Latest News - 11th August 2020
As you know we haven't run as a group since March 2020 because of COVID. Good news is that
the the group is now in the process of starting our Wednesday running again. Plans are in place to make it safe for everyone to run, more details in the letters being sent out to
Hope to see you all soon.
Always a popular run with the Ladybirds. Just a quick reminder to those not on Facebook - registration for the George Munday 10k is now open and it fills up quickly.
Go to Total Racing to sign up. https://totalracetiming.co.uk/race/184
The Winter 2020 beginners group celebrating with their medals. On the final session everyone completed a 5k circuit. The beginners group were very pleased with what they've achieved over the
6 weeks and have discovered the joy of running for fun, fitness and friendship! Welcome to all the 'new birds' who we hope to see coming along regularly to the main group on Wednesdays.
Well done to everyone who completed, and a big thank you to our coaches, run leaders and Ladybirds who supported the training sessions.
Fabia has created 2 training plans for the Sandringham half-marathon with suggested dates.
Beginners plan for first-timers, which includes a series of exercises to support you as you train
Improvers plan for anyone currently able to confidently do 6 miles.
Lovely time at our New Year meal at the Riverside with plenty of time to chat without having to look out for traffic!
Carl from NARS came and did a CPR training session with 15 or so Ladybirds. We are now all now much more confident about helping in the event of an emergency and accessing and using a
defibrillator if need be.
Ladybirds presented a cheque to NARS at the end of the evening to say thanks.
Our annual Fish and Chip run was held at Hunstanton on the 7th August. As popular as ever with over 25 Ladybirds attending. Lovely to run a different route and to finish off with some
very tasty fish and chips courtesy of the Vegas Chip Shop.
Ladybirds staged a takeover at King's Lynn Parkrun on 11th May, manning all volunteer positions and providing support for all runners. This included the return of Amanda as Race Director,
something she last did 3 years ago.
Thanks must also go to the Duke of Edinburgh Award volunteers who were honorary Ladybirds for the day!
Lots of cake eaten and a lovely morning had by all.
The October 2018 beginners group celebrating with their medals and t-shirts. We had 12 complete this course and on the last night they all completed a 5K run (a couple sneaked
off before we took this photo!). The press turned up and took some nice photos of the whole group for Your Local Paper.
The beginners group were all really pleased with what they’ve achieved over the 6 weeks and have found that running can be fun! A big Lynnsport Ladybirds welcome to all the ‘new birds’ who
are now going to come along regularly to the main group on Wednesdays.
A lovely evening was had by all when we met at Lynnsport to celebrate our 25th birthday. Thanks to Fabia, Keri, Debbi and everyone else involved in organising
such a good evening.
We continued our
25th anniversary celebrations with a lovely run at Sunny Hunny followed by fish and chips in Vegas! Well
done to everyone for completing a warm and slightly hilly route and thanks to the Vegas Fish Bar Hunstanton for coping so well with our big order and providing such a nice flowery area to
Very well done to all Ladybirds and especially the beginners who braved a very warm Sunday morning to run the GEAR 10k on the 6th May. It was a struggle at times, but a fantastic effort from
Our coaches delivered a Women's Running Course for Beginners, in conjunction with
Come Alive North Lynn family fitness programme. This was a popular course and a number of ladies have continued running and have joined Ladybirds.
Several of the ladies from the course are still running from Lynnsport each week if
anyone is interested in joining them.
We kicked off our 25th anniversary with a takeover of
Kings Lynn Parkrun on on Saturday 17th February. Every volunteer position was filled by at least
one Lynnsport Ladybird.
Thanks to everyone for being absolutely brilliant, it
was such a fun morning.