Cross Country Revised comments

Hello Everybody,
Arrangements for travel to Middleton Park for Peco race 3 are now, Please meet atKnaresborough Cricket Club 09.00 to “car share” this should accommodate every one. Happy New Year.

PROVISIONAL Summer Road League Dates

These are the Provisional Summer Road League dates and venues for 2016 –

RACE 1 3/5/16 ILKLEY



RACE 4 14/6/16 RIPON

RACE 5 28/6/16 OTLEY (HANDICAP event)

Any changes will be notified in late January

Peco Cross Country No 3 and more

All the information is on the Peco Website for the 3rd event on January 3rd at Middleton Park Leeds. The event venue is just beyond John Charles Stadium (No parking there) and the Post code for the Sat Nav is LS11 5DJ. The run is 2 laps(about 5 miles) with the Ladies and Men starting together this time. Please car share if possible – anyone who can give lifts and anyone who needs a lift please e-mail or phone 01423 866983 and I will communicate this to all parties.

Northern Cross Country Championships at Blackburn are on 30/01/2016. Closing date for entries is 13/01/16 – please contact me if you wish to enter.

National Cross Country Championships are at Castle Donington on 27/02/2016. Closing date for entries is on 08/01/16. All interested parties please contact me as soon as possible.

Happy New Year.




At the Crown Hotel in Harrogate 70 Striders/Spinners in all there finery turned up to eat drink and merry and they certainly were. The excellent food was followed by loads of energetic dancing. For the Striders Katie Gray won a raffle prize and Andy Robinson was crowned King of party hats,at least 10 which stayed on his head all night.
Thanks to Ali for all the arranging, job well done.

A run, a pint, a quiz …. Tuesday 22nd December

A number of Striders are meeting up for a run on Tuesday 22nd December, followed by a beverage and a quiz at the Half Moon pub (bottom of Briggate).

If you would like to join the group/s for a run (open to all abilities), we will be meeting at KCC at the usual time of 19:30, making our way to the Half Moon for 20:30. If you don’t want to run, you are more then welcome to join the group at the pub!

Santa Stride – Sunday 20th December @ 12Noon

Knaresborough Striders invite everyone to our annual Santa Stride which will be held on Sunday 20th December at 12Noon.

Starting in Knaresborough Market Place, join us for a festive 1.5 mile walk,jog or run! Friends, family and pets all welcome!

Arrive from 11.30am to sign up & fit into your suit. £5 entry per Santa, with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK.

Refreshments before & after the event provided by Cancer Research UK and The Old Royal Oak.

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Zero to Hero 2016

Knaresborough Striders are planning a new Zero to Hero programme commencing Thursday January 7th 2016. Last years course was hugely successful and this year our qualified Run Leaders are once more ready to inspire and support you to train you to go from zero to being able to take on a 3 mile run.

The course lasts for 8 weeks and will guide people new to running through a step by step programme to build up their fitness and confidence to run for 3 miles or do a 5K parkrun.

Registration opens at 7pm on 7th January at Knaresborough Cricket Club, Aspin Lane. The cost of the 8 week programme is £15, payable when you register, and the training nights are Tuesday and Thursday. If you can’t make every night there is a simple programme you can follow in your own time. Come along, improve your fitness and meet new friends!

For further information about the programme email or contact club Vice-Chair, Jeremy Wilkinson on 07725 991134