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THE DERBY RUNNER CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE–  This closed league consists of 5 cross country races of 5-7 miles, October-March. Individuals score for their team if they are in the counting 8 (men) or 4 (ladies). If individuals attend 4 out of the 5 races they can win the individual awards.

Running Clubs:

TEAM DERBY RUNNER – Ever wanted to join a running club, but feel you are too busy to spare the time and commitment needed? Team Derby Runner is the club for you!

DERBY ATHLETIC – Based at Moorways Stadium, Derby. Athletic club catering for all age groups and abilities.

AMBER VALLEY – The Club trains at the Rutland Sports Park, Ilkeston. Newcomers aged 8 to 16 should initially attend on Saturdays and / or Wednesdays. There are also training session on Tuesdays and Thursdays which are the main club nights for adult athletes, and also for event-specific groups for selected teens.

BACKWELL & DISTRICT YOUNG STRIDERS A.C.  – – Blackwell & District Young Striders Athletic Club was founded in September 2005. The idea was to develop athletics in the local area for young children. Since the club was founded, the club became affiliated to the UKA and now competes in local and national competitions. Athletes from the club have gone on to represent Derbyshire in Cross-Country, Track & field and Sports Hall The club has close links to all the areas primary and senior schools.

ASHBOURNE RUNNING – Tuesday sessions from Ashbourne Leisure Centre. You may already be a runner or just want to get fit but the thought of running to the end of the road makes you break out in a cold sweat, either way Ashbourne Running Club can help you improve.

SHELTON – Shelton Striders welcome people of all ages and abilities and we consider ourselves as a warm and friendly crowd. We meet at Boulton Lane Community Centre on a Friday evening at 6-45 and run out in groups according to distance and ability.

CHESAPEAKE ROAD – Meet Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6.30pm, Chaddesden park pavilion. New members welcome.

NOTTS ATHLETIC – Nottingham’s premier athletic club. Based at Harvey Hadden Stadium.

BURTON ATHLETIC – Established in 1883, based at Shobnall Leisure Complex. This has an all weather athletics track. It also includes long/triple jump pits, a pole vault runway and a discus/ hammer cage. Whether a novice, club or international athlete, you will find all the modern facilities and equipment to suit your needs. The complex is situated within a wooded park area, providing an excellent base to train in pleasant surroundings.

ILKESTON RUNNING – a small friendly running club based in Ilkeston in Derbyshire. Meet at 7pm on a Tuesday and Thursday evening at the Rutland Sports Centre in Ilkeston.

LONG EATON RUNNING – At Long Eaton Running Club, we cater for all ages and abilities, from the 12 minute miler to the 12 miles an hour athlete. We run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, meeting at West Park Leisure Centre at 6.30pm for an optional warm up session then start running at 7pm. We organise at least two different distances to cater for different abilities & if you are new a LERC member will stay with you so you won’t get lost.

EREWASH VALLEY RUNNING – Meet at Sandiacre Town Football Club, St. Giles Park, Stanton Road, Sandiacre, NG10 5DE on Wednesday nights at 6.45 p.m. All welcome.

HATTON DARTS RUNNING – Meet Tuesdays at 1900hrs at Belvedere Park, Burton-on-Trent. For all ages and abilities.

ROLLS ROYCE HARRIERS – Tel: 01283 733470 – Ian Page, 50 Belfield Road, Etwall, Derby DE65 6JN.

SOUTH DERBYSHIRE ROAD – South Derbyshire Road Runners Athletic Club was formed in 1984 when a policeman and a hairdresser in Swadlincote noticed there were a lot of runners around.

OWLS ATHLETIC CLUB – A fairly elite bunch of runners based at Safron Lane Sports Centre, Leics.

IVANHOE – Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

BARROW – Humphrey Perkins School, Barrow-upon-Soar


BEAUMONT RUNNING – New Parks Leisure Centre, Leicester.

