Striders at parkrun 04/05/16

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Striders attended three different parkruns this week – Albert park, Tees Barrage and Sedgefield. Helen McIlvenny and Stephen Boddy both whipped around in new PBs at Albert park. 13 Striders ran at Tees Barrage and there were a hand full of volunteers helping it all run smoothly.  On a still and muggy morning along the riverside, Micheal Burke joined the 1 club in doing so becoming the 75th different Strider to run Tees Barrage and Gail Robinson took advantage of the conditions to set a new PB.  
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Striders at parkrun

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A quieter week on the parkrun front for Striders. We had runners at Albert park, Stewart park, Tees Barrage and Northallerton. Liz Simpson was the first lady home at Tees Barrage whilst Amy Lewis set a new PB at Albert park and Anna Carruthers did the same at Stewart park.
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Striders at parkrun

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Eight Striders took the trip to Albert park this week. The first Strider home, in yet another PB, was Adam Potter. Neil McGee also bagged himself a new PB. Craig Robinson went to his 28th different parkrun location with a first trip to Newcastle. Three Striders attended Stewart Park and two, Gail Robinson and Andy Hayes, were rewarded with PBs. It was regatta day at Tees barrage and tradition dictates that it will be windy – it was. Liz Simpson was the first lady overall and another nine Striders took the fresh air. Angela Cox was run director for the day and ably helped by numerous Strider volunteers.
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Tee shirt week

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There is a lot of commitment to the cause required to gain yourself a parkrun tee shirt, this week Emily Chaytor achieved her 50th run at Sedgefield and Jackie McCabe, at Albert park, became the 17th Strider to enter the 100 club. Well done to both. Five other striders completed Albert  park and Amy Lewis decided to tackle the hill at Sedgefield for the first time. We also had a representative at Hartlepool, Redcar and Stewart park. Tees barrage saw a record attendance on the day and both Rachel Carr (for the sixth successive week) and Adam Potter (sixth in seven runs) rose to the occasional with yet another PB each. 11 Striders appear in the Tees barrage results but I know that that there were a couple more –…
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parkrun Striders

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Caroline Horton was the first female finisher at Albert park this week and in the process scored 80%+ , getting very close the her PB. Eight other Striders followed Caroline home, with Neil McGee completing his first run here whilst Anna Carruthers set a new PB. Katie Abel travelled to Sedgefield to pick up a new PB and we also had representatives at Stewart park and Hartlepool. 11 Striders attended Tees Barrage with Rachel Carr setting her 5th successive PB along the riverside route. Over 90,000 people did a UK parkrun this week, slightly over 600 of those achieved their 50th red tee shirt run but how many of those also got a PB? I do not know but Ian Howse certainly did achieve 50 runs and a new PB! …
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parkrun Striders

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Seven Striders, including a couple of hardy athletes fresh from London Marathon, toed the line at Albert park with Caroline Horton knocking out another 78%+ age graded score. We also had one representative at Stewart park. Craig Robinson travelled over to Riverside parkrun and was rewarded with a new PB. Others also travelled to Hartlepool and Fountains Abbey. 13 Striders got in some practice for Mondays 10k with a run at Tees Barrage. Rachel Carr (again!) and Alison Stobbs both clocked new PBs. The simple way to look for Striders in the results is to filter the club name rather than look for actual names – if I have missed you out please check that you appear in the results as a Strider. An easy way to do this is…
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parkrun Striders

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Between Stockton duathlon, Fountains 10k and VLM commitments, numbers of Striders at parkrun dropped a little this week but there were still a lot of PBs set. Jill and Katie Abel travelled to Dalby forest – a first trip there for Katie and a new PB for Jill. Emily Chaytor took a big chuck out her PB at Sedgefield and we also had two representatives at Albert park. There were 18 Striders running at Tees Barrage plus some volunteers such as the timers and the tail runner. Lindsey Spires, Rachel Carr, Helen McIlvenny and David Holmes all made the best of the cool conditions to set new PBs. Well done to all those who participated in the other events this weekend – maybe we could get an event report from…
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parkrun Striders

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A quieter week at parkrun for Striders this week with nobody venturing too far from home. We had a representative at Albert park, Sedgefield and Hartlepool where Don Telford had his first look at the course. Three more ran Stewart park with a first appearance for Gillian Borthwick. I can only comment on the weather at Tees Barrage where it was a beautiful morning until the moment the run briefing started when we had a mixture of rain and hail which continued until the 1Km mark. What it did demonstrate is that Adam Potter is clearly a fair weather runner as every time we get bad weather recently he cannot get to the café quick enough thus setting yet another PB! Joining Adam were Rachel Carr and David Holmes with…
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parkrun Striders

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This week has seen Stockton Striders at seven different parkruns around the North. Eight Striders took to Albert park where both Amy Lewis and Helen McIlvenny lowered their PBs and two more attended Stewart park. Katie Abel continued a recent run of tourism with a visit to York parkrun. Don Telford decided to have a first run out at Whitley Bay while Tara Oxley chose a debut at Redcar and Craig Robinson took on Dalby Forest for the first time. There were 16 Striders running at Tees Barrage plus the run director and a number of other volunteers. Rachel Carr, Julia Coleby, Adam Potter and Andy Johnson all used their recent training to good effect and set new PBs.
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Striders at parkrun

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Stockton Striders was represented at seven different parkruns this weekend. There were a couple of Striders at Albert and Stewart Parks.  14 Striders ran at Tees Barrage plus a hand full of volunteers. It was a quiet day for PBs with only Lindsey Spires achieving one. The tourist memo seems to have said – go somewhere starting with H. Horton, Hull and Hartlepool (sneaky preview of the Marina 5?) were the chosen locations with one Strider at each. Angela Cox appeared to have missed that memo and turned up instead to the UKs largest parkrun at Bushy Park to become the fifth individual Strider to have been to the home of parkrun. I have stood on the finish line a few times at Tees Barrage and there are times when…
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