• Ernie and Rachel victorious for Striders at Lloyd Park

    Striders of Croydon gained a double victory in the weekly parkrun at Lloyd Park on Saturday morning. Ernie Hann was the individual winner, covering the undulating five-kilometre course in 18 minutes 47 seconds, finishing eleven seconds ahead of his nearest rival. Club colleague Rachel Lindley was the first woman to finish, placing seventh overall in

  • Ernie retains form for 5K

    Striders had a total of 48 finishers in the various local parkruns on Saturday. Their best placing came from Ernie Hann who was third at Lloyd Park in 18 minutes 27 seconds. Zoe Williams was the third woman to finish, placing 52nd overall in 24 minutes 19. Simon Ambrosi placed sixth at the Bromley parkrun

  • Karen joins Striders elite with speedy marathon

    Karen Stretch, from Striders of Croydon, had an excellent run to record a personal best of exactly 3 hours 16 minutes in Sunday’s London Marathon. This lifts Karen to equal third place in Striders’ all-time women’s rankings. Striders’ men were led by Danny Jewell who ran a personal best of 2 hours 55 minutes 12

  • Rachel flies the flag for Striders with fast marathon in Paris

    Rachel Lindley, from Striders of Croydon, had an excellent run to set a personal best of 3 hours 20 minutes 47 seconds in the Paris Marathon on Sunday. This lifts Rachel to fifth place in Striders’ all-time women’s rankings. Striders had 14 competitors in the Brighton Marathon on the same day. They were led by