Weekly Running Update from David Lloyd Redway Runners
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DLRR club Sunday run 16 Feb - our first paced Sunday run
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DLRR Exclusive

This Sunday the club run is starting and finishing at Body Limits Transition shop (Unit 3a, Erica Road, Stacey Bushes, Milton Keynes, MK12 6HS) the shop at the moment is closed on Sundays - but this Sunday they are opening exclusively for us.

Not only that but they have a sale which will go live Monday 24th Feb with 20% off clothing, 30% off footwear. With us in the store Sunday morning we will get first look and choice at our sale and we are happy to give you exclusive first look! Please bring along your DLRR membership cards

So come along for the run which starts at 9:00 It will be a 2 hour 10 minute run with coffee in the shop afterwards about 11:10 (they have a coffee shop!!).

If you are not running then come along to the shop between 11.00 and 12.00 and join us and have a look and a coffee

New Beginners course starting

We have a new evening free beginners course starting on the 17 March, this will be led by Glenn and will be on Mondays at 19.00 (week one 18:30 at David Lloyd reception) from the David Lloyd barriers
This is ideal for anyone new to running or returning to running.
The runners will graduate at the free MK 5K parkrun on the 19 May
Places are limited - to book and for more info please go to:
Please pass this information on to anyone who may be interested

Membership Renewals

It is approaching that time to renew your membership for the club, it is due by the 31 March, Membership this year is still only £5 for the year to 31 March 2015, this time 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.

Day-time STEP-UP is back!!

The course is for 6 weeks starting from 25th April to 5th June on Thursdays at 10.00 – max 1 hour, meet at David Lloyd reception and led by Portia. This course is for runners who can run continuously for 30 min or more without stopping.
At the end of the course you should be capable of:-
  • running a 10k
  • joining the Wednesday morning social run
  • enjoying parkrun at an improved speed
If you feel you are not ready for the Wednesday morning club run, but the beginners is too slow, this course is for you. Just come along on the 25 April

DLRR Road trip - Northampton

DLRR road trip to Northampton parkrun on Saturday 1 March at 9.00 and the Magic mile (same location) at 10.00 - all welcome - come along and try a different parkrun and lets make Northampton a bit greener for the morning

DLRR Milestone

This week the club achieved a big milestone with 600 paid members.


When running with us - we want everyone to have a great run and we want to maintain our reputation of being a fun social running club so it is important that we are a friendly bunch - we have always had our runners guidelines on our web site - link below - but please do try to run on the left and be aware of others who are also using the open spaces

DLRR Family Fun run

We held our Thursday Family Fun Run today. A successful first family run for the club, 49 parents and children turned up. We ran up to Cambell Park with some hill work, loop backs and sprints! The children were amazing, really good runners. Well done all

Sports Injury assessments

Had this through from Body Limits shop in Stacy Bushes:

I am writing to you as we are a triathlon shop, body performance rehab centre and cafe based in Milton Keynes. Our body performance rehab centre has registered osteopaths, physiotherapists and sports therapists. We are holding a drop in Sports Injury Assessment Clinic on Saturday afternoons between 3 and 4pm. These will be free 5 minute sessions with one of our highly qualified staff who will endeavour to diagnose and recommend treatment for the injury. 

We feel this service is a great asset to all athletes and would therefore like to ask you if you could notify your club members about this service and possibly share our advert on your website, social media and notice board.

DLRR in Barcelona for the Half Marathon on Sunday (16 Feb)

Beginners Bike info

We now have some beginners biking info on the club web site - courtesy on Trudie and the 'Birdy Bikers' at:
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Track Session

We have a club track session with Vanessa on Wednesday evening 26 February at Stantonbury track - meet at 18.45 - cost is £2 per member or non-members £4

Marathon Clinic approaching

We have our second marathon clinic fast approaching, Clinic 2 - "Getting real" on Wednesday 26 February 2014, upstairs at David Lloyd, from 19.30 to about 21.30

We have 3 more wonderful speakers lined up, including the editor from men's running!!

  • Nick Anderson, Coaching Editor for men's Running
  • Campbell Noon, from Re-Leaf on The mind the body and the running shoe
  • Robin Dowswell,  DrDobbin on ‘Marathon Nutrition’

Places this year are limited. It costs just £2 for DLRR members (non-members will be £4) - this includes tea or coffee. to attend you need to book, booking details on the club page at:

David Lloyd Redway Runners Dragon Boat Team

DLRR need another 7 rowers to make a team in this years Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday 22 June 2014 at Willen Lake.
If you're interested then please email Andy Hully on

DLRR Golfing day

We have the DLRR Golfing day coming up on the Sunday 16th March at Abbey Hill Golf Centre and we have a few spaces left.
Arrive from 9am for coffee and bacon rolls with 3 tee slots booked from 10am
£27 includes 18 hole golf plus coffee & roll Prizes on the day All standards welcomed - we have a wide spread of handicaps playing!
To join in get in contact with Jonathan on

Kimbolton Half Marathon club discount

We have managed to get a discount for paid DLRR members for the Kimbolton Half Marathon on the 17 August 2014. Kimbolton Castle 1/2 Marathon takes place in Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, A small village between St Neots and Northampton.

