Running: Striders lead Midweek Road Race League

PUBLISHED: 09:06 22 May 2014 | UPDATED: 09:06 22 May 2014

St Albans Striders went straight to the top of the Midweek Road Race League this week, winning the men’s and ladies team events overall and the veterans competitions.

The 10k men’s race at Stevenage was won by Tom Crouch (32:21) with Paul Adams second (32:36). Completing the Striders men’s A team were Steve Buckle (5th), Adam Dunajko (14th), Jim McConnel (16th), Steve Cockrell (20th), Rob Simmonds (25th), Nairn McWilliams (29th), Cathal Gallagher (31st), John Knight (33rd), David Hope (34th) and Joe Dunn (35th). The Striders’ B team finished four overall, ahead of three other clubs’ A teams.

The ladies race was won by Wendy Webster in 38:53 with Jen Conway in fifth, Wendy Walsh sixth, Claire Kremer eighth, Jenny Maddocks ninth, Helen Cartlidge 10th, Zoe Lowe 17th and Chris Smith 18th.

The next league fixture is at Chingford in June.

On Sunday, Striders Mathias Genoud, Gary Warren, Simon Fraser and Graham Foster also won the men’s team prize at the Wheathampstead 10k. Wendy Walsh was second lady to finish in 43:16.

Blake Vivian finished the Bristol 10k in 34:30 while Jack Brooks completed the Copenhagen marathon in 3:49:11.

More news stories

30 minutes ago

A man convicted for using stolen bank cards in St Albans and Hatfield says he wants to go to prison.

Yesterday, 19:00

A St Albans pub has been named one as of the most dog-friendly in the east of England.

Yesterday, 16:34

Friendly farmyard animals are paying a visit to a church in St Albans to kick off the festive season.

Yesterday, 14:49

House prices leapt up in Stevenage during September – but the market remained flat in St Albans and Welwyn Hatfield.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy