A dusting of snow greeted the 12 Striders taking part in the Ashford 10k on a very cold February morning. Sam Munford was the first Strider home in a time of 45.36 placing him 100th out of 567 entrants.
Here are the full Strider results:
Place / Entrant / Chip Time / Personal Best
100th / Sam Mumford / 45:36
126th / Andrew Patching / 47:13
144th / Sally Smith / 48:26
179th / Carli Deacon / 50:14
192nd / David Whittley / 50:45
230th / Andrew Howes / 52:22
280th / Gavin Malloch / 55:03
425th / Sheila Malloch / 1:00 / PB
470th / Vanessa Patching / 1:03
543th / Wendy Howes / 1:12:36
565th / Victoria Whittley / 1:21 / 1st 10k
The Bedgebury Forest 10k : Sunday 19th November 2017
Venue: Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Kent
2 Striders took part in the Bedgebury 10k which is a challenging run using the undulating forest paths and trails.
Despite this Rachel Ward took 2nd Female spot, 11th overall out of 161 entrants crossing the line in a time of 50.01. Natalie Deadman crossed the line in 1.09.05 placing her 109th overall.
3 Striders took part in the Marden 10km which is a flat fast race organised by Velocity events in aid of the Kent air ambulance.
Ceri Robert-Burr came in 22nd place out of a field of 177 runners in a time of 44.48 which is a new PB for him.
Sally Smith crossed the line in 50.50 placing her 54th overall. Sally ran with her baby Sophie in the running buggy.
John Kingsnorth’s time was 53.39 placing him 68th.
Beachyhead Marathon & 10k 2017 : Saturday 28th October
A warm and sunny Eastbourne greeted 58 Sittingbourne Striders who travelled to Eastbourne to take part in the Beachy Head Marathon & 10k this weekend. Flagged as the second hardest marathon in the country the gruelling course includes the impressive ascents of the 7 sisters but rewarding runners to glorious views of the south downs.
Marathon: Kevin Rye was first Strider home in a time of 3:40:41 placing him 49th overall out of a field of 2156 runners…a new record for entrants. David Valenti was next Strider home in a time of 3:59:18 placing him 154th overall. Elliot Stokes was 3rd strider home in a time of 4:28:15 putting him in 378th place. Sarah Bradshaw was first female strider home in a time of 4:46:09 placing her 581st overall.
10k: Glenn Davies came an impressive 29th place out of 751 competitors with his time of 46:10.
3 Striders ran in the Wingham 10k with the following results:
Jeff Fox crossed the line in 45.43 placing him 38th in a field of 328 runners
Laura Forster 55.50 – 136th place
Carli Deacon 56.11 – 140th
Clare Fox 1.12.19 – 296th