Pretty Muddy, Herne Bay 10k, Bewl Water

Sittingbourne Striders were well represented today at Pretty Muddy, a 5K race which was held in Maidstone.  Emma Hudson-Wright, Orla Mcgaley James, Carey Philpott Kite, Alison Kite, Aneta Steers, Sandra Gardiner, Paula O’Reilly, Emma Higgins, Lisa Burr, Elliott Mead, Susannah Ulyatt and Alison Kemp all crossed the finish line raising awareness and funds for Cancer.

James Reeves took on Herne Bay 10K and was first Strider home finishing in an impressive time of 41.42 (PB) followed by Daniel Barnard 46.05, Tabitha Stewart 47.28 (PB) Clive Crisp 50.54, Martin Stevens 53.01, Jackie Austen in 55.30, which was a PB and Dave Wood in 1.16.39.

Chris Mudge 2.15.38 (PB), Jeff Gardiner 2.28.41 (PB), Steve Russell 2.36.27 (PB),  Alison Davey 2.49.35 and Ronald Smith 2.53.37 all took on Bewl Water 15 Mile Race.

Kirsty McBride represented the Striders at Cliffe Woods 5 mile race and finished in 48.32.

Gavin Malloch was the solo Strider at Hever Castle Festival of Endurance Half Marathon and finished in 2.17.57.

Sandwich 10k, Harbour Wallbanger

Jackie Austin led a small team of Striders at Sunday’s Sandwich 10k, a fast and flat course that starts on the edge of the ancient town of Sandwich and also uses the lanes around the village of Worth. Jackie finished just under an hour in 58:25, and the first gentleman strider home was Clive Glover in 1hr1min38secs.

 

James Topham completed the 7k Harbour Wallbanger running from Broadstairs to Ramsgate on Saturday finishing in 37mins58secs, with Gemma Flegg winning bragging rights as the first lady back in 48mins44secs.

Sandwich 10k

Jackie Austin 58:25

Clive Glover 1:01:38

Claire Hogben 1:05:23

Louise Marshall 1:15:36

Claire Evans 1:28:24

Julie Tribe 1:30:01

Harbour Wallbanger 7k

James Topham 37:58

Gemma Flegg 48:44

Max Bodimeade 50:14

Southend Half, Staplehurst 10k

Striders were out racing in the sunny weather around the South East this weekend. Three Striders took a trip to Essex to race the Southend Half Marathon. It was a successful trip for Jackie Austin who was the first Strider home with a personal best of 2hrs6mins4secs. Gavin Malloch (2hrs16mins14secs) and Sheila Malloch (2hrs31mins52sec) also took part in the half marathon.

More locally, two Striders took part in the Staplehurst 10k, Alison Davey (54mins6secs) and Ronald Smith (59mins46 secs). David Whittley had a successful day at the Maidstone Riverside 10 mile race; he was 12th overall with a time of 1hr27mins. Clare Evans ran the Tenterden 10k with a time of 1hrs25mind54secs

London Vitality 10k, Harvel 5, Medway 10k

Ollie Pryer led a delegation of dozen Striders at the London Vitality 10k on Bank Holiday Monday, a course that started and ended in Green Park, following a route along the embankment to St Pauls and back. Pryer’s time was an impressive 38mins35secs and he was closely followed by Scott Simpson who crossed the line in 39mins46secs. Samantha Hewitt gained the bragging rights as the first lady Strider home in 51mins43secs.

