Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Scrabo Striders compete at Loughgall and Seeley

On Saturday 30 November thirteen athletes from local running club Scrabo Striders too park in the Loughgall 10K and 5K runs. As part of the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run series and organised by BORN2RUN Events the route takes participants...

More Mud and MoRunning

(Striders Ladies and Vets at Malcolm Cup) On Saturday 23rd November Scrabo Striders Running Club headed to Co Antrim to continue their participation in the Cross Country League.  Another few days of rain had created a very muddy course at...

Scrabo Striders are Born 2 Run in the Dark

(Scrabo Striders at Drum Manor) On Wednesday 13th Nov, almost 30 Striders fancied their chances of running Stormont! The Annual Run in the dark took place in the stunning grounds of the Stormont Estate. In the 10k which was 2 laps...

Rain…We Run in the Face of Rain

By Ian Frazer, Striders Juniors @ Bobby Rea XC Extremely wet, windy and cold conditions on Saturday didn’t deter members of Scrabo Striders from getting out and representing the club at various events. First up was the Run to Remember in...

Scrabo Striders Shine at Annual Awards Ceremony

Local Running club Scrabo Striders held their Annual Awards Dinner at Clandeboye Lodge last Saturday night, in the magnificent ball room. The Club, which has seen a significant growth in membership and is now in its fourth year, presented...

Scrabo News – Dundrum GR8 8 and Comber Cup

Saturday 19th October was a busy day for members of Newtownards running club Scrabo Striders. Seventeen of the club’s athletes took part in the GR8 Dundrum Race, on an 8-mile route along a mix of road, beach and boardwalk...

VC Shield Challenge for Scrabo Striders

On Saturday past and in glorious sunshine local running club Scrabo Striders held their annual Vice Captains Shield race, to the beautiful backdrop of Crawfordsburn Forest Park. This was a race with a difference, a handicap system was employed...

Scrabo at The Relays, Cross Border Running

On Sunday Orangegrove Athletics Club hosted the 2019 NI & Ulster Road Relay Championships, incorporating the NI Masters Athletics Association Relay Championships in association with McFarland Consulting and O’Reilly Stewart Solicitors. The event took place at Victoria Park, east...

A Busy Week for Scrabo Striders

It has been a busy week for members of Newtownards based running club, Scrabo Striders. On Saturday the very popular Bangor 10km road race took place organised by North down Athletic club and part of the NI & Ulster...

Striders at Belfast Half Marathon 2019

On Sunday 22nd September Northern Ireland’s biggest half marathon event took place, the Belfast City Half Marathon. Nearly 5000 runners set off from Ormeau Embankment at 9am, just as heavy rain started, to complete a loop of Ormeau Park...
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PHYSIO

High Hamstring Tendinopathy… a persistent pain in the Butt

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You...

Running Safely at Night

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