Sandbach Striders

Race Report: Pattingham Bells 7m

I opted to run this race and despite my best attempts at recruiting any fellow striders to come and join me I was alas a lone strider on the start line. Some said because I mentioned it being in that Black Country capital that is Wolverhampton others told...

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Race Report: Rivington Trail Half-marathon 03/10/2015

Having returned from Holiday and still nursing an injury I opted to utilise this trail half to find some way of regaining some fitness. Now, being as I now frequent the area of Rivington on many occasions due to that four letter word work, I have been mix...

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Race Report: Sheffield Ten10kTen 18/10/2015

Alarm went off before 6am on Sunday Morning. I was heading over to Sheffield to visit my daughter who is studying at Sheffield University. Just a few days before I noticed that there was a 10k race on Sunday morning in Enfield Park, just a few miles from ...

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Race Report: Teach First Run The River 10k 15/09/2015

On Tuesday 15th September I did the Teach First Run the River in London. Starting at 7:00 in the evening in More London near Tower Bridge, over 3,000 runners set off to do a 5k or 10k, crossing several bridges across the Thames, and finishing at dusk with...

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Race Report: English Half Marathon 10K course: 20/09/2015

Having graduated from the couch to 5k, to 10k, I have well and truly caught the bug for running and racing!  So this Sunday saw myself and fellow strider Moe Dutton turn up at Warrington for the 10k course as part of the EHM run festival.  With Phil Tru...

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Race Report: Winchester parkrun and Bacchus Marathon 12-13/09/2015

Winchester Parkrun
For any Parkrun tourists in the Hampshire area this is a pleasant 5k round the Winchester ‘North Walls’ Recreation Park.  Although it consists of 3 circuits of the playing fields, the tree lined surroundings make the run more inter...

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Race Report: Sandwell Six Towns 30/08/2015

I ran this event last year with several other striders. This year after a week off I opted to enter late and up my mileage for August which following this run would top 200 miles for the first time ever. 
A plea to see if any of my running buddies were h...

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Race Report: Birchwood 10k 23/08/2015

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Race Report: Race to the Stones 11/07/2015

I’ve always tried to have the mindset that you should try and find the positive in every situation, no matter how bad. 2 years ago I received my first ever DNF during a 100 mile ultra, the positive? It would lead me to join the Sandbach Striders a coupl...

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