Race Reports

Linda Franks 5-mile road race, 19th January 2020

On a crisp, bright January morning, CLC Striders were well represented at the local Linda Franks 5-mile road race, hosted by Almost Athletes. The two-lap course weaved its way around the Reddings and Hatherley, with potentially treacherous icy patches on some corners. Nevertheless, the flat terrain lent itself to some fast times and several new Read more…

Posted On: January 20th, 2020

Midland Cross Country League – Race Day 3

Just when you would be forgiven for thinking it couldn’t get any wetter or muddier this winter, the CLC Striders ladies and men’s teams set off for Race Day 3 of their respective Midland Cross Country League fixtures to slog it out over the sodden ground. The ladies journeyed to the north of the region Read more…

Posted On: January 14th, 2020

Striders Strike Gold at the 2020 Glos Cross Country Champs

On a bright Saturday afternoon at the beginning of a new decade, a handful of Striders turned out to represent themselves and their club in the annual Gloucestershire Cross Country Championship. Held over the beautiful grounds of Rendcomb College, south-east of Cheltenham, the course had benefitted from a relatively dry Christmas and had had chance Read more…

Posted On: January 6th, 2020

Race Day 2: Glos Cross Country League, Old Down, 14.12.19

Race Day 2 of the Gloucestershire Cross Country League saw runners from all over the county descend on Old Down near Thornbury to slog it out over the muddy parkland there. After torrential rain in the preceding days the ground was churned up from the start and conditions deteriorated with each race, adding to the Read more…

Posted On: December 17th, 2019

Race Day 2, Midland League Cross Country Clopton Park, Stratford November 9 2019

Once again hosted by Spa Striders, the second fixture of the Midland League Cross Country season for the CLC Striders Ladies and Men’s teams took place across the testing terrain of Clopton Park in Stratford on Avon. After weeks of rain, race day came after a few dry days, but the ground was still muddy Read more…

Posted On: December 8th, 2019

Race Day 1, Midland League Cross-Country

Hosted by Spa Striders, the first fixture of the Midland League Cross Country season (2019-2020) for the CLC Striders Ladies and Men’s teams took place in the rolling parkland at Burton Dassett Country Park on Saturday 9th November. In conditions that saw lashing rain combine with gusting winds and bitterly cold temperatures, the event demanded Read more…

Posted On: November 11th, 2019
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