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Berlin, Stockholm, Mansfield & Muskham

Lots of exciting things to report this weekend and we start with international news. On Saturday afternoon Jan Bailey and Dan Arkwell were in Sweden for the 40th anniversary running of the Stockholm Half Marathon. Jan covered the course in 1:25:29 and Dr Dan ran the 13.1 miles in 2:14:44. On to Sunday and Stephen…

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Bramley Challenge

Thursday night was this years ‘Bramley Challenge’, a local event that sees Newark Striders go up against Notfast, Southwell RC and HPRC for a little friendly team competition. Pre-registration and an earlier start time of 18:15 didn’t perturb the orange army with a massive 35 of you taking part. A few registration issues including misspellings…

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GNR, Colchester & Vale of York Half Marathon

This week’s racing news. Jason Cobb got the weekend off to a super start. Those who knew how hard he’d prepared, didn’t share his nerves as he lined up for his first big triathlon event, the Vitruvian at Rutland Water. He covered the 1900 M swim, 85 KM cycle and 21KM run in a total…

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Bassingham Bash & Newton Fraction

It was a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon for the 14th annual Bassingham Bash. 16 Striders took part in the popular 5 mile race around the village and the surrounding lanes. Jan Bailey overcame heavy cold symptoms to finish 8th in 28:46, 2nd in the M40 age category. Peter Davis was next with a gun…

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