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Dagenham 88 Runners’ Paul Grange was crowned men’s champion in the Chingford League after breaking the club’s five-mile record at Victoria Park.

Barking Road Runners claimed first place in the third round of the South Essex Cross-Country League at One Tree Hill – but only after a dramatic turn of events.

Barking Road Runners Cristina and Trevor Cooper ‘felt like Olympic champions’ after running just under 16 miles at the Saxons Vikings and Normans Olympic Challenge Run.

Barking Road Runners Ron Vialls completed his 150th parkrun on a day for milestones at Barking.

Local athletes took to the streets of London for the Cancer UK Winter 10k at the weekend.

Local athletes took on a variety of challenges across London and the South East over the course of the weekend.

The latest news from the Leftley Sports Club

Local athletes from Barking Road Runners and Dagenham 88 Runners defied snow and slippery conditions at the annual Benfleet 15.

Dagenham 88 Runners were in action at the fourth round of the Essex XC League series at Writtle University, with Paul Grange in fine form.

Barking Road Runners’ Colin Jones set an outstanding personal best of 35.5 miles at the ultra Hillingdon Circuit Challenge.

Dagenham’s Castle Green Leisure Centre has won December’s outstanding London sports venue award.

Dagenham 88 Runners took on rivals from across the county at the Essex Cross-Country Championships at Great Notley in Braintree.

Athletics: Barking duo take on duathlon

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Barking Road Runners’ Cristina and Trevor Cooper tackled the Mince Pie Revenge duathlon at Lee Valley Velopark.

Leftley Sports Club (LSC), in association with Barking & Dagenham (LBBD) Community Health, are now an accredited healthy lifestyle partner for the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham.

Athletics: Local support Ilford 10 event

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Local athletes were out in support of the annual Ilford 10, to raise funds for Kevin Newell, at Hainault Forest at the weekend.

Local athletes ended the year in style at the latest South Essex Cross-Country League meeting of the season at Hadleigh on Sunday.

Ultra marathon runner Paul Martelletti brokke his own course record at the Barking & Dagenham parkrun on Christmas Day to add an extra touch of festive cheer to the fun group get-together.

Barking Road Runners’ Faye Spooner proved more than up to her challenge of running 12 marathons in 12 months this year – going on to run 15!

Dagenham 88 Runners ran the annual Sikhs in the City Dusk Til Dawn Challenge around Woodford.

Barking Road Runners braved the wintry weather to keep fitness levels up at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners had a quieter weekend than normal, with the annual Santathon for St Francis Hospice being cancelled.

Barking Road Runners took part in the unofficial annual jaunt through London’s Royal Parks at the weekend.

Dagenham 88 Runners hailed their club champions at their annual presentation evening at May & Baker Social Club at the weekend.

Barking & Dagenham-based Leftley Sports Club have formed a working committee to move the organisation forward and help achieve its aims of engaging local people through sports.

Dagenham 88 Runners took on the challenging Kayleigh 10k event around South Woodford to help raise funds for a young girl suffering with a rare brain disorder.

London’s most talented cross-country runners will be out in force when the 2018 London Youth Games gets underway this weekend.

Barking Road Runners dug deep on a cold, rainy night for the third race of the Chingford League season at Hog Hill.

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Grange consolidated his place at the top of the standings at the latest Chingford League race at Hog Hill.

Local residents in Barking & Dagenham have set up a new running club for residents of the Leftley Estate and beyond.

Eastbury pupils proved top of the class at the annual orough cross-country championships at Pages Wood.

Dagenham 88 Runners Christine Sloan set a new personal best at the Marlow half marathon.

Barking Road Runners seem to have gained a taste of competing overseas.

Dagenham 88 runners Caroline Tuck had reason to celebrate at the weekend after bagging the female vet 50 top spot at the Bury St Edmunds 10k.

Dagenham 88 Runners’ Jamie Smith had reason to celebrate at the weekend after scooping a new personal best at the Chelmsford Marathon.

Barking Road Runners enjoyed a mixture of success at a whole host of races this weekend.

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

Barking Road Runners’ Lee Johnson was the first club runner home at the Tiptree 10 event last week.

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Grange scooped an excellent runners-up spot at the popular Hog Hill 5k event.

Athletics: Dagenham 88s hail great Grange

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Grange won the Harold Wood 5 in a new course record on Sunday.

Athletics: Barking Road Runner bags prize

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Barking Road Runners’ Amanda Hestlegrave took the third-place female prize at the Harold Wood 5 at the weekend.

Barking Road Runners saw Philip Ellul finish as first under-18 athlete at the Ingatestone five-mile Grand Prix race.

Dagenham 88 Runners have been out in force at various events up and down the country recently.

Several Ilford AC runners enjoy themselves at Barking park run 5km event

Barking Road Runners members enjoyed success in various runs this weekend.

Dagenham 88s have Bank Holiday fun

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A round-up of the latest news from the Dagenham 88s club


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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