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Edwinstowe & Skegness 10K

Saturday afternoon and David Cross was at Bulwell Hall Park for the Midland Counties Cross Country Champs. No official times available yet but David covered the 6.5 miles in a watch time of 47:38. To Sunday and Holme Pierrepont where Jean-Louis Balestra was in action in the Nottingham Christmas Half Marathon, completing 4 and a…

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Doncaster 10K

A big group of Striders and family took on the Doncaster 10K in ideal running conditions and there were plenty of fast times and PBs to report. First back were Nige Driscoll and Mark Jackson, both 42:50 which was a new PB for Nige. Andrew Vosper was next in 44:32 PB then Graham Welsh 47:08,…

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Rother Valley & Rutland 10K

We start this week with news from Saturday, Jean-Louis Balestra ran the Rother Valley Running Festival Half Marathon. The 13.1 miles consists of four and a half laps of a lake and Jean-Louis finished in 1:35:37. Moving forward to Saturday evening and Heidi Boby completed the Rutland 10K night run with a friend, crossing the…

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Fright the Night

A chilly Wednesday evening at the showground and a group of Striders was amongst those taking part in the Beaumond House ‘Fright the Night’ event. There was some great Halloween fancy dress and Radio Newark helped create a super atmosphere. Well done to Mark Jackson, Sue Wilkinson, Alison Carman, Sara Webb, Graham Welsh and daughter…

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Worksop HalloweenHalf Marathon

A monster turnout of 37 Striders took to the line for the Worksop Halloween Half. First to finish, in his third half marathon in three countries in 3 weeks was Mark Jackson 1:31:28, followed by David Cross 1:34:31, Nige Driscoll 1:39:25, Dave Dews 1:42:00 and Peter Davis 1:43:12. Whilst weather conditions were perfect, recent heavy…

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Yorkshire 10 miles & Amsterdam Half

Exciting and varied news with an international flavour for the second week in a row. We start with our two Sunday marathon superstars. Noel Henderson took on the Amsterdam marathon, completing the course in a time of 3:43:59 and Donna Wright earned a wonderful new PB by 20 minutes at the Yorkshire Marathon, 4:31:16 thanks…

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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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