Club Charity: Action For Children

Action for Children

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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Club Update August 2020

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As we move towards the new normal we are now able to run together in small groups, but not formally hold club nights due to current local guidelines and not having access to a Covid secure venue. If people feel safe to run with other Striders we ask that you follow these guidelines to keep everyone safe. This has been […]

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PJ Hough

PJ Hough

PJ Hough2020 It is with sadness of the news that fellow Strider PJ Hough passed away last Monday. A committed member of the club who will be fondly remembered. Our condolences go to his family at this time

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