Sunday, March 29, 2020

Packed Festive Season for Scrabo Striders

A busy Christmas and New Year period of running for members of Scrabo Striders kicked off on Christmas Day, with the first opportunity of the festive season to score a bonus Parkrun. 28 Striders completed the 5K, with the...

Scrabo Take on Cross Country & Parkruns Alike

On Saturday 8th February, under the impending doom of Storm Ciara, the dedicated cross country runners headed to the Stormont Estate to take part in the penultimate Cross Country League meeting of the season. As with a majority of...

Scrabo Stride Africa

Seemingly there wasn’t much happening in the running scene last weekend so Scrabo Strider legend Norman Mawhinney took himself off to Morocco for some sunshine, oh and to run the Marrakesh Marathon as well! Norman completed the 26.2 miles...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bling Alert! Run The Trails Night Edition 10K

Just arrived in the prototype medal for the Run the Trails Mount Stewart Night Edition. Trying to keep with the National Trust theme we have made the medal in wood this time. It is a 90 mm medal with...

A First Place, Cross Country Addicts And a Team af Santas at Scrabo Striders

A First Place, Cross Country Addicts And a Team af Santas at Scrabo Striders On Saturday 14th December, Thomas Steele accompanied by his daughter Claire took on the Santa Run/walk for NI Children’s Hospice in Portavogie. Not only did they...
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