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

Monday Training Runs

From 12 August for a few weeks, there will be a choice of 4, 6 or 8 mile routes for the Monday training run. Groups and paces will depend on the runners and leaders available, and will be worked out on the night. The 8 mile run (which takes in some of the Cheltenham Half Read more...

Recent Results

Frampton on Severn 10k – 1 July 2019

After the heat of the weekend had subsided, six Striders travelled south to the picturesque setting of Frampton on Severn to compete in the annual 10k race hosted by Stroud AC. Just at the start of his Berlin marathon training, Will Pearce showed he’s in great form by clocking 37:02, close to his PB, and Read more...

Cotswold Way Relay – 29 June 2019

On a swelteringly hot late June Saturday three teams of Striders made their way to various points along the beautiful Cotswold Way to compete in the annual Cotswold Way Relay team event. Starting early in the morning from Chipping Camden and finishing late in the afternoon in the centre of Bath, the relay race is Read more...

Cloud Cuckoo, Stroud Beer Race and Forest of Dean Epic Trail 10k

Cloud CuckooWednesday 29 May 2019 Cleeve Hill Common was the windswept setting for the annial Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo race on Wednesday 29 May. Five CLC Striders athletes competed on the night. The challenging and undulating course covers 5.5 miles on grass and gravel paths and includes the notoriously steep ascent from the Washpool.  A solid Read more...

From 10k to 100 miles, Striders cover all the distances

Here’s a late May race round-up … Chester 100-mile trail ultra-marathonSaturday 18 May 2019 Tackling an event that was double the distance of anything he’d done before, CLC Striders’ Rob Bircher knew he was in for a challenge at the Chester Trail 100-mile ultra. Starting at 6:00am at Waverton Village Hall, the runners headed out Read more...

Tewkesbury Half Marathon, County Athletics Champs and Berkeley 10k

Tewkesbury Half Marathon, Sunday 12 May  On a gloriously sunny Sunday morning, three Striders made the short trip north for the annual Tewkesbury Half Marathon. The 13.1-mile course started in the town centre and wound its way through the villages of Northway, Ashchurch, Kemerton and Bredon before finishing back in the historic Tewkesbury High Street. Read more...

Will Ferguson’s debut marathon – London 2019

Will Ferguson made his debut over the full marathon distance on Sunday 28 April in London’s iconic event. It turned out to be quite a debut. Clocking 2:30:20, Will smashed the club’s record for the distance, finishing only just outside his ambitious target time of 2:30:00. Not only that, he finished 92nd, inside the top Read more...