Recent Updates

Club Update April 2021

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Hello Striders, We had a very good committee meeting last night. Please look out for lots of great announcements over the next week or so about what the club are going to be doing in the next few months to support the return to some normality. We have given some more detail to the Alf Brown Relay. The relay’s aim […]

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Stopsley Striders Alf Brown Relay

Good morning Striders, As part of ‘road map’ of running together again and being able to hold ‘intra’ club events by England Athletics, the committee (with support of Liz Evans) are planning on holding the inaugural Alf Brown Relay on Saturday 24th April. The idea of the event is to allow Striders to run together in an organised event for […]

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Club Update March 2021

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Hello Striders, The Committee met, 1 March, to discuss the way forward as a club as the country makes its slow steps towards normality. These discussions take into consideration the guidance that we have to follow from England athletics. The roadmap for Striders is potentially this 29th March – Striders can start to run together in groups of 6 in […]

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Striders Zoom Social and Easter Egg Hunt

Hope you can join us on Saturday 27th March, 7.30pm for an interactive fun evening, loosely based on an Easter Egg Hunt.Also a raffle and a chance to catch up with Striders over a drink or two. Don’t worry if you can’t join at 7.30pm, you’re welcome to join at any time – the more the merrier.Although this is a […]

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Treasure Trail was a success

Action for Children Trasure Trail - Nadia

We’re delighted to say over 90 people took part in the Treasure Trail and we raised £500 for Action for Children – an amazing total, thank you very much.When we started planning back in November, we had hoped to raise £200 so this is beyond any dreams and it will mean a great deal to Action for Children in these difficult times. All correct […]

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Treasure Trail

Stopsley Striders Treasure Trail

Hi, How do you fancy a 5k Treasure Trail?  We’ve designed a trail just for Stopsley Striders to raise funds for the club charity, Action for Children. Take a 5k walk and solve the clues to find the Club Imposter. See the posters (below) for details. If you would like more info, please email  liz.hatter@virginmedia.com Hope you can join in. Cheers […]

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Vale Burial Ground extension

Vale Burial Ground Extension

You may be aware that the council intend to extend the Vale cemetery onto the other side of Butterfield Green Road (as they have already sold off the logical site for this to build a business park). This will undoubtedly have a negative impact on those of us who use Butterfield Green Road to access the countryside. If you wish […]

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The first Charity event for Action for Children

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Hello Striders, Here we go! The first event with Stopsley Striders for Action for Children. Starting on Tuesday 8th December there will be our very own Striders version of the 12 days of Christmas. On each of the 12 days there will be a different Christmas activity designed to get us all feeling better and being social even if it’s […]

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Club Update December 2020

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Hello Striders, We had a a good committee meeting on Tuesday and we discussed a whole range of things. We are happy to announce that Striders can start running again together again in groups up to 6 for social runs and that coached sessions will begin again. We have also become aware of Stockwood Park Track becoming open again, and […]

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Club Charity: Action For Children

Action for Children

Hi Striders, Congratulations to Valerie for raising an amazing total of £3,000 for Autism Beds as the club charity , a fantastic total in such a tough year. I’m delighted to say that at the AGM on 12th November, Action for Children was chosen as the new Stopsley Strider’s Charity of the Year. To be fair, it was the only […]

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