In date order…a few ‘little crackers’ for the diary.

April 29th – Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon Launch Event: 2013

All parkrunners are invited to attend an event to celebrate the launch of this year's Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon, at Old Market Square in Nottingham City Centre, on Monday 29th April 2013.To attend this event be at the Sweatshop Nottingham store on Monday 29th April 2013 by 6pm. Instead of setting out on a regular Monday night run, all runners will put on their very own Robin Hood outfit (provided by Sweatshop Nottingham) before enjoying a short run over to the Old Market Square. At 6.30pm all Robin Hood runners will be part of a huge photo shoot with Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham – showing off their costumes and promoting the famous heritage of Nottinghamshire All runners are invited to bring along their family and friends, as this is an event for all ages and is as much for the amateur runner as it is for the club elite.

For more information about the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon 2013, to enter and to keep up-to-date with all the latest race news and training tips, visit

May 1st – Track races for road runners

May 12th – Long Clawson 10k

May 29th – Trent 5

June 9th – Corn Dolly Seven

June 23rd – Long Eaton 5 mile race and 2 mile fun run

June 25th – HPRC Grand Prix x 4 races

And finally…23rd June is the ‘longest run’ day and seven parkrun venues in the East Midlands will be hosting ‘freedom runs’ throughout the day culminating with a BBQ at Conkers parkrun in Moira, Leicestershire. So if you fancy joining us for 35k over a day or part of it watch this space, more details will follow.

Always happy to promote local club running events - just email us at the office or see us on any run day - your event team, helping others to build the local running community.