Cross Country Reports

Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo Race – 01/06/2016

Karlien Heyrman won the women’s race at Cheltenham Harriers’ Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo race held on Cleeve Hill. Conditions for the race were good:  not too hot, visibility good, a little windy but not too muddy, and there were some great performances from the Striders team. Heyrman was neck and neck with her teammate Katie Truslove until Read more…

Posted On: June 5th, 2016

Apocalypse Ultra-Marathon, Church Stretton – 14/05/2016

Well done and congratulations to Rob Bircher and Andrew Paterson who took on the Apocalypse Ultra Marathon on 14th May. This race takes place in the  Shropshire Hills with race HQ at at Church Stretton.  On a blistering hot day Paterson and Bircher  easily managed to reach the minimum requirement of 27miles;  then, after a missed checkpoint and Read more…

Posted On: May 30th, 2016

Northleach 10km – 22/05/2016

Martin Bick and Andrew Gage competed in the Northleach 10km on Sunday 22nd May. On this tough off-road course, the two Striders ran well with Gage finishing in 30th place in a time of 53:11 and Bick finishing in 38th place in a time of 55:37.

Posted On: May 30th, 2016

Stroud Trail Half Marathon – 08/05/2016

Super Vet Charles Goodwin shone as brightly as the hot summer sun to achieve an impressive podium finish in the Stroud Trail Half marathon. Goodwin, also known as ‘The Postman’ because he always delivers, set off at a brisk pace with the leaders and was running strongly on the scenic but challenging course. However some Read more…

Posted On: May 15th, 2016

Glos XC League Warwick University – 20/02/2016

CLC Striders made the long trip to Warwick University worthwhile as they came home with medals galore following the fourth and final fixture in the Gloucestershire Cross Country League. The Striders women were first to take to the course and with a strong wind and conditions underfoot soft, heavy in places, the women had to Read more…

Posted On: February 21st, 2016

Birmingham Cross Country League/Midland Women’s Cross Country League – 13/02/2016

CLC striders men put in an excellent performance in the final Birmingham cross country league fixture of the season held at Gloucester. The men’s A team finished seventh overall in the league, and were fifth team on the day in this very strong Division Two competition. The Brendan Ward coached athletes were led home by Read more…

Posted On: February 14th, 2016
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