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Grimsthorpe Gallop & Humber Bridge Half

4 Newark Striders participated in the Humber Bridge Half Marathon, Adam Clarke was the first finisher, completing the course in 1:35:34 followed by Hannah Thomson 2:02:30, Stephen Tomlinson 2:03:03 PB and Becky Clift 2:04:33. There was a good turnout at Grimsthorpe Castle for the Grimsthorpe Gallop trail events. Rob Wilkinson did the Half Marathon, covering…

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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice Special Report – What an evening it was, great atmosphere, super organisation, so many Striders, supporters, a medal and near perfect conditions… well a little bit warm maybe but better than windy and cold. I’m sure the other competitors were grateful to us in the start area for attracting all the annoying little…

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Track Training at Bingham

After the success of the Bingham Track session in both May & June we have decided to offer a further 4 sessions through the months of July and August. Each session will be on a Monday 6:30 – 7:30pm, except the Bank Holiday which will be scheduled in the morning at 10am, all sessions to…

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Step Into Striders Stories

Clare I joined striders to help overcome my demons, every time I tried to start running the little voice started up with “can we stop now” ” this is uncomfortable” “we can’t do this” ” you are not a runner” etc etc I started 5 weeks into the step into striders program but I was…

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Shrewsbury Half & Woodhall Spa Sprint Tri

It was a fairly quiet weekend in terms of events but here is the news. Gary Tasker travelled to the Shrewsbury Half Marathon and completed the event in 1:35:29. Nick Harrison was in 10K action at Pontefract, finishing in a time of 55:14, which is a great new PB on a hilly course. Over in…

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Gordon Whelbourn Week

Last week was dominated by the Gordon Whelbourn series and a big well done to run leader Tom Marshall who won all 5 races and lifted the Dr Simeon Hansard trophy. 18 Newark Striders completed the entire series, comprising of 5K races Monday to Thursday plus a 10K race on Friday. Jan Bailey placed 2nd…

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Derby Half Marathon & Woodhall Spa 10K

We begin this week’s report with half marathon news and Richard Scott, Danielle Forsey and Jean-Louis Balestra were amongst the starters in the Derby Half Marathon. Richard completed the course in 1:39:10, Danielle 1:40:08 and Jean-Louis 1:51:00. Sara Whittaker was in half marathon action too, participating in the Race for Life – Leeds Trail Half…

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