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