Night Trails to Ultras

What a week for winning!

On Friday we had six members complete” The night Trail run ” a five-mile headtorch run around the fields and tracks of Rushcliffe.
Jess Gordon was the first Strider to finish, completing the course in 39: 42 and a fantastic 2nd lady overall, our only male representative Jon Rawson finished in 41:14 followed by Philippa Clarke 51:01,Jacqui Jackson 51:01, Stacey Atkins in 51:04 and Karen Illsley 51:10.
A thoroughly enjoyable night finished off with chips and beer!

On Saturday we had three Striders complete the Sherwood pines Robin hood runs.
In the 10K event Jan Bailey finished in a brilliant time of 36: 41 coming 2nd out of a field of 262 participants and 1st in his age category vet male 40+, followed by Tom Marshall finishing in a great time of 37:13 coming in 4th overall and 3rd in his senior men age category.
While 5K event Lewis Hopkinson finished in 19 minutes coming 3rd overall and 1st in his category vet 40+ male.

On Sunday we had three Striders Nick, Wyn and Lee who participated in the very challenging White Rose ultra a gruelling 30 mile run. Lee finished in 6 hours 30 minutes and Nick in 6 hours 49 minutes.
Finally, Another wonderful weekend of racing from our awesome canicross team. Beverley and her dogs completed in the two-day event at Cliff Lakes, Tamworth, as part of the Canicross Midlands Series.
Beverley and Magic achieved 2nd place in Masters female category on the 5K course. Beverley was in 4th place after the first days racing with her other dog Luna on the 3k course but with an improved performance on the second day , they moved up to 3rd place overall in the female category.
Her daughter Ella had fantastic runs with her dog Louis the springer spaniel on both days and achieved a great 2nd place on both days in the 12 – 16 mixed age category.
Well done ladies.