An action packed weekend of running
Oct14

An action packed weekend of running

What a weekend of running! I’m sure many of us kicked off the weekend watching Kipchoge smashing the sub 2 hour marathon barrier. Followed on Sunday by the Female marathon World Record being broken after 16 years by Brigid Kosgei! Saturday then saw the start of our Couch 2 5k programme, expertly put together and organised by Coach Hatton. It’s great to see that so many of you have volunteered to help out with over the...

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Parkrun Pride Takeover!
Aug01

Parkrun Pride Takeover!

In the run-up to Manchester Pride, Stretford Parkrun is hosting a Pride takeover of its weekly event on 17/8/19. Parkrun will happen as normal but we are aiming to get all the volunteers plus lots of runners from local LGBT sports clubs, to raise visibility and support for the Pride festivities. We’re inviting clubs to participate wearing their club branding and bring pride flags etc on the day. If you’d like to volunteer you’ll need...

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It’s almost time for Cake Race…

If you haven’t already entered, do it now! Entries close on Wednesday We’re also excited to announce that Kate from Witness the Fitness will be joining us on the day! Witness the Fitness is the Manchester based team of trainers putting the fun back into working out whether on a 1:1 or group basis. She’ll be amping up our warmup, supporting you all round the course and will be hosting a stand at the post run event.  Look...

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Last chance to enter our Cake Race!

It’s a Piece of Cake 10Km is pleased to be back for its 5th year on Saturday 4th May 2019. Every year our race gets a little larger and a lot better. We have what we think are the best and most enthusiastic volunteers to loudly cheer you around a chip timed, undulating, 3 lap, 10Km course in one of Manchester’s prettiest parks. The signature of our course is Angel Hill – it’s steep, but thankfully short, and it’s that hill that brings...

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Cake Race entry now open
Feb25

Cake Race entry now open

It’s a Piece of Cake 10Km is pleased to be back for its 5th year. Every year our race gets a little larger and a lot better. We have what we think are the best and most enthusiastic volunteers to loudly cheer you around a chip timed, undulating, 3 lap, 10Km course in one of Manchester’s prettiest parks. The signature of our course is Angel Hill – it’s steep, but thankfully short, and it’s that hill that...

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Training Weekend to the Yorkshire Dales
Feb24

Training Weekend to the Yorkshire Dales

Our 7th MFR Training Weekend is going to be in the Yorkshire Dales in the gorgeous village of Haworth. We’ve already got 30 club members interested but we now need deposits to secure our booking. Dates are 31st May until 2nd June and we will be staying in Haworth YHA with various runs planned over the weekend along with some yoga and relaxation too. If you’re interested in joining us, get in touch with our Coaching...

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