• What’s happening

    Apart from the Wednesday training sessions and the Friday night social runs the following events are happening….

    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

    RACE 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

    2 RACES OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD

    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

    Striders,

    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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    Furnace Brewpub Boxing Day Fun Run

    This highly popular local even is to be run again this year raising funds for the club’s supported charity, which this year is The Padley Group.

    The Furnace Brewpub is at 9 Duke Street, DE1 3BX Derby (Click here)

    Registration is from...Read More »


    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!

    Hi,
    Please see...Read More »