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Palma Half & Stilton Stumble

Exciting international news to start us off this week. 11 Newark Striders were in Majorca for the Palma Half Marathon, and the 30 degree heat was a far cry from the wet weather back home, though not ideal for long distance running. First to finish was Mark Jackson 1:46:06, then Nige Driscoll 1:49:16, Steve Padgett…

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Syerston Challenge 10K & Chester Marathon

Well done to Steve Martin who took on the marathon distance for the third time on Sunday, finishing the Chester Marathon in 4:14:48. Philippa Clarke was first Strider to finish the Syerston Challenge 10K trail event, crossing the line in 49:29, followed by Steve Padgett 54:03, Gemma Latham 1:04:15 and Steve Gurd 1:04:35. A speedy…

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Tissington Trail, Robin Hood & Scarborough 10K

Anthea Moisey was in Derbyshire on Saturday running the Tissington Trail Half Marathon, which she completed in 2:22:17. Sunday was the day of the Nottingham Robin Hood Half Marathon. In wet conditions Steve White finished in 1:49:07, Chloe Jones 1:59:36, Dan Endersby 2:23:48, Sara Webb 2:33:15, Jenny and Simon Palmer 2:33:17 and Heidi Boby 2:36:11….

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Equinox 24

We couldn’t really start anywhere other than Equinox 24 this weekend and as usual we had a variety of solo, pairs and team runners logging as many 10K laps as possible in 24 hours in the shadow of Belvoir Castle. Anthea Moisey headed up the solos with 8 laps, then Jon Rawson 6 laps, Cate…

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Ponton Plod & Mansfield 10K

We start this week with news from the Vale of York Half Marathon. Jenny Palmer and Anthea Moisey were competing, Jenny knocked over 4 minutes off her PB with a time of 2:14:17 and Anthea crossed the finishing line in 2:30:37. Back in Nottinghamshire, 3 Striders were running in the Mansfield 10K, which also served…

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Great North Run & Newton’s Fraction Half

Eight Newark Striders were among the 57000 entrants in the 2019 Great North Run. First to cross the finishing line in South Shields was Philippa Clarke with great new PB time of 1:44:09, followed by Olly Craughan 1:51:39, Graham Welsh 1:54:28, Stacey Atkins 2:19:19, Sara Whittaker 2:47:12, Heather Green 2:47:13, Gemma Latham 2:52:34 and a…

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Bassingham Bash & Sherwood Pines

Some very exciting news to start us off this week. Peter Davis pulled on his England vest at the Maidenhead Half Marathon to represent his country in the England vs Celtic Masters competition. Running against the very best age group runners, Peter finished in 1:42:28, placing 9th in the men’s V65. Rewind to Tuesday evening…

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Launde 6 Miles & Trust 10K

Newark Half aside, August is generally a quiet time for news of races and events and this year is no exception. Graham Welsh had a workplace related league race in the afternoon heat on Wednesday, completing the 10K run in 48:37. On to Saturday and Simon Roberts was in track action at Loughborough, racing in…

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Newark Half Marathon

Back to last Wednesday for news from Teversal of the fifth and final event in the Notts AAA summer league, which was a 6 mile off road race. 10 Striders* completed the entire series. In the women’s race Jess Gordon* was first to finish in 48:16, followed by Philippa Clarke 48:20, Dawn Hollingworth* 54:43, Helen…

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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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