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Mon, 11:23

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.

Hitchin Swimming Club competed at Watford Swimming Pool for a Level Three county qualifying open meet.

U17s lead the way in Luton

Monday, December 5, 2016

Saturday saw the third round of Results Base Chiltern Cross Country League match held at Stopsley Common, Luton.

Leona Lee - a badminton star in the making

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

A year ago U13 England badminton sensation Leona Lee, then age 10, was training five times a week and during the weekends entering Badminton England tournaments across the country.

Team Trident’s cyclo-cross riders took part in the 10th weekend of the season with Mark Calvert in the prize money.


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