A Striders weekend

    Newark, Striders, Running

    Another wonderful weekend of running. 
    Four Striders completed the Syerston challenge 10K , well done to Dave Dews who lead Striders home in a time of 
    47: 26, Peter Davis 48:48, David Daubney achieved a new 10K PB of 52:30 and Holly Davis in 1:06: 39. 

    While our super canicross competitor Beverley Hancock completed the Osberton 10k today with her dog Magic. They finished in a wonderful time of 48:31 and placed 3rd place canicross lady. 
    Strider Simon Roberts achieved a great new 10K personal best time of 42:52 at the Shelton 10K . 

    The rain didn't deter Striders, what a wonderful day at Lincoln half marathon. 
    Only in its second year since it's reintroduction, the course provided everything you love and hate about half marathon running. 
    Once again our very own Mr Jan Bailey lead Striders home in a brilliant time of 1:23:11 followed by Gary Tasker 1:36:14,
    Mark Winter 1:37:25, Richard Scott 1:39:13 and Steve Martin 1:45:35.
    There were huge PB's achieved by Steve Padgett 1:54: 41 and Jason Cobb 1:56: 29 . 
    Andy Scott one of our two pacers , timed his run to perfection even without a flag , at 1:58: 38( 2 hour pacer) 
    Dan Arkwell produced the third PB of the day finishing in 2:03: 38 , with 
    Stacey Atkins in 2:07 :28.
    Our second perfect pacer Jacqui Jackson and her flag finished in 2:28: 35
    2:30 pace) with Kath Scott 2:34:47 and 
    Jennifer Owens 2:34: 52.
    But the honours of the day go to our super Strider volunteers, who manned a water station and the finishing area. 
    So a huge thank you to Sally Priest. John and Rachael Palmer, Lisa Ward, Sara and Iris Carter, Jon Rawson, Nick Harrsion and daughter Phoebe, Bernie Divall , Sarah -Jane Cobb, Cathy, Alan, Amy, Luke and Pippa Wilkinson, Sharon Self, Heather Green, Nick Beveridge , Donna Beveridge, Drew Paxton and Kay Rawson.
    Thank you to everyone who has contributed pictures. Much appreciated.

    A massive well done to Peter Davis who won the V60 gold county championship medal at Nottingham marathon last weekend. 
    A fantastic achievement.
    And finally a huge congratulations to Jason Priest who completed Cardiff half marathon in a brilliant time of 2:08:09, Jason was running for the charity Combat Stress. 
    Well done Jason

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