Race info and entry at:!kimbolton-half-marathon/c7bb

The discount is 15% till the end of February and 10% after that. To claim you need to use  15% code 'Lloyd15' till end Feb then it is 'Lloyd10' and enter your club as David Lloyd Redway Runners

Remember to let us know once you have entered, so that we can add you to the 'who racing where' page on the club web site.


Do not forget to register your runs on Jantastic if you joined - DLRR team is doing well with 68 members, position 72 and score of 44

Running Bites

- Have you ‘liked’ our Facebook page yet – if not you are missing the club updates – just click link below and click like
- 15% discount code for paid members of DLRR for the Milton Keynes Festival of Running in March 2014 (so you are potentially getting £2 discount for affiliated club and a further 15%) . When entering on-line you need to enter the code 'Redway15' then in the club enter '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 know.

parkrun Results

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’
Other results are posted on the results page on our web page (that is if you have sent a link to the results to Nigel)
Results for Bedford parkrun, event number 139, 15/02/2014.
126 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Unknown ATHLETE (M) in a time of 00:16:45. The first lady completing the course was Ellie LAWTON (F) (Bedford & County AC) in a time of 00:20:01. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here:
The following club members participated:
2 Stephen RICHARDSON 00:18:28
47 Mike BELL 00:25:46

Results for Brueton parkrun, event number 186, 15/02/2014.
190 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Daniel Tobias ROBINSON (M) (Birmingham Running Athletics and Triathlon Club) in a time of 00:18:13. The first lady completing the course was Jane EVANS (F) in a time of 00:20:09. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here:
The following club members participated:
31 Geoff NEW 00:24:23

Results for Milton Keynes parkrun, event number 210, 15/02/2014.
167 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Glen TURNER (M) (Leighton Buzzard AC) in a time of 00:17:33. The first lady completing the course was Julie LOXLEY (F) (David Lloyd Redway Runners) in a time of 00:21:42. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here:
The following club members participated:
9 Paul BARNES 00:19:54
11 John LOXLEY 00:20:33
13 Issa ABDALLAH 00:20:48
17 Paul BERRY 00:21:07
19 Paul WOODWARD 00:21:14
20 Bleddyn-James DAVIES 00:21:29
23 Julie LOXLEY 00:21:42
24 Steve WRIGHT 00:21:44
25 Andrew SCHOLEFIELD 00:22:10
26 Graeme BICKLE 00:22:19
30 Chris RICHARDS 00:22:32
33 Martyn DOUGLAS 00:22:51
37 Martin LAWRENCE 00:23:09
43 Kevin CHURCH 00:23:38
47 Christopher AMESBURY 00:23:57
48 Nick COSTIN 00:23:58
49 Paul CARTER 00:24:07
50 Tim MACKLEY 00:24:12
52 Adam SHARMAN 00:24:15
55 Jason KENNEY 00:24:24
57 Julie MARTIN 00:24:31
58 Dennis VERHOEVEN 00:24:32
63 Robert GOOCH 00:24:47
64 Gillian SHEPPARD 00:24:48
65 Abi GOOCH 00:24:49
66 Alistair GOULD 00:24:56
70 Diane GILBERT 00:25:05
74 Rees HALL 00:25:12
85 Tim GIFFEN 00:25:47
86 Natalie GARFOOT 00:25:48
87 Stephen SCOTT 00:25:51
88 Ian PENNICOTT 00:25:59
94 Spencer OLLINGTON 00:26:50
97 Kevin GARDNER 00:27:19
108 Sophie MARTIN 00:27:56
115 Leigh STEERE 00:28:12
117 Carol DOWNS 00:28:19
118 Emma LILLEY 00:28:23
125 Mark CANHAM 00:29:00
129 Helen BLUCHER-ALTONA 00:29:40
131 Lee BARNES 00:29:54
132 Angela NORRIS 00:30:03
135 Richard DODDS 00:30:43
136 Steph SCOTT 00:30:50
138 Angela MULLIGAN 00:31:08
141 Hazel COCKERILL 00:31:19
147 Ali SMITH 00:31:48
148 Debra ANDREWS 00:31:48
151 Michelle BERESFORD 00:32:15
152 Helen HINDLEY 00:32:20
154 Pippa DOWNTON 00:32:34
158 Juliet THOMPSON 00:33:27
159 Sam DOWNTON 00:33:43
167 Jonathan CLEMENTS 00:38:18

Results for Northampton parkrun, event number 94, 15/02/2014.
168 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Luke GREER (M) in a time of 00:16:51. The first lady completing the course was Amy WALKER (F) (Rugby & Northampton AC) in a time of 00:21:03. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here:
The following club members participated:
113 Ian STEVENS 00:28:18
118 Len VORALIA 00:28:39

Results for Poole parkrun, event number 153, 15/02/2014.
318 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Karl WELCH (M) (Bournemouth AC) in a time of 00:17:58. The first lady completing the course was Elisabeth HOOD (F) (Poole AC) in a time of 00:19:19. You can find the full parkrun results for this event here:
The following club members participated:
92 Warwick John PAYNE 00:23:38


Normal Running Timetable

RUNNING CLUB - all standards - 3 or 4 miles, with Vanessa 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 7 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 led by Vanessa.
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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