In this edition we profile a current club member (Greeba Heard), her incredible progress and motivation, then highlight members’ charitable fundraising efforts and revamp the London Marathon eligibility criteria for the club’s place(s) plus introduce our new race “the Bison Bash” as well as a round up of the many events over the last month or so.
Please see this month’s newsletter below:
Please see below for the latest newsletter – including history of the Striders, LRRL recap, a look forward to the summer outruns, and more!
Thanks to Michael, Emma, Katie, Chris and Andy for pulling this together.
In addition to our usual runs:
Wed 13th Mar Twyford headtorch run & normal Melton road run
Thu 14th Mar Indoor technical session (Remount Barracks)
Sun 17th Mar Kibworth 6 (LRRL) – 6 miles
Sat 30th Mar Frisby Fun Run
Sun 31st Mar Desford 5 (LRRL) – 5 miles
Fri 5th Apr Hope for Justice 10K **
Wed 10th Apr Somerby headtorch run & normal Melton road run
Wed 24th Apr Annual General Meeting
Sun 5th May Livingston Relays / Wymeswold Waddle
Sun 12th May Bosworth Half Marathon (LRRL)
Sun 19th May West End 8 (LRRL)
LRRL (Leicestershire Road Running League) – entry in advance, details of how
to enter will be released when announced
** Local runner Andrew Wrath will be running 10K at each of a number of
different locations across Europe on Friday, April 5, showing how easy it is to
traffic people across borders. He will be finishing in his home town of Melton
Mowbray. Melton Running Club-MRC and Stilton Striders will be co-hosting a
10K run with Andrew when he arrives by train approx. 21:30pm in Melton and
we’d like your support for this serious but special occasion. Melton Sports is
putting a pair of AfterShokz Trekz Air open ear headphones and a goodie bag
(worth over £150) up for grabs to boost the fundraising total on the night.
Please see the link below for this month’s Striders newsletter, including a welcome to our newest members, messages from our new club captains, race reports, upcoming events, diary dates and more…
One point of feedback from last year’s event, in common with many others, was that participants struggled to hear the race briefing at the start. A loudhailer will again be used this year, but to give everyone the best chance of receiving key messages, below is a link to the briefing:
For all other Stilton 7 information, please see the race page