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400s tonight! See you at Londonderry Park at 7:15pm 🏃🏽🏃🏽🏃🏽

**JUNIOR TRAINING TONIGHT CANCELLED** Unfortunately due to the wonderful August weather, we have taken the decision to cancel the Junior training tonight. The training was due to take place on the grass, and with the rain that is forecast to be all afternoon, we have concerns about the health and safety of the Juniors on that surface. Please spread the word. We will keep you posted as to when the Junior sessions will resume, but the Juniors have been really enthusiastic, and great to see the next generation of Striders getting trained up. Thanks to Coach Eugene, the sessions were awesome 😀

Connswater 10K Results...

The weekend Parkruns...

Bangor Parkrun, Sat. 19th August 2017

Stormont Parkrun, Sat. 19th August 2017

Connswater 5K Results

Dambusters Results. Jared 3rd place overall in the 10K ! Well done all.

Scrabo Striders Friday Evening A Squad. Some great distances done tonight. Well done all.

First 30 seconds burst during tonight's VO2 Max session with Coach Mick. Fantastic session with great encouragement from the Coach and superb effort from the athletes. Well done all.

Warm Up Drills before tonight's VO2 Max session with Coach Mick. Super work from a fantastic turnout of athletes.

Volume Oxygen Maximum (VO2 Max) session tonight, 19:15 at Londonderry Park for session/safety brief. VO2 Max is simply the threshold at which an athletes body can uptake oxygen. The higher the threshold = greater uptake of O2 (to the working muscles) = faster and further......🕺💦 All abilities welcome!

Pyramid session tonight 7:15 Londonderry Park 😀. This session is one of the most effective ways of improving your speed by helping you raise your aerobic threshold and training your body to recover faster. New members are very welcome, we look forward to seeing you all 🏃🏃🏃

Parkrun Results folks...

Kieran's amazing Seven Sevens...

Some more results...

Groomsport Results from Saturday...

Massive congratulations to our men's club captain Kieran McNamara, Ladies Vice-captain Shannon Clegg, Ballydrain Harriers Johnny Boreland, Andy Wallace & James Lappin. They took on the Seven Sevens. 19 miles in distance, with over 8,700 feet of climbing, the race covered Slieve Donard and Slieve Commedagh first, followed by Slieve Berangh, Slieve Meelmore, Slieve Meelbeg, then descending to Ben Crom Dam, before the final ascents of Slieve Binnian and Slieve Lamagan.

Portaferry GAA 10K tonight. First time this walk, 5k and 10k has been held. Nearly 200 participants. Lovely weather and scenery. Well done Charlie, George, Lindsey and Ian.

Today's Chronicle...

Tonight's training is Speedy Hills at Killynether. Please can we all meet in the car park at Killynether for 7.15 sharp. Our warm up will be in the walled garden. This session will not only improve your running technique but your overall endurance and fitness. After 15 minute warm up you will split into two teams to start the session. Please come along embrace the hills and the challenges that come with them, the benefits are awesome and your running will improve dramatically . Looking forward to seeing you all .

The start of tonight's 1Ks Session with Coach Hannah Robinson. Over 100 athletes and some fantastic effort. Well done all.

Training tonight is 1ks meeting at Londonderry Park at 7.15. Bring a stopwatch if you want them timed.

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