Coming Up/Stuff You Should Know (SYK)

If your event is missing from here then let me know… send me as much detail as possible.

Gerry (gerrymayf1955(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

Hairy Helmet - 16th June 2017

I need to ask for £5 per person towards entry fees to secure your place. The club is going to cover the balance (£2.50 subsidy each). In addition to the race, this gets you a pint of beer on the night (soft drink option) and some sort of team goodie...Read More »

EGM - 9th June 2017

The constitution was adopted by a vote of 48 for and 1 against so the chairperson’s vote was not required.

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Spring Into Summer Quiz - 23rd June 2017

The quiz will start at approximately 8:15 after the evening run. Entry to the quiz is £2 per person and there will be a raffle on the night, for which the donation of raffle prizes will be greatly appreciated.

All proceeds will go to the club Charity...Read More »

New 10k Route Recce - 30th June 2017

Shelton Striders’ 10k is less than 4 months away and we have been looking at a new route, one that is 100% traffic free, will need very few marshals and allow more of us to run. We would like to “road test” the proposed route on a Friday night, with...Read More »

Hill Climb Challenge Cup - 29th June 2017 (Details)

Shelton Striders v Derwent Runners v Team Derby Runner.

Meet at Quarndon Cricket Club, 6.30 onwards, aiming to leave there at 6.55pm to walk to the start.

To try to avoid Striders winning for a 4th year this year’s event is completely different. It will be a 1 hour...Read More »

Mackworth Challenge Marathon (and Cake) - 9th September 2017

You may remember in February this year, one of our runners Andy Brooks took part in a race called The Last One Standing – runners will have 1 hour to complete the first 4.2 mile loop and be at the start line ready to go again at 1pm, then again...Read More »

10th December 2017 - XC Cancelled

Due to local road conditions there will be no XC today

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London Marathon Trip - All aboard the venga bus

Hayley is kindly once again organising the trip to London. If you’d like a place on the bus then download the form and let Hayley have it asap. LONDON MARATHON 2018 BOOKING FORM

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Stumble - 7th October 2017

I am pleased to announce there will be a new stumble taking place on Saturday 7th October at 12.25pm from The Tiger Inn at Turnditch. DE56 2LH.

Wanted to do this one for a long time but the Cock Inn has been closed for 10 years. It has now recently reopened...Read More »

Shelton 10k Cake Sale - 1st October 2017

We are pleased to announce that we raised an amazing £358.85 at the cake sale at this year’s 10K. Thanks to everyone that made and bought cakes, we’re blown away by how many cakes get donated each year. We have to thank the brilliant Pam Budd for her help, we couldn’t have...Read More »

Ceilidh for Hayley - 11th November 2017

This event is now open to everyone so please share.

You don’t have to be a runner. You don’t have to know a runner. You do have to want to have a good evening amongst friendly people with live music, a chip cob, cake, and...Read More »

The Movember Quiz - Friday 24th November 2017

The Movember Quiz this year will be on Friday 24th November  starting after our runs at 8:15ish.

Cost is £2 and there will be a raffle for which all Striders’ contributions for prizes will be much appreciated.

Bring your own food and drink or buy one...Read More »

Runners & Ramblers Xmas Getaway - Wed 27th to Fri 29th December 2017

Fancy a couple of nights in beautiful Edale at the foot of Kinder Scout during Xmas break?
On offer is a fully catered mini break for 18 people, from Wed 27th to Fri 29th Dec, to appeal to runners and ramblers alike, with organised runs and hikes included. Concluding with...Read More »

Markeaton Parkrun Event Director Letter

Dear Pascale

I wish you to read this email out on Friday at the club. It is an official thank you on behalf of Markeaton Parkrun to Shelton Striders for their excellent turn-out on Saturday, November 4 and for making the event the success it was, despite the weather....Read More »

Letter from the chair regarding Road Championship Scoring

Dear Striders

After reviewing the Road Championship results so far, it became evident that there was an issue with the results of one event excessively influencing the whole championship.

The Championship is designed to encourage members to compete in a number of events, try some variation and encourage healthy competition.

As I’m sure...Read More »

Dave Denton Midweek Races CANCELLATION

To protect my own health and well-being and for once in my life, I have decided to cancel next Wednesday’s DERBY MIDWEEK RACES but hope to see you all in December.

This past week has seen me admitted to hospital from where I am writing this circulation and I...Read More »

Dave Denton Races - over Christmas/New Year 2017


The time has come to think about your sporting activities over the forthcoming Festive period….to create a balance between (over) indulging in the delights of wonderful food and drink and your health!!!!

