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

Tribute to former Member Ben Pedley 1991 – 2017

CLC Striders were saddened to hear that former member, Ben Pedley, had passed away last week. As well as being a likeable and friendly guy, Ben was also a very good runner. Ben ran for the club during 2010 achieving a 10km PB of 35:23 at the Easter 10km at the White Horse in Gloucester and Read more...

Recent Results

The 2017 London Marathon – 23/04/2017

On a perfect morning for distance running, two CLC Striders – debutant marathon runners both – lined up with 40,000 others on Blackheath to begin their 26.2-mile journey through the iconic streets of the capital as part of the 2017 Virgin London Marathon. Charlie Haward and David Street had both won the club’s ballot places Read more...

CLC Striders Race report for 17 April 2017 The Bushley Mile

On Easter Bank Holiday Monday, two CLC Striders – Paul Lockyer and Clark Lawson – left behind their leftover Easter Eggs and headed over to Bushley Green on the outskirts of Tewksbury for the annual Bushley Mile Road Race. Taking place on closed country lanes, starting out in the countryside and finishing outside the Bushley Read more...

Chedworth Roman Trail, Old Down, Tipton Athletics – 8th and 9th of April 2017

From track to trail – CLC Striders were in action last weekend. Up in sun-bathed Tipton in the Midlands on Sunday 9 April, two Brendan Ward-coached Striders began their 2017 track seasons in earnest. Ladies captain, Rachel Vines continued her strong form by winning the 3,000m race in a time of 11.13.5 and, less than Read more...

CLC Striders Race report for 31 March, 1 and 2 of April 2017

Palestine Half Marathon, Manchester Marathon and Solihull Half Marathon From the West Bank to the West Midlands: CLC Striders were everywhere last weekend On Friday 31 March, CLC Strider Paul Northup ran in the fifth Palestine Marathon held in Bethlehem in the West Bank. Running the half marathon distance, he finished 14th in a large Read more...

CLC Striders Race Reports for 25th – 26th March 2017

Last weekend saw a team of six ladies and 12 men from CLC Striders make the annual pilgrimage north to Sutton Park for the Midland Road Relay Championships. On a perfect spring day, teams from all over the Midlands converged on the beautiful grounds of Sutton Park, north of Birmingham for a long afternoon Read more...

CLC Striders Race report for 18 and 19 March 2017 Gloucester 20, Reading Half Marathon and the ‘Mad Dog’ Forest of Dean Canicross Half Marathon

A slightly quieter weekend’s racing saw Striders athletes take part in the Gloucester 20-mile road race, the Reading Half Marathon and the ‘Mad Dog’ Forest of Dean Canicross Half Marathon. Once again the wind was strong and gusty as Striders runners lined up on the start line for the Gloucester 20 and the Reading Half Read more...