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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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E.Mids XCountry Colwick

On Saturday evening Ruth Tall and her son James had great fun torch running at Clumber Park in the sold out National Trust Night Run. Sunday morning saw nine intrepid Striders competing in event 3 of the East Midlands Cross Country League on a slipper, muddy and hilly course at Colwick Woods. We worry about…

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Canicross Midlands Series

Graham’s weekend Sports review. No shortage of epic training and Parkrunning in the wintry conditions this weekend, but only one brave Strider was racing. Beverley Hancock travelled to Cliff Lakes Water Park, Tamworth with daughter Ella for the 4th weekend of the Canicross Midlands Series. The course was very challenging due to ice and mud…

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Bolsover 10 & Brass Monkey Half

Great first press report from Graham. Some of the published results sparked rumours that our new chairperson had wasted no time in the January transfer window, but were short-lived. Anyway, we start at the Bolsover 10K where Tom Marshall finished 5th from a field of 672 in a wonderful new PB & club record time…

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E.Mids XCountry Bramcote

Well done to the small contingent of Striders who braved the cold and the mud to participate in the East Midlands cross country at Bramcote Park, Nottingham. First to complete the 5.5 mile course was Jan Bailey in a time of 37:07 followed by Adam Clarke 42:25, Simon Palmer 44:26 Matt Silk 44:56, Gary Tasked…

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Festive Events 16th Dec

A huge congratulations to Striders Donna Beveridge, Becky Clift and Jon Rawson who completed the Maramile Christmas Challenge at Newark showground on Saturday. The aim of the challenge is to complete as many of 3.3 mile laps as possible. Both Donna and Becky completed 5 laps which equates to 16.5 mile approx and Jon in…

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Canicross Midlands Series

Congratulations to Beverly Hancock and her daughter Ella who attended the third race weekend of the canicross midlands series at Onley in Warwickshire, normally a two day event. On Saturday Beverly had a good race on the 3k course with Luna, gaining 2nd place female overall and with her other dog Magic on the 5k…

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Edwinstowe & Christmas Nottingham

It was a damp morning that greeted the sixteen Striders that were participating in the challenging Edwinstowe 10K trail race. A huge congratulations to all our runners. Jan Bailey lead Striders home in an amazing time of 36:31 coming 3rd overall. He was followed Simon Palmer 42:35, Mark Winter 45:55, Nick Beveridge 48:28. The first…

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East Midlands XCountry League

Sunday saw the first race of the East Midlands Cross country League at Holmepierre Pont. A huge well done to the eleven Striders that participated. Leading Striders home from the 5.6 mile course was the amazing Tom Marshall in a time of 33:48 coming in 9th out of a field of 175 runners, followed by…

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