2 Striders stayed local taking part in the Swale Tri Club duathlon held at Milton Creek Country Park on Sunday 28 October.
The event involved a 2.5km run, 10km off road bike and a final 2.5km run.
Sean Bootes and Sally Smith were both racing. Both athletes had to contend with absolute deluge on the bike leg making for tricky conditions.
In Richmond Park on Sunday the 16th September three Sittingbourne Striders competed in the world’s largest duathlon. The three entered the 15th annual London Duathlon, completing a 10 km run, a 44 km bike race and a final 5 km run to the finish line, while dodging suicidal squirrels and six foot stags!
1423 Ian Gower 02:50:59
1450 Steve Shrimplin 02:54:57
2308 Andy Settle 03:27:30
Left to right: Steve Shrimplin; Ian Gower; Andy Settle
Milton Creek Duathlon : Sunday 29th October
3 Striders took part in the Go Tri Swale Tri Club Duathlon with the following results:
Sarah Strachan 16th/28 (1hr 11min 9sec)
Gordon Wallace 23rd/28 (1hr 14min 4sec)
Barbara Collier 25th/28 (1hr 16min 3sec)
Cyclopark Relay Duathlon : Sunday 22nd October
Striders were out in force on a windy sunny October morning @ Gravesend’s Cyclopark. 11 teams of 3 entered the event which was a great opportunity for many from the club to have their first try at a multi disciplined event on a traffic free course.
‘The Glory Hunters’ were the first Striders team home in a time of 2.39.35 placing them 7th out 19 mixed teams
‘170 Not Out’ team were next home in 2.46.31 placing them 9th mixed team
‘The Striders’ team 2.56.18 – 13th mixed team
‘Team Cake’ team 3.02.57 – 14th mixed team
‘KMJ’ team 3.05.18 – 16th mixed team
‘Max Bodimeade’ team 3.05.42 – 13th mens team out of 14 mens teams
‘2 Foxes and a Hound’ team 3.06.36 – 18th mixed team
‘Wonder Women’ 3.06.41 – 4th womens team out of 7 womens teams
‘ARD’ 3.09.15 – 14th mens team
‘Canicross Striders Ladies’ – 3.30.58 – 7th womens team
‘Team Tri Jedi’ – 3.33.37 – 19th mixed team
ETU Duathlon European Championships : Sunday 30th April 2017
Glenn Davies represented the Striders and GBR at the ETU Duathlon European Championships in Spain. He completed the 5km run; 20km bike and 2.5km run in a time of 1.20.37 placing him 18th out of 30 entrants.
Maidstone Sprint and Standard Duathlon : Sunday 5th March