Memberships for 2020/21

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Morning Striders, I apologise for the long post but it is regarding memberships for 2020/21 so please bear with me. As we live in unprecedented times we are organising payments differently this year. 1. UKA have extended the collection of subs this year so the club have have also extended the deadline for online payment until 31st May. 2. We […]

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Simon Franklin

Simon Franklin

Simon Franklin1966 – 2020 It is with great sadness that we have to report the sudden death of Simon Franklin, one of the founder members of Stopsley Striders, who passed away at home last week. Our thoughts are with his family at this very sad time.

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Club Suspended

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Club is suspended for the time being, following the advice issued by the government today, 16th March 2020. If people wish to meet up and run then they can do so, but please meeting outside. Meeting in the room beforehand seems an unnecessary risk.

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March 2020 – Chairmans comments

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash

I was pleased to see such a good turnout at the Presentation Evening, and I hope that everyone who attended had an enjoyable night. I trust you will all join with me in congratulating everyone who had their hard work recognised. Thank you also to everyone who worked very hard to organise the evening. Can I please remind you all […]

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STOPSLEY STRIDERS PRESENTATION AWARDS FOR 2019

Stopsley Striders Awards 2020

The Stopsley Striders Awards night was held on 21st February 2020.Thanks to Malcom Rankin for taking the photo’s.Thanks also goes to Liz Evans for additional photos. Senior Man 2019 The Senior Man Award is a prestigious award in any club. In many clubs though many men who run at the level and distances of our Senior Man Award winner just […]

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February 2020 – Chairmans comments

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash

I am delighted to be accepted back as Chairman, and I am looking forward to the forthcoming year in the role. I am sure that I speak for all Striders in expressing my gratitude to Zena Ellis for all that she has done for the club over the past three years. I am extremely hopeful that whilst I occupy this […]

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December 2019 Running Report

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By Christine Lathwell It has been a busy month the last of the Bedfordshire County AAA races, two Three Counties Cross Country Races. The training for Marathon is starting. December 1st At the Wooton Half Marathon incorporating the Bedfordshire AAA, 8 Striders competed, Philip Davies 1:29:47, Gez Fallon 1:32:20, Pat Blessing 1:34:56, Andrew Durrant 1:48:12, Stewart Read 1:53:38, Kulwinder Assra […]

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Striders Awards Night – tickets now Available

Tickets are now available for our annual awards which is on 21st February 2020 at Crawley Green Sports Club on Crawley Green Rd. Tickets are available on the link below or paper tickets can be purchased on club nights. 80 are available online and 20 at club nights. Ticket cost is £6. All ticket holders are entered into a raffle […]

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The Original Everest Marathon

Richard Hardy Everest Marathon

By Richard Hardy The Everest trip was definitely the trip of a lifetime. Nepal and the Himalaya are amazing. It seems a life time away that I left home on 14th November for the trip. In the 4 weeks we packed so much in. I managed to do all the trekking and got to Everest Basecamp and also climbed a […]

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