Who are Eye Community Runners?

Eye Community Runners are based in the village of Eye, four miles east of Peterborough. We are open to all ages and abilities and offer a suitable level of support for all members, from beginners trying to get fit or juniors trying out athletics for the first time through to the more seasoned and experienced athletes.

We offer the opportunity to compete in road running and cross-country events, both locally and nationally, as well as organising a number of events and club runs throughout the year.

If you are you looking to get involved then please Contact Us or find out more about the club via the About Us tab above where you can also find our Membership Form. A social network user? Engage with us, our members and friends of the club via our active Facebook and Twitter pages and blog below.

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Wessex 10k (Moors Valley Country Park, New Forest)

Results – Wessex 10k (Moors Valley Country Park, New Forest), 24/6/16 – Cliff Waters 53:14, Glenys Waters 71:55.
Our ‪#‎greenarmy‬ duo haven’t stopped still this week what with taking part in so many running events! The charity Wessex 10k saw our ‪#‎teamgreenwrinklies‬ enjoy an evening run through the beautiful Moors Valley Country Park.
#teamgreenwrinklies ‪#‎keeponrunning‬

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Poole Summer Series 5.5k (Dorset)

Results – Poole Summer Series 5.5k (Dorset), 22/6/16 – Cliff Waters 28:55, Glenys Waters 38:19.
Our ‪#‎greenarmy‬ wrinklies smashed their course PB’s on a hot and humid Wednesday evening at Upton Country Park. Glenys knocked an amazing 1:12 from her previous time and Cliff clipped a fantastic 43 seconds from his last outing round the course. With this being the third race of the week for the ‪#‎teameye‬ pair, we’re pleased to say a rest day was enjoyed on Thursday before more weekend running.
‪#‎teamgreenwrinklies‬ ‪#‎wornoutreadingaboutit‬


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Green Wheel Relay

Results – Green Wheel Relay 19/6/16 – Team Eye, Eye 7:02:30, Team Eye Can’t Believe It 7:10:20, Team Eye Sore, Eye Conquered 7:14:28, Team Lazy Eye 8:50:21.
Each of the ‪#‎greenarmy‬ teams had 7 pairs of legs running, 2 wheels cycling, an imaginary baton and 50 miles of Peterborough’s paths and cycleways to cover. Amazing efforts from all of the ‪#‎teameye‬ runners, fantastic support from the cycle crew and all those providing cheers around the course.
Well done all!
#greenarmy ‪#‎greenwheelrelay‬ ‪#‎runningtogether‬

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Peterborough parkrun

Results – Peterborough parkrun, 25/6/16 – Darren Hillier 19:00, Ben Harding 20:15, Nigel Walls 21:22, Mike Wright 21:50, Ellen Ellard 22:43, Matt Edwards 23:16, Jacob Carty 23:18 (PB), Steve Ellen 23:23, Mick Davies 23:30, Pete Ridley 23:42, Mike Blackledge 23:48, James Constable 24:14, Natalie Ellen 25:08, Damo Atkins 26:01, Petra Ellen 26:17 (PB), Terry Fone 26:21, Alison Dunphy 26:23, Hilary Ainslie 26:40, David Ainslie 26:41, Tess Hammond 28:45, Jonah Carty 28:59 (PB), Laurence Carty 29:01, Joshua Carty 29:24, Simon Lovell 29:28, James Carty 29:52 (PB), Gordon Pearson 29:53, Sue Ridley 32:55, Caroline Carty 33:26, Kim Rowe 35:27, Hannah Barnard 39:58, Lesley Fox 41:23 (First Timer), Diane Constable 41:24, Gary Alford 48:20 & Lorna Young 49:12. 34 out today with 4 Fab Pb’s & 1 First Timer. Volunteering today we had Alison, Roy Lorna, Cathy, Leah S, Linda T, Tracy R & Sarah B. Same again next Saturday. ‪#‎teameye‬ ‪#‎greenarmy‬ ‪#‎voluncheers‬ ‪#‎loveparkrun‬

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parkrun Tourism

Results – Fælledparken parkrun (Copenhagen), 25/6/16 – Dominick Hardy 22:57 (PB). Well done.