9 striders took part in the Harvel 5 mile race on Sat 1st June, a multi terrain race taking place in the afternoon and offering beer at the water stations for the hot runners. Chris Lawley was first Strider home in 37mins52secs and Alison Williams was first lady Strider home in 58mins16secs

Finally a trio of runners took part in the Medway 10k on Sun 2nd starting and ending from the track at Medway Park, James Topham was first back in 47mins16secs and Jackie Austin was first last back in 1hr2mins55secs

London Vitality 10k

Oliver Pryer

00:38:35

 
Scott Simpson

00:39:46

 
Kent Parker

00:46:05

 
Samantha Hewitt

00:51:43

 
Andrew Patching

00:53:30

 
Emma Penfold

00:55:37

 
Katy Mills

00:58:54

 
Jackie Austin

00:58:59

 
Vanessa Patching

01:02:16

PB
Susannah Ulyatt

01:09:55

 
John Kingsnorth

01:13:37

 
David Wood

01:23:45

 

 Harvel 5 mile

Chris Lawley

00:37:52

Andrew Patching

00:48:19

Ronald Smith

00:50:06

Paul Williams

00:58:15

Alison Williams

00:58:16

Annette Lebreton

01:00:30

Vanessa Patching

01:00:31

Joanne Bing

01:00:31

Danielle Smith

01:08:59

Medway 10k

James Topham

00:47:16

William Wakeman

00:57:53

Jackie Austin

01:02:55

Whitstable & Bideford 10k, Milton Keynes & Gatwick Half

4 striders took part in the Whitstable 10k on Bank Holiday Monday, a popular out and back course along the Tankerton seafront. Emma Penfold was first strider home in 54min21secs and Max Bodimeade was the sole Male strider back in 1hr3mins

Nicky Knight and Max Bodimeade travelled to the other side of the south coast to take part in the Bideford 10k. Knight finished in a fantastic 53mins58secs and Bodimeade crossed the line in 1hr1min58secs

Whitstable 10k 6th May times
Emma Penfold 54:21
Andrea Lees Farrell 1:01:17
Max Bodimeade 1:03:32
Pamela Farrell 1:09:25

Milton Keynes Half Marathon 6th May
Yvonne Crawford 2:37:26
Sterling Minnis 10k 12th May
Emma Penfold 55:38

Run Gatwick Half Marathon 12th May
Darren Billing 1:55:12

Bideford 10k
Nicky Knight 53:58
Max Bodimeade 1:01:58

Island 10k, Centurion Thames Path & Dragon 100k

Striders were out in force at The Island Run 10k on Sunday, a course which was an out and back along the seafront towards Minster. Gareth Lewis was first strider home in an impressive time of 40mins and 5 seconds, he also won the male V50 category. Next Strider home was Scott Simpson in 40mins and 35 seconds. Jen Simpson was 2nd lady overall and first lady strider home with a PB of 43 mins and 25 seconds. Gareth, Scott and Jen won the team prize for the race.

Bradley Clayton took on the huge challenge of completing the Centurion Running Thames Path 100 mile Ultra with a fantastic time of 24 hours, 45 mins and 37 seconds. He finished 131st out of 225 finishers.

Elliot Stokes raced The Dragon 100k Coastal Race coming in 3rd place in 13.32.18, beating last years time by over 3 hours.

Paddock Wood Half & Chatham Martime 10k

A group of 34 Striders who took part in the Paddock Wood Half Marathon on Sunday, a fast and flat 13.1 mile course that serves as the 4th race in the Sittingbourne Striders Club Championship. Chris Lawley was the first over the line in 1hr30mins18secs, and bragging rights for first Lady Strider home went to Kelly Lywood in 1hr44mins43secs.

A smaller group took part in the Chatham Maritime 10k, led by Paul Williams who finished in 46mins12secs and Gary Read was the sole strider taking part in the Charing Half Marathon, finishing in 1hrs53mins13secs.

