Category Archives: David Shipman

August Annual Club Run and BBQ

Waldridge Fell, Wednesday, August 7, 2013

David Shipman

As part of the continuing fantastic summer weather, the club run took place in beautiful sunshine, which lasted until the end of the night, so things couldn’t have been better for the crowd of sweaty runners, charred meat, smoked veg and fruit eaters, friends, family and dogs who stood chatting around the BBQs until after … Continue reading August Annual Club Run and BBQ

Commondale Clart

North York Moors, Sunday, February 17, 2013

BS / 5.2m / 722'

David Shipman

Beautiful, sunny skies and temperatures above freezing with only a breeze made for near-perfect running conditions on Sunday, apart from the fact that underfoot all was entirely clarty, as the race title suggested!! Numbers depleted by the late drop outs, Mike B and Nigel H, a small band of Striders assembled outside the pub in … Continue reading Commondale Clart

Windermere to Wear Relay 2012

Saturday, June 23, 2012

David Shipman, Nigel Heppell, David Catterick, Danny Lim

First, David Shipman… To kick off the Charity relay Mike Bennett and I left Chester-le-Street at 6am heading for Bowness, spurred on by texts from Geoff which said in sequence 1.It’s very, very wet 2. It’s blowing a gale and we may have to review the bike ride leg 3. Great North Swim is cancelled. … Continue reading Windermere to Wear Relay 2012