New Thursday Night Session

newAs of last week Striders is now offering a Thursday night session. Starting at the usual time (7:30pm) at the usual place (SPCC) it will feature a range of different sessions and guest coaches. Last week the guest coach was Stan and he conducted a running clinic breaking down the running action and looking at key issues such as cadence, body angle, footfall and core stability. In case of rain this week make sure you check the Stiders Facebook page for updates: www.facebook.com/spstriders

Essential Safety Advice

High vis training vest from Nathan Running
High vis training vest from Nathan Running

Running, riding or walking is risky.  There are ways in which you can minimise risk and as a club we are keen that we always take the safer option whenever we are training, whether alone or in a group.  Please take time to read through our essential safety guide to help ensure that your training times with the club are as safe as possible. Click on this link: IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Core and Stretching Master Class

We have a unique opportunity to host some core & stretching master classes starting soon with physiotherapist Deane Sullivan. Dean has experience with elite Triathlon, Swimming and AFL and is a registered therapist with the Queensland Academy of Sport. We would like to gauge interest and also timings.  Our options are Wednesdays at 5:30pm or 6:00pm.  Entry will be $10 per head, total bargain! Please use the poll to indicate your interest and your preferred start time.

Striders Club Championship Points

To make it easier to keep an up to date Club Championship Leaderboard we are putting the onus back on runners to let us know when & what they have run so that we can accurately compile and allocate championship points for our Annual Club Champion Award. If you would like to qualify for points please check the list and submit your times. Continue reading “Striders Club Championship Points”

Striders Club Championship Races for 2012

Each year we have a Cub Championship competition based on points accumulated in our 8 listed club runs.  These 8 runs have been chosen across a number of distances and race types. First place in a distance category gets the winner 10 points, second place 8, and so forth. Last year’s inaugural winner was Stan Fetting and in 2012 the challenge is out to topple Stan from the championship.  Women dominated the leaderboard last year: Continue reading “Striders Club Championship Races for 2012”

Striders Annual Awards Report

A record 86 people joined our annual night of nights held for the first time on Saturday November 5, 2011. Proceedings started with finger foods and live musician Simon Kennedy who proved to be a big hit all night with the punters. After main course our awards were announced. Gabriel Petrie’s contribution as a founding member was recognised with a presentation. He was given ‘Zinn & the art of bycycle maintenance’ to mark his transition from running to bike riding which he now excels at. Continue reading “Striders Annual Awards Report”

Inaugural Annual Awards Dinner – 5 November

You are warmly invited to the Inaugural Striders Annual Awards presentation night and dinner on Saturday night November 5. It has been a historic year for Striders as we grew up and became an adult, gaining incorporated status in May. It’s been another year of effort for all our walkers, runners and riders and we are looking to celebrate in style with a big feed, live music and lots of fun. Continue reading “Inaugural Annual Awards Dinner – 5 November”

Striders partnership with Redcliffe Tri club

Striders has been privileged to enter into a Reciprocal Membership Agreement  with Redcliffe Tri Club. RTC is the premier triathlon club of Brisbane and one of the longest running. Quite a few Striders are part of RTC and vic versa.  Most belong to both clubs but for some people connecting with the other club is infrequent.  This agreement allows for a crossover of membership benefits and will hopefully mutually promote both clubs. Continue reading “Striders partnership with Redcliffe Tri club”