Sherman Cup & Davison Shield, Temple Park, Saturday, November 19, 2016

Mudman

If it’s Good Enough for an Olympian…… A bright, cold day saw 25 Striders compete over a gentle x/c course ideal for beginners. This one off cup fixture hosted by the HL tends to attract smaller fields than the league matches themselves but, without the usual pack system, we still saw a men’s field of … Continue reading Sherman Cup & Davison Shield

Sherman Cup & Davison Shield, Temple Park, Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mudman

Blowin’ in the Wind ‘The times they are a’changin’ for Striders as no less than 7 women made their cross country debuts for the club at South Shields on Saturday! In total there were 27 Striders in the senior / veteran women’s team plus our own ‘girl from the north country’ Sally Hughes in the … Continue reading Sherman Cup & Davison Shield

Sherman Cup & Davison Shield, Tanfield, Saturday, September 28, 2013

Mudman and Mudwoman

The cross country season started on Saturday with the Sherman Cup / Davidson Shield and was greeted by a beautiful warm late summer afternoon. The new venue at Tanfield was near perfect: plenty of easily accessible parking, event centre close by, lots of room for club tents, a grassy undulating course and all in a … Continue reading Sherman Cup & Davison Shield

Sherman Cup & Davison Shield, Temple Park, Saturday, September 29, 2012

Mudman and Mudwoman

Striders’ X/C season got off to a bright and breezy start at South Shields on Saturday. The sun shone on the 27 Striders who competed and on the dozen or so supporters there to cheer them on. The course for the Sherman Cup / Davidson Shield was relatively ‘mud-free’, considering the rain we’ve had lately, … Continue reading Sherman Cup & Davison Shield

Sherman Cup & Davison Shield, Temple Park, Saturday, October 22, 2011

Mudman and Mudwoman

Nineteen Striders were in South Shields yesterday to represent the club at the above cross country event – seventeen ran the race while two cheered them on! A very strong men’s team, led home by Phil Sanderson, finished 11th out of 25 teams in what was a large field for the Sherman Cup (279). The … Continue reading Sherman Cup & Davison Shield

Sherman Cup and Davison Shield, Temple Park, South Shields, Saturday, October 24, 2009

Mudman

The 2009-10 cross country season started with an excellent turnout of 19 Striders at yesterday’s Sherman Cup in South Shields. On a wet and windy day no less than seven Striders made their x/c debuts (five women and two men) with debutant Phillip Sanderson finishing 7th overall and leading the Striders men home while Mudwoman … Continue reading Sherman Cup and Davison Shield

Nine Standards Fell Race, Kirkby Stephen, Tuesday, January 1, 2019

BM 8mile; 549m climb

Nigel Heppell

A straightforward out and back again fell race starting from Kirby Stephen marketplace.Hosted by Howgill Harriers. . Unusually warm, dry and sunny conditions meant this was a very runnable race. See if you can work out where the summit lies on the chart below – Results 1st J Cox (Eden runners) 00:53:17 62 Geoff Davis … Continue reading Nine Standards Fell Race

Yearbook 2018

Chairman’s Introduction  2018 – Time to pause and reflect. I’m delighted again to provide the introduction to our great tradition, the Strider yearbook; a rich collection of memories and achievements. Thanks to all contributors and a special mention to Anita, whose tireless efforts are highly appreciated in the production of our yearbook. I also want … Continue reading Yearbook 2018