Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2012

Thanks to Tony Ashby for taking the photo’s.To copy and see more photo’s visit TonysPhotoSite A special thanks goes to our guest John Kirkby who talked about and gave a slideshow of his run in the Marathon Des Sables. John then presented the Awards for 2012 Senior Man This man started his year by running in nearly all of our cross […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2011

If you would like any of these photos please email here A special thanks goes to our guest Gail Duckworth who presented the Awards for 2011 Senior Man This man has been one of our most consistent runners this year. He has performed very well on a variety of terrains such as the roads, the track and cross country. He has […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2010

If you would like any of these photos please email here A special thanks goes to our guest professor John Brewer who was a thoroughly entertaining speaker and as a runner himself could empathise with all members of the club.Also to Mark Fairclough who gave us an insight into the history, workings and progress of the Help for Heroes charity which […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2009

Ken Abbott Award KEN ABBOTT AWARD – This award normally goes to somebody who has suffered a serious or long term injury or set back and has managed to recover and get back to running in the face of adversity. This lady has been a member for 18 years. For many years she was a constant at all cross country […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2008

If you would like any of these photos please email here Andy Hobdell was our guest of honour for the evening. He’s coach to Andy Braddeley, Britain’s number one 1500m runner. Senior Man Firstly we would like to say how delighted we are to be giving our Senior Man award to this gentleman tonight. He has come very close to winning the […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2007

If you would like any of these photos please email here I would just like to add my personal thanks to, Paul Dickenson for being our guest of honour for the evening. It was also so nice to welcome Paul’s wife Ann. I am sure that all present will agree that Paul was so gracious in his comments relating to […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2006

Senior Man This man started his road running year in Woburn in February, and he has hardly stopped racing since. Personal bests started in Silverstone and he has kept improving all year, so much in fact that he is now a consistent scoring member of our cross country team in every race. He has recorded personal bests at every distance […]

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Stopsley Striders Presentation Awards for 2005

Senior Man This man started his year in March and managed to get through the full year up to December BUT at a cost. His first love cross country. But it seems to have been worth it. He ran a total of 14 races and managed to hit an amazing 8 PB’s. He ran PB’s in all distances from 5k […]

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Luton Athletics History

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I run for Kent AC in London, but grew up in Luton and recently took part in Wardown parkrun.  I have written a bit about the history of running in the town, which might be of interest to you:  http://go-feet.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/wardown-parkrun-and-140-years-of-runnng.html Through searching in British Newspaper Archive I have taken the history back to the 1870s. Let me know if you […]

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Luton Marathon 1990

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Over 30 Striders took part in the race with others helping marshal. Bill Barrett was first Strider home in 2:44:12 https://youtu.be/Tfj-0jfIeH8 More information, results etc.can be found on Luton Marathon

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