Racing weekend 6th and 7th May 2017

Summing up another fantastic weekend for Stilton Striders racing locally and as far as Geneva!

Stuart and Christie setting PBs

A few stilton striders travelled to sleaford to compete in the sleaford half marathon with nearly 400 finishers  first strider back showing he’s well recovered from the London marathon was Stuart Shaw smashing his personal best by around 4 mins stopping the clock  in 1 hr 24 mins 28 secs for 8th overall and 2nd vet , next was Christie Jones also running a pb in 1.40.34 , then Greeba Heard in 1.50.42 .

Clawson 10k trail race

Chris Southam came away with the win in his local race the Clawson 10k trail race finishing in an excellent 40.17 , not far behind in 2nd was stilton strider Jason Barton in 40.53 entering on the day after cycling over to watch initially , next in 11th  Alan Thompson 45.30 , Michael Atton 46.38 , Simon Bottrill 50.40 , Daniel Howley 56.31 , Deb Wilson 71.21 , John Wilson 71.22 , Richard Gray ran around with his son Conrad to both record 76 mins , Marie Gray 80.54 .

Geneva Marathon

John and Lou ready to race
John and Lou ready to race

John and Louise Houghton travelled to Geneva for the Geneva marathon,  john finished in 3 hrs 50 mins and Louise was going well till around the 20 mile point when she pulled a calf muscle but still managed to finish in 4hr 30 .