Welcome

Welcome to the CLC Striders website, as you progress through the site you will see that we are a friendly competitive running club, based at the Cheltenham Ladies College Sports Centre. Open to all, we inspire and motivate our members to enjoy their running.

We hold organised training sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the year, and have an enthusatic and strong, men's and women's team racing on the road, track and cross country.

New members are always welcome to join us for training, either get in touch or just turn up.

Important News

Staverton 10, Sunday 26th January 2020

We are delighted to announce that CLC Strider’s popular end-of-January 10-mile road race is back – on Sunday 26th January, 2020. Using The Aviator Inn at Gloucestershire’s Airport as its base and starting point, the friendly and well-organised race sees runners compete over a two-lap route – out to and through Churchdown, before returning to Read more...

Recent Results

Race Day 1, Midland League Cross-Country

Hosted by Spa Striders, the first fixture of the Midland League Cross Country season (2019-2020) for the CLC Striders Ladies and Men’s teams took place in the rolling parkland at Burton Dassett Country Park on Saturday 9th November. In conditions that saw lashing rain combine with gusting winds and bitterly cold temperatures, the event demanded Read more...

Stroud Half Marathon, 27 October 2019

On a bright, crisp, chilly late October morning – and having enjoyed an extra hour in bed with the switch back to GMT – a crop of CLC Striders took their places among 2,000 or so starters for the popular annual Stroud Half Marathon. Tom Kabala led the way home with a solid top-50 finish Read more...

Glos Cross Country League: Race Day 1, Wooton, 13.10.19

It was ladies day at the first meeting of the Gloucestershire League Cross Country season 2019-20. On a sodden, muddy October Sunday, Dursley Running Club welcomed runners from all over the country to compete over the parkland at Wooton Park, Wooton under Edge. After all the junior and youth races had competed over the ground Read more...

Cheltenham Half Marathon, 29th September 2019

On a grey, damp and very windy Sunday morning, a large group of Striders lined up for the annual Cheltenham Half Marathon – ranging from those new to the club right through to some seasoned vets. In the end, conditions took their toll, with many finishing just outside what they might have expected or trained Read more...

Midland Road Relays, 21st September 2019

On a gloriously sunny late September day, nine CLC Striders ladies travelled to Sutton Park in Birmingham for the Midland area autumn Road Relays. The race consisted of four 4.33km (2.7 mile) laps on undulating tarmac paths through the park, providing a rare chance for the club’s runners to test their mettle against some of Read more...

Woodchester Park Trail Race 8th September 2019

On a beautiful, early autumn Sunday morning, four Striders tested their mettle through the picturesque valley setting of the Woodchester Park trail race, hosted by Stroud AC.  The challenging eight-mile race followed paths weaving up and down the steep valley sides, culminating in a tough uphill finish.  Helen Knight led the club home to finish Read more...