November 2019 Running report

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By Charles Nelis It’s been a busy month for Stopsley Striders – we continue to take part in a variety of events – parkrun, triathlons, ultramarathons and so on, but the big news for November is that cross-country is back! We’ve competed to the best of our abilities at both Wellingborough and Wing, and have seen many recently joined Striders […]

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Your Club Needs You

Have you seen the league? Do you want to be beaten? If not get yourself to one/all of our next league Cross Country races at:- Wootton on Sunday, 8th December Letchworth on 15th December Dunstable on 12th January. We need 8 scoring male runners and 5 scoring female runners, but that doesn’t mean we only need 13 runners; we need […]

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October 2019 Running Report

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By Christine Lathwell This has been another busy month. Autumn is now here, so more marathons and Cross Country begins. We had our fourth Club Championship. There was a Club record and — Pb’s broken. October 6th At the Bournemouth Marathon. 4 Striders competed. Sanjoy Roy 3:56:39, Chris Treleaven 4:20:56, Helen Douglas 4:35:44 and Calista Strange 4:44:44 Pb first Marathon. […]

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New Committee

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After the AGM, the committee have had their first meeting and are bedding in. The current status of the positions currently stands with:- Chair: Vacant Secretary: Estelle Parkins Treasurer: Thom Darby Men’s Captain: Charles Nelis Ladies Captain: Christine Lathwell Committee: Tom Rankin Lucinda Philpott Helen Morris Martin Read Kerry Dear Linda Philpott Rick Hares. The committee with the President, are […]

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September 2019 Running Report

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BY MARTIN SMITH Lots of running recorded throughout September, and collectively racking up 23 PB’s and a V70 win from Elizabeth McGinley – Well done to you all. Please remember to write your runs onto the club sheets in order for them to be included within the running report. As the running turns from trail to road to wear your […]

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September 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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I feel quite nostalgic that this is my last committee meeting, I feel like I have learnt so much from you all over the last 3 years as chair and committee member before that. I admire the commitment and enthusiasm you all show for the club and this is evident as the club is growing stronger and bigger each year. […]

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August 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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As most people are winding down for the holidays in August, it is one of our busiest months. Our annual 5 and 10 mile trail race was on the 11th, this is not an easy event to organise and thank you to our race director Tom Rankin for doing a great job. Thank you too for everyone who ran the […]

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July 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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July has not worked out as I planned this year for me and I am writing this having not run at all this month, the longest I have ever gone without a run since joining the club 8 years ago. Anyway, hopefully I will be back running again soon.  The beginners course came to an end and we had a […]

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Charity Skydive for Stopsley Striders

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Charity skydive for Stopsley Striders charity of the Year 2019 On 5th September Amanda, Liz, Jenny and her husband bravely took on a tandem skydive for the Stopsley Striders Charity for 2019, Alzheimers research UK. Amanda and Liz, raised over £1000 for Alzheimers research UK and Jenny and her husband also raised over £1200, half of which is going to […]

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Dave Thompson-Trace

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Stopsley Strider Club Member Profile – Dave Thompson – Trace (60 years old and 30 years a Strider in 2019!)  Occupation: Deputy Shift Manager in the world of Electronic Payments  Did you do sport at school?I was hopeless at most sports because I have developmental dyspraxia (clumsy kid syndrome), but fared reasonably at rounders, badminton and running  When did you start running […]

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