Monday, January 27, 2020

Striding Saturday into Sunday

(Donovan Jones, Shannon Clegg, Dave Stevenson) Newtownards based running club Scrabo Striders held their first ever endurance running event on Saturday in the beautiful grounds and trails of the National Trust Castle Ward Estate. In fantastic sunny weather some eighty...

Run The Trails Race Review

On the evening of Saturday 3th August Scrabo Striders Running Club held their “Run the Trails” open race at Mount Stewart, an all abilities running event comprising a 10km and Half Marathon (13.1 mile) chip-timed race around the beautiful...

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...

Striders at Portaferry, Ultra Success

Charlie Allen Jnr, Portaferry 10 Mile, Relay. Photo Credit : Dermot Boyd The Portaferry 10 Mile Road Race took place on the evening of Tuesday 16th July in dry and very warm conditions. This increasingly popular local race formed part...

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...

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...

Scrabo Striders Storm Carrick Castle

The “Storming the Castle” 10K road race and Kids Fun Run took place on Sunday 25th August in Carrickfergus in unbroken sunshine and 24 degree temperatures.  Now in it’s fifth year this very popular event saw 800 runners start...

Linda’s Triathlon Triumph, Scrabo Striders’ News

Photo : Philip Blair Photography Huge congratulations to Scrabo Strider Linda Dugan who took part in her first half Ironman triathlon on Sunday 28th which consisted of an 1800m swim, a 90km bike race and a 21km run. Lots of...

Prosecco then Dam Busting

(Striders enjoying Friday Night's Prosecco Run at Castle Ward, hosted by Atlas Running) The 8th Annual EXTERN DAMBUSTERS races took place on Saturday 17th August at the Silent Valley Mountain Centre, organised by Born2Run events and part of the Pure Running Half Marathon...

Mounting the Mournes and Rocking in Dublin

(Striders at Crawfordsburn 5K) Another busy running week for local club Scrabo Striders, with some notable personal achievements along the way, from mountains to half marathons to ultra-running. This year’s Mourne “Sevens Seven’s” race took place on the 10th August starting...
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