Stilton Striders get busy on road and dale

The Striders at the final leg of the Leicestershire Road Running League EMN-180509-091559002
The Striders at the final leg of the Leicestershire Road Running League EMN-180509-091559002
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The Stilton Striders travelled to Countesthorpe for the John Fraser 10 which formed the final round of the Leicestershire Road Running Summer League.

First back for Stilton in 46th was Jason Barton in 1hr 04min 14secs, while Alan Thompson (1.08.31) was also in the top 100 in 88th.

The Stilton Striders go fell running in the Peak District EMN-180509-091549002

The Stilton Striders go fell running in the Peak District EMN-180509-091549002

Ian Drage had completed a fell race the day before, but clocked 1.14.13 for 152nd place, followed by Julie Bass (257th – 1.21.18), Vicki Lowe (279th – 1.22.50), and Emma Hope (587th – 1.48.07).

* Natalie Teece was first lady back at the rescheduled Newton’s Fraction Half-Marathon, and 18th overall, in 1hr 30min 16secs.

She was joined by a few other Striders at Grantham, Matt Gayton was next back in 68th in a time of 1.44.09, while Greeba Heard was first in her age category, and 89th overall, in 1.49.04.

Kathy Walsh was 245th in 2.23.24, and Ashley Jackson and Nick Pryke ran together and finished 294th and 295th in 2.44.47.

* A group of Stilton Striders travelled to the Peak District for the latest round of the Gritstone Series, the Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Fell Race.

First Melton runner back over the six-mile route was Michael Atton (46min 42secs) in an excellent 26th.

He was followed by Ian Drage (39th – 49.28), Tom Boden (45th – 50.07), Katie Hateley (55th and first vet 40 – 51.04), Paul Geeson (65th – 52.04), John Houghton (90th – 55.17), and Celia Bown (175th – 1.21.11).

* Jon and Deb Wilson travelled to Wales for the Cardiff 10k.

In a large field of more than 5,600, Jon finished 383rd in a personal best of 43min 10secs, and Deb finished in 1hr 02min 58secs.

* Dan Giblett and Christie Jones ran the Bedford Half-Marathon, with Dan Giblett clocking 1hr 48min 41secs for 418th place, and Christie Jones was 442nd in 1.49.23.