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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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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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