Club news release 29/12/2019

Buntingford 10

Three Striders took on their last race of 2019 when they travelled to Buntingford for the popular, undulating 10 mile road race. New member Helen Moye posted a time of 86:04 whilst the Cuzner duo of Glenn and Stuart finished in strong times of 69:45 (personal best) and 76:37 respectively.

Phoenix Frozen half marathon

Sue Loughran ran the Phoenix Frozen half marathon along the Thames towpaths at Walton on the Thames and finished in 3 hours 5 minutes 58 seconds.

Cambridge Sublime 10K

Chrissie Thomas and Linda Howell took on the Cambridge Sublime 10K on Sunday and finished in 66:49 and 68:23 respectively.

ParkRun – Christmas Day

Many of the Stevenage Striders took advantage of the ParkRuns organised on Christmas Day.

Albert parkrun, Middlesborough – Emma Sclanders 22:41 77th out of 363 runners

Stevenage, where the course participation record was broken with 351 runners taking part –  Ollie Garbas 20:19, Steve Wells 23:13, Greg Bradbury 23:15, Glenn Cuzner 23:17, Stuart Cuzner 23:18, Toby Robinson 23:56, Phil Deaves 25:28, Helen Moye 25:39, Russ Andrews 26:09, Ken Marshall 26:23, Danik Bates 26:49, Fran Levy 27:09, Chris Leigh 27:18 (course PB),  Ian McClements 28:10, Steve Moore 30:39, Chrissie Thomas 31:16,  Hayley Stenning 31:19, Sharon Franklin 31:39, Sarah Kinsella 32:36,  Sue Pudner 33:08, Steve Kinsellla 34:39, Lianne Loosley 35:12,  Paula Sparks 35:34, Esperanza Castro 36:53, Dorota Adamczyk 36:54, Charlotte Leigh 36:58 (course PB), Tracy Norris 39:55

Hartlepool – Alan Watt 26:32

Great Lines, Medway – Darren March 23:46, Louise March 37:10

Panshanger – Peter Monk 26:54

ParkRun – 28th December

Stevenage – Toby Robinson 24:03, Martin Watson 24:08, Karl Newstead 25:29, Ian McClements 25:44, Steve Moore 26:02,  Sarah Kinsella 26:41, William Reynolds 27:18, Steve Kinsella 27:27, Fiona Davies 28:11, Kelly Marie-Daly 30:08, Liz Love 30:12, Hayley Stenning 30:43, Tanya Haskins 31:24, Chrissie Thomas 31:27, Graham Potter 31:32, Sam Lardner 35:16, Tracy Norris 40:50

Maidstone – Steve Wells 19:17, 9th out of 367 runners

Plymvalley – Garry Wallace 30:16, Louise Chancellor 32:53

Bedford Park – Chris Leigh 23:51

Gunpowder – Darren March 23:44, Louise March 35:28

Panshanger – Russ Andrews 28:27

Barclay – Greg Bradbury 25:28

Portumna – Brendan Kelly 20:23 5th out of 61 runners, Peter Kelly 29:27

Felixstowe – Jordan Warner 23:19

Clevedon – Vicky Walker-Nolan 29:49

Sheffield Hallam – Eloise Billington 23:56

Irchester – Helen Moye 24:33

Stevenage 10km 2020

Entries for the Stevenage 10K 2020 are open. There are 600 places available for the 6.2-mile race through some of Stevenage’s beautiful parks (up from 450 places in 2019). Early-bird prices are £18 (£16 if running with an affiliated club). All finishers will receive a medal, technical t-shirt and cake! Spot prizes will also be given out. Proceeds from the race will go to the Stevenage Community Trust, Stevenage Haven

and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.  The target is to raise at least £3000 for those charities.

The entries can be found here https://www.racesonline.uk/race-entry/stevenage10k/index.php?id=1

About Stevenage Striders

The club was formed back in 2013 and has lots of runners from the local area joined since then and is open to all abilities. To find out more information about the club, how to join or what sort of training we can offer, please contact via the club or head coach Chris Leigh on stevenagestriders@mail.com or visit the website http://stevenagestridersrc.org.uk

Danik Bates

Stevenage Striders Press Officer.