Race Reports

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

Stroud Half Marathon, 27 October 2019

On a bright, crisp, chilly late October morning – and having enjoyed an extra hour in bed with the switch back to GMT – a crop of CLC Striders took their places among 2,000 or so starters for the popular annual Stroud Half Marathon. Tom Kabala led the way home with a solid top-50 finish Read more…

Posted On: October 28th, 2019

Glos Cross Country League: Race Day 1, Wooton, 13.10.19

It was ladies day at the first meeting of the Gloucestershire League Cross Country season 2019-20. On a sodden, muddy October Sunday, Dursley Running Club welcomed runners from all over the country to compete over the parkland at Wooton Park, Wooton under Edge. After all the junior and youth races had competed over the ground Read more…

Posted On: October 15th, 2019

Cheltenham Half Marathon, 29th September 2019

On a grey, damp and very windy Sunday morning, a large group of Striders lined up for the annual Cheltenham Half Marathon – ranging from those new to the club right through to some seasoned vets. In the end, conditions took their toll, with many finishing just outside what they might have expected or trained Read more…

Posted On: October 1st, 2019

Midland Road Relays, 21st September 2019

On a gloriously sunny late September day, nine CLC Striders ladies travelled to Sutton Park in Birmingham for the Midland area autumn Road Relays.  The race consisted of four 4.33km (2.7 mile) laps on undulating tarmac paths through the park, providing a rare chance for the club’s runners to test their mettle against some of Read more…

Posted On: September 23rd, 2019

Woodchester Park Trail Race 8th September 2019

On a beautiful, early autumn Sunday morning, four Striders tested their mettle through the picturesque valley setting of the Woodchester Park trail race, hosted by Stroud AC.  The challenging eight-mile race followed paths weaving up and down the steep valley sides, culminating in a tough uphill finish.  Helen Knight led the club home to finish Read more…

Posted On: September 10th, 2019
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