Paddock Wood Half Marathon

Chris Lawley 01:30:18
Jacob Beaney 01:38:15
Joseph Lovelock 01:38:15
Gary Spicer 01:38:54
Sam Mumford 01:39:13
Kelly Lywood 01:44:43
Laura Woods 01:44:54
Darren Billing 01:47:16 PB
Richard Sutehall 01:50:16
Darren James 01:50:32
David Whitley 01:52:17 PB
Sophie Byrne 01:53:24
Alison Davey 01:54:06
Andrew Howes 01:55:46
Lisa Burton 01:55:58
Heather Glass 01:57:07 PB
Gina Woodfine 01:58:28 PB
Davinia Brown 01:59:44 PB
Martin Stevens 01:59:47
Steve Russell 02:00:38
Gavin Malloch 02:02:45
Carey Philpott Kite 02:03:10
Ronald Smith 02:12:35
Guy Mills 02:12:42
Nicki Brown 02:12:47
Teresa Watson 02:14:48
Shelly Wilson 02:18:50 PB
Jackie Austin 02:20:53
Annette Lebreton 02:21:55
Talita Wigg 02:22:20
Marriane Seaward 02:25:20
Orla Mcgaley 02:34:49
Alison Kite 02:35:22
Dave Austen 02:39:17
Chatham Maritime 10K
Paul Williams 00:46:12
Andy Patching 00:53:25
Vanessa Patching 01:03:06
Alison Williams 01:06:15 PB
Denise Grant 01:09:17

Landmarks, Smugglers, Megalith & Whitstable

London Landmarks Half Marathon- a race that attracts nearly 13,000 runners and runs along the Thames taking in the popular sights throughout Westminster and the City. First strider home was Daniel Barnard in 1hr50mins40secs, and the first lady strider over the line was Amanda Claridge who gained a personal best and finished in 1hr59mins38secs.

London Landmarks Half Marathon
Daniel Barnard 1.40.40
Ashley Claridge 1.41.42
Mark Jones 1:44:10
Darren Billings 1:52:25
Amanda Claridge 1:59.38 PB
Sam Gillham 2:10:28 PB
James Batchelor 2:11:44
Simon Brenchley 2:11:44
Kate Chia 2:17:51 PB
Joanne Strudwick 2:31:34
Jacqueline Woodhouse 2:39:33
Susannah Ulyatt 2:59:31
Louise Marshall 3:00:51
Mona Lewis 3:05:53


Smugglers 10k
Teresa Watson 56.49
Lorraine Neale 58.14 PB
Sara Cox 1:03:15 PB
Tracey Jenkins 1:07:48
Talita Wigg 1:14:00
Georgina Higgins 1:16:59
Lisa Burton 1:25:14

Medway Megalith Marathon
Ollie PRYER 4:19:20
Rebecca Still 5:19:58
Samantha Hewitt 5.09:31

Medway Megalith Half Marathon
Jackie Austin 3:23:13
Helen Shears 3:30:18
Emma Higgins 3:30:15

Hastings Half Marathon
Jo Pettitt 1:51:41
James Pettitt 1:51:41
Jackie Austin 3:12
Emma Penfold 3:30
Stroke Resolution 15K
Ann Meeks 1.49.54
Kelly Batchelor 1.51

Stroke Resolution 10K
Carolyn Marshall 1.11.12

Whitstable 10k
Abbey-Gale Bratby 55.14
Andrew Thomas 55.14
Alison Williams 1:07:12

Whitstable 5k
Sally Patching 32:29

Staplehurst 10 Mile & Lamberhurst 10k

Staplehurst 10-miler

The Striders put in a strong showing in the final event of 2018 with a group of 30 members braving the challenging Staplehurst 10-mile road race.

First of the male athletes home was Ceri Burr in an impressive 1hr 17mins 54secs. Just over a minute behind followed Paul Bowditch in 1hr 19mins 19secs. Third Strider home went to Clive Crisp in 1hr 22mins.

Rebecca Still was first lady Strider back in 1he 21mins 2secs, this saw her placed 19th overall in the women’s field. Lisa Duce followed in 1 hr 33mins and Jackie Austin finished well in 1hr 38mins 16secs.

