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

Winter training routes – starting 1 October, 2018

Our Monday night training runs will change to the winter routes from Monday 1st October. Please take the time to have a look at the new routes as they are different to any we’ve run before 4-mile Route Running Route Map Link 6-mile Route Running Route Map Link

Recent Results

PBs galore as Striders hit the road again

Reading Half, Bath Half, Gloucester 20 and Berkeley 20 16 and 17 March, 2019 On a blustery March weekend, CLC Striders athletes took to the roads again to test themselves over the longer distances – many running half marathons and some tackling the even longer challenge of 20 miles. Reading Half, 17.3.19 In Reading, Will Read more...

Bourton 10k, 24 February, 2019

On a perfectly bright and calm February morning, 13 Striders joined runners from all over the region for the annual Bourton 10k, long established as the best test over this iconic distance in the early part of the year. With the winner clocking a time just outside 30 minutes, the quality of the field was, Read more...

Glos Cross-Country League, Race Day 4, 17.2.19 – Pittville Park

On an unseasonably mild afternoon, CLC Striders ladies and men’s teams turned out to complete their cross-country seasons in the local event hosted by Cheltenham Harriers across the familiar ground of Pittville Park. For the ladies especially, it was to mark the end of another very strong season, with the ladies vet team finishing in Read more...

Midland Cross Country League, Race Day 4, 9.2.2019

As the tail-end of Storm Eric blew through, CLC athletes made their last trips away this winter season to compete in the tough Birmingham Cross Country League. The ladies travelled south to Cattle Country to a Division One race hosted by Gloucester AC and made even more challenging by last-minute changes to the course in Read more...

Staverton 10-mile road race, 27 January 2019

Despite not being part of this year’s county road race series, CLC’s annual Staverton 10-mile event saw over two hundred advance entries and a great turn-out on what was a bitterly cold and blustery January morning. Using the Aviator Inn at Staverton Airport as its base, the race is a two-lap event out and back Read more...

Linda Franks five-mile road race, 20 January 2019

On a cold but calm early Sunday morning a clutch of CLC Striders lined up for the annual Linda Franks Road Race hosted by local club Almost Athletes. A great way to blow the Christmas cobwebs away, once again it proved a good road race benchmark at the start of the year. Stand-out individual performance Read more...