The Summer Road League Handicap will be held on July 6th at Otley Athletic Club.  

Your Start time, if you completed 2 or more races, can be found at http://harrogate-league.org.uk – click  on Start time.

If you only ran one or less events and were Registered for Summer Road League follow the same link as above  but click on No Start Time, this gives you information r.e. your run.

Please arrive in good time and car share if possible.  

Thanks Eric.


For Newer members this Event  is a Mob Match, Knaresborough Striders v Nidd Valley .The scoring  is done by the 2 clubs, the event is incorporated into the Burton Leonard 10k. and the winning team will hold the Shield for a year. We need to wrestle it back from them in 2017.  Its  always a great day at Burton Leonard but  do   Enter Early. General information and entry details can be found at http://burtonleonard10k.co.uk  Click on Enter 2017 ,which brings up options for entering  via  Run Britain or elect to download a paper entry form.  Takes Place on   Sunday July16th 2017

If you are a Knaresborough Strider/unattached please tell me at the club or by E mail you are running, some members are unknown to me.  Everyone ,please try  and turnout in Club colours(its a big help ). If you do not have them please beg,borrow, or buy. Failing that , a blue  yellow/top etc would help. This is a Must Go Striders,.

Not down Tuesdays!, I am available on    eric_morley@hotmail.com  for queries.


Summer road league No 3 @Sicklinghall 14/6

Well done  on a fantastic effort by  the 24 Striders who competed and completed the 4-4 mile race  last night, a good evening for running and just one decent hill to tackle en route.  Tom Calvert  led home the men  and finished in an Excellent 12 position.  Nicola was once again  1st Lady Vet  45 as in the previous 2 races.  In the LV 40 category  Sima ran really well  and took 2LV 40 position, missing  out on 1st  by just 2 seconds.   Full provisional RESULTS are available herehttp://harrogate-league.org.uk     If anyone spots errors/has queries please contact me     eric_morley@hotmail.com


HDSRL 20/06/17 – Volunteer Briefings

The club is hosting the 4th event of the 2017 HDSRL series on Tuesday 20th June, with the race based on Horsehoe Fields at the rear of Conyngham Hall.

If you have volunteered to marshal or help with the food, James Wright will be leading two briefing sessions after training this week (Tuesday 13/06 and Thursday 15/06). Meet in the clubhouse at KCC from 20:30. The briefing should last no longer then 30 minutes.

Current marshal position allocations have been sent via email tonight to those who have placed there name down. If you have yet to volunteer but can assist, please come to one of the briefings and you will be allocated a role.

Visiting Coach 22/6/17

Just a reminder for everyone, Emma our Visiting Coach will be delivering her 3rd session (22/6) to help the development of all in the Heroes group. I understand the sessions have been well received, do come along and enjoy.  

Thanks, Eric

Some Local Fell races in June 2017

Here are a few interesting events for your perusal, all somewhat different and as local as you can get.

  1.  17/6/17   Buckden Pike ,  Short steep race( 3.7 miles with 1,600 ft of climb.) From Buckden Village Green  @Postcode BD23 5JA,  Part of the Gala day, Entry only £5 on the day and Starts at 2.30 pm

2.  22/6/17  Beamsley Beacon   , 5.5 miles and 1,100 feet climb. Entry £4.00 on the night,  Venue, Crown Inn,  Main Street Addingham. Starts at 7.15 pm.

3. 24/6/17  Eldwick Gala   3 miles and 550 feet climb, Entry on day  £3. Venue  Eldwick Memorial Hall  @BD16 3EQ.  3.15 pm Start.

Anyone  going to enter—go tohttp://fellrunner.org.uk/races.php for full Race details and read General Notes  for your Safety at  http://www.fellrunner.org.uk

Make sure you have a treaded shoe at least for these events and ideally a specific fell racing shoe.

If any Members want further information about these races and others do have a word with me on Tuesday nights. Thanks Eric

Staveley Stampede 25/6/17 Club Championship race. Go Striders.

This  local race as well as being in the Club Championship is a fantastic 10k organised by Bill Kirkpatrick who is one of our Club members. It starts at 11 am and  late entries will be taken upto 10 am. Entry athttp://BookitZone.com and by Post, go to http://www.staveley-yorks.org.uk then click on Entry form to download.

Send Entry form to W.Kirkpatrick, Hayway, Main Street, Staveley HG5 9LD. Postal entries to be received by 23/6/17

Thank Eric