Ivanhoe Runners


  • We are a road, cross-country and social running club welcoming runners of all abilities (18 years and over), based in Ashby-de-la-Zouch since 1985. We meet and train at Hood Park Leisure Centre.

  • We have strong affiliations with the Ivanhoe Robins Junior Athletics Club

  • We organise the famous and very successful ALDI Ashby 20 road race held every year 5 weeks before the London Marathon

  • New members are ALWAYS welcome - see Membership pagesContact us, come and have a chat with us at the local races or just turn up!


Mince Pie Run 

17th December 2016

Hicks Lodge @ 10.30am

Bacon Butty Run

27th December 2016 

The Bird in Hand, Austrey @ 10.30am

********  AWARDS NIGHT  ********

PLACE: The Lyric Rooms

Date:  7th January 2017

Time:  7.30pm to sit down at 8pm

Full menu details in the Social Tab!

Autumn NEWSLETTER - click here

Early Summer NEWSLETTER - click here

Ladies 2016 CHAMPIONS of Burton and District Summer League. Men runners up !

February News Bulletin - click here

WHEN AND WHERE WE TRAIN: until further notice

Wednesday evenings: Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby, LE65 1HU. Our main training evening. Includes quality session and group runs. Meet at 7pm to run at 7.15pm. 
 Friday evenings: Hood Park Leisure Centre, Ashby, LE65 1HU. Meet at 7pm to run at 7.15pm. Group runs of varying paces and distances, both on road and off road.

​Please note: that when we are on "winter training" using mainly the streets around Ashby, we need to be cognisant of other pedestrians and pavement users - please be careful when running in large groups and be courteous at all times. At Hood Park, please be aware of our large numbers and avoid blocking the entrance / exit and reception area. Also, for your own safety, PLEASE wear something hi-viz. Thanks.


27 November Bagworth Heath DRL Cross-country


If any member wishes to raise any questions at the next committee meeting please contact any committee member who will be happy to raise it on your behalf.


Final Grand Prix 2016 tables available on the Stats tab.

For 2016 we are continuing with the standard "1st past the post format" with the highest placed male and female runners getting 30 points, 29 points for 2nd highest, and so on. The 2016 GP races are simply all the league races but excluding the Gaddesby 7 and Burton 10 which clash on. This gives 18 races, with the best 10 to count. A full league race fixture list is available on the Calendar tab.

IVANHOE BEGINNERS RUNNING GROUP: Autum Beginners Group being led by Jason Green and Helen Horn commenced on  21st September 2016 at 6.00 p.m Hood Park Leisure Centre. Please arrive at 5.30 for registration.

The graduation park run for beginners is 26th November.

Contact details: ruthgreen@ivanhoerunners.uk or

Angela Wheeler Club secretary on 07769683297  or 01827 896219 if interested.

Club shop now open - see kit tab!

BURTON AND DISTRICT SUMMER LEAGUE TABLES: final standings - ladies 2nd, men 1st.

July 2014 photo montage

Page last updated by Kevin Sanders on 28 November 2016 at 10:19