Stopsley Striders Newsletter – July 2022

The newsletter will be made up of recent/key content we post on Facebook and any other messages we need to share. Club 40th Anniversary Thank you to all Striders who attended the recent Anniversary events. Thank you to Claire Bracey for organising the party and to Nadia Hall for organising the mementos.  It was great to see so many Striders […]

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Happy 40th Birthday Stopsley Striders

On 28th June 1982, 40 years ago, Stopsley Striders held its very first session! Thanks to Tony Simmons and Harry Wilson! Happy Anniversary Stopsley Striders! We’ll be celebrating with a memorial run, and a few drinks afterwards. A parkrun takeover this Saturday and a party on 15th July!

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Stopsley Striders Newsletter – JUNE 22

The newsletter will be made up of recent/key content we post on Facebook and any other messages we need to share. Club 40th Anniversary We have a number of events coming up to celebrate our 40th birthday. Tuesday 28th June – Memorial Run/Walk from Inspire on the day Striders were started! We will be leaving Inspire at 7pm for a […]

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Stopsley Striders: Health and Safety Policy

Stopsley Striders are strongly committed to encouraging its members to take part, but the Health and Safety of each individual is always our paramount concern. To support our Health and Safety Policy we are committed to the following duties: Undertake regular, recorded risk assessments of all activities undertaken by the club. Create a safe environment by putting Health and Safety […]

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Stopsley Striders: Social Media Policy

Background/Purpose: The Club uses social media (e.g. Facebook and WhatsApp) extensively to communicate with and between members and with non-members. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines on the proper use of social media communications. ‘Social media’ in the context of these guidelines refers to a number of online platforms including Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and any other […]

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Mental Health – #RunAndTalk

Stopsley Striders are part of the England Athletics #RunandTalk programme. We hold regular events to support our members with their mental health as running can be a vital ingredient in supporting good mental health. We held a recent event where some of our members went for a run and then enjoyed breakfast at one of our local business supporters Old […]

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Striders at Track

Stopsley Striders at Track

Each Tuesday we hold a Coached Track Session at Stockwood Park. This session is led by one of our qualified England Athletics Leaders or Coaches. It is an hour session that caters for all abilities and usually consists of a 10 min warm up, some drills, a 40 min session followed by a cool down and stretching. We find that […]

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Stopsley Striders parkrun Takeover


Stopsley Striders are very supportive of our two local parkrun events at Wardown Park. On Saturday 26th March Striders ‘took over’ the parkrun with many Striders volunteering as marshals, time keepers and pacers. The run report for this event can be found at Event #287 – Sileshi’s take on parkrun | Luton Wardown parkrun. It was also a special event […]

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How to Join

Stopsley Striders Join Us

Stopsley Striders are always pleased to welcome new members, whether you are a beginner or an experienced athlete. We meet at Inspire Luton Sports Village, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8DD on Monday and Thursday in Studio 1, from 18:30; notices at 18:50, out and running from 19:00. Bag storage will be in the ground floor lockers – don’t forget your 20p. For […]

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