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It was a bit blowy!

It was a bit blowy!

A group of Striders braved the wet and windy weather on Sunday morning for a run at Arundel.

Striders in action at the weekend

Striders in action at the weekend

Lee and Anita at the Great Bottom 5, a strong finish from Keith Fowler at the Cross Country, Paul Hurley and Liz Crockford at the Great South Run and Sam Bennett at the Oxford Half Marathon.

London Marathon

London Marathon

Congratulations to Keith Fowler who completed the London Marathon on Sunday.

Brighton Marathon 2021

Brighton Marathon 2021

​At yesterday’s Brighton Marathon club Chairman, Rob Graham completed the course in a time of 3:30, finishing 3rd in his age category.  Well done Rob!

2021 AGM

2021 AGM

On Tuesday night, 7th September, the Striders 2021 AGM was held.  At a well attended event Chairman Rob Graham took us through proceedings.  As ever one of the more enjoyable events of the night was the annual awards.  Here are a few photos of this year's deserving...

Frank Rickus 1929 – 2021

Frank Rickus 1929 – 2021

Last week we were advised that Frank Rickus had passed away at the grand age of 91.  Frank was one of a small number of runners that formed Worthing Striders back in 1996. ​Looking through club results one highlight for Frank was that he got to run the...

Litter Pick

Litter Pick

A group of Striders along with a couple of local Councillors took part in a litter pick on Sunday 6th June in and around Highdown.  Well done to everyone that took part and special thanks to Peter Jenkins and Barbara for organising the event.

Ron Hill RIP

Ron Hill RIP

We sadly learnt yesterday that Ron Hill, the club's Honorary President had passed away. Ron's achievements in Athletics were legendary. The following was posted on the BBC website: Ex-European and Commonwealth marathon champion Ron Hill has died aged 82.Hill...

Bluebell Trail Runs Angmering

Bluebell Trail Runs Angmering

On Sunday 25th April a number of Striders took part in the local Bluebell trail runs in Angmering Park.  In sunny spring conditions, the runs were enjoyed by all.  There was even time to stop and video a deer in the woods!

It’s snowing!

It’s snowing!

Last night's Striders training session finished in a snow blizzard.  The great British weather.  Thank you to the four trainers: Colin, Carla, Anita and Steve and thanks to everyone that braved the elements and supported the training.

Striders return to training

Striders return to training

As lockdown restrictions were eased Worthing Striders returned to training on Tuesday 30th March.  We were blessed with a warm evening and a turnout of more than 30 who enjoyed socially distanced training.  It was good to meet up and see familiar faces!

Brighton Half Marathon 2020

Brighton Half Marathon 2020

Well done to everyone who completed a very windy Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday and thanks to all supporters who turned out to cheer on the runners.  Rob Holmes missed [only just] the World Record for completing a half marathon in a suit of armour - a great effort!

Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships

Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships

On Saturday 18th January 15 Striders took part in the Sussex Masters Cross Country Championships which were held locally at Coombes Farm.  On a gruelling course – the word ‘hilly’ does not do it justice, conditions were glorious for running being cold but with bright...

Tadworth 10

Tadworth 10

On Sunday 5th January 11 Striders made the relatively short journey up to Epsom to run the Tadworth 10.  The race start was at the famous Epsom racecourse, the venue for the Derby.  Consequently, the race facilities on the ground floor of the main stand were...

West Sussex Fun Run League Highlights for Worthing Striders

West Sussex Fun Run League Highlights for Worthing Striders

Senior Team finished 12th out of 18 [best-placed finish since 2012]Junior Team finished 9th out of 18Junior Team won the award for Most Improved Participation[Well done to Clodagh Fowler, Paddy Fowler, Grace Fryer, Albie Barnes, Isla Wells, Theo Turner, Harry Turner,...

Tilgate 5 WSFRL

Tilgate 5 WSFRL

Striders had a large turn out with 16 runners taking part in this event. The course was a challenging one with very little flat ground to be found as it worked its way thought the forest in a 5 mile loop back to the start. 

Rewell Woods Running Festival 2019

Rewell Woods Running Festival 2019

By Tim It was a glorious late summer day when messes  Rabone ,Turner, Tullet and McGrath set out on another relay adventure with Karen Thomas  tackling the solo 10k route in a pincer movement This event was local Arundel Cricket Club was the venue . The event was a...

Aquathon Arundel

Aquathon Arundel

From James and Steve  ​James The Junior wave which was my wave was scheduled to enter the water at 9am and start, the start was very hectic as everyone was fighting to get that front position, I managed to nestle myself between two swimmers so I was able to jetstream...

New forest 10k and Half Marathon

New forest 10k and Half Marathon

From Hannah Wise ​New Forest Marathon, Sunday 8th September 2019 If you like the idea of running through scenic woodland and darting out of the way of a stampede of ponies then The New Forest Marathon is for you!  This is one of my favourite races because it...

Littlehampton 10k

Littlehampton 10k

We all arrived on what proved to be a very chilly morning no one really wanted to strip off and start the race.. However, it soon warmed up when we started. Striders were well represented in this event at all levels.The course has changed for the better since I last...

Fittleworth 5 WSFRL

Fittleworth 5 WSFRL

A great turnout for this West Sussex fun run league race.

Awards 2019

Awards 2019

As always we give out our annual awards at the AGM. As well as the normal awards this year we added some funny prizes to add some comic value,  First the serious stuff. Best male performance     Mike OsmanBest female performance     Becky...

Windelsham Whip WSFRL

Windelsham Whip WSFRL

The race started in the lovely grounds of Windlesham School off the A24 . Striders had a great turnout with eighteen runners tacking a hilly four-mile loop. The race left the grounds and took a farm track uphill away from the school to join with the south downs way...

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