Fell first home for Stamford Striders

Stamford Striders Alan Hayes, Simon Fell and James Skinner EMN-140326-172510001
Stamford Striders Alan Hayes, Simon Fell and James Skinner EMN-140326-172510001

Eleven Stamford Striders continued their marathon preparations at the Oakley 20 on Sunday.

Despite cold and windy conditions, Striders put in strong performances to tackle the hilly 20-mile course in the Bedford countryside.

Simon Fell was first home for the club and 34th overall in 2:14:03 followed by James Skinner (2:14:58) and Gareth Williams (2:20:14).

Alan Hayes was next Strider home in 2:26:33 followed by: Stuart Hill (2:27:17); Dave Aust (2:31:24); Stephen Parker (2:32:40); Hilary Cox (2:55:16); Helen Schofield (2:58:16); Vikki Alexander (3:09:58) and David Spooner (3:15:37)

More than 800 runners took part in the race.