a gentle pace and the 'Club run' which does a 4 mile run with no loop backs, so you need to know the route. Each run has a tail runner.
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 9:30 for a 60-75 minute run.
RUNNING CLUB - all standards - meet at 9.30 prompt in at David Lloyd reception for a max 1 hour run (we mix up runs with Interval sessions or hills or a handicap run).
Evening social run or Step up to 10K runs or session work (hills, intervals or the handicap run) meet near the barriers at 19.00
10 mile club run, at between 8 and 9 minute/mile pace, 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 '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.
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