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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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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Charity Skydive for Stopsley Striders

Stopsley Striders Skydivers

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


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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