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Notts 10, Sleaford 10K & Newark Half

It’s been an action packed weekend for the Newark Striders, with gold medals, half marathons and so much more to report on, so let’s make a start. Friday evening and Lewis Hopkinson and Peter Davis were amongst the starting line-up in the Notts AC 10 miler at Holme Pierrepont, a race which also incorporated the…

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Rock N Roll – Dublin

International news now and a group of Newark Striders, along with families and friends of the club, were in Dublin for the Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend. After an evening of strategy planning in a social setting the group gathered on Saturday morning for the first running event, which was the 5K race. Nick Beveridge was…

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York 10K & Castle Rock 10K

Tom Spelman, Stephen Tomlinson, Nick Harrison and Rob Wilkinson were in York on Sunday for the Asda Foundation York 10K. Tom completed the course in 49:56, Stephen 56:36, Rob 1:00:29 and Nick 1:05:43. Meanwhile, Steve Martin was in Norfolk for the Run Norwich 10K and he crossed the finishing line in 46:50. Rewind to Friday…

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Heckington 10 & Outlaw Triathlon

Saturday and four Newark Striders were at the Heckington show, the largest village show in England, to take part in the 10 mile road race. First home in 1:06:49 and 30th place overall was Mark Jackson. Next to overcome the challenging headwind and complete the course was Philippa Clarke 1:23:16, followed across the finishing line…

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Wellington 5K, HPRC Track Championships, Grimsby 10k & TR24

Tuesday evening and 5 Striders were competing in round 3 of the Lincoln Wellington AC 5K series. Jan Bailey placed 3rd overall and 1st in the V40 category with 16:42, Simon Roberts was next in 18:09 PB, Nick Beveridge 21:38, Peter Davis 21:51 1st V65, Stephen Tomlinson 24:01. Wednesday evening, and 8 were at Bingham…

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Newstead Abbey 5K, Brooksie Bash & Ironman Bolton

A couple of events to report on from Wednesday, starting with news of David Cross who was in Worcestershire for the Droitwich 10K race, which he completed in a time of 44:30. There was also a good turnout of Striders at Worksop that evening for round 4 of the Summer Series on a very nice…

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HPRC Grand Prix

TEAM COMPETITION – HPRC Grand Prix Three runners count per team. Only those entering all four races are eligible for the team prizes. For club runners, enter as normal ensuring that you enter all four races to be eligible for the team prizes. For non-club runners, enter a team name in the “Club/Team Name” section,…

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Notfast 10K, Tatton Park 10K & Burn Valley Half

It was a sweltering Sunday for the annual Notfast 10K race and 17 Newark Striders lined up at the Rugby Club along with the other runners to take on the course and the tough conditions… including that hill. Lewis Hopkinson was the first Strider home, finishing 6th overall, first local runner in 39:11. On his…

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Lincoln 10K, Holkham Half Ironman & Ladybower Trail

On Saturday Nick Harrison and new member Ruth Houlder took on the Ladybower Trail Marathon and covered over 15 miles and climbed over 1000 feet before being required to withdraw. Over at Clumber Park, Anthea Moisey and her daughter were scrambling over obstacles and crawling through mud in the Race for Life Pretty Muddy 5K…

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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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