a summary of regular annual events that the Striders Committee put together and
hold on behalf of its membership. If
you have any questions, please contact the Social Secretary.
Is on Saturday 13th December at Onehouse Community Centre. Tickets are £5.00 each
and please bring a plate of food!
Disco and raffle
London Marathon places drawn, Strider of the Year awards,
Club Championships announced, Coaches awards made - and much more
Party - A pre-London Marathon pasta party to wish all the Marathon runners
good luck. This year at ASK in Bury St Edmunds on 11th April.
BBQ - This year the summer BBQ was on 3 August 2008 at - Tomlinson Groundcare
in Buxhall. Courtesy of the very generous Robert Tomlinson.............
Additional events are
held throughout the year. Being considered at the moment are
Newmarket Nights, Go Ape, Biking and Bowling. However we are always open to suggestions and if
you have any ideas, please contact the social secretary.
- Social run along the new section of A14 at
On 6th August 2008, Stowmarket Striders with Birse Civils
Limited hosted a an opportunity to run the new
section of the A14 at Haughley (nr Stowmarket) before the road
opened for traffic in September. Being the friendly and open club we
invited other local clubs and joggers/runners to join us in this
social fun run. There were no prizes for the fastest run or
recording of times / position - this was simply for social get
together principally to enjoy running a new dual carriage way before
it was opened up to traffic.
In holding this event, the club, together with the contractors (Birse
Civils Ltd) involved with building the new road raised over
that was equally split between the 'East Anglian Air Ambulance'
service and 'The Monday Club', a local based charity for people with
severe learning difficulties.
club would like to thank all those runners who took part and who
made generous contributed
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