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

Summer routes for Mondays

In the summer months, we revert to the summer Monday evening training routes. We normally leave it a week after the clocks change to make sure there is enough light, and to let the footpaths dry out, but it should be fairly dry given the recent weather. A final decision about when we switch will Read more...

Recent Results

Ladies clean up at Cleevewold 2019

CLC Striders ladies cleaned up at the annual Cleevewold all-terrain run on Sunday 31 March. The challenging event ranges over 14 miles across the beautiful landscape of the northern and western slopes of Cleeve Hill. In an amazing 1, 2, 3, CLC Striders ladies finished as follows …  Rachael Cary was the 1st lady, Helen Knight was 2nd Read more...

Midland Road Relays, Sutton Park, 23.3.19

Saturday 23 March 2019 saw a CLC Striders ladies team travelling north to compete in the beautiful setting of Sutton Park across its undulating parkland in the annual Midland Spring Road Relays. The ladies were one of more than 60 teams competing on the day, with some of the best runners from all over the Read more...

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...