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Worksop Half Marathon

It was a chilly start to the day in Worksop but by the time the Halloween Half Marathon began, conditions were near perfect. Lewis Hopkinson was the first of the 27 Newark Striders to finish the race, coming in 43rd from 2362 finishers in a time of 1:22:05. Next in with the first of 9…

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20th & 21st October

It’s time for the weekend race news again and we’ll start on Saturday with Ben Barnard, who was in Castleton for the Cancer Research UK Peak District Tough 10K. Ben was 25th from 322 competitors in a time of 1:00:05 and with rough terrain and 1100 ft of climbing it certainly wasn’t misnamed. Nick Harrison…

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13th & 14th October

So much to report this weekend, starting with news of our 10 marathon runners. In Leicester Lewis Hopkinson, Peter Davis and Dave Dews were competing in the Leicester Marathon, which also served as the Notts AAA county championship. Lewis finished 24th in the event in an amazing new PB and club record time of 3:06:58….

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Chester, Bournemouth & Syserston Challenge

Marathon news to start us off, Nige Driscoll and Graham Welsh were in Chester hoping for PBs on a fast course in near perfect conditions. Nige recorded 3:56:48 for a PB, achieving his aim of going sub 4 hrs for the first time. Graham knocked 52 minutes off his PB and went under 4:30 as…

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Robin Hood Half

Three Newark Striders lined up by the Trent in Nottingham for the start of the Robin Hood Half Marathon. Stephen Tomlinson, in his third half this month, was the first to cover the 13.1 miles through the city and Wollaton Park. Tomo knocked nearly 6 minutes off his PB and was tantalisingly close to the…

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September 22nd-23rd

We start this week’s news north of the border, where Nicole and Noel Henderson were in the city of Inverness for the scenic Baxters Loch Ness Marathon. The Hendersons have been training hard, mixing strength and conditioning work with the running and it brought dividends, with super times of 3:31:41 for Noel and 5:27:28 for…

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