Vale Burial Ground extension

Vale Burial Ground Extension

You may be aware that the council intend to extend the Vale cemetery onto the other side of Butterfield Green Road (as they have already sold off the logical site for this to build a business park). This will undoubtedly have a negative impact on those of us who use Butterfield Green Road to access the countryside. If you wish […]

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The first Charity event for Action for Children

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Hello Striders, Here we go! The first event with Stopsley Striders for Action for Children. Starting on Tuesday 8th December there will be our very own Striders version of the 12 days of Christmas. On each of the 12 days there will be a different Christmas activity designed to get us all feeling better and being social even if it’s […]

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Club Update December 2020

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Hello Striders, We had a a good committee meeting on Tuesday and we discussed a whole range of things. We are happy to announce that Striders can start running again together again in groups up to 6 for social runs and that coached sessions will begin again. We have also become aware of Stockwood Park Track becoming open again, and […]

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Club Charity: Action For Children

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Hi Striders, Congratulations to Valerie for raising an amazing total of £3,000 for Autism Beds as the club charity , a fantastic total in such a tough year. I’m delighted to say that at the AGM on 12th November, Action for Children was chosen as the new Stopsley Strider’s Charity of the Year. To be fair, it was the only […]

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Stopsley Striders Cross Country Challenge

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Now that winter is upon us and organised races are a dim and distant memory it’s time to introduce the Stopsley Striders Cross Country Challenge. Run along similar lines to the 5k time trials earlier in the year but longer and muddier! It will be a 4-month, 4-course team challenge that can be walked, jogged or run. Everyone will score […]

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Club Update November 2020

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As we enter this period, England Athletics released their new guidance yesterday. Link to New Guidelines by England Athletics The guidance is in line with national guidelines that you should only exercise with your household or with one other runner. The committee would like all members to follow this guidance but at the same time hope that members will run […]

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Special Birthday

We all at Stopsley Striders would like to wish a very Special Happy Birthday to both Bill and Pam who both turn 70 this October. —-x—- 6th October – Bill Barratt 24th October – Pam Abbitt

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Club Update September 2020

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Evening Striders, The Committee have met this week and previously in early September to discuss the way forward as a club. We had hoped that we would be able to have some form of running from Inspire as things began to open up, but alas the current situation, both nationally and at Inspire does not allow us. Therefore, after discussions, […]

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Update on Cross Country

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The 3 Counties Cross Country has been cancelled for this season 2020/21. The decision was made due to not being to use many of the venues eg schools. In addition it possible that local lockdowns could be enforced which may happen very close to races. Also it would be better to have clubs functioning as normal as possible before organising […]

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