For nigh on 25 years, I have organised races on the day...Read More »

Bolsover 10k - 2017 - IMPORTANT

News just in from Race Director David Hicken .. following a course inspection this morning and in light of the forecast it is unlikely that the Bolsover 10k will go ahead. An official decision will be made tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 10.00am and will be published across our social media...Read More »

2018 Club Charity Nominations


It is time to nominate ideas for 2018’s Club Charity. Every year we raise several thousand pounds for our chosen charity through a range of fundraising. If you have a charity you would like to be our nominated one for next year please message me privately with the name of...Read More »

Training for 27th Cancelled - and Merry Christmas

Because the track at Moorways is closed there will (can) be no training on 27th December.

So run safe out there amidst the bleak midwinter (and ice) and remember – there’s no such thing as inappropriate weather only inappropriate clothing. Make it BRIGHT clothing – Hi-Viz clothing! And warm with the...Read More »

MDS Peru - A runners view of year 1

Well I did it and it was tough!  First day was the worst with what appeared to look like an easy day, only one hill and a slight descent the rest with a few small hills, but  cp1 to cp2 was 11k of hell with deep soft sand, rocks and...Read More »

Annual Presentation Night - 9th February 2018 (V2)

Just a few short weeks to go and following on from the success of last year’s event this will be held, once again, at Rolls Royce Social Club.

Starting at 7.30pm there will be a disco and 2 course buffet.

Tickets £10 per adult, £5 per child £25 per family and £5 for...Read More »

Shelton Striders Membership Renewal 2018/2019

Dear Member,

Club membership subscriptions are due to be paid this month. 

Following support of the membership at the AGM and through the online vote (94 for the new structure, 5 against), we are adopting some changes to the membership fee structure and are including a significant fee increase to replace the...Read More »

Shelton Striders Spring Into Summer Quiz Night

Friday 22nd June 2018 at about 8:15 (after club runs) at the Boulton Lane Community Centre £2 per person

  • Usual team format
  • Bring your own food and drink
  • Raffle prizes gratefully accepted on or before the night. Thank you
  • All money raised will go to the club charity – The Padley Group

Here’s a starter...Read More »

An evening with Jenny Meadows - Free event


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Friday Night Reboot

Hi all,

Thank you so much for your feedback, comments, messages etc – it’s all been very helpful.

I really want just as much as you to see Friday night club run to be for all, friendly, a community, a social, as it says in the title – a club run. I’ve...Read More »

Cross Country Awards - 19th October 2018

The annual Club Awards for the last Cross Country season will be given made on Friday 19th October at approximately 8 pm (after the club social runs). This will be for both Seniors and Juniors.

See you there.

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Forest Ranger Cycle Sportive - 21st October 2018

Five riders took on this event doing the 64 mile route.

Well done guys – and I understand Julie had not been in the saddle for a while so kudos there.

Monk, Angela Standard 06:15:51
Webster, Paul Standard 06:15:53
Purslow, Christine Standard 06:15:47
Standley, Marie Standard 06:15:48
Corby , Julie Standard 06:15:47
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Awards night - 1st February 2019

1st February 2019  at The Boat House, Darley Park. It’s going to be epic with tickets selling fast. Not many left so make sure you get yours ASAP. 

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Holly Hayes XC2 details - 18th November 2018

Holly Hayes Woods XC Details 2018

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Club Charity 2019 - Nominations please... (And AGM)

*******In case your fellow members miss this (and facebook is a law unto itself) then please mention both items to them and tell them where they can find out more*******

We want you to nominate the charity you would like the club to...Read More »

Nick Lees - Talk night 1st March 2019

Everyone is welcome but please be prepared to make a small (or large if you like) donation.

Nick Lees was an athlete for Derby AC in the 1970/ 80/ 90’s and was certainly one of the best the county, midlands, Britain had seen.

He still holds a number...Read More »

A Run For Andy - 9th/10th November 2019

I have lifted a lot of these words from Sam Pearch. 

There is a lot of interest to do something in memory for Andy Holden.

I am looking at putting together a run that combines his love for rugby with how he supported and volunteered for the Striders.

The plan – Start...Read More »

Ground Hog Day - You can say that again...

Click HERE for the link for all details on the facebook event.

When? 24th August at 9:00am and again on 25th August at 9:00am.

Where? Both days at Moorways Stadium.

If you can’t be there for 9:00am then come along when you can and join me.

8 weeks to go...Read More »

Our 10k - Entries GONE

Hopefully you didn’t miss out. I’ll see you there – I’ll be at the back where I feel safest. ;-)


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End of Summer Training - 18th September 2019

The 18th September marks the end to summer training at Darley Park and as a finale there will be a social with a small buffet at the Paper Mill in Darley Abbey from 7:00pm. 

