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Brighton Marathon, Poznan Half & Others

There’s something of an international flavour to this week’s report but we’ll be starting in the UK with marathon news. Matt Silk and Simon Price ran the Boston Marathon, Matt was first home in a new personal best time of 3:32:28 and Simon finished in 3:56:05. Meanwhile at the south coast, three Newark Striders were…

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Manchester Marathon & others!

After the months of training the big day finally arrived for those running the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon and an amazing turnout of 17 Striders covered the 26.2 miles, a significant number for the first time. First to finish was Mark Jackson in a brilliant new PB time of 3 hours 12 minutes and 6…

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Easter 10K – Epworth & Wollaton

Graham’s not quite the weekend sports report. Striders Stacey Atkins, Tom Young, Jess Gordon and Philippa Clarke travelled to the Isle of Axholme for the Epworth 10K. The group egg-splained that it was an egg-stremely good event on an egg-sacting mixed terrain course with an egg-cellent medal, t-shirt, hot cross bun and chocolate too! (seems…

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March 24th / March 25th – Events

Graham’s weekend Sports report. After the snow and race cancellations last weekend, running conditions were ideal today and it was a Sunday of success. So much so that I’m really not sure where to start, but let’s begin in the capital where Striders Bernie Divall and Anthea Moisey were in town for the London Landmarks…

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Retford & Lisbon Half Marathon

Graham’s weekend Sports report. We’ll start this week’s report with the Retford Half Marathon where PBs fell as large group of Striders took to the roads in ideal running conditions. First to finish in a fantastic new PB time of 1:23:41 was Lewis Hopkinson and second home was Mark Jackson in 1:28:04 PB followed by…

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Cambridge Half Marathon

The wintry weather took its toll on events this weekend but the Cambridge Half Marathon did take place and two Striders were amongst the field. Steve Martin completed the race in 1:46:45 and Lesley Ruth crossed the finish line in 2:13:56. Well done Steve, Lesley and all who racked up training miles over the weekend.

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Belvoir Challenge & East Midlands 10K

Four brave Newark Striders assembled at Harby Village Hall on Saturday morning to take on the 15 mile Belvoir Challenge. Conditions were sunny but cold and the course ‘undulating’ and ‘mixed terrain’ which obviously really means hilly and muddy. At least there are cakes and flapjacks at various points. Well done Jon Rawson chip time…

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E.Mids XCountry Trent Meadows

We start our Sunday round up at Trent Meadows, Long Eaton where 8 Newark Striders represented the club in the East Midlands Cross Country League under the expert guidance of manager Clive Owen. Official Trent Meadows East Midlands Cross Country times are now available. First lady Becky Clift 25:04, then Nicola Bradley 25.28, Philippa Clarke…

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Leicester Half, Valentine 30K & Turkey Trot

Graham’s weekend Sports report It was a busy weekend for Newark Striders. Saturday saw around 50 of us complete Parkrun, including members of our Step into Striders programme, split evenly between Sconce Park and Belton House with a few other locations thrown in for good measure. Onto Sunday and there was a good turnout for…

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The Rauceby Ripper

Striders had a busy weekend of running, with lots of Parkruns and several hundred training miles. It was quiet with respect to races and events though with Matt Silk (14th overall 1:04:54) and Nick Beveridge (1:17:47) pulling on the trail shoes and flying the orange flag in the tough, muddy and hilly multi-terrain 8.7 mile…

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