There are many fantastic routes around Leicestershire, here are some of them.
Since 2012 I’ve documented a number of routes locally and further afield. These can be found in the links on this page.
Many local runners are aware of the Leicestershire Round.
I helped The Leicestershire Footpaths Association create a series of 32 circular walks based on “The Round” which you may also find useful.
You may be able to run some of these.
This race is a little longer than a half and slightly hillier than most.
There are many runs around, through, up and down the park.
This route is a challenging, picturesque, highly enjoyable 4.5 mile slog
The Ted Toft Hills Race is a 3 miles and a bit race often organised by the Bowline Climbing club.
This route is based on the Ted Toft race and is a very tough 3 mile challenge
This is a fairly fast race, always well organised and well supported by the local clubs. Here is a route based on the race with a few tips to help you
Recently, the route needed to be changed because of safety concerns.
The old route provides a superb training run, and this is a six mile run based on that route.