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Blyth Sands Race 2021

Blyth Beach, Sunday, December 5, 2021

5 miles

Ian Butler

Five intrepid Striders made their way to Blyth on Sunday for the 61st Blyth Sands Race. Always run on the first Sunday in December, this historic race uses its own unique handicap system. The older and wiser age groups going off first, followed by the younger whippersnappers released at varying intervals chasing down the early … Continue reading Blyth Sands Race 2021

Blyth Sands 5 mile race

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Jan Young

A Day of Sun, Sea, Sand & SECONDS One hundred and seventy seven runners helped this race celebrate its 60th birthday. The event organised by Blyth Running Club, is an age handicap, oldest off first, which makes for lots of getting caught. We climbed three groynes twice, ducked under a drainage pipe twice, avoided dogs, … Continue reading Blyth Sands 5 mile race