What is the Elvet Striders Grand Prix? The Elvet Striders Grand Prix (GP) is an annual competition for club members that covers a range of different races. The GP is a long tradition in the club, and is a fantastic opportunity to participate in events with other Striders, and try event types that you haven’t … Continue reading Grand Prix 2022-23
These are the currently known best marathon and half-marathon times for the 2022-23 Grand Prix. Striders who think that their time is incorrect or missing, or who have done a better time in another marathon should get in touch with their result. Also, if you are not running the GNR, you can submit a better … Continue reading Grand Prix 2022-23 – Marathon and Half-marathon Summary
With the running of the Northumberland Coastal Race, all specific races on the GP have now been completed. However, there is still time to submit a marathon time, or a half-marathon time if you did not run the GNR. The last date for such a race is Sunday 1st October 2023. So far, 180 Striders … Continue reading Grand Prix 2022-23 – Standings
Bent House Lane, Wednesday, September 13, 2023
1 Mile, 150ft descent
A fun evening saw 21 runners (19 Striders and two members of Durham City Harriers, one of whom was just passing and was persuaded to join in) take on the downhill course past Old Durham Gardens in two races. Well done to James on his fantastic 4:20 time, and Sarah who was clearly very proud … Continue reading Downhill Mile Races 2023
Coniston, Lake District, Friday, July 28, 2023
105 miles, 22,493 feet ascent (169km, 6856m)
Aaron Gourley describes the literal and metaphorical ups and downs of his preparation and running of that epic adventure, Lakeland 100.
Maiden Castle Track, Wednesday, August 30, 2023
© Anna McLeod Full Results
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
This year’s winners, Emma Thompson of Elvet Striders and Mitch Marshall of Durham City Harriers, receive their prizes from captains Wendy and Michael Littlewood. Full Results Prizes Voucher prizes, provided by our sponsor , were awarded as follows. Race Video Darren Fairclough took this wonderful drone video of the race. https://youtu.be/APdd4kVaaBI Photo Galleries Thank you … Continue reading Willow Miner Trail Race Results 2023
Maiden Castle, Wednesday, July 12, 2023
A fantastic and record-breaking night for Elvet Striders and Friends, in memory of our late coach, Allan Seheult.
Keswick, Saturday, June 3, 2023
66 miles, 27,000 ft, 42 summits
Tamsin Imber reflects on her first BGR attempt on a scorching Lakeland day, and looks forward to attempt 2.
Here are the results of the Durham Three Peaks Race, held on 14th June 2023. A great night in the sunshine, and a big well done to all who took part, and many thanks to those who helped put it together. Congratulations to our winners James McNaney and Jan Ellis. I don’t know what expression … Continue reading Three Peaks of Durham 2023 Results