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Manawatu Conversations

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Manawatu Conversations Episode 323 - Sue Stirling 2 of 3( 0:27:58)       
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Sue has been a member of Manawatu Striders since 2006. She has written a book Manawatu Striders, Runners and Walkers : The First Four Decades available from Palmerston North City Library. Striders is for adults. Motto ‘complete not compete’ Meet on Sunday mornings and form groups of five or six people. Two hours. Started as a running club but now includes walkers. No dogs! Runs events in January and February for the public. Parkrun is a similar organization but not associated with Striders. Time is recorded and entered on their website www.parkrun.co.nz and can be compared with other contestants. Challenges in Striders created by Covid. Changes to routes caused by increased traffic on roads. More use of walkways. Runners sometimes use the Manawatu Gorge track. Striders have a uniform. Local membership was 300 but has dropped to about 150.
Published: 23/07/2024 3:00:00 p.m.