Ceri Burr 1:17:54

Paul Bowditch 1:19:19

Rebecca still 1:21.02

Clive Crisp 1:22:00

Darren James 1:31:18

Lisa Duce 1:33:00

Gavin Malloch 1:34:36

Andrew Howes 1:35:09

Carey Philpott 1:37:52

Jackie Austin 1:38:16

Nicki Brown 1:40:50

Andrea Farrell 1:42:32

Alison Kite 1:43:43

Rachael Adkins 1:45:42

Lisanne Tullett 1:46:18

Talita Wigg 1:48:22

Richard Millns 1:49:02

Clive Glover 1:50:11

Pamela Farrell 1:51:29

Annette Lebreton 1:53:08

Danielle Smith 1:55:34

Alison Kemp 1:56:07

Katrina Potter 1:56:41

Jo Bing 2:02:08

Denise Grant 2:05:45

Paula O’reilly 2:05:46

Susannah Ulyatt 2:10:22

Wendy Howes 2:11:48

Sandra Gardiner 2:16:10

Hannah Hudson 2:16:20

Victoria Whittley 2:16:23

Lamberhurst 10km

On New Years Day Jackie Austin travelled to Lamberhurst to race the NYD 10km event.

She completed the course in 1hr 3mins and 6secs.

Whitstable MoRun, Fudgeathon & Doncaster 10km

Fudgeathon

Rebecca Still donned her Strider vest to take on her third marathon distance in a month on Saturday, 24 November at the Saxon Vikings and Norman’s marathon challenge in Samphire Hoe.

The event was a mix of on and off roads and took on 100ft of elevation on each lap with a long stretch along the seafront with a strong headwind.
The endurance specialist has had some credible top 10 finishes recently, but this was to be her best event of the season and she romped round the 26.2-mile course to take the overall ladies win in 4hrs 24mins 25secs.

Velopark 10km
On Saturday, 24 November Racheal Noble took park in the VeloPark 10km event in Stratford.
The fairly flat course provides a good opportunity to return a good time and Racheal did just that finishing in 58mins 8secs.

Whitstable ‘MoRun’ 5km and 10km events

The Striders headed to Whitstable to race the Fix events ‘MoRun on Sunday 25 November.’ The event raises awareness of men’s health in particular prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

The course was a flat out and back along Whitstable seafront with a strong headwind on the return leg making it just that little bit tougher as fatigue sets in.

The 10km event had 288 runners taking part.

Daniel Judd was first back for the team in 44mins 2secs this saw him placed 8th overall and 3rd senior male.

Rachel Adkins was next and first lady Strider home in recording a time of 58mins 46secs.

Terry Morse was 3rd back for the reds in 55mins 20secs.

The Strider team also took great pleasure in winning an award for best team in fancy dress.

In the 5km event Sally Smith entered with her 21-month old daughter Sophie who was co-piloting the running buggy. With 83 runners taking part the tail wind start got her off to a good position holding 3 rd place overall and finishing in 24mins 53mins. She was also presented with a winners running top for finishing first lady in the event.

10km results
Daniel Judd 44mins 2secs
Rachel Adkins 58mins 46secs
Terry Morse 55mins 20secs
Richard Millns 59mins 26secs
Clive Glover 1hr 2mins 59secs
Katy Mills 1hr 3mins 43secs
Sarah Bowden 1hr 4mins 43secs
Katrina Potter 1hr 5mins 33secs
Lisanne Tullett 1hr 6mins 2secs
Sara Cox 1hr 6mins 37secs
Talita Wigg 1hr 7mins 2secs
Allison Bourne 1hr 7mins 3secs
Georgina Higgins 1hr 7mins 24secs
Tracey Jenkins 1hr 8mins 52secs
Susannah Ulyatt 1hr 11mins 31secs
Lisa Burton 1hr 11mins 39secs
Carolyn Marshall 1hr 11mins 44secs
Angela Clarke 1hr 12mins 19secs
Dave Wood 1hr 12min 31secs
Beth Wood 1hr 21mins 57secs
Heidi knight 1hr 26mins 8secs

5km
Sally Smith and 21-month-old Sophie 24.53

Doncaster 10km
Pamela Farrell joined a full field on 3000 runners in Doncaster for the annual 10km event starting from Doncaster racecourse.
Despite a crowded field the Strider managed to dart round other runners to get to the finish in 1hr 1min 38secs. This was a personal best time and earned her 22 nd in the ladies competition and 16 th in her age category.