Road Reports

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

2019 end of summer road round-up

Oldbury 10-mileSunday, September 1st Four Striders travlled south to race the annual 10-mile road race around Oldbury to mark the start of meteorological autumn. Helen Knight led he club home as the 3rd LV40 finisher in a new club record time of 1:09:12. Meanwhile, Amanda Steer finished 1st in her V45 category in 1:12:32, Gary Read more…

Posted On: September 2nd, 2019

Frampton on Severn 10k – 1 July 2019

After the heat of the weekend had subsided, six Striders travelled south to the picturesque setting of Frampton on Severn to compete in the annual 10k race hosted by Stroud AC. Just at the start of his Berlin marathon training, Will Pearce showed he’s in great form by clocking 37:02, close to his PB, and Read more…

Posted On: July 2nd, 2019

Cloud Cuckoo, Stroud Beer Race and Forest of Dean Epic Trail 10k

Cloud CuckooWednesday 29 May 2019 Cleeve Hill Common was the windswept setting for the annial Cleeve Cloud Cuckoo race on Wednesday 29 May. Five CLC Striders athletes competed on the night. The challenging and undulating course covers 5.5 miles on grass and gravel paths and includes the notoriously steep ascent from the Washpool.  A solid Read more…

Posted On: June 9th, 2019

From 10k to 100 miles, Striders cover all the distances

Here’s a late May race round-up … Chester 100-mile trail ultra-marathonSaturday 18 May 2019 Tackling an event that was double the distance of anything he’d done before, CLC Striders’ Rob Bircher knew he was in for a challenge at the Chester Trail 100-mile ultra. Starting at 6:00am at Waverton Village Hall, the runners headed out Read more…

Posted On: May 28th, 2019
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