• Bill wins Striders’ Switchback race

    Bill Makuwa, from Striders of Croydon, made an excellent return to competition by winning the 23rd annual Switchback five-mile multi-terrain race in Lloyd Park and Addington Hills on Sunday. He covered the undulating course in 29 minutes 31 seconds. His club colleague Ernie Hann also ran well to place second in 29 minutes 49, with

  • Simon leads Striders to mobmatch win

    Striders of Croydon produced an excellent team performance to win their mobmatch against Blackheath & Bromley, held in conjunction with the Bromley parkrun on Saturday. Striders comfortably outnumbered their hosts, managing 41 of the 491 finishers, compared with only 29 for Blackheath, and won the match by 1323 points to 1162. Striders were led by

  • Josephine’s return helps Striders to relay finish

    Striders of Croydon fielded four teams in the Will Bolton Memorial Relay, organised by Blackheath & Bromley Harriers, at Sparrows Den on Saturday. Their A team finished 12th out of the 59 teams. Graeme Drysdale ran the first four-kilometre leg in 16 minutes 29 seconds, handing over to Colin Hann who improved the team’s position

  • Ernie has busy but fast weekend for Striders

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the Surrey Road Relay at Wimbledon Park on Sunday. They finished sixteenth in the senior men’s event. Colin Hann ran the first leg of three miles in 17 minutes 38 seconds, handing over to his brother Ernie who ran 17 minutes 03, which was Striders’ fastest time of

  • AGM on Weds. 24th September

    The Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 24 September 2014 at the Sandilands clubhouse, starting at 8.40 p.m. and finishing at 9.30 p.m. (The club run will start at 7.30 p.m. and will last for about 40 minutes.)

  • Striders’ James wins Thames Half Marathon

    James Bennett, from Striders of Croydon, had an excellent run to win the recent Thames Meander Half-Marathon. His winning time of 78 minutes 09 seconds placed him more than a minute clear of the runner-up, and lifted him to 15th place in Striders’ all-time club rankings. There were 268 finishers. On Bank Holiday Monday, James’