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Castle Rock 10K & Indian Queens

A quiet weekend for results , we shall start on Friday night with David Cross who completed the Castle rock 10k in a great time of 45: 35. Whilst in Cornwall three brave Striders completed the Indian Queens half marathon which claims to be the flattest half marathon in Cornnwall ! First to finish was…

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Newstead Abbey 5K

Friday evening and four Newark Striders took part in the 5K Newstead Abbey Dash. Simon Roberts was the first to finish in 18:42, followed by David Cross 20:03, Peter Davis 23:12 and Stephen Tomlinson 23:56. The race also served as the 2019 Notts AAA 5K county championship and I’m delighted to report that Peter Davis…

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Thunder Run & Grimsby 10K

It was Thunder Run weekend, and 15 Striders and 1 dog were at Catton Park for the 2019 event, which entails doing as many 10K laps of the tough, hilly off-road course as possible in 24 hours as pairs, teams or as solo competitors. A heavy shower led to some very slippery, muddy conditions on…

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Summer League 4

Wednesday evening saw 27 Striders at Worksop for the fourth round of the Notts AAA summer series. In the women’s race Philippa Clarke was the first to finish, with a time of 37:41, followed by Jessica Gordon 38:23, Cate Driscoll 39:56 and Jacqui Jackson 41:41. Next was Lisa Edwards 41:49, Dawn Hollingworth 44:10, Tracey Partridge…

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Ashbourne Half Marathon & Charnwood AC Open

We start this week’s report with news from the Ashbourne Half Marathon on Sunday. Peter Davis finished in 1:48:57 on a course that has plenty of elevation. The event also serves as the British Masters Athletic Federation championships and the exciting news is that Peter won the bronze medal in the V65 age category, being…

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HPRC Grand Prix & Humber Bridge Half Marathon

Tuesday evening, and David Cross and Gary Tasker were at Rushcliffe Country Park for race 1 of the Holme Pierrepont Running Club Grand Prix. David covered the 4 miles in 25:46 and Gary 27:33. Also on Tuesday, Dave Dews 19:36 PB, Peter Davis 22:31 and Stephen Tomlinson 23:08 PB were competing in the second round…

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HPRC & Summer Solstice

Let’s go back to last Wednesday, and a group of Newark Striders travelled to Bingham for the 2019 Holme Pierrepont track championships. Times as follows: 200M: Nicola Bradley 31.3 seconds, Steve White 33.4, Jess Gordon 34.4, Tom Jordan 34.6, Peter Davis 38.0, 400M: Nicola Bradley 72.0 seconds, Tom Jordan 88.3, 800M: Steve White 3:03 minutes,…

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Blackpool Music Run

21 Newark Striders braved the heavy rain on Wednesday to take part in event 3 of the Notts AAA summer series, a 5 mile race at Holme Pierrepont. In the men’s race Lewis Hopkinson placed 18th in 28:27, followed by Simon Roberts 30:42, Matt Silk 31:51, Dave Dews 33:14 and Gary Tasker 34:17. Noel Henderson…

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8th & 9th June 2019

Such varied news this week that it’s difficult to know where to start, but we’ll begin in Collingham where Lewis Hopkinson secured his first ever race win, picking up first place in the 5K Crawl and Canter followed by 9 other Newark Striders and family. Official times not available as yet, so watch times where…

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Gordon Whelbourn Week

Gordon Whelbourn week special report – and what a week it was! 50 Newark Striders ran in one or more of the 5 races, with the highest turnout being 30 at Balderton on Wednesday evening. 15 of us completed the entire series and earned a commemorative woolly hat. First was David Cross who finished 6th…

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