Cross Country Reports

Second Midsummer Open; last Cheltenham Parkrun on current course; and Chiltern Challenge

The long and short of it … The second Cheltenham Harriers Midsummer Open meeting on Wednesday 12 July saw another good crop of CLC Striders competing in the 3,000m, the 800m and the 3 and 400m. Again, PBs were achieved and club age category track records fell – left, right and centre. In the first 3,000m Read more…

Posted On: July 17th, 2017

Cotswold Way Relay – 24 June, 2014

Saturday 24th saw CLC Striders enter three teams into the iconic and much-loved Cotswold Way Relay. Now in its 25th year as an event, this year, once again under the expert coordinating eye of Liza Barry, the club gathered a ladies team (the Gazelles) and two mixed teams (the Eagles and Cheetahs) – of all Read more…

Posted On: June 27th, 2017

CLC Striders Race report for Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo – Weds 31 May 2017

On a perfect end-of-spring evening, a group of CLC Striders headed up to Cleeve Hill for the annual Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo race. The views – and the hills! – were breath-taking. Starting out from Cleeve Common Golf Club, the five-mile route follows an entirely off-road, undulating course across grass and stony tracks, including hazardous descents Read more…

Posted On: June 5th, 2017

CLC Striders Race report for 29 April – 1 May 2017

Cheltenham Parkrun, Brewer Memorial Games, Milton Keynes Marathon and Pembrokeshire Canicross Trail Marathon   On the morning of a record turnout for Cheltenham Parkrun on Saturday 29 April, Striders Jon Howes and Paul Northup finished in 10th and 11th place respectively. Northup ran a Parkrun PB of 18:46, finishing just behind a strong Howes, while Read more…

Posted On: May 2nd, 2017

Weekend Race Reports: 11th – 12th March 2017

Striders runners were in action in a number of races over the course of the weekend. In the Fission 20-mile race, Andrew Paterson finished in 69th place in a time of 2:34:36, Gavin Jerman was 96th in 2:40:50, fast-improving Kyle Sollars finished 213th in 3:08:09, Mike Speke was 316th in 3:46:54 and Janet Mustoe was Read more…

Posted On: March 14th, 2017

Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships – Prestwold Hall Loughborough, Saturday 11th March 2017

  A group of 3 Striders made the trip up to Loughborough as part of the Gloucestershire Team for the Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough on Saturday. The level of competition at this annual event, which on this occasion also incorporated   the Cross Challenge final and the World Cross Country trials, is always extremely Read more…

Posted On: March 12th, 2017
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