BIRSTALL RUNNING – Co-operative Sports Ground, Birstall.

CHARNWOOD – Loughborough University Track.


DESFORD STRIDERS RUNNING – Sport in Desford (SiD) Club House, Desford


HARBOROUGH – Harborough Leisure Centre

HERMITAGE – Hermitage Leisure Centre, Whitwick.

HINCKLEY RUNNING – Hinckley Leisure Centre.

HUNCOTE – Huncote Leisure Centre / Enderby Leisure Centre.

LEICESTER CORITANIAN AC – Saffron Lane Sports Centre, Leicester.

ROADHOGGS LEICESTER – Leicester University Sports Hall.

SHEPSHED RUNNING – Shepshed High School .

STILTON – Melton Mowbray.

WEST END – Leicester Rowing Club.

WREAKE – Wreake Valley College, Syston,

WIGSTON PHOENIX RUNNING – newest running Club in Leicestershire. Based at the British Legion, Wigston just outside Leicester.

RIPLEY RUNNING – Tues evenings 6.45pm, Ripley Leisure Centre.

BELPER – Tuesday evening at 7.15pm in the Belper Leisure Centre.

DERWENT RUNNING – From 2 February 2010 we will be running from a new venue: Derby Rugby Club, Haslams Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby.

MATLOCK – Meeting Mondays for Juniors & Adults at The Arc, Matlock . Thursdays  is a longer run for the adults. Both commencing at 18:00.

NORTH DERBYSHIRE RUNNING – regular training sessions are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We set off at 6.30pm from Queens Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield and use various routes and venues close to the town.

MANSFIELD HARRIERS – a thriving athletic club based at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and cater for all standards and for ages 9 and over! We have competition opportunities for all athletics genres including track & field, road running, cross country, fell and multi-terrain.

WIRKSWORTH RUNNING – Everything you need to know to get running in the Wirksworth area

DERBY TRIATHLON – If you are interested in triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon or any combination of swimming, biking and running that you can imagine then you have come to the right place.

Personal Trainers

DS STRENGTH & CONDITIONING  – -DS Strength & Conditioning provide athletes, teams, clubs, and sporting governing bodies with elite services such as strength & conditioning, and biomechanical support. The services we provide are the same that an elite international or professional athlete utilises to help them become the best they can be.

HJCOACHING –  Previous marathon runner to triathlete and cyclist and now coach for the 3 disciplines. Have been involved with running/triathlons for over 30 years of wealth of experience keen to pass on

CROSSFIT DERBY – – At Crossfit Derby, you will not find any machines or mirrors – instead, you will find kettlebells, barbells, medicine balls, sleds, and tons of open space for running, jumping, climbing, lifting, and throwing. CrossFit workouts will deliver phenomenal fitness results that will help you meet your sporting goals or simply help you function better in your everyday life.

WAI LING – One of the UK’s finest ‘running-friendly’ personal trainers. Based in Derby/Nottingham.

ANGIE ALLEN – – One of the most inspirational personal trainers you are likely to meet…. Based in Long Eaton, Nottingham.

PETE – Experienced,knowledgable running enthusiast. Based in Derby/Nottingham.

TIM – a Personal Trainer in the Nottingham and Derby area, helping people to lose weight, get fit, and attain their personal goals.

RESULTS PERSONAL – Offering one 2 one and small group training in our personal training studio based in Darley Abbey.

BOTTOM LINE LIFESTYLE & – Bottom Line Fitness is the first and only 100% Personal Training Studio in Derby.

RUSSEL – One to one coaching and motivation for health, fitness, strength and performance. Specialist training available in running and Tai Chi. Serving Derby and surrounding areas.


PAUL – Remedial Massage & Sports Therapy In Trained, Caring Hands

IMPACT – Impact Physio has 3 clinics in Nottingham and Derby specialising in the treatment and prevention of sporting injuries, back and neck pain and orthopaedic problems.

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