So if you’ve had a good summer’s training come along and join us. Or if it’s not...Read More »

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London Ballot - for 2020 places

The allocation of places for the 2020 VLM is running to a slightly different timetable this year. It opens a week earlier

The club ballot for places in the London Marathon is open. In order to qualify for inclusion you must meet the following conditions:-

1) You must have been a fully...Read More »

Run For Andy - 8th-10th November 2019

As an armchair spectator of this awesome event I was keen to share Matt Bailey‘s take on it from the very involved point of view. Many thanks for sharing Matt! The event was to run from the English home of rugby – Twickenham – to Melbourne RFC in Derbyshire (Andy’s...Read More »

XC1 - Holly Hayes - Details - 2019

In addition to the below I have been asked by Patrick to point out that cups for water will NOT be provided so please ensure you bring your own re-usable cup. You’re going to need one more and more anyway…

CAR SHARING – there, said it!

Please see...Read More »

2020 - Championship fixtures

These are the expected events although some dates are still outstanding and the fun runs are yet to be finalised. This post will be removed when they items are entered to the website correctly.


These haven’t been considered yet



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Presentation Night Ticket Sales Close 24th Jan!!!

Don’t delay – get yours ordered
 Where?    Derby Rowing Club, Darley Abbey 
 When?    7th February 2020 from 7:00pm
 How much?   Adults 12.50/Concessions 7.50/Family £35.00

Please Contact Marie Standley, Marcel Darling, Tim Spate or Kevin Milwain for tickets

RAFFLE PRIZES will be most appreciated. Bring them along on the night and...Read More »

Sam's Virtual Jogle

On 20th March 2020 I will be starting my 2nd attempt of running from John O Groats to Lands End and will be running for 17 days – finishing on the 5th April.

But would like as many as possible to get involved in your own way –...Read More »

Interclub Isolation Relay -

This event is only open to club members but we’re more than willing to accept new members.
OK folks so teams of 4. Can either be 4 x gents, 4 x ladies or 4 x mixed teams (you can run twice for the same team or across different teams if...Read More »

Covid-19 19 relay

This event is running but feel free to join up if we’ve missed you. Email info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign) stolen from Rushcliffe AC (rules and all!)

We’ll be split into 2 Teams: Odds and Evens.
Your birthday dictates which team you are in. For example, if...Read More »

New server

The new server

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Dave Nunn 5k/10k/15k/20k - 10th-18th October 2020 - virtually

It’s BACK!!

Well, virtually.

Another year without this iconic event cannot happen so this year let’s do it virtually! You can EITHER run the original route(s) between 10th October and 18th October OR you can run your OWN route but then you ONLY have between 15th and 18th...Read More »


Covid 19

Update 18th October 2020

During these tumultuous times we all have to make sure that we look after each other as well as comply with the restrictions laid down to help us control the spread of this virus. Because of this we need everyone to stop and think...Read More »

Shelton Striders 10k

HOLD THE DATE – 10/10 (10th October 2021) 9:00am start planned ATMDue to a very busy race calendar we have moved the date of our race forward a week. Despite how busy the race calendar will be, we still expect to sell out so when entries open we’d encourage you...Read More »

Club Kit Discount


From NOW until Tuesday 6th April 2021 at midnight they are offering 10% off all online orders over £50. But not only that, there’s also 15% off all orders over £100 too! The kit can found at the link from our website page:

springback10 – for over...Read More »

Holly Bush Inn Fun Run - 1st January 2022

1st Headbanger of the season. But don’t let that put you off. It’s a fun run with a bottle at the end! Headbanger or no, just enjoy a two and a bit mile gentle run.

Holly Bush Lane DE56 0RX Belper

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Social/Fundraising Event - The Dave Nunn 5/10/15k

Well done everyone who took part in the Dave Nunn 5/10/15k event around the Pride Park area, both running and organising. Always a popular Striders event, here’s Sam’s write up:

Thank you so much for taking part last night and it was good to...Read More »

*** Sunday 31st July *** Striders Social Trail Run - Aston on Trent

Please see below for details of the Striders Social Trail Run that Jerry Evans has organised for this Sunday 31st July! 

“The weather looks set fair for Sunday’s social trail run.
A steady 11km (7 miles) on tracks and paths, canal, riverside and even a bit of a beach if...Read More »

Reminder: Inter-Club Hill Climb Challenge - Wednesday 19th July

From Sam Pearch:

Hi all,

It’s good to hear interest is building for the event, remember keep sharing/ letting your other club members know as not everyone is on Facebook.

Meeting place at Darley park is near the wooden bridge before it goes into the woods (marked with the red cross ❌) for...Read More »

Annabels Angels Charity fundraising event - 23rd July 2023

Yesterday at the Derby City Boxing Academy, lots of Shelton Striders and friends swapped running for some new activities, all for raising money for Annabels Angels who are our chose Club Charity for 2023. A fantastic total of £318.09 was raised for the charity, which is absolutely brilliant – well...Read More »