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Youth Cross Country


Summer XC Mini-Camp

WHEN-           Thursday, June 18 (9 am to 3 pm) to Friday, June 19 (9am to noon)

WHERE-         Delaware Seashore State Park – Indian River Inlet North Side

WHY-  The goal of the camp is to provide the Seashore Strider runners an opportunity to get a jump-start on their summer training with an organized, fun, and structured activity.

COST-             $35 per day camper (snacks will be provided, but will need to bring lunch on Thursday)

                        **Training tank      

                        $65 per overnight camper (Wed. – Thurs overnight) ***THIS OPTION IS FULL

                        Another campsite/adult chaperone(s) will be needed to allow more overnight                                                 campers.

                        **Training tank, all meals and camping facilities.

CONTACT- Derek Shockro (302) 983-6050

RSVP-  ASAP or latest by Sunday, June 7 @ 3 P.M. **Tanks need to be ordered and printed


Daily runs of various distances (a.m. & p.m. on Wed, a.m. only on Thur.)

Informative breakout sessions and discussion groups:

            -Developing a Summer Running Plan                                        -Core Strength

            -Plyometric/Bodyweight Strength Training for Youth                 -Race Management  

            -Injury Prevention                                                                      -Nutrition/Hydration

Beach time (lifeguarded beach), races, games, scavenger hunt, and more.

**Each camper will receive a Seashore Strider training tank (made from 100% polyester wicking knit material).



Seashore Strider 2015 Summer Cross Country Series & Training Schedule

Fri. May 29                         Milton Mile                                                 Milton, DE

                                                Online Reg -   5:30 P.M.

Sat. June 13                         Seashore Strider XC 3k #1                   Reho Elem/Rehoboth, DE

                                                **Around the school fields                   7:30 A.M.

                                                Seashore Strider 5K-prior to 3k race

                                                S.S.R.S. Women’s Festival 5k-prior to 3k race

Wed., June 17 to               Seashore Strider Summer                     Indian River Inlet, DE

Fri., June 19                      XC Mini-Camp

Sun. June 28                     Seashore Strider XC 3k #2                   Cape H.S./Lewes, DE

                                          **Around the school fields

                                          Bill Degnan Friendship 5k-prior to 3k race

July TBD                           Seashore Strider XC 3k #3                   Cape Henlopen State Park

August TBD                      Seashore Strider XC 3k #4                   Cape Henlopen State Park

Weekday Group Training Sessions on the beach, trail, and track will be announced following the June XC Mini-Camp.

** The Seashore Strider XC races #1-#2 will be run on grass and trail surfaces while limiting the use of concrete.  It is recommended to run in sneakers.  We will keep you updated on the race info & the #3-#4 courses to see if your athlete is able to use spikes.

COACH B- (302) 542-4536 & COACH SHOCKRO- (302) 983-6050




What: The Seashore Strider program is an organized youth cross country-running team in existance since 1990. Youths from age 7 to 18 have participated in training and competition in local and regional events. Since 1990, 471 youth athletes have qualified to participate at the Regional Championships, with 236 runners representing the Seashore Striders and the Cape Region at the National Championships.

Participating in running events helps area youths build physical fitness, discipline, teamwork, and a strong sense of self-esteem. Daily, we read about over weight and sedentary life styles that impact the health of today's youth. These young runners are hopefully building lifelong healthy habits.

Where: The Seashore Strider program has a home base directly across from the Cape Henlopen State Park lookout tower and meet twice a week from 4 - 5:30 p.m. for practice beginning in early September.

Info: For information on the program, contact Coach Tim Bamforth at 302-644-8952 or e-mail


2014 Results....This past Saturday, September 13th, the Striders traverled to te Holy Cross Invite at Brecknock Park in CAmden.  Just under 300 young athletes took part in the meet.  When the dust had settled the Striders took home three trophies.  The girls Varsity(6th, 7th, 8th)  won the division by 2 points led by 6th grader Emma Barthlemess, while the JV girls (3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th) were second led by Lainey Shockro.  The JV boys(3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th) were third led by Brexton Carter.   A great day for the Seashore Striders!



1st Team All Americans


1st- Ben Bamforth

3rd- Logan Shuttleworth

4th- Jack Ashby

17th- Alec Hochrein

22nd- Dillon Mocci


2nd- Logan Shuttleworth

5th- Jack Ashby

9th- Ben Bamforth

2008 Seashore Striders place 3 in top 10 at national championships

The local Seashore Strider Youth Team closed out its 19th season with a trip to the Jesse Owens Museum and Indian Grounds in Decatur, Ala., and the AAU National Cross Coun-try Championships. Nineteen athletes made the trip south along with 31 other relatives, friends and coaches for support.

For the second year in a row, the team placed three runners in the top 10 earning All- American status as 8- year- old third- grader Logan Shuttleworth placed sec-ond overall running 2,000 meters in a personal best of 7: 59 fin-ishing only three seconds behind the national champ out of Colorado.

"Logan ran a great race push-ing the pace back and forth with the leaders and still had the lead with under a quarter to go," said coach Rick Brokaw. " Nothing is guaranteed at this level and you never know who is going to rise to the top at a national meet.
Logan did what she needed to do and battled until the end."

Ten-year- old Jack Ashby fin-ished fifth this time around in a personal best time of 11: 04 for the 3,000- meter bantam dis-tance, while 9- year old Ben Bam-forth finished ninth overall in a time of 11: 27.

All three Strider athletes, Shuttleworth, Ashby and Bam-forth, placed in the top three at last month's regionals at Killens Pond in Felton.

Four other Strider runners fin-ished in the top 30, while just missing the first team All­Amer-ican medal, but grabbing the second team as Jake Bamforth moved up four places to 26th in 11: 38 in the midget boys race, while Zoe Kelly was 27th in 13: 19 in the bantam girls race. Alec Hochrein was 29th in 12: 27 in the bantam boys, while Dillon Moc-ci was 30th in 12: 29, also in the bantam boys race.

Sarah Rambo led the bantam girls ninth place team with a 33rd- place finish in 13: 02, a per-sonal best. Riley Shields was 42nd in 13: 16, while first- year runner Madison Caldwell was 42nd in 14: 18 and Katie Klabe was 49th in a personal best of 13: 27. Korinne LeMaire placed 51st in 16: 04 in the sub- bantam girls race, while Maddy Bada was also 51st in the bantam girls race in 13: 31.

Luke DiGuglielmo was also 51st in 11: 30 in the midget boys race, while Grace Brokaw was 60th in 14: 28, while Jack Kelly was 63rd in 11: 50 in the midget boys race. Dallas DiGuglielmo was 66th in a personal best of 15: 06 in the bantam girls race, while Karissa LeMaire was 79th in 17: 53 for 4,000 meters in the sub- youth division. Wrapping up the Striders was Cole Anderson who placed 82nd in 12: 47 in the midget boys race.

The Bantam girls team fin-ished with a team record of 29 seconds between their No. 1 run-ner Sarah Rambo and their No. 5 runner Maddy Bada which is an impressive top- five gap on any cross country team.