All posts by Malcolm Sygrove

Grand Prix 2023-24 – Marathon and Half-marathon Summary

These are the currently known best marathon and half-marathon times for the 2023-24 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 2023-24 – Marathon and Half-marathon Summary

North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships 2023

Temple Park, South Shields, Saturday, December 9, 2023

Organised by NECAA

Jan Young

This event took place at Temple Park, South Shields, familiar to many as a Harrier League xc course, but this being a championship event that familiar course was stretched to 11k for men and 8k for women, with no hiding place as all feet are on the start together, in each race. 253 men contested … Continue reading North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships 2023

James Garland’s Bob Graham Round

Keswick, Lake District, Saturday, June 24, 2023

66 miles / 27,000ft, 42 summits

James Garland

Training and Leading Up to the Attempt The Bob Graham Round (BGR) has been a long-term goal for well over a decade since reading ‘Feet in the clouds’ (by Richard Askwith) and listening to fellow runners’ tales about their attempts to follow in the footsteps of Bob Graham. Since joining the Striders in 2010, I’ve … Continue reading James Garland’s Bob Graham Round

Hamsterley Moon Runner 2023

Hamsterley Forest, Saturday, November 11, 2023

10k / 800ft

Emily Scott

Image by Greener Miles Running The Hamsterley Moon Runner Race is organised by Greener Miles Running, which hosts several events around the North East with distances ranging from 10K to ultra. The concept of the moon race seemed quite novel to me. The idea is to start after the sun sets and run entirely in … Continue reading Hamsterley Moon Runner 2023