Cross Country Reports

The Seven Sins Trail and Canicross (29.12.17)

The Seven Sins in Blakeney, Forest of Dean is a great way to get over the excess in the break between Christmas and the New Year. It’s a race comprising seven hills over seven miles, with a lot of mud. It includes tunnel and river crossings, too. After recent snow and rain, one of the Read more…

Posted On: December 30th, 2017

Midland League Div 2 Race 2, Clopton Park, Stratford, 2 Dec 2017

Saturday 2 December saw the Striders Men’s and Ladies teams make the short trip north to Stratford upon Avon for the second race in the Midland Cross Country League Division 2, held over the rolling parkland at Clopton Park on the edge of the historic town. On a grey, drizzly and misty afternoon, both teams Read more…

Posted On: December 4th, 2017

Midland League Race Day 1 (11.11.17) – Coventry and Telford

Armistice Day saw CLC Striders venturing further afield to compete in the first fixtures of their Midlands League Cross Country competitions. The ladies team travelled to Counden Park in Coventry for a race organised by Northbrook, Massey and Sphinx running clubs, and the men journeyed to the National Sports Centre at Lilleshaw as guests of Read more…

Posted On: November 13th, 2017

Gloucester League Cross Country Race 2, Charlton Park, 4 November 2017

On a bright and breezy afternoon last weekend, CLC athletes competed in the second fixture of the Gloucestershire Cross Country League. Held for the first time in the beautiful grounds of Charlton Park in the south east of the county, Chippenham Harriers played host to the meeting. The going was good, but muddy in places Read more…

Posted On: November 6th, 2017

Glos League cross country, Race 1, 14 October, Blackbridge, Gloucester

In the first cross-country fixture of the season, CLC Striders turned out en masse to represent their club. In breezy and balmy conditions, the women and men did well in their first test away from the road and track for some months. Club teams were gathered from all over the region to take part and Read more…

Posted On: October 16th, 2017

Iain Porter wins the Glencoe off-road Marathon

On Sunday 1 October, club strongman (nicknamed the Mountain Goat) Iain Porter competed in one of the toughest events in the UK – the Glencoe off-road marathon – and achieved one of the most amazing club results CLC Striders have ever been honoured with. With almost even splits 1:54 and 1:53, Iain finished in a Read more…

Posted On: October 2nd, 2017
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