QuadKids #2

⭐️It was hot, it was sweaty but WOW! Juniors you made us all so proud of you last night! Every single one of you reinforced why it is an absolute pleasure for us coaches – new, old and those of us who are just beginning – to spend time with you guys. YOU WERE AMAZING!!!!!⭐️

Sian

Update June 2022

The Seniors are are pretty much “back to normal” now with Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions happening every week.

And the Juniors are now settling into their new home of Hastings High School on Wednesdays evenings.

From this week, the start point for Seniors social runs on Thursday night will be alternating between Argents Mead or Hastings.

We are continuing to accept new members and non-members can join for a free trial for 3 free weeks, to try us out. Join (Seniors)Join (Juniors)

A Tuesday training session for the Seniors in June

Our new kit

The first batch of the new kit has arrived — next batch currently available to order for both Seniors and Juniors by contacting Sanjay (not in our online store yet)

Recent website updates

  • Juniors page: refreshed information, added new photos and a “meet the team” section
  • Membership: new online membership forms for Juniors
  • Routes pages: new map style, and new routes starting from Hastings
  • Home page: our instagram posts are now automatically posted to the website too
  • LRRL 2022: Race results and entry links added

I just wanted to give a shout-out for the amazing runs our juniors had at parkrun this morning! At Hastings, Oliver C and Katherine left me for dust, both running sub-22 mins, there was a new PB for Matthew, a run pretty close to a PB for Josh, a 25th parkrun milestone for Oliver R (and his mum), and a first parkrun for Safiya (which was much faster than the first parkrun I ever ran)! And over at Braunstone, Maggie ran a fabulous new PB too!And these are just the ones I know about – there may have been more of you out there too!Huge congratulations, you’re all incredible! 🎉

Rachel

QuadKids

Well done juniors for last night, some fantastic running. A picture of our squad and helpers and a picture of our athlete of the day trophies which I picked up today, but who will win one of these? Thank you to our junior helpers / captains / chaperones last night and for the first time that I can remember we had 5 coaches at quadkids.

Coach Shawn

Some photos from Lutterworth Junior park run today. Well done Josh on your 50th and for the cake 😋 First time for us today and I was blown away with how many juniors were running, our kids took the the first 7 places too 🙌💙#teamhinckley

Patricia

National Sportshall Final

Josh and Henry represented Leicestershire at the national Sportshall finals in Colchester.

And the final XC league race is now over! Results
Hinckley RC hosted the final race of the XC season at Bosworth Battlefield on 6th March
Juniors XC race – Martinshaw woods 16th January

Update January 2022

We are now offering a trial membership which lets you come along to club training sessions for up to 3 weeks for free. To make use of the free membership, fill in the application form and choose the trial membership option. After you send in the form we will invite you to our Facebook group where the training sessions are posted. (A Facebook account is recommended to get the most from the club.)

We are continuing to offer a Tuesday 6.30pm coached session, and Thursday social runs at 6.30pm, with full session details posted on the club Facebook group. For your first session we recommend coming to a Tuesday night for the best introduction.

Cross country is back! Team photo at the Holly Hayes XC, 14 November

Club Highlights Video

Hinckley Running Club was nominated for “Club of the Year” in the England Athletics East Midlands Regional Volunteer Awards. We made this video to showcase the club as part of the nomination.

Update — we won!

Pulling together as a club with creativity and innovation has kept Hinckley Running Club members engaged and training during lockdown. As well as setting up daily and weekly challenges, such as Strava art, the club found ways for members to keep in touch using social media, not just sharing run times, but also jokes, pet photos, race stories and more, to make sure the everyday aspect of life kept going despite the unusual events going on elsewhere.

This determination to carry on running didn’t stop once restrictions started easing. The club invented a socially distance version of parkrun, published weekly speed sessions on social media, and set up street sign scavenger hunts. Alongside this, accurately measured routes of various distances were created so members could set their standard times for the year. Last but not least, the Club President provided a socially distanced trophy delivery service to all winners at the club’s annual prize giving.

2021 Standard Times Applications

Applications are now open for this year’s Standard Times awards.

Application Form (.xlsx)

To apply, download and fill in the form, and email it to standardtimes@hinckleyrunningclub.com

Please include in the form a few words about your running year — highlights, lowlights or stories — and also attach to the email your favourite running related photo of yourself from this year. This is for the yearbook (see the past yearbooks on the Award Winners page).

The deadline for applications is Midnight on Sunday, 2nd January 2021. Early entries encouraged.

For full information, times, and rules see the Standard Times page.

Looking forward to receiving your applications. If you don’t get a reply to your email within 7 days, please contact Nick Moore in case it was not received.

Update November 2021

We are continuing to put on two separate coached training sessions each Tuesday at 6.30pm. These are free for members and booking on to the sessions is done through the club’s Facebook group for members.

We have also now resumed our Thursday night social runs for members only. The routes and pace groups are coordinated in advance using the members’ Facebook group.

The Tuesday sessions in particular are recommended as the starting point for beginners and new members.

All sessions remain currently for members only.

Joining the club this month costs £25, for a “14 month for price of 12” membership which lasts until end of December 2022 – see join the club to join simply by sending in an application form and payment. New member applications are welcome.

A HRC Tuesday training night in November 2021