Articles by: Isobel Gowers

Chelmsford 10K

Sunday was not all about cross-country. Sunday afternoon also saw 39 Striders take to the roads around the Chignals for the Chelmsford 10K. For those of us who registered early there was time to enjoy watching the juniors running 1500m on the track before heading out on the short walk […]

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Mid-Essex League XC R1: Notley Park

Another bright, if some what chilly Sunday morning saw 28 Striders venturing to Notley Park for the first round of the Mid-Essex League. This is the smallest of the leagues we run in. There are only five teams in the league and each one hosts a cross-country. Braintree and District […]

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The Hobble

It was not only those running Stebbing 10 that had chance to enjoy a perfect autumn day but also those taking part in the The Hobble. A big thanks to Kevin for putting on this annual trail race, with three different distances, so there was something for everyone. As Tim […]

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Stebbing 10

The Essex Grand Prix series drew to a close today at the Stebbing 10. Falling on Remembrance Sunday, the race is preceded by a short service and two minutes silence. The sun was out for a glorious day in Essex, but the recent rain meant sections of the course were […]

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Lingwood Time Trial

Muddy conditions for the Lingwood Time Trial affected everyone differently this Saturday morning. Paul Broome posted the fastest time this year, just 5 seconds off his PB, but most of the men were significantly slower than in the previous two events. Richard Dobson came in 2nd, successfully navigating the route for the first […]

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Hilly Fields Cross-Country

Another big turnout in the senior race for the second round of the Ellison NESS League, held by Great Bentley RC at Hilly Fields! 14 women and 25 men Striders. After a miserable day of weather on Saturday, conditions were surprisingly good – warm, and the sun was out! GBRC […]

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Horseheath Cross-Country

Fourteen Striders made the trip over the border into Cambridgeshire to run in Round 2 of the Essex Cross-Country League. Thankfully the weather was warmer than last year’s race but it was still windy! So windy in fact that Allison had to put the gazebo up inside a barn to stop […]

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Striders at Chelmsford Marathon

It turns out the slightly cooler weather on Sunday was good for marathon running with ten Striders out in club colours (and another one there with his work team) at Chelmsford Marathon. Luckily, there was very little wind as the marathon starts of on the High Street with a few […]

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Next Orienteering on 31st October

The next orienteering event is scheduled for Thursday 31st October. This one will be a trail type event with written instructions. The distance is about 6.5 miles, with about half on road and half on potentially muddy paths and tracks. There’ll be some checkpoints to find along the way, so […]

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