Turkey Run, Lanzarote Half & Inter-counties XC

Lanzarote Half

Ellie Hynes shunned the wet and windy UK to take on the Lanzarote half marathon held on Saturday, 8 December.

Whilst he strider team mates were putting on numerous base layers Ellie found the heat in the event quite challenging. However despite this she soldiered on to complete the 13.1-miles in 1hr 50mins. An excellent time.

Santa Run
Jackie Austin took part in the Santa Run at Milton Creek on Sunday. The Strider finished the 5km in 29.40.

Liz Weeks represented Kent Cross Country Team in the inter-counties race held in Horspath, Oxford on Saturday 8 December.

Liz completed the 6km hilly, muddy course in 25.10.

Ditton Turkey Run

The Striders descended on Ditton for the annual mud-fest that is the Maidstone Harriers Turkey Run on Sunday 9 December.

The event offered an opportunity to run off road across 10km of undulating countryside and get a little wet and muddy along the way.

Top three men for the Striders were Scott Simpson with a time of 41.20. Just behind was Ollie Pryer with a 42.48 and 3rd team mate back was Nick Freeman in 43.10.

The ladies ran well too. Rosie Williams claiming bragging rights for first lady Strider home in 52.57. Alison Davey was next with 54.37 and 3rd lady back was Rebecca Still in 55.35.

Scott Simpson 41:20
Ollie Pryer 42:48
Nick Freeman 43:10
Christopher Mudge 48:37
Ceri Burr 48:56
Andrew Patching 52:02
Rosie Williams 52:57
Alison Davey 54:37
Rebecca Still 55:35
Sam Hewitt 55:44
David Whittley 55:27
Angela Smith 55:59
Darren Billing 56:05
Nikki Brenchley 56:04
Heather Glass 1:00:27
Davinia Brown 1:00:44
Nicola Knight 1:01:23
Ronald Smith 1:03:43
Emma Penfold 1:04:22
Carey Philpott 1:05:25
Elliott Mead 1:06:58
Aneta Steers 1:07:37
Jeff Fox 1:07:15
Eleanor Davies 1:09:31
Marriane Seaward 1:10:47
Gina Woodfine 1:11:15
Talita Wigg 1:11:27
Paula O’Reilly 1:11:31
Alison Kite 1:12:05
Vanessa Patching 1:12:07
Robyn Benyon 1:11:41
Sally Smith 1:12:18
Yvonne Crawford 1:12:29
Kelly Pamplin 1:15:36
Wendy Howes 1:19:50
Dave Wood 1:20:10
Denise Grant3630 1:22:51
Wendy Knee 1:23:03
Robert Holmes 1:23:03
Clare Fox 1:25:04
Mona Whitehead 1:30:00
Jane Patching 1:30:00
Louise Marshall 1:36:57
Sally Patching 1:36:57
Brad Thompson 1:36:57

Turkey Run 2017

Turkey Run : 10th December

A late night from the Striders Christmas party and snow on the ground could not curtail the enthusiasm of the Striders who turned out in force for the ever popular Turkey run. The largely off road, muddy race was hosted by Maidstone Harriers and was the last race in this years club championships.

29 Nick Bayntun was first strider home in a time of 49:09.2 placing him 29th overall out of 502 entrants
35 Lee Simpson 49:47.8
41 Glenn Davies 50:21.6
52 Mick Diddams 51:29.7
59 Christopher Mudge 52:22.5
66 Steve shrimplin 53:15.3
67 Richard Valenti 53:22.1
74 James Topham 53:54.7
77 Kent Parker 54:22.6
80 Jennifer Coleman 54:23.1
99 Roy Shears 57:21.2
102 Ceri Burr 57:17.3
118 Jeff Fox 58:37.4
134 Sally Smith 1:00:39.4
140 Rhian Shrimplin 1:01:15.3
148 Darren Billing 1:01:25.0
150 karen seymour 1:01:28.2
156 Andrew Nellies 1:02:04.5
157 Katy Jackson 1:02:09.4
161 Rosie Williams 1:02:41.6
164 Paul Valenti 1:03:17.8
181 David Whittley 1:04:08.6
205 Gavin Malloch 1:05:46.7
206 Abbey-Gale Bratby 1:06:07.6
216 Nicky Knight 1:07:32.8
217 Gina Woodfine 1:07:19.9
233 Stephen Prince 1:08:36.1
247 Patrick Mead 1:09:30.9
248 Grace Mead 1:09:31.4
294 Ronald Smith 1:12:24.7
304 sheila Malloch 1:12:48.3
360 Marriane Seaward 1:22:18.9
361 Emma Penfold 1:22:18.7
368 Kelly Pamplin 1:23:55.2
375 Wendy Knee 1:25:10.7
376 Robert Holmes 1:25:11.4
377 Orla Mcgaley 1:25:32.0
378 Michelle LeMasonry-Bennett 1:25:31.2
383 Nikki Brenchley 1:26:17.5
384 Lynn Coomber 1:26:21.3
385 Emma Higgins 1:26:17.5
386 Helen Shears 1:26:19.8
398 Robyn Diane Benyon 1:26:37.1
405 Hannah Hudson 1:27:22.9
406 Clare fox 1:27:29.0
408 Denise Grant 1:28:22.6
429 Andrew Howes 1:29:43.6
430 Karen Longley 1:29:55.0
431 Wendy Howes 1:29:40.3
464 Martine Ingram 1:38:11.6
465 Emily Middleton 1:38:11.9
466 Sarah Strachan 1:38:11.6
473 Angela Smith 1:39:58.6
487 Sandra Gardiner 1:53:17.3
488 Karen Wastell 1:53:16.6

Turkey Run 2016

29 Striders cleared their heads the morning after the Club Christmas party at the ever popular Turkey Run hosted by Maidstone Harriers. This largely off-road run covers 6.5 miles and was the final race in the Club Championships.  This is a particualry tricky race for the Striders as it comes the night after their Christmas Party 

First Strider home was Rhys Goddard in a time of 39:29 placing him 2nd overall out of 489 runners. Lee Simpson was 2nd strider in 46:51 placing him in 22nd place overall and Nick Bayntun was 3rd Strider home in a time of 47:41 placing him 34th. First female Strider home was Alison Davey in 52:02 placing her 70th overall. A great end to the Sittingbourne Striders year.  Full Results

 

Turkey Run
Staggered back row left to right: Marriane Seaward; Alison Davey; Helen Shears; Nikki Brenchley; Ron Smith; Roy Shears; Kevin Rye; Mick Diddams; Sean Bootes; Kent Parker; James Topham; Lee Simpson; Nick Bayntun Front row left to right: Paul Williams; Robert Holmes; Karen Seymour