Final call for 2019-20 membership!

We’re delighted with the number of members who have joined or rejoined us for the 2019-20 year! If you haven’t done so yet, it’s now time to get a move on! Tomorrow we will be moving across to contacting our current membership only, so don’t lose touch with us! Look what you could be missing…


 

Support, companionship and encouragement from fellow Striders, along with a range of coaching, regular events and benefits to keep you motivated, whatever your ability! Knowing that you have regular walking, jogging or running sessions in your diary can make a huge difference!

What do I get?

Knaresborough Striders membership provides you with access to:

  • Weekly training sessions run by qualified coaches
  • Organised twice-weekly run groups led by trained run leaders
  • Regular organised free time trials and other events
  • Changing and showering facilities at KCC
  • Membership of the KCC bar
  • A range of social events across the year
  • Public liability insurance whilst training and racing with us
  • Discounts at Up & Running, Tikiboo and SportsShoes.com

We also recommend adding the England Athletics membership option, which provides:

  • Discounted entry fees to most races and events
  • Access to affiliated events and race series such as Harrogate Summer League, PECO Cross-country series, Regional and National events
  • The club subsides part of your EA affiliation fee

What does it cost?

The subscription rates, as of 1st April 2019, are incredible value as follows:

Single membership:

  • Club only: £30
  • Club + England Athletics: £41
  • University Student: £12
  • University Student + England Athletics: £27


 

Click here to visit our membership page and register!



Thursday 30th May – Coach Emma

*Updated*

Next Thursday (30th May) is the latest of our monthly coaching sessions with visiting coach Emma Kicks. Meet 7.30pm at the Cricket Club. The session will be on grass at King James’ fields.


Emma is an experienced coach with a wide variety of skills and knowledge, whose sessions will make you fitter for running, providing an insight into how to progress.  We recommend that anyone interested in developing as a runner give the sessions a try – you won’t not be disappointed! She will be coaching at Striders on the 4th Thursday of each month.

You can find out more about Emma here: Ridgeway Fitness and Health

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Tuesday Training this week

Whilst many of our members will be at the Summer League tomorrow, (Tuesday 21st) our structured training will be going ahead as normal. Jez has kindly offered to run a session on KJS fields for anyone who wishes to attend – meet at the Cricket Club as usual for a 7.30 start.



This Tuesday – HDSRL race 1

This Tuesday (21st May) is the first round of this year’s Summer Race League at Cardale Park, Harrogate.

Please check the league website for all the latest details including timings and directions.

Your race numbers need to be collected from Nicola Carter at the venue, no later than 7.30pm please. Nicola will place herself somewhere prominent.

Should you wish to car share, please be at the club at 6.35pm for a 6.40pm departure.

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Monthly parkrun visits return!

May Monthly parkrun – Wetherby.

Wetherby parkrun

Wetherby parkrun

With the return of reliably decent weather, our monthly parkrun visits return on the first Saturday of each month.

This Saturday, 4th May, we will be supporting one of our closer but lesser-trod parkruns at Wetherby. Directions and details are here if travelling alone, or you can meet and car-share from Cricket Club at 8.10am. Only a 15minute drive away, the course is three twisting laps on a flat grass course.

You may wish to note that the core team at Wetherby have invited all parkrunners to join them in celebrating ‘Star Wars Day’ by dressing up appropriately – optional of course!

May the 4th be with you.

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Training with Emma this Thursday

This Thursday (25th April) is our latest monthly session with our visiting coach Emma Kicks. Meet 7.30pm at the Cricket Club. The session will be on grass at King James’ fields with mixed intervals suitable for everyone!


Emma is an experienced coach with a wide variety of skills and knowledge, whose sessions will make you fitter for running, providing an insight into how to progress.  We recommend that anyone interested in developing as a runner give the sessions a try – you won’t not be disappointed! She will be coaching at Striders on the 4th Thursday of each month.

You can find out more about Emma here: Ridgeway Fitness and Health

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We need your recommended routes!

RR pageKnaresborough Striders are developing a ‘Recommended routes’ section on our website. This will provide details of runs which the club take regularly or personal favourites which others might like to try out. Some example routes are already appearing, which you can view here: Recommended routes

If you are a Strava user and have created a route, click the ‘Share’ button and email to knaresboroughstriders@gmail.com along with a description including distance, conditions and any interesting features. We will then add your route to our dedicated page. More information on using Strava to save routes can be found here: https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216918387-Strava-Routes.

Alternatively if you wish to send images, descriptions or anything else to describe your route, we’ll do our best to work with those too!