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

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...

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...