Wednesday Running Update


Please come ready to run - hands washed, hand gel santiser or disposable hand sanitiser wipes. Access to toilets at Lynnsport is only available to members and a face mask must be worn.  Warm up before you arrive, or see if your group can do a brisk walk for the first 5 minutes.

Please do not attend any session if you have any Covid symptoms - there will always be another run in coming weeks!
We will meet outside Lynnsport in the car park at the top end of the Greenpark Avenue car park near to the Strikes cycle path (furthest end away from Lynnsport).  Please ensure social distancing is practiced at all times.
We will meet at 6.15 to allow time for a briefing and for each member to find their group.  You have been allocated to a group depending upon the pace you selected on your membership form.  
We ask that you:
  • Come ready to run - hands washed, hand gel santiser or disposable hand sanitiser wipes.  There will not be access to toilets.
  • Check you are in a group with a leader and have signed in with them.  By signing in you are agreeing that you do not have any covid symptoms (fever, continuous cought, change in taste or smell etc) and that no-one at home has covid symptoms.
  • Be patient, group running will be staggered by 2 minutes and there will be 2 routes available each evening.
  • Please check where your group is going and follow your route and keep to the left on paths.  Keep 2m away from other runners as much as you can and make sure you give lots of room to other people on the paths.
  • Please remember this is a social run and many of us are just returning to activity after a break.  So stay with your small group and run at the pace of whoever is at the back of your group.
  • When you get back, make sure your leader has checked you back in.
  • Please don't hang about after the session but let us know how it went by commenting on the facebook group or by messaging a member of the committee.  We will check how well the sessions go and make changes as necessary to make the sessions as enjoyable and safe as we can.


Lynnsport Ladybirds - Coronovirus Risk Assessment


Shown below is our latest Covid Risk Assessment.  


Lynnsport Ladybirds - Covid Risk Assessment
COVID Risk Assessment.pdf
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Well done to everyone who completed our January 2020 Beginners Course!

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.

Training Plans for Sandringham Half-Marathon 2020

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.

Beginners half marathon plan
half marathon Sandringham 2020.docx
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Improvers half marathon plan
half marathon Sandringham 2020 improvers[...]
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Ladybirds New Year's Meal 2020

Lovely time at our New Year meal at the Riverside with plenty of time to chat without having to look out for traffic!

Ladybirds CPR Training - September 2019

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.

Hunstanton Fish & Chip Run - August 2019

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 Take Over Parkrun - May 2019

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.


Well done to everyone who completed our October 2018 Beginners Course!

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.

Friday 21st September 2018 - Ladybirds 25th Birthday Celebration

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.


Looking back to 20th Birthday Celebration

Wednesday 1st August 2018 Ladybirds Fish & Chip Run

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 sit.

Run For All GEAR 2018

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 everyone involved.

Wednesday 21st February 2018 Women's Running Course for Beginners

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.

Saturday 17th February 2018 Ladybirds Takeover King's Lynn Parkrun

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.  

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