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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...

David Lloyd Relay

David Lloyd Relay

The event had twp race options a 40 mile solo ultra or a team relay with 4x10 ish mile sections from DL in Worthing to DL in Brighton marina taking in a route along the south downs way.We had two teams in the race. Jo Turner Tim Mcgrath Niel RaboneCarla...

Rock and Roll Marathon

Rock and Roll Marathon

By Anita Watkins  You may have gathered that I am a Lancashire lass in exile to the southern counties, as I have family still ‘up north’ I’m lucky enough not to need to shell out for hotels for events in that neck of the woods.My brother did this event a couple...

Guest Coach

Guest Coach

In perfect weather for running, Andy Ward, “Wardy” was introduced to the 30 or so members present.He gave a brief intro about his passion for coaching, own experiences, esp. Triathlon related and how he’s happy to share. He explained about his involvement and tuition...

BBQ with 5K handicap

BBQ with 5K handicap

This years event had a mixed field or ability with a staggered start to level the playing field and all that took part finished within three minutes of the leader. Becky Kipping was the victor and got a voucher for the run shop for her efforts well done Becky. As the...

Cakeathon

Cakeathon

As the name suggest this is a low key, friendly, fun running event. With lots of cake!Held at Jeskyns Community Woodland in Gravesend, Kent. Under blue skies and near perfect running weather.The race started at 7:30 and was a 3.28 mile gentle undulating lapped event....

100 Marathon club

100 Marathon club

By Rob Holmes who completed his 100th marathon amazing  ​Race report for the Golden Phoenix Marathon on the 2nd June Myself and about 100 other runners completed the Golden Phoenix Marathon on the 2nd June.This is the flagship race of Phoenix Running. A friendly,...

Littlehampton beach run WSFRL

Littlehampton beach run WSFRL

This is always a popular race for team orange and this year was no exception with to my count 29 striders taking part. The race starts on the green by the seafront in Littlehampton does a lap of the green before heading onto the beach. Runners headed east for 2.5...

Bluebell 10k and 10 miler

Bluebell 10k and 10 miler

Jo Turner , Sam Morfee , Liz Crockford and Kevin Valentine did this popular local event , Write up by Jo. ​On the last Sunday of April, several Striders congregated in the garden of the Fox pub in Patching. Not for the usual beer/crisp combo (that comes later) but...

Couch to 5 k

Couch to 5 k

Ali Van  E  Sent us this regarding the club's beginners course and the club in general and i felt it was worth sharing. It's now been a year since I started the Couch to 5k course with Striders. Benita was brilliant and made the sessions fun and achievable. I used to...

Portslade hedge hoppers WSFRL

Portslade hedge hoppers WSFRL

From Natasha Sparkes ​On the 12th May a group of striders met at Portslade Community College and Sports Centre for an 11am start of the Portslade Hedgehoppers 5 miler. There are changing facilities, showers and toilets available at the Sports Centre. The weather was...

Seaford Half Marathon 2019

Seaford Half Marathon 2019

By Mike Osman ​​Laura Thom and I decided to challenge ourselves to complete the Seaford Half Marathon consisting of around 250 participants. A day perfect for running, mostly sunny with a light breeze to keep us nicely cool going round. It treated us to a beautiful...

Three Forts Marathon

Three Forts Marathon

Paul Durrant did the 3 forts and did this write up. ​Kitt, Tom and myself entered this hilly half marathon, which was the first time for all three of us.The race started from Hill barn at 10:30 and the conditions were perfect, not too hot, broken cloud and a bit of a...

East Grinstead 10

East Grinstead 10

This race was part of Mid Sussex Marathon weekend three races that made a total distance of 26.2 miles you could do all three or just one each race had a separate medal for each that joined together to make one large one ..Tim, Neil and Jo were just doing the...

