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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1000 Days Running

Today, 27th August 2019, Evelyn reached a milestone of running everyday for 1000 days! She started off the days celebrations with a midnight mile with her fellow Stopsley Striders and parkrun family. Nearly everyone wore purple in some shape or form. Evelyn borrowed a lovely purple cape, from Kate, and enjoyed running with it for the mile. She was only […]

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June 2019 Running Report

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BY CHRISTINE LATHWELL This has been a very busy month two Club Championship races, last marathon of the seasion maybe. We went from the wettest week to train in to the hottest. You are all running extremley well so many Pbs and achievements this month. June 1st & 2nd The striders were all over the place on Sunday. The Bedford 10km 10 […]

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June 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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Another great month for the club, June brought us runs before the sun came up and as the sun set, 2 club championship races – Marston 5K and the John O’ Callaghan 5 mile, a not so hot St Albans half, the start of the Luton AC series and our first club invitational run.  For your info the club championship […]

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March 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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March is for many of us about plodding on and getting some serious miles in. So many striders took part in several races over the month from the MK Festival of Running, cross country Harpenden and Welwyn Half, runs around Ashridge, Gade Valley training runs, Oakley 20 and two half marathons around London to name but a few, well done […]

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February 2019 – Chairmans Comments

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One of my favourite nights of the year is the annual Awards Evening this was again a wonderful night and we celebrated the many achievements of our runners. We also showed that Stopsley Striders all have a good sense of humour. Well done to all our award winners and thank you to Cheryl and Richard for the lovely food. Thank […]

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