Thanet 10 Mile

Scott Simpson led 18 striders on a trip to the very windy seaside on Sunday to take part in the Thanet Alan Green Memorial 10 mile race, the last in the 2019 Striders Club Championship races.

Simpson was the first strider back, crossing the line in 1hr6mins40secs, closely followed by Sam Lewis in 1hr7mins47secs and Neil Hacon in 1hr8mins3secs.

Gina Woodfine was the first lady strider home, finishing in 1hr33mins11secs, followed by Jackie Austin who gained a new PB with a time of 1hr36mins21secs and Lisa Burton who was the third lady back with a PB of 1:43:35

Thanet Alan Green Memorial 10 mile Race

Scott Simpson – 01:06:40
Sam Lewis – 01:07:47
Neil Hacon – 01:08:03
Nick Freeman – 01:10:57
Paul Williams – 01:15:18
Andy Patching – 01:24:28
Kevin Easton – 01:31:45
Gina Woodfine – 01:33:11
Gary Spicer – 01:33:11
Jackie Austin – 01:36:21 PB
Gavin Malloch – 01:36:31
Mark Leppard – 01:41:42
Lisa Burton – 01:43:35 PB
Sheila Malloch – 01:46:33
Vanessa Patching – 01:48:00
Sally Patching – 01:50:00
Katrina Potter – 01:57:26
Pamela Farrell – 01:59:37

Thanet 10, Reindeer Run & Huntwood Ultra

Thanet Road Club 10 mile
Striders flocked to the Alan Green memorial 10 mile road race held on Sunday, 2 December.

The flat course starting at Westgate Pavillion potentially could offer the runners personal best times but the strong headwind on the course left the team battling to the finish line.

Ollie Pryer was in the top 20 recording a time of 1hr 10mins 1sec. He was closely followed by David Valenti in 1hr 10mins 39secs. 3rd clubman home was James Reeves who crossed the finish line in 1hr 12mins 29secs.

Jennifer Simpson was first club lady home in 1hr 20mins 5secs. Rebecca Still was hot on her heels in 1hr 23mins 21secs with Karen Seymour just 2mins behind in 1hr 25mins 8secs.

Ollie Pryer 1:10:01
David Valenti 1:10:39
James Reeves 1.12.29
Glenn Davies 1.14.16
James Topham 1.16.24
Jennifer Simpson 1.20.05
Mick Diddams 1.20.51
Rebecca Still 1.23.21
Karen Seymour 1.25.08
Andrew Patching 1.25.56
David Whittley 1.30.55
Sam Hewitt 1.31.21
Davinia Brown 1.35.54
Heather Glass 1.36.04
Ronald Smith 1.38.03
Gavin Malloch 1.40.49
Jackie Austin 1.44.09
Alison Kite 1.47.41
Yvonne Crawford 1.58.57
Emma Higgins 1.59.32
Helen Shears 1.59.34
Sheila Malloch 2.00.39
Susannah Ulyatt 2.01.38
Wendy Howes 2.03.40
Victoria Whittley 2.08.14

Liz to represent county
Liz Weeks has been selected to run for Kent after an excellent early season of cross country.

The Strider, who is also a personal trainer, will join other speedy ladies as part of team Kent, as they go forward into the regional championships.

Reindeer Run
Alison Davey picked up a podium at the Reindeer run held at Chatham Dockside on Sunday.

Alison was 3rd overall in the ladies event with a time of 27mins 41secs.

Emma Penfold also ran with a time of 35mins 24secs. Robyn Benyon completed the 5km in 38min and Denise Grant finished in 39mins 24secs.
Alison Davey – 27.41 3 rd lady
Emma Penforld – 35.24
Robyn Benyon – 38.00
Denise Grant – 39.24

SVN Challenge
Darren Billing took on the half marathon distance at Betteshanger on Sunday. The Strider completed 13.1 miles in 2hrs 4mins 4secs.

Hurtwood 50km

Bradley Clayton and Paul Bowditch completed the Hurtwood 50km challenge on Sunday. The pair stayed together and both finished in 6hrs 32mins.



Alan Green Memorial 10 Mile 2017

Alan Green Memorial 10 Mile Road Race : Sunday 3rd December 2017

24 Striders battled against the coastal winds on a route that took them out and back along the seafront from Westgate to Cliftonville with the following results:

Liz Weeks 01:03:10 – 1st lady & 10th overall out of 391 runners
James Reeves 01:11:56 – 39th
Glenn Davies 01:16:57 – 72nd
Darren James 01:17:27 – 78th
Bradley Clayton 01:17:38 – 82nd
Rachel Ward 01:18:48 – 96th
Andrew Patching 01:21:33 – 132nd
Gill Holmes 01:22:52 – 144th
Paul Bowditch 01:22:44 – 145th
Joao Nunes 01:22:50 – 147th
Abbey-Gale Bratby 01:25:09 – 162nd
Katy Jackson 01:25:34 – 164th
William Wakeman 01:25:51 – 165th
Gavin Malloch 01:28:58 – 192nd
David Whittley 01:29:19 – 199th
Andrew Howes 01:32:51- 219th
Graham Thomas 01:35:12 – 251st
Patricia Davies 01:35:22 – 252nd
Emma Penfold 01:35:51 – 256th
Sheila Malloch 01:39:28 – 291st
Carey Philpott Kite 01:43:38 – 353rd
Aneta Steers 01:43:39 – 324th
Vanessa Patching 01:55:12 – 365th
Wendy Howes 01:58:04 – 375th


Back Row Left to right James Reeves; Abbey-Gale Bratty; Darren James; (behind him) Vanessa Patching; Gavin Malloch (blue hat); (behind him) Glenn Davies; Andy Patching; Wendy Howes; Andrew Howes; Sheila Malloch; Front row left to right: (Kneeling) Bradley Clayton; Paul Bowditch


Thanet 20 Mile 2017

Thanet 20: Sunday 5th March

2 Striders battled against the elements to get blown along the seafront as they took on the Thanet 20 Mile road race. There was talk that the race may be stopped at one point due to such awful weather conditions but it wasn’t and on they ran, Striders are made of tough stuff! Paul Williams was first Strider home in a time of 2.53.43 placing him in 91st out of 257 runners.Gill Holmes was close behind in a time of 2.55.34 placing her 100th overall.  Full Results


thanet 20