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Blueharts Hockey Club had a fantastic week of triumphs with their U10 and U12 boys winning titles and the men’s 4ths winning promotion.

There was a new personal best time for Gary Freer at the Welwyn Half Marathon.

North Herts Road Runners claimed five new PBs at the Reading Half Marathon.

Fairlands Valley Spartans were in race action at several half marathons with 17 making the short journey to Welwyn.

Paul Hemmant laughs as he tells the story of one memorable moment from his short hockey career to date.

Blueharts men’s 6ths clinched promotion from Division 8SW in scintillating style with a 9-1 win over Hertford – and in doing so scored their 100th goal of a thrilling campaign.

Pro cyclists will be returning to the streets of Stevenage in May, as organisers today revealed that the Old Town will host the final round of the 2017 Tour Series.

Stevenage Striders were out in force at the weekend with Jonny Nicholls competing at the Baldock Beast.

Adam Robertson and Dave Mitchinson, riding for Contour Cycles of Stevenage, combined to achieve the club’s first multiple top three race of the year on Saturday.

Freedom’s frosty fun in Royston

Monday, February 20, 2017

Sunday saw the last of the Run Herts Cross Country League series being played out on the frozen slopes of Royston.

A fantastic last race in the series of five Cross Country League fixtures moved Fairlands Valley Spartans men up to second overall.

The Sunday Cross Country League finished at the weekend with a cold and bleak race held on Therfield Heath and hosted by Royston Road Runners.

North Herts Road Runners’ outstanding veteran 50+ athlete Andrew Leach showed younger runners a clean pair of heels on Sunday as he sped round the Love Welwyn 10K to win the race outright.

Watford Half Marathon trophy for White

Monday, February 6, 2017

Fairlands Valley Spartans’ Brian White won the 60+ winner’s trophy at Sunday’s Watford Half Marathon.

Higham claims cyclo-cross title

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Lauren Higham has claimed the Eastern Cyclo-cross U16 League title after success at the final race of the season held at Snetterton’s Ada Cole Horse Welfare Centre.

Gail Emms is one of the most well-known faces of British badminton, but the Olympic silver medallist is fearful that future stars will not get their chance to shine as the sport awaits the result of their appeal against UK Sport’s funding withdrawal.

Despite the cold conditions on Saturday, the Stevenage parkrun had 216 finishers and several Stevenage Striders were in race action.

Contour Cycles race team claimed their first podium finish on Saturday with rider Dave Mitchinson finishing second in the E123 criterium road race held in Velopark London.

A touch of frost at the weekend meant that seven of the 10 Blueharts games were postponed, but of the teams that played it was a successful outing with two wins and a draw.

Contour Cycles, a chain of independent, rider-owned and run bike shops based in Stevenage and Welwyn GC, have launched a race team and have competed in their first event.

Cardiff training camp for athletes

Friday, January 6, 2017

This Christmas, while others were feasting on turkey leftovers, eight of the Stevenage & North Herts Athletics Club’s pole vault squad travelled to Cardiff for an intense three-day training camp.

A badminton coach says UK Sport’s decision to cut financial backing for the sport ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is ‘very upsetting’ and could have major repercussions for years to come.

Cold Christmas ride for Stevenage CTC

Monday, December 19, 2016

Stevenage CTC got their Christmas and New Year cycling programme underway at the weekend with Sunday’s ride to Cold Christmas.


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