The Ben Campbell Club Championship 2018

With the new year now upon us, the details of the 2018 club championships – known as the BEN CAMPBELL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP – are now available on the club champs page which can be found HERE.. Entry links for all events are included on the page.

The first three events will be as follows – get booking soon so you don’t miss out!

Muddy Boots 10k – 04/02/18
Liversedge Half Marathon – 18/02/18
Dentdale 14 – 10/03/18

Good luck to all participants.     

Thanks, Eric


If there are any other members who would like to enter Peco Event  number 3 on 7/1/18 please tell me by 22/12/17.   To enter you will need to be a fully paid up Club member and have a personal URN number(previously known as your E A number). You can pay in 2 ways. 1. Hand  £3 to me or transfer £3 to the Striders bank account using Account No  11295985, Sort code 40-26-20 Use as Reference  PECO.

The National Cross Country Championships are taking place  on Parliament Fields London on 24/2/18, if you would like to run, please tell me by 5/1/18.  I am contactable at the club on Tuesday evenings or on 01423 866983 +   eric_   Thanks Eric .you would


Golden Acre Cross Country– 10/12/17.

Congratulations to all the members who ran ,  8 Ladies  and 7 Men who  all  performed superbly.   The snowy conditions that were forecast did not materialise fortunately.  We had  two  debutant runners on the day Baz and   Lisa, great additions to the Ladies squad.

Results are now available at         Next Peco race is   7/1/18  Eric

Striders Xmas Party – Saturday 16th December – A reminder of the details

Its the Striders Xmas Party at the Swan Hotel this coming Saturday (16th December) so here is your final reminder of the details….

Date: 16th December
Venue: The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
Time: 19:00 for 19:30 start
Dress Code: Party wear (no jeans or trainers)

Please note that there are two different Xmas party events taking place at the venue on the night. The Striders are booked on the “Party Fever” event so please ask staff for directions to the correct room if it isn’t obvious.

Clare and Natalie will be on hand when you arrive to provide you with a place setting card that will have a reminder of your menu choices on.

As part of the Striders booking, a 1 night free stay has been provided by the hotel (this can be used, subject to availability, at any time until the 31st March 2018). Everyone who has booked on the Xmas party has an opportunity to win this free nights stay and the draw will take place before the Striders session on Tuesday 12th December.

This years Xmas party is the biggest one organised to date (70 booked in) so it bodes well for a great night. See you all there with your dancing shoes on!

Santa Stride – Sunday 17th December

The clubs annual Santa Stride will take place on Sunday 17th December starting in the market place at 12Noon.

This event is for all the family, taking in a short loop of Knaresborough with carol singing stops along the way!

Registration will be from 11:30am outside the Cancer Research charity shop.

Santa suits will be available for a minimum of a £5 donation, with all money raised going to Cancer Research.

Mince Pies and Mulled Wine will be available (for donations) in the shop after the run.

Spread the word and get all the family down to help kick off your Christmas celebrations in style (oh and maybe help walk/run/jog the Striders Xmas party hangover off!).





PECO CROSS COUNTRY RACE GOLDEN ACRE 10/12– Organisers Information Re Prevailing weather.

The Race at Golden Acre is at this point still scheduled to take place.  The Organiser is however going to make a final decision tomorrow morning at 07.00  and  by 07.30 the information will be on the Peco website wether its on or not.  Visit,     If the race is on   the Organiser advises individuals  to make a   sensible  decision wether to travel or not  bearing in mind there  local prevailing weather conditions   and  road conditions.

I will also add a post in the morning when I know the decision.    Thanks Eric



A big well done to all those who competed in the Club  Championships. Awards will go to  James Wright and Martin Brock,   Senior Men

Ian Mitchell,                                      Veteran Man

Claire Killingworth,                          Senior  Lady

Nicola Carter,                                     Veteran Lady.

There will  be  other presentations on the Awards night   including the Handicap  Winner.    Date for  Awards Night  to be confirmed.

Full Results here  2017-aaaaa-MASTERSHEET-Club-Championship-2   Thanks Eric