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Great North Run – Sunday 15th September
Several of you also managed to get up to the biggest race in the UK.

Chris Millet 1:16:39

Kulwant Singh Johal 1:51:44

Christine Purslow 1:56:21

Ian Barker 2:08:27

Dave Nunn 2:08:28

Amy Hall 2:10:58

Cath Pearch 2:19:52

Last but not least Sam Pearch 2:19:53, about 27000 places lower than 2 years ago.
Derby Triathlon – Sunday 15th September
Just a couple of you at this event. First in for Striders was Ludo Floch in 1:15:27 in 291st and Carolyn Dyall 1:22:19 in 392nd.
Ashbourne Half – Sunday 15th September
More than 40 Striders competed in two local runs this weekend. In Ashbourne, several Striders ran the tough Ashbourne half marathon 2013 – first in for striders and 13th overall was Shaun Cooper in 1.28.57, followed by Neil Hancock in 1.35.45, Wayne Stevenson in 1.42.49 (PB on that course), David Askew in 1.46.27 (PB by about 5 minutes), Neil Rigby in 1.52.48 and Julie Stevenson in 1.55.01.
Golden Gates Gallop – Sunday 15th September
At Elvaston Castle, there was the annual Golden Gates Gallop 5 mile run and 2 mile fun run, supporting Leukaemia Research.

Second overall in the 5 mile was Martin Kerr 29:14, followed by Gareth Brown 31:41, Luke Stevenson 32.25, Sam Amps 33.42, Richard Hill 34.05, Andy Bradley 35.40, Ciaran Guilfoyle 35.47, John Thornton 37.04, Pascale Holden 37.29, Chris Turley 37.59, Steve Wells 39.09, James Realey 39.15, Rachel Farrow 39.25, Dave Keegan 40.40, Silke Krieger-Ford, 41.55, Andrew Simons 42.45, Lindsey Buckley 52.45, Alison Nunn 53.20, Fiona Corden 53.38.

In the 2 mile run, there were lots of juniors, stars of the future, and many family groups. First Strider was Clodagh Holmes 14.22, followed by Harry Trickey 15.47, Jack Surgay 15.48, Adam Crompton 19.11, Ian Crompton 19.12, Luke Trickey 19.45, Ethan Buckley 20.03, Lucy Anna Boyd 21.27, Henry Surgay 22.08, Louise Surgay 22.09, Pirran Holden 22.23, Rose Buckley 22.51, Alex Buckley 22.52, Millie Trickey 22.34, Mark Trickey 23.35 and Nicola Trickey 23.35.
Stretton Skyline Fell Race – Sunday 8th September
The very in form Kenny Malton made this 19 mile 4500ft race look like a jog. The three of us really in enjoy this tough scenic over the Long Mynd. First back in 7th overall was Kenny Malton in 2hr 43, followed in 15th & 16th by Shaun Cooper & Marcel Darling in 2 hrs 56.
Lichfield 10K – Sunday 8th September
At the Lichfield 10K run, Shelton Striders’ ladies came a super second place in the team event. Also, Elaine Quince was first lady in the v45 category. In the fun run, Clodagh came second overall, and was first lady. Other places and times – Martin Kerr 8th in 36.18, Luke Stevenson 103rd bumbling in at 43.17, Elaine Quince 122nd (1st lady 45 cat) in 43.51, John Thornton 216th in 46.43, Pascale Holden 241st in 47.25 (still suffering poorly ankle), Neil Rigby 292nd in 49.06, Stephen Wells 293rd in 49.07, Julie Stevenson 339th in 50.17, Steve Baxter 350th in 50.34, Dave Keegan 450th in 52.49 and Silke Krieger-Ford 464th in 52.59.
Club Championship Standings Updated
Up to Lichfield 10k, go to the club championship page, I am still waiting for the fun run results to be released from the Lichfield 10K

James Walker
Totley Exterminator 1th September
Just the 3 of us for this 16 mile 4000ft fell race.

22nd Kenny Malton 2hr 28
36th Marcel Darling 2hr 32
42nd Shaun Cooper 2hr 42

Wilne 10K – Sunday 1st September
Runners from Shelton Striders took on top runners from all over the country in a high standard 10k at Wilne on Sun 1 Sept. The fast, flat course attracts runners looking for good times. Over 20 Striders completed the event.

First back for Striders in 34th place was Sam Pearch in 34 min 32 sec. Overall, Strider’s men were 4th team, and ladies were 8th team. Luke Stevenson was 4th junior. Chris Turley completed his first 10K, beating both his Mum and Dad.

