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

Sheer Will Power

Midland League Cross Country Race Day 3 12 December 2019 Burton Dassett Hills Country Park On a balmy January afternoon CLC Striders ladies and men’s team travelled up to Warwickshire to compete across the hilly terrain of Burton Dassett Hills Country Park in a meeting hosted by Spa Striders on Race Day 3 of the Read more...

Gloucestershire Cross Country Champs, Jan 5th, 2019

On a cold and grey early January afternoon, CLC Striders athletes made their way to the beautiful setting of the Churn river valley, between Cheltenham and Cirencester in the grounds of Rendcombe School. The event was the annual Gloucestershire Cross Country Championships, the perfect way to banish the excesses of the Christmas season. The course Read more...

Glos Cross Country League Race 3, Sat 8 December 2018, Wotton Under Edge

In the last cross country fixture on the year, the CLC ladies and men’s teams travelled to the south of the county to compete in Wotton Under Edge in the third race of the Gloucestershire Cross Country League, in a race hosted by Dursley RC. Once again the ladies race saw Helen Knight and Karlien Read more...

Midland Cross Country Leagues, Race Day 2, Sat 1 December 2018

On a grey but unseasonably mild first day of December, the CLC ladies and men’s teams found themselves competing over the same course in their respective Midland Cross Country Divisions. The rolling parkland of Clopton Park on the outskirts of Stratford makes for some of the best cross country terrain around, and it was to Read more...

Midland Cross Country Leagues, Race Day 1, Sat 10 November 2018

In their first fixture in Division 1 of the Midland League, after securing promotion last season, the CLC ladies team travelled to Counden Park in Coventry. They did themselves and the club proud in their first appearance in this tough league, with three top 100 finishers. The ladies, left L to R: Laura Fletcher, Nicola Read more...

Gloucestershire X Country League, Race Day 2

Charlton Park, nr Malmsbury, Saturday 3 November 2018 On the second race day of the Gloucestershire Cross Country League, the CLC Ladies team did the club proud. First home, in 23rd place overall and as 3rd LV35 was Helen Knight in a time of 28:39, with Sarah Richards not far behind in 27th position and a time of 29:07 and Karlien Read more...