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Weekly club training sessions are every Thursday evening starting from Roundhay in north Leeds. Sessions are designed to cater for all abilities so don't worry if you haven't run more than a short distance before.


With more than 100 members in Roundhay Runners, you are sure to meet people who match your ability and share your passion for running and keeping active.


From 5km to five days - and everything in between. Our members can regularly be seen racing around the Yorkshire roads, trails and fells. We'd love you to join us.


Sound like something you might be interested in? Well, what are you waiting for? Get in touch with any questions you might have or simply pop along to a training session on a Thursday.

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Amsterdam Half Marathon

Sunday 31st October 2014
by Stu Helmore

After last year’s successful Roundhay Runners trip to Amsterdam, a few more of us decided to have a go at the various distances in 2014. I entered the marathon and was determined to put some of the lessons I’d learned from my first marathon (York, October 2013)

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Worksop Half Marathon

Sunday 26th October 2014
by Stephen Shaw

On Sunday 26th October I entered the Worksop Half Marathon, granted, not a very well known event, but, as it was only an hours drive and I had promised an old friend I ‘d run with him, I thought why not.

I trained well for the event, following a plan by Geoff Galloway which included some very demanding track sessions and the mandatory LSR’ s !!

Race day came, parking wasn ‘t an issue which meant a short walk to the city centre. On arrival I was really surprised to see how well organised this event was, registration completed, I confidently made my way to the start. The weather appeared to be in our favour although there was a little head wind, but for the most part, we were sheltered from it.

I was told the course was quite flat, if I compared it to the Leeds Half, I would say it was flatter!! Best described as undulating, there were a few small slopes to negotiate but also some good downhill stretches to make up the time. I must admit, there was some beautiful scenery while running through Clumber Park which helped take your mind off things for a while.

I managed to maintain a good pace averaging 8:02/mi which meant I came in at 1:45:12, even managing a sprint finish and a PB that I could call my own which I was extremely pleased with.

I couldn’ t help but notice a very

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York Marathon Race Report

Sunday 12th October
By Alissa Sharma
I joined the club in September 2013 as I wanted to improve my running and see what I could learn. I remember the group who had run the Yorkshire Marathon that year. I hadn ‘t been there long at all but remember them all coming to training one night with their t shirts and medals and thinking I don’ t think I could ever run a marathon.
As the months ticked by, I

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