• James debuts for Striders with a win

    James Bennett made an excellent debut for Striders of Croydon by winning the weekly parkrun in Lloyd Park on Saturday, covering the muddy five-kilometre course in 18 minutes 31 seconds and finishing more than a minute clear of his nearest rival. Greg Williams was fifth (21.31) and Krzysztof Klidzia sixth (21.34). Ernie Hann was eighth

  • Iain leads Striders at muddy Wimbledon

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the South of the Thames Cross-Country Championship at Wimbledon Common on Saturday. Their best performance came from Iain Harrison who ran well to place 44th out of 260 finishers, covering the 12-kilometre course in 48 minutes 37 seconds. Taylor Huggins was 105th overall, and 12th in the over-40

  • Inaugural mobmatch between Striders and Harriers

    Saturday’s 167th weekly parkrun in Lloyd Park saw the first ‘mob match’ between local rivals Croydon Harriers and Striders of Croydon. The competition between the clubs produced a record total of 179 finishers, including 51 Striders and 30 Harriers. The race saw a clear victory for Peter Chambers of Croydon Harriers, who is the course

  • Striders club runs over the holdiay period

    In case you want to plan your running during the holiday period this is what we will be organising : December 2013 : normal schedule and then…. Fri. 20 – club run 1900 Sun. 22 –  club run 0830 Tues. 24 – no speed sessions Weds. 25 – parkruns Thurs. 26 –  morning run at

  • Steph leads Striders at Coulsdon race

    Striders of Croydon’s women faced strong opposition in the second Surrey Womens Cross-Country League match of the season, at Coulsdon on Saturday. They were led by team captain Steph Upton, who ran well to place 82nd out of more than 300 finishers, covering the undulating four-mile course in 28 minutes 25 seconds. Striders’ second woman

  • Justin continues recovery with win at Crystal Palace

    Justin Macenhill, from Striders of Croydon, continued his comeback from injury with an excellent run to win the weekly Crystal Palace parkrun on Saturday, recording 18 minutes 27 seconds. His elder brother Damian Macenhill was fourth (19.33) and Steve Massey was eighth (20.17). On the same day Ernie Hann again ran well to place second

  • Owen Trophy results

    Preliminary final Owen Trophy tables for 2012/13 are here : http://www.stridersofcroydon.org.uk/?page_id=3983