Stilton Striders clock personal bests at Swithland 6

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IN very hot conditions, six Stilton Striders ventured out on the Swithland 6 Summer League race which drew 495 finishers.

It was a fantastic scenic race with lots of shade and a large field of runners.

The first Strider home was Andy Nicholls in 155th place with a time of 43min 47secs followed by Mike Brighty in 221st place in 46.35. Catherine Voyce finished 299th in 49.32, while Alison Wilson, in her first race for Striders, achieved the club’s pewter standard with a time of 1hr 03min 43secs in 475th place.

Richard Angrave took nearly six minutes off his personal best time with 1.04.49 in 478th place, while Sally Renwick recorded a new best of 1.10.32, taking more than a minute off her previous best.