Other times – Martin Kerr 36:06, James Cunningham 38:42 (PB), Gareth Brown 38:59, Alex Buckley 39:21, Matt West 39:21, Sam Amps 40:27, Richard Hill 40:37, Ian Crompton 41:28, Luke Stevenson 42:19, Neil Hancock 42:16, Darren Sheppard 43:00, Andy Bradley 45:11, Andrew Sayers 46:23, Kevin Milwain 46:26, Pascale Holden 46:37, Chris Turley 46:39, Dave Turley 48:26, Kelly Craven 49:27, Steve Cartwright 51:02, Silke Kieger-Ford 52:05, Heather Turley 53:19, Dave Keegan 53:20, Lee Meakin 54:26, Margaret Cowling 58:31, Don Robey 59:15.
Bradbourne Fell Race – Sunday 24th August

4th Kenny Malton 35:19
7th Shaun Cooper 36:56
29th Gayle Gamble 43:31
84th Dave Keegan 56:41

Parwich Panoramic 5 – Tuesday 6th August
Bit late with results for this one. This is the 5th year of this cross country fell race that was won by Chris Patterson from Ashbourne RC with two Striders hot on his heels.


2nd Rob Donald 35:55
3rd Kenny Malton 36:15
6th Shaun Cooper 37:41
26th Gayle Gamble 43:52
48th Dave Keegan 50:59
49th Robin Hutchinson 51:24
64th Chris Purslow 55:01
74th Chris Donald 61:02

Ricky’s Race – Thursday 8th August
Another late result. Looks like some of you had a busy week and another excellent run from Rob and Kenny


4th Rob Donald 31:30
6th Kenny Malton 31:54
10th Marcel Darling 33:24
12th Steve Hawkins 34:09
38th Gayle Gamble 38:37
94th Chris Purslow 48:40
106th Chris Donald 54:39

Piggs Trophy 10K – Wednesday 14th August
An excellent turn out from the Striders with 23 out of 114 runners. The race organised by Rolls Royce Harriers starts just across the road from Mickleover Sports Football Ground and heads off down the local lanes before returning on the path of the old railway line finishing near the Great Northern pub

Some very good runs too with 3 of our runners in the top 10 with Sam Pearch top Strider in 2nd place


2nd Sam Pearch 35:19
4th Kenny Malton 36:48
8th Rob Donald 38:25
19th Luke Stevenson 40:30
20th Gareth Brown 40:37
22nd Matt West 41:14
23rd Marcel Darling 41:16
28th Ian Crompton 42:26
29th Ian Bell 42:45
30th Richard Hill 42:57
31st Paul Brunt 43:13
33rd Darren Sheppard 44:28
35th Roy Hobson 44:33
41st Andy Sayers 45:47
45th Kev Milwain 46:27
52nd Andy Bradley 47:10
63rd Neil Rigby 49:16
69th Julie Stevenson 51:10
75th Ian Barker 52:13
76th Dave Nunn 52:13
95th Christine Donald 58:02
110th Fiona Corden 1:07:10
111th Alison Nunn 1:08:33

Leek Half – Sunday 18th August
It was a weekend of tough races for the Striders with 11 of you tackling the challenging Leek half-marathon which features one big climb from Tittesworth Resevoir, and two more climbs near the finish.

First back for Striders was Martin Kerr, coming 11th overall in 1 hr 26 min followed by James Walker 1:31, Gareth Brown 1:31, Matt West 1:32, Sam Amps 1:38, Neil Hancock 1:39, Wayne Stevenson 1:46, Neil Rigby 1:56, Julie Stevenson 1:59, Dave Keegan 2:03 and Steve Wells 2:13.

Also, the men came 3rd in the team event, with the first four men scoring. This was a tremendous performance, considering that many top clubs from the area were competing.
Belper Rugby Rover – Sunday 18th August
An even larger group of Striders completed the 30km Rugby Rover, an extremely tough cross country race covering Alport Hill and Shining Cliff Woods near Belper, featuring stunning views across the Derwent Valley.

First back was Shaun Cooper in 2 hrs 18 min, followed by Marcel Darling 2:19, Ian Crompton 2:38, Richard Gray 2:50, Cathy Clifford 3:31, Andy Bradley 3:33, Rachel Farrow 3:33, Rachel Smith 3:37, Jez Smith 3:38, Paul Webster 3:38, Tracey Hepburn 3:40, Jennifer Nix 3:41, Vicky Hutchinson 3:41, Claire Hirons 3:44.