Monday, January 27, 2020

Scrabo Striders Success at The Ultimate Ultra

(Gavin McDonnell, Graeme McGowan, Liam Rodger, Garry Cavill) Graeme McGowan from local running club Scrabo Striders secured 1st place in the 2019 “Ultimate Ultra” 50km last weekend. This is a series of three races on track, road and trail promoted...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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