Sittingbourne Strider Parkrun Takeover

Preparations underway for the 10-mile road race

The Striders volunteers are in full swing ready to make this years Sittingbourne 10-mile road race the best yet. Taking place on Sunday, 7 October, the runners start from Highstead School before being taken on a beautiful undulating course around the countryside.

The event, which has been sponsored by Bennett Opie Limited, sees every entrant receiving a carefully packed goody bag and great high tech T-shirt.

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Sittingbourne Striders 10 Mile Road Race very popular race is back for another year

Parkrun Takeover, 15/09/18

The Sittingbourne Striders took a break this week from running Park Run in their home town and instead took over the organising of the weekly event.

The club had over forty of their members come out to volunteer and help support the many men, women, children and dogs tackle the 5k course around Milton Creek Country Park on a beautiful Saturday morning.

They had a striking presence as were all out wearing the new club kit which was designed by Kelly Pamplin a club member who won a competition within the Striders.

Chairman Emma Hudson-Wright said: "The event went really well and it was lovely for us as a club to help and support such a great, free activity that sees so many people out getting fit and enjoying running."

Berlin Marathon - 16/09/18

Emma Penfold travelled to Berlin to run in one of the most popular marathons. Inspired by the performance of Kenyan Kipchoge who shattered the marathon world record by completing the course in 2hrs 1min 39secs, Emma hot footed it round the course to finish in 5hrs 32mins 44secs.

Woodhouse Moor Parkrun

Yvonne Crawford took part in the Woodhouse Moor parkrun on Saturday, 15 September. She completed the 5km undulating course in 33mins 10secs.

Bridge 10km in Sydney

Strider Chris Williams, who is a Strider despite living in Sydney did the Bridge 10k at the Sydney Running Festival. He finished in 42mins 21secs to finish 239th out of 13,153 athletes.

Howletts 10KM, 16/09/18

Sisters Helen Shears, Emma Higgins and Georgina Higgins had a wild time at the Howletts 10km which began at the animal park in Bekesbourne.

Helen Shears and Georgina Higgins completed in 1hr 17mins with Emma dashing off ahead to complete in 1hr 12mins.


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