Two members of Striders of Croydon competed for Great Britain in the European Masters Championships at Aarhus (Denmark) last week. Simon Pannell placed 16th in the M55 cross-country, completing the very wet four-kilometre course in 14 minutes 34 seconds. On the track, Alan Dolton was 15th in the M60 10000 metres (46.32.08) and ninth in his heat of the 5000 metres (22.20.33).
Striders had two of the first three finishers at the parkrun at Lloyd Park on Saturday, with Simon Ambrosi second (19.16) and Lee Flanagan third (19.41). Tatsuya Okamoto was second in the Riddlesdown parkrun (17.26) with Alastair Falconer third (18.17). Tammy Anderson was the second woman to finish the Roundshaw parkrun, placing 32nd overall (24.52). Striders had an impressive total of 62 finishers in the various weekly parkruns (31 at Lloyd Park and 31 at other venues).