Athletics: Smith stars for Striders

PUBLISHED: 09:00 10 March 2020

Saffron Striders Alex Smith

Saffron Striders Alex Smith


Saffron Striders were out in force at the Cambridge half marathon at the weekend.

More than 40 members took part in the 13.1-mile run, with Alex Smith producing a stunning effort.

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Smith came home in one hour 16 minutes to finish inside the top 75 and also move to fourth on the club's list of fastest male half marathon runs.

Darren Barnes, Chris Outtersides, David Stuart Hill, Zib Gotto and Mark Frew all set personal bests to complete a good day for the club.

Saffron Striders meet outside the Lord Butler Fitness & Lesure Centre every Tuesday evening at 7.45pm for a prompt 8pm start.

All abilities are welcome.

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