Category Archives: Mudwoman

2016-17 Harrier League XC – A Season to Savour!

Mudman & Mudwoman

As the early spring sun sets once again on a wonderful cross country season it is time to reflect on what was achieved. When things kicked off at Wrekenton back in October Striders men’s team was facing its first season in the top flight for over 20 years. Only grey bearded Striders such as Mike … Continue reading 2016-17 Harrier League XC – A Season to Savour!

Harrier League

Wrekenton, Saturday, February 8, 2014

Grand Prix Race. Mud King/Mud Queen Race.

Mudman and Mudwoman

“Come in,” she said, “I’ll give you shelter from the storm!” Another great turnout by Striders at Saturday’s Wrekenton HL saw 44 purple clad mud lovers giving it their all on the tough wind ravaged course! The senior women’s field of over 200 runners included Denise Benvin and Lucy Cowton making determined HL debuts for … Continue reading Harrier League

NE XC Championships

Temple Park, South Shields, Saturday, December 14, 2013

Mudman and Mudwoman

A fine performance on the regional stage! Saturday’s NE X/C Champs saw another magnificent Striders’ turnout of 31 runners! A blustery but mild day made the longer than HL courses seem even longer, although there were few hills to tackle and not much mud to speak of either. Adam’s u/20 men’s race was first up … Continue reading NE XC Championships

Harrier League

Wallington Hall, Saturday, November 30, 2013

Mudman and Mudwoman

  Return of The Warrior! After a seven year absence Mandy Dawson (known in the Mud household as ‘The Warrior’) made a triumphant return to the HL today by powering round the tough course to be first Strider home in the Senior Women’s race – well done Mandy!! Parking problems meant race starts were slightly … Continue reading Harrier League

Harrier League

Blaydon, Sunday, October 27, 2013

Mudman and Mudwoman

  Incredible! Participation in cross country running in our region has ‘gone through the roof’ judging by Saturday’s HL fixture at Blaydon! Numbers have been growing quite dramatically over the past couple of seasons but the previous record for the Senior Women’s field was exceeded by around 50% on Saturday and the men’s jumped by … Continue reading Harrier League

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