Thursday 19 September training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:  Sub 22, led by Tom are doing hills.     22-25, led by Caroline are doing short sprint hills.     25-27, led by Helen are doing an Intervals session.     27-30, led by David H are doing 800m intervals.     30-33, led by Julia are doing out and back (faster) at various distances.     33+, led by Zoe are doing Indian file. The door will be covered by David & Alex (and baby Daniel). Tickets will be on sale for our next social night on Friday 18 October. A pizza and quiz night. 7:30 start and tickets cost £5.  Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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Tuesday 17 September training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:  Sub 22, led by Paul J are doing fartlek. 22-25, led by Liz are doing 800m intervals. 25-27, led by Caroline are doing hills.     27-30, led by Angela  are doing hills 6 x 3 mins with 90s recovery.     30-33, led by Suzanne are doing mile repeats.     33+, led by Anna are doing a lamppost speed session. The door will be covered by Tom D and Anne D. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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14 September parkrun report

Run reports
Bright with a cool breeze - these were the conditions for 29 Striders at the barrage. Claire Taylor, Kris Allen and Michael Meggs were in superb form - each getting all-course pb's. Sam Johnston joined them with a barrage best time. Helen Mcilvenny was 3rd female finisher. Philip B, Julia C, David M, Viv M, Ben R and Sue R volunteered. Dave Fender failed his fitness test and didn't run. At Albert Park Emily Palmer was 2nd female finisher. Sedgefield saw pb's for both Janice Long and Fiona Shaw - whilst Jill Abel pb'd at Northallerton. We also had runners at Hackworth, Seaton, Bramley, Armley and Tyne Green. Angela Cox was the Striders representative at the first ever parkrun at York's Castle Howard. A special mention to Tom Day and…
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Thursday 12 September training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions: Sub 22, led by Paul J are doing 800 metre repeats.  22-25, led by Liz are doing a lamppost speed session. 25-27, led by Caroline are doing 800m intervals.     27-30 and 30-33, led by Helen are doing an intervals session: 6x 3 mins /90 seconds recovery. Odd number intervals at threshold pace & even at 10k pace. 33+, led by Dave E are doing a social run. The door will be covered by Richard W and Gail R. Tonight is our first tea/coffee night of the winter so please stop back for a brew if you can. To save on waste where possible please bring your own cup. As it’s been a while the Striders biscuit tin will need a top up…
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A bumper weekend of running… parkrun’s, Great Tees 10k and GNR

Run reports
It was a bumper weekend of running - with parkruns, The Great Tees 10k and The Great North Run all taking place. By my reckoning just under 100 club members took part in one of these 3 events - a fantastic turnout. We'll start off with parkruns where Ian Saul and Christian Oxley got new pb's at Albert Park. Christian inching ever closer to a sub 20 minute time. Suzanne Brodie pb'd at Durham, as did Claire Taylor and Sarah Griffiths at Sedgefield. Sedgefield was also the venue for Tom Day to complete his 100th run. There were further pb's for Fiona Shaw at Northallerton and James Boynton at Darlington South. Jamie Bentley and Simon Russell got pb's at Harlepool with Jamie notching 3rd place in the process.  We also…
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Tomorrow night’s training (Tuesday 10 September)

Training
Due to another event at the football club tomorrow night we will be meeting at Ropner Park bandstand.  There will be no formal sessions instead we will be doing some plogging - a combination of running and litter picking. While I’m sure none of us drop litter it’s still a great opportunity to give something back to our local area.  It’ll be a team competition which will be explained more tomorrow. All necessary equipment has been provided by Stockton Council. While I’m sure there will be lots of Great Tees 10k and GNR tops on display, it would be great if people could wear Striders tops and let everyone see that it’s us doing this. https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/motivation/a776063/plogging-the-new-running-craze-that-is-saving-the-planet/
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Thursday 5 September training sessions

Training
Morning Striders, here are tonight's sessions:  Sub 22, led by Sam are doing 7 miles social run (8:30-9 min miles pace).     22-25, led by Liz are doing 5x5 minuets intervals.     25-27, led by Cat are doing Social run.     27-30, led by Suzanne  are doing 8x 400m @10k pace, with 90s recovery warm up cool down.     30-33, led by Julia are doing 3-4 miles social run.     33+, led by Dave E are doing Speed hills at Ropner. The door will be covered by Ian and Doreen M
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Tuesday 3rd September training sessions

Training
Morning Striders here are tonight's sessions:  Sub 22, led by Tom are doing Ropner Park medley session.     22-25, led by Liz are doing Indian file. 25-27, led by Cat are doing hills: 2x6 reps with downhill recovery.  Aim to get faster with each set. 27-30, led by David H are doing hill sprints. 30-33, led by Lucy are doing 400m 600m 800m intervals.     33+, led by Gavin are doing 5k Social / recovery run. The door will be covered by Jonathon A and Zoe W. Happy running 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️
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31 August parkrun report

Run reports
30 Striders at the barrage where Gareth Maloney, Robert Parker and David Edwards got new pb's and Sarah Winter was 3rd female finisher. Neil M, Viv M and David M helped with volunteering. Dave Fender failed his fitness test and didn't run. Albert Park saw a pb for John Corvesor whilst Emily Palmer was 3rd female finisher. Simon Russell led the field home at a parkrun somewhere in the local area and Katie Abel eased herself back to parkrunning at Sedgefield. Runners too at Redcar and Hartlepool. It was the day of the Royal Signal relays - and as a warm up 7 of us did the Herrington Country parkrun at Houghton-Le-Spring. Tom Day and Michael Burke viewed it less of a warm up and more of a chance to…
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