Stevenage Striders Press Release – 29th January 2018 .
The weekly dose of Parkruns had a few Striders out in force. Parkrun is a free 5km (3.2mile) run for every one of all abilities which are hosted around the country at 9am every Saturday. Check the Parkrun website to find out the nearest course to you.
Stevenage: 265 runners took part on the two-lap course around Fairlands Valley Lakes on Saturday. First home for the Striders was Davie Stafford who came in 7th place with a time of 19-46. Other results: Tom Sclanders 21-15 (17th and course PB), Emma Sclanders 23-13 (46th and course PB), Russell Andrews 25-33 (78th), Esperanza Castro 27-07 (101st), Anne Miller 27-55 (125th), Garry Wallace 28-17 (134th), Louise Chancellor 30-40 (173rd), Therese Jones 34-01 (220th), Tracy Norris 51-06 (263rd), and Sue Loughran 51-11 (265th).
Letchworth Parkrun: the newest Parkrun to hit the circuit was up the A1(M) in nearby Letchworth and the only strider to make the journey was Steve Wells who finished the two lap course in 21-52, finishing 16th out of 388 runners.
Elsewhere on the road, Danik Bates finished 31st out of 235 runners at the Bedfont Lakes course next to Heathrow’s terminal five. Danik finished with a time of 22-45. At Gadebridge parkrun in Hemel Hempstead, Becki Brunetti came in 87th out of 172 runners with a time of 30-17.