parkrun Striders

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  18 Striders completed various parkruns this weekend. As usual the majority of these were at Tees Barrage with 12 running and I think I spotted at least 3 volunteering and another sunning herself on a bench along the riverside. Rachel Carr made it 1500 striders to cross the line since this event started whilst Paul Johnson, Helen McIlvenny and Lindsey Spires all collected new PBs. We also had runners at Sedgefield and Stewart park where Nigel Radcliff collected a new PB. Three striders also travelled for their first visits to the events at Fountains Abbey, the very first event at Dalby Forest and, the interestingly named, Peter Pan. 
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parkrun 12 March 16

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parkrun Striders 19 Striders completed parkruns this weekend with representation at events as far away as Humber Bridge and Fell Foot in the lakes together with Tees Barrage and Albert Park.  In additional about half of the volunteers at Tees Barrage where also Striders. Lindsey Spires and Katie Abel made it PBs in consecutive weeks and Craig Robinson added one for himself. Not to be outdone David Fender bagged his 100th parkrun when completing Tees Barrage.
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Parkruns 05th March 2016

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25 Stockton Striders turned out at various parkruns this weekend with members turning out at Tees Barrage, Sedgefield and Darlington. I guess that means the tourist of the week prize would go to the Darlington contingent but the real prizes were the points that were up for grabs in the 4th event of the club league at Tees Barrage. 22 Striders toed the line at a breezy barrage in search of points and the added incentive brought out new PBs for David Fender, Paul Johnson, Nigel Radcliffe, Darren Mitchell, Katie Abel, Paul Stephenson, Ian Howse and Linsey Spires. David Fender may have led the Striders home but the performance of the day has to be Caroline Horton with a massive 75% in the age grading score. The next league event…
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Parkruns 27th February 2016

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22 Stockton Striders turned out at various parkruns this weekend – it may be more but I searched only by club name. Make sure that you are registered as a Strider to count in the four parkruns that are part of the club league. The big turnout was at Tees Barrage with 13 runners and 3 volunteers. We were also represented at Stewart and Albert parks, Hartlepool, Sedgefield and Brockenhurst. It was a PB day for Anna Curruthers, Samuel Johnston, Paul Johnson and David Fender at the Barrage. David Holmes at Stewart, Andy Hayes at Albert and Craig Robinson at Hartlepool all also got in on the PB act. The prize for tourist of the week goes to Ian Howse who tackled the mountainous Brockenhurst parkrun on the South coast…
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Parkruns at the Barrage

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The weekly ‘parkrun’. Most of you will have heard of them. Some of you will run one occasionally, whereas others are hardy regulars who rarely miss one. (whatever the weather) So, here’s an introduction for the uninitiated. The parkruns take place nationally. It’s a 5K run starting at 9.00 am on a Saturday. The nearest one to the club is at the Tees Barrage (TS18 2QW). Nearby courses are at Stewart Park and Albert Park in Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Redcar and Sedgefield. It’s free to enter - you just go to the website, put in a few details, and print out a barcode. Bring the barcode to the parkrun and, after finishing, it’s scanned to give your time and placing. On the parkrun website you’ll find a host of statistics relating…
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