5th March weekend – Overall report

Natalie Teece travelled to grantham for the Newton fractions half marathon and in terrible wet windy and cold conditions Natalie came into the finish at the Meres stadium first lady to take a well earned victory in an excellent  1hr 29 min 27 secs on a very tough coarse  finishing 38th overall out of 400, showing her marathon training is well on track .

A group of stilton striders travelled to Markfield for the Markfield 10k , the 3rd round of the Leicestershire road running league,

Natalie Teece again showed her form with an excellent 3rd lady back in 40 min 20 secs,

The striders had 4 veteran men in the top 80 which bodes well for the league tables,

First back for the club continuing his impressive comeback was Nick Brown in 56th place in 38.42, Darren Glover 65th in 39.15, followed very closely by David Hamdorff in 39.17, Mark Stoneley In 80th in 40.06, then Natalie in 85th position, Paul Geeson 42.29, Michelle Farlow 45.39, Julie Bass 2nd in her age category 45.49, Vicki Lowe 4th in her age category 46.45, Liz Goodbourn 48.04, Tam Nicol 48.36, Sarah Proctor on her way back from injury 51.24, Ray Walker 52.36, Mel Willatt 53.18, Nick Pryke in his first 10k race 53.22, Emma Hope 56.52, Vanessa Walker 58.06.

Greeba Heard travelled to London for the vitality north London half marathon and finished in an impressive 1.49.14.

Luke Eggleston and Matt Gayton travelled to silverstone for the silverstone half marathon

Luke did extremely well to finish in 1hr 32.14 after struggling with a Knee injury half way through, Matt finished in 1hr 33.36 using the race as a hard training run in his comeback to fitness.