Sandbach Striders

Race Report: Sealskinz Wirral Ultra 2017

On Saturday the 2nd of July, Tony Taylor competed in the Sealskinz Wirral Ultra, here is his race report

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Race Report: Milford Murder

On Thursday 20 April, myself, Tony and Darren all set off to take part in the 2nd race of the Stone Master Marathoners Spring Treble series. The weather was just right for a 7pm run through Milford Common

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Race Report: Newcastle 10k

Today myself, Jim and Gaynor ran the Newcastle 10K. There was over 500 people turned out on an absolutely fabulous sunny day.

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Race Report: Coniston 14 - 2017

'Coniston 14' is a very popular road race around lake Coniston (14 miles in total), held annually in aid of local charities. This was the 36th running of the event which was held on Saturday 25th March.

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Race Report: Wilmslow Half

Today it was 'Wilmslow Half Marathon' day a very popular race on the half marathon calendar. It's long been established as one of the main half marathons in the northwest attracting a huge field in excess of 4000 runners, a mixture of club runners and social runners wanting to take on the challenge.

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Race Report: Anglesey Half

An early alarm wake up call (5.30am) meant it was Anglesey Half Marathon day. Sometimes I wonder why we put ourselves through it, and this was how I was definitely feeling at this unsociable hour in the morning. A hot shower and mug of tea soon lifted my spirits.

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Race Report: Cyprus (half) Marathon 5th March 2017

I hadn’t meant to enter, and it wasn’t initially part of the plan for the holiday. We had booked to go away with Carol’s family to celebrate her brother’s tenth wedding anniversary, get some winter sun and enjoy the all inclusive. Then, about a week before the flight, I looked online to see what there was to do when we were away and came across the Cyprus Marathon.

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Race Report: Knypersley Pool 5 Mile Charity Race

Biddulph Running Club, held there annual 'Mayors Charity Race' today at Knypersley Pool, it's a 5 mile trail run around knypersley pool reservoir, followed by a long uphill climb through woodland, over biddulph moor before returning around the lake back to the finish. It's a challenging course, very muddy (trail shoes a must) but equally rewarding with some beautiful scenery.

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Race Report: Carsington Water half marathon

It was one of those days when you couldn't decide what to wear. The ambient temperature was mild but there was a strong, cold wind. I went armed with virtually every clothing combination.

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Race Report: Kidsgrove 10k 22/01/2017

Four Striders made there way to today's inaugural 'Kidsgrove 10k', Helen, Heather, Andy T and myself. This was a new 10k in the area, organised by 'gold events', and being merely a 10 minute drive from Sandbach, it was a race to good to miss.Things weren'...

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