Results – Conkers parkrun, (NW Leicestershire), 25/6/16 – Joe Lovell 20:55. Well done.

Results – Thurrock parkrun, (Orsett Heath), 25/6/16 – Gary Parr 26:44 & Michaela Giles 26:57. Well done.

Results – Rutland Water parkrun, 25/6/16 – Fergus Barratt 24:29, Becky Allam 25:10, Caroline Geddes 26:45 & Jason Warters 27:51. Volunteering were Darren and Vanessa. Well done.

Results – Penrhyn parkrun (North Wales), 25/6/16 – Hannah Casbon 33:54. Well done.

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3k & 5k results from the GP series we hosted are available via our 10k website. Well done to everyone that took part and helped put on another great event in the village.


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Summer Solstice 10k (Long Bennington, Grantham)

Results – Summer Solstice 10k (Long Bennington, Grantham), 17/6/16 – Ben Heron 33:48, Alistair Dales 42:35 (PB), Cathy Threadgold 44:49 (PB), Lee Whitton 44:49, Laura Conway 45:05 (PB), Tom Howlin 45:05, Mike Wright 45:54, Mike Blackledge 46:31 (PB), Leah Short 48:04 (PB), Roy Young 48:56, Alison Dunphy 52:22, Marlena Koralewska 52:51 (PB), Sam Whitmore 53:28, Bonnie Heron 54:25, Becky Allam 55:58, Natasha Newitt 55:57 (PB), Darren Barratt 56:31 (PB), Caroline Geddes 57:21, Steph Dales 58:45 (PB), Linda Threadgold 58:55 (PB), Tracy Rookyard 61:13, Denisa Faragova 62:07, Gordon Pearson 62:10, Sue Heron 62:57, Steph Reid 63:59, Steve Allam 67:02, Sarah Short 70:10, Sharon Blackledge 72:40, Wendy Benton 78:25 (PB).
On a slightly damp mid summers Friday evening, several members of the ‪#‎greenarmy‬ could be found striding their way round the quiet lanes of Long Bennington at the popular Summer Solstice road race. Super support, some fantastic PB’s and of course a finish line beer!
Well done all!
‪#‎fridaynightrunning‬ ‪#‎runningforbeer‬

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Ferndown 5k & 10k (Dorest)

Results – Ferndown 5k & 10k (Dorest) 18/6/16 – Glenys Waters (5k) 31:31, Cliff Waters (10k) 53:12.
Our ‪#‎greenarmy‬ awesome duo were awarded the most senior male and female runners and also the furthest travelled at the Ferndown races in Dorset at the weekend. A well deserved bottle of prosecco for our wonderful ‪#‎teamgreenwrinklies‬
‪#‎gofasterjuice‬ ‪#‎nostoppingthispair‬ ‪#‎teamgreenwrinkles‬

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Green Wheel Relay

Thanks to everyone who ran / supported the GWR today. 36 teams, 255 bottles of beer, 1800 miles of running. 2017 event is on Sunday 18th June.

Results are now online

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Cookiethon (King’s Wood, Kent)

Results – Cookiethon (King’s Wood, Kent), 15/6/16 – Lee Whitton, 43 miles in 7:28:06 (1st place).
5.3 mile laps on a challenging trail course and an 8 hour time limit. How far could you run? Well, Lee ran a long way. A very long way. 43 miles to be exact, and all the way into first place. Over 2,800ft of elevation was covered by Lee too on his many laps of the course. First ultra, first place. And the biggest medal we’ve ever seen.
Well done Lee!
‪#‎ultralee‬ ‪#‎runfasterrunfurther‬ ‪#‎fuelledbyshreddies‬

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