Race Reports

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

On the Road Again!

Stroud Half Marathon and Abingdon Marathon – 22 October 2017 With Storm Brian all-but blown out, CLC Strider athletes got back to the roads on Sunday 22 October to tackle the Abingdon Marathon and the ever-popular Stroud Half Marathon. Although still gusty from the west, conditions were near-perfect for long distance road running in Oxfordshire and Read more…

Posted On: October 23rd, 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

The 2017 Cheltenham Half (plus Cardiff Half & Great Oaks Yorkley Gallop)

The weather forecast had looked ominous all week as a large group of CLC Striders geared up to run in their hometown half marathon. In the end, the morning dawned overcast but calm, and apart from one shower 20 minutes into the race, the event was dry. On the day, the standout performance from a Read more…

Posted On: October 2nd, 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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