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My Marathon Journey – by David Street

  Why apply for the main Virgin Money London Marathon, get knocked back, then apply for a place in the CLC Striders club ballot for the marathon?  This is my story which tells why I did it.   On Saturday 17th December I competed in my fourth cross-country race wearing CLC Striders colours. This meant Read more…

Posted On: May 2nd, 2017

Spotlight On: Javid Norat

In a new feature for the CLC Striders website, Javid Norat answers a few choice questions about his experience of training and racing with CLC Striders…

Posted On: May 1st, 2016

CLC Strider Abroad..

Greetings from Canada to all Striders. I’m still managing to put in some training while I’m here in Canada although the weather has been unseasonably cold due to a polar vortex.  My first few runs in Ottawa in the mornings were in temperatures of minus 10. Last week we were in Quebec but I was Read more…

Posted On: April 14th, 2016

Paul Northup’s VLM Update – Oh No! Injury!

Our weakness Even before today, I was planning my next blog to be about trying to stay injury-free, and managing injury and recovery when they (inevitably) come. So – having had to stand on the sidelines at the Bourton 10k this morning, due to, you’ve guessed it, injury! – I thought I’d put my afternoon Read more…

Posted On: February 29th, 2016

Paul Northup – VLM Training

All in the mind. Well, not quite all … So, you have a training plan and you’re sticking to it. You have the running experience and endurance. What else? What else do you need to run a good marathon? To run a good race of any distance, for that matter? Well, I’m no expert, but Read more…

Posted On: February 5th, 2016

Paul Northup – VLM Training

In his second blog, Paul Northup, CLC Striders’ Virgin London Marathon representative, shares his training plans.

Posted On: January 19th, 2016