Highlight of the week was the second fixture of the Mid-Week Road Race League, Striders’ own host race held on Wednesday at Highfield Park, St Albans. [Team pic credit Kate Dixon.] Striders had a huge turnout, with over 130 club members running, which is one of the largest turnouts at a mid-week road race ever. Currently, Striders are leading the overall competition. The men’s team came first in both the Senior and veterens competitions; and the women came second in both Seniors and vets. James McMurray came first overall with an impressive time of 31:28 and Hannah Burkhardt was the first woman Strider to finish in 40:16. Jim King also took the V50 10k record in an amazing time of 35:50 [pic credit Graham Smith].

Elsewhere, Max Campbell ran the Olympic Park Half Marathon on Saturday, finishing in overall 3rd place in a new PB of 1:26:27 [pic Max Campbell]. On Sunday, Spencer Grant ran Edinburgh Marathon, getting a PB of 3h40.

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