PECO CROSS COUNTRY No 2. Temple Newsam

If any Striders have entered Peco Race No 2 since the first event I will pick up your Race number and take it to our Gazebo at Temple Newsam. We could still do with more Ladies and Men taking part to bolster our positions in the League. To enter, go to and follow the link from there to the Racebest website for online entry. Its a great day out at Temple Newsam with food after. CLOSING DATE for entry is Friday December 14th at 12.noon.

Thanks Eric


Temple Newsam, Peco cross Country 16/12, Car Sharing

Hello Cross Country Striders,
There will be Car Sharing to this event, for those who need a lift and for those who can give a lift please add your name to the Notice on the Board in the changing room entrance area. Meet at Knaresborough Cricket Club 09.10 to leave at 09.20. Thanks Eric


Mulled Wine & Mince Pies!

We will once again be gathering for Mulled Wine and Mince Pies after our final Tuesday training session of the year on Tuesday 18th December. Come and join us t the Mother Shipton Inn from 8.30pm. Entry is free for members.



Club Ballot for London Marathon place

As Knaresborough Striders is a member of England Athletics, we are eligible to apply for a place at the 2019 London Marathon.

We will once again be offering this place via a ballot. If you would like to put your name forward, please email Edna on Two names will be drawn, the first for the place itself and the second for the reserve. The criteria is as follows:

1. You are a paid-up member of Striders for this year

2. You are a paid-up member of England Athletics for this year

3. You haven’t previously entered the London Marathon

The draw will be made after training on Tuesday 18th December at the Mother Shipton Inn from 8.30 – our Christmas Mince Pie social. Good luck!




Firstly , the Venue for Peco Cross country race No 4 is Harrogate, Crimple Valley, from the Harrogate Sports and Fitness Centre.

RACE 2 Online entry is now Open. You can still do a late ” Series entry” or do a Single entry. Closing date for either entry is 12.noon on Friday 14th December 2018.
To Enter go to and follow the link to the Racebest website. Eric


This new Event will take place at the University of York on SUNDAY MARCH 24th 2019

It is open to AFFILIATED and UNAFFILIATED runners.

ADULT runners(over 17) can participate in a Short course Race or Long Course Race. Short 6.5 kls Long 10.8 kls.

11.50 SENIOR LADIES short course 6.5 kls

12.35 SENIOR MEN short course 6.5 kls.

13.15 SENIOR LADIES long course 10.8 kls

14.25 SENIOR MEN long course 10.8 kls


FURTHER INFORMATION, Find out more — xc
Enter now —— xc

Any Queries about this Event, Peco XC, Yorkshire or National XC I will be at Club Tuesday night.