Month: May 2011


16 members and friends braved the rather damp conditions and enjoyed the weekend of walking, running (for two members), drinking, eating and shopping ! On Friday afternoon the 11 who had arrived walked to Easedale Tarn and enjoyed the only dry day, followed by dinner at the Travellers Rest later in the evening. 7.00am on Saturday saw … Read more


According to the Manchester Evening News some 38,000 runners..(or ‘Joggers’, as they put it), crammed into the City centre, for the Great Manchester Run, the eighth time this 10k run has been staged. Now this was quite a feat as it was on the same day that the first “Great Day of Sport” was put on, featuring … Read more


Sunday saw 20 odd Notfast Running Club members at Long Bennington for, what has now become a local institution…The 10k…Now this is a super race and despite some demanding sections it seems to offer the chance for pretty good times. This year was no exception, the weather was pretty near perfect after the torrid conditions … Read more


Gill Beaumont and Dick Brumby chose a lovely day to visit Charnwood Forest, and more specifically the village of Woodhouse Eaves, for the 3rd May Day Challenge.  13.5 miles of an undulating multi terrain course lay ahead. On what Dick describes as “a good ,well organised event, well way marked for the participants…and with nice … Read more