Seven marathons in seven days

Seven marathons in seven days

Rob Holmes completed seven marathons in seven days  and sent in this write up well done Rob the man is a machine.... Rob is 3rd from the right in the pic with white cap on. Seven Marathons in Seven Days.Phoenix Running held their inaugural 10 runs 10 days...

London Marathon 2019

London Marathon 2019

triders had two ladies running this year. Gemma Wells and Sarah Richards both ladies where running for charity's and raised lots of cash . Well done Gemma and Sarah fantastic. The write up below is from Sarah. ​After months of training, the weekend of the London...

Lewis 10k WSFRL

Lewis 10k WSFRL

Report from Steve Feest ​A group of 20 Striders were out in force this Easter Monday for the 2nd West Sx Fun Run League (WSFRL) event of the year, the Lewes 10k.The 11:00 am start means you have to arrive early to get a parking space or park a little further away and...

Lancing Collage 10k 2019

Lancing Collage 10k 2019

Report by Tim McgrathThis was the second year this event has taken place and the course had been changed a bit from last years event for me this was an improvement avoiding a downhill start the course was of three loops of the grounds one small loop and two larger...

AW 20

AW 20

Gemma Wells did the AW 20 and sent in this report  ​AW20 31st Match 2019Adur and Worthing 20 mile run was hosted by Sussex Trail Events and it was a new road race for 2019. It is an out and back run and starts at Shoreham Beach Green, it does a loop around...

Hampton Court Half Marathon

Hampton Court Half Marathon

Race report from Rebecca Kipping  who did the race with Samantha Morfee ​The Hampton Court half marathon is exactly as it sounds, starts and finishes at Hampton Court Palce itself and is held in mid March which is a nice time of year especially for those running...

Mel’s Milers 10k 2019

Mel’s Milers 10k 2019

Race report from Carla Tullett who race with Jackie Bone ​Sunday's Mel's Miler 10k was an enjoyable run, Jackie's 2nd time and my 3rd time at the event. We started and finished the race at Christ Hospital, and ran out of the grounds, heading towards Southwater Park....

Brighton Half

Brighton Half

Brighton half marathon is a little hilly in places but a great course. This year was a nice sunny day with no wind and so a good chance of getting a PB..I decided to go by train as I knew that the walk down from the station would be a good stretch to walk to bag drop...

Worthing Half Marathon

Worthing Half Marathon

Report by Sarah Richards ​Worthing half marathon is a flat fairly fast course, which is great if you are chasing a PB, although this of course all depends on the weather. Worthing is notoriously nicknamed windy Worthing and it certainly lived up to its name for the...

Bexhill XC

Bexhill XC

Report from Keith Fowler​Representation for Worthing overall was low.  Perhaps the Worthing half had something to do with it..or the mud, but 1 Harrier, 1 Goring, 1 Run Academy and 2 Striders took part in the men's senior race.  No need to dust off the club tent or...

Arundel Cancer Race

Arundel Cancer Race

On Sunday 3rd February, in what can only be described as arctic but beautiful (bitterly cold but sunny and no wind), 14 Striders went to Arundel to complete the four mile run organised by Cancer United for Out Run Cancer.After attempting to warm up, the gun went (or...

The Hangover 5 WSFRL

The Hangover 5 WSFRL

Striders showed a good turn out for the event with 21 runners taking part in this years event. Not the easiest of courses with a route of 5 miles in total up to the top of Cissbury ring and back. At least the competitors were blessed with a bright sunny winters day....

Cross Country 1st December

Cross Country 1st December

The second cross country had a change of venue from lancing manor leisure centre to Stanmer Park and followed the same course as the first event. Striders fielded a ladies and mens team on what was a very difficult day for running horrible drizzle and very muddy and...

New Forest Stinger

New Forest Stinger

Rebecca Kipping completed the New Forest Stinger on the November 4TH 2018 and sent in this race report. Well done Becky ​The New Forest Stinger is a scenic trail run through the new forest, held by Totton Running Club. There are 2 race options, 5 mile and 10 mile. And...

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