|Before the race – visualizing the finish|
Sandbach Striders was born back in 2003. Since the early days, membership has grown with a firm ethos of the club being not just about running but social activities as well. The club is affiliated to UK AAA and has its own qualified coaches. Many other special events take place on various nights too.
The club meets on Wednesdays at 18:30 and Sundays at 09:00 at Elworth Cricket Club.
Whilst many members compete in races from 5k to Marathons, the emphasis remains purely on keeping people motivated and having fun. Why not scan through our race reports to see what we’ve been up to? Having read them, you’re sure to see why Sandbach Striders has developed the motto of being
"No Ordinary Running Club!"
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Monday, 23 February 2015
|Phil, Gayle, Martin, Rachel, Nick, Denis, Jason and Terry at Congleton parkrun|
Friday, 20 February 2015
In typical Hardmoors fashion I loaded the camper with wife and dog and set off to stay a little way from the town of Osmotherly in a place called Boroughbridge. Much of this was due to Osmotherly being such a
Sunday, 15 February 2015
Was a very enjoyable event with great comradery amongst the runners, although it was challenging. We gathered at a tiny village school, then about 450+ runners set off from a field behind the school.
|Sandbach Striders at the Congleton parkrun|
Monday, 9 February 2015
Sandbach Striders are once again organising their hugely popular free Couch to 5k running programme. This ten week training programme provides a route into running for anyone who wishes to build fitness, meet new friends and make regular running part of their lifestyle. With qualified run coaches on hand to give advice and help the participants attain their running and fitness goals. Around 50 new runners joined the Striders at Elworth Cricket Club at 6:30pm on Wednesday and took the first steps into the world of running.
On Saturday, Fourteen members of Sandbach Striders ran the ever popular free weekly Congleton parkrun, with three Striders recording new personal best times. Darren Varley, Nick Hogan and George Nicholls all improved their personal best times with Darren finishing in an impressive 3rd place overall.
|Sandbach Striders at Congleton parkrun|
Sunday, 8 February 2015
The pack fits very closely with shoulder straps that are light weight and has soft bottle holders integrated into the straps. These can be used to hold gels, food or small items of kit, but easily hold a 500ml sports bottle in each with easy access and stowage, and cord fastenings to secure them in the pouch on the move. The two chest straps are adjustable to easily secure the shoulder straps in place in the most comfortable way for the individual.
Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Sunday, 1 February 2015
|Sandbach Striders at the Cumberland Arena|