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

June into July – inc. Aztec 5k and Frampton 10k

CLC Striders have been busy competing since the Cotswold Way Relay, ensuring a strong finish to June and start to July. In the Boddington 10k on Sunday 25 June, vets Paul Northup and Gordon Bendall represented the club, clocking 38:52 and 50:29 respectively. On Tuesday 27 June, three Striders made the trip down to Bristol Read more...

Recent Results

The Longer the Better

As the track season ends, CLC Striders were busy proving their prowess over much longer distances this last weekend. On Sunday 17 September, three striders – Rob Bircher, Andrew Paterson and Betty the dog – travelled up to the Peak District to the Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs, famous as the site where the Lancaster bombers Read more...

The Stratford Big 10k (Sunday 10 September 2017)

On Sunday morning, 10th September 2017, four Striders made the trip north to compete in Stratford’s Big 10k event. Once again, even though labouring with a cold, Sophie Longmore demonstrated her class by finishing as the first lady in a time just outside the magic 40 minutes, but in a PB of 40:14 on the Read more...

End of summer racing round-up

The end of the summer has seen Striders busy in action both at home and overseas. Gareth Harries ran the Durban Parkrun in South Africa on 19th August, finishing 9th out of 1,300 in a time of 19:13 and on the following weekend Harries ran in Mbabane, Swaziland, at 1,150m of altitude on a course Read more...

CLC Striders Race Reports – 14/08/2017

  It has been a busy week for CLC Striders with club members running in events at home and overseas. On Wednesday 9 August, a contingent of Striders headed to the Bugatti 10k. Starting from the Prescott Hill Climb near Gretton, the course followed quiet country roads along an undulating route, with the first half Read more...

BMC Regional Races / Iffley Road Festival of Miles, Oxford – 29/07/2017

At Iffley Road in Oxford, three days after his 800 metres, Will Ferguson set a club record for the 1500m recording an excellent 4.09.4. Ferguson also won his BMC heat. In the same race Sam Baylis finished in 8th place running a brisk 4.20.5. At the same event Andrew Gage ran well to record 6.17 Read more...

Cheltenham Harriers Midsummer Open IV – 26/07/2017

In the final Midsummer Open meeting, CLC Striders had a good turnout. In the 150 metres Andrew Gage set a new V55 club record in a time of 26.1 in 3rd place. The 400 metres also saw Gage set another V55 club record in a time of 76.8 finishing in 4th place. In the same Read more...