Kimberworth Striders Running Club was established in 1986 to cater initially for the needs of runners in the Kimberworth area of Rotherham but now have a membership base of over a hundred members from all over the Rotherham locale. We are a very friendly club with members of a wide range of ages and abilities.
When Do We Meet?
There is a social club run on a Saturday at 10.00am from the The Colin pub on Old Wortley Road, Kimberworth.
The club also meet on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6.30pm. These runs usually start from the Colin Pub on Farm View Road. Please check the weekly timetable or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to check where these runs are taking place. Members also regularly organise runs between themselves on different days of the week., keep an eye on the facebook page and the website for further details.
A link to google maps for reference is here.
What Training Do We Do?
The club aims to cater for a wide range of abilities. Saturday runs are mainly steady trail runs, but runs taking place in the week can incorporate tempo, hill and speed sessions, depending upon the time of year and upcoming races. Training in the winter evenings tends to be on roads and in the summer months the Striders tend to go off-road (unless there is an up-coming road race which requires some road training).
The Striders regularly organise their own races & have organised over a hundred events in their thirty plus year history, the main races being:
Check the calendar to see when the next Kimberworth Striders race is taking place.
There is a Newsletter - first issued in 1993 - Striders News - produced several times per month notifying members of races, special events, race reports,club championship details etc.
To make sure you're on the mailing list for the newsletter, please contact Malcolm Senior.
Kimberworth Striders have organised a 'Club Championship' series of races since 1993, unique in that it is 'graded' to take into account an individuals abilty, 'runners' being divided into a variety of 'Divisions' - So EVERYONE has a chance to win.
This is backed up with a Park Run competition utilizing events around the South Yorkshire region.