Help MFR with Easy Fundraising
Nov15

Help MFR with Easy Fundraising

Black Friday is fast approaching and I’m sure many of you will be buying gifts online. Manchester Frontrunners is part of Easy Fundraising which helps our club every time you shop. At NO cost to you! Whether shopping on Ebay for bargains, to buying Take Away after that long run, or purchasing the perfect gift for your Mum from John Lewis, you can really help out MFR by just shopping as normal through Easy Fundraising. If...

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Support for Members
Jan09

Support for Members

Supporting emotional well-being The club is actively participating in UK Athletics #runandtalk initiative and has appointed two Mental Health Ambassadors – Welfare Officer Sarah Rickard and Michael Thorley. They will be working to help the club: Develop a non-judgmental culture, where emotional well-being can be openly discussed Promote emotional alongside physical well-being in the club’s activities and information provided to...

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Gold Medalists at Eurogames Helsinki!
Jul06

Gold Medalists at Eurogames Helsinki!

Manchester Frontrunners triumphed at the Helsinki Eurogames this weekend with several medals for both male and female contestants. Sarah Rickard was first place in W40 1500m, and second in W40 5000m and Kate Brennan came first in W50 5000m. James Fox also received gold in M35 800m, and also M35 5000m. There was further team success in the W/M Mixed Swedish Relay with team MFR – Emily Rawlins, Nick Eaton, Kate Brennan and Carl...

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Injury Prevention
Aug05

Injury Prevention

Remaining injury-free shouldn’t be rocket science, says Dr Jason Karp Around 50% of runners deal with at least one injury a year, but there isn’t a good reason why this figure should be so high. The main reason is that runners don’t train intelligently or they follow programmes that are not designed properly. Simply, injuries happen because the physical stress from running is too much for the body to handle at that time. The human...

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Independent reviews on Running Shoes

James recently recommended a review website with some great reviews on running shoes. The site is runrepeat.com which has over 100,ooo independent runners reviews on over 1000 running shoes. Pricing is irrelevant as it’s a US website, but a good read if you’re debating on your next...

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