Cross country kick off
Oct15

Cross country kick off

It’s been another great weekend for MFR, with races in 2 countries, a social and lots of support and volunteering. The weekend kicked off with our Couch 25K group starting week 4, and many showing real signs of improvement – looking forward to seeing them in 4 weeks at the parkrun. The 1st match of MACCL started at Heaton Park kicked the season in usual style – 20 degree heat and no mud! That said 6 ladies headed...

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Weekend success!!!
Oct09

Weekend success!!!

What a weekend! The annual club holiday is still in full swing as I type, but some great performances in Munich at all distances, With John Lowe and Andrew Porter hitting new best times at marathon. Greg Beck, Sarah Rickard and our co-chair Rachel all beating their best times at the half, and many congratulations to Bernie on her first half marathon! The 10K racers also performed brilliantly. The celebrating certainly appeared to go...

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Try Track Tuesday
Sep20

Try Track Tuesday

MFR hosted ‘Try Track Tuesday’ last night which aimed to encourage members unfamiliar with track. The track session involved warm up laps, drills and a 30 min track session to help improve stamina and speed of all our runners. The ‘cool down’ session included core work and the all important stretches to relax ‘track legs’. Well done to all who attended – perfect conditions and some great...

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MFR Weekend at Hadrian’s Wall
Sep12

MFR Weekend at Hadrian’s Wall

A fantastic bunch of 19 Frontrunners braved the journey north to go have a fabulous weekend of socialising, running, and sightseeing at the brand spanking new YHA at Hadrian’s Wall. The weather was changeable, but we braved the wind and rain and got the opportunity to see some of the fantastic hills of Northumberland, the Roman ruins, and some mutated sheep!   We kickstarted the weekend on Friday evening, with a small group...

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September Couch to 5k
Aug30

September Couch to 5k

No more excuses. Today is the day. Let’s get out there and run a 5k! Week by week, step by step the C25K programme will get you ready for your first race. This programme is for beginners – no running experience needed. All we ask is for your commitment to join our friendly team each week for 8 weeks to reach your goal! Our meet and greet introduction session will be on Saturday 16th September at the Leadstation in Chorlton and each...

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2017 Manchester PRIDE Parade
Aug27

2017 Manchester PRIDE Parade

The sun shone – HURRAY. What a day. Once again, we took to the streets of Manchester to show our support for the LGBT community, to promote this fantastic club, and have an awful lot of fun. Around 50 of us ran, marched, cheered and whooped, with a lot of glitter! Thank you so much for taking part, and helping show Manchester what an amazing club we all are.

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