• Striders men stay at top of Division 3

    Peter Mills, from Striders of Croydon, produced an excellent run to win the Surrey Cross-Country League Division Three race at Cranford on Saturday, covering the five-mile course in 26 minutes 49 seconds. Club colleague James Bennett also ran very well to finish second in 26 minutes 54. Simone Luciani was ninth (28.10) with Phil Coales

  • Peter and Steph first Striders in Surrey XC Champs

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the Surrey Cross-Country Championships at Lloyd Park on Saturday. Their best performance came from Peter Mills who ran very well to place 23rd out of 209 finishers in the senior men’s race, covering the muddy 12-kilometre course in 43 minutes 13 seconds. Team manager Krzysztof Klidzia also ran

  • Alan and Lorraine set club over-60 mile records

    Peter Mills, from Striders of Croydon, was the first runner to finish the Lloyd parkrun on Christmas Eve. He covered the undulating course in 17 minutes 20 seconds, 50 seconds clear of the runner-up. Club colleague Krzysztof Klidzia was third overall and first in the over-50 category (18.56). Steph Upton was the second woman to

  • Peter leads Striders at Beckenham

    Striders of Croydon produced an excellent team performance to place fifth in the South of the Thames Cross-Country Championships for the Coleman Cup at Beckenham on Saturday. They were led by Peter Mills who ran very well to place 17th, covering the 12-kilometre course in 40 minutes 06 seconds. Team manager Krzysztof Klidzia also ran

  • Peter leads Striders in East Surrey League XC

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the East Surrey League cross-country race at Wimbledon on Saturday, and placed fifth in the team event. They were led by Peter Mills, who ran well to place seventh of the 147 finishers, covering the five-mile course in 27 minutes 45 seconds. Striders had two of the first

  • Peter wins Pirie 10

    Peter Mills, from Striders of Croydon, had an outstanding run to win the annual Pirie 10-mile cross-country race, organised by South London Harriers, at Coulsdon on Sunday. He covered the undulating course in 58 minutes 59 seconds, finishing almost three minutes ahead of the runner-up. Club colleague Krzysztof Klidzia was third overall, and first in

  • Justin first Strider at Helen Furze Memorial Match

    Striders of Croydon produced a good team performance to win the third annual Helen Furze Memorial Match, held in conjunction with the weekly parkrun in Nonsuch Park on Saturday. Striders were led by Justin Macenhill who ran very well to place fourth out of the 512 runners, and first in the mobmatch, in 18 minutes

  • Steph and Krzysztof first Striders at Parliament Hill Fields

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the London Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday. Their women’s team did well to finish 19th. They were led by Steph Upton who finished 129th, covering the six-kilometre course in 28 minutes 03 seconds. Charlotte Letchford was not far behind her in 140th (28.25) with Joanne

  • Striders extend their lead in XC league at Epsom

    Striders of Croydon produced an excellent team performance to win their second successive Surrey Cross-Country League Division Three match at Epsom on Saturday, and extend their lead at the top of the Division Three table. Striders had the first three finishers with James Bennett winning the race, completing the five-mile course in 27 minutes 26.

  • Phil Coales fastest Strider at Reigate Relays

    Striders of Croydon faced strong opposition in the Priory Relays at Reigate on Saturday. Their A team finished tenth, with their fastest runner being Phil Coales who ran the first leg in 15 minutes 02. Team manager Krzysztof Klidzia also ran well to record 15 minutes 19 on the second leg. The team was completed