Striders at the end of the Cheshire Canal Ring relay run in 2013  Welcome to the Spectrum Striders Running Club web site.

We are a running club based in Birchwood in north-east Warrington in Cheshire.  We organise the long-established Birchwood 10k road race and several other races.

We were formed in 1983 and meet at our base at Birchwood Community High School.  We are a friendly running club which caters for all abilities from 14 years old and above.

How to join
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Events calendar

 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 1-Sep 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Sunday 4-Sep 11am Shelf Moor fell race
 fell
 Thursday 15-Sep 7pm Club Road Mile road
 Saturday 17-Sep 2:30pm King John's Castle fell race (nr Mold) fell
 Sunday 18-Sep 9am English Half Marathon (Warrington) road
 Sunday 18-Sep 9am EHM 10k (Warrington) road
 Sunday 25-Sep  Northern 6/4  Stage Road Relays (SportCity Manchester)
 
 Tuesday 27-Sep  Club Track Mile
 road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Sunday 2-Oct 10am/11am Sandstone Trail A & B races
 xc/mt
 Thursday 6-Oct 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Saturday 15-Oct  British Fell Relay Championships (Luss village, Loch Lomond)
 supported
 Sunday 16-Oct 11am Green Drive 5 (Lytham St Annes)
 road
 Tuesday 18-Oct 7pm Club track 3k road
 Saturday 22-Oct 10:30am WRC Autumn 5 Miler (Burtonwood)
 xc/mt
 Sunday 23-Oct 10am NWSCCL race #1 Clarke Gardens (Liverpool) xc/mt
 Sunday 23-Oct 11am Clwydian Hills fell race
 fell
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 3-Nov 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Sunday 13-Nov 10am NWSCCL race #2 Beacon Country Park (Skem) xc/mt
 Thursday date tbc
 7pm Striders AGM at Birchwood High School 
 Sunday 20-Nov  10am Preston 10 mile
 road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 1-Dec 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Sunday 4-Dec 10am NWSCCL race #3 Walton Park (Liverpool) xc/mt
 Sunday 4-Dec  10am Stockport 10 Mile  road
 Sunday 18-Dec 10am NWSCCL race #4 Arrowe Park (Wirral)
 xc/mt
 Saturday date tbc  8:45am/10:15am Frodsham/Helsby trail run (7 or 14 miles)  [Striders club only]
 
 Sunday date tbc  9:30am Delamere Forest Santa Run (2 to 7 miles)  [Striders club only]
 

Training

Tue: Meet at High School or the track (depending on the season)
Thu: Muster run, 6 - 7 miles from School
Sat & Sun:  x/c training (winter only)
Sun: Various runs
Check at training to confirm details.

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Striders monthly Curry Night

First Thursday of the month.  Meet between 8:30pm and 8:45pm.  At the Indian Tiffin in Culcheth.

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Club championship races

There is a choice of road, fell or multi-terrain races in the three different championships.

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Latest news

Tuesday Track training from 6-Sep

Starting Tue 6-Sep, we return to Victoria Park for track training each Tue until end-Oct.
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Striders Club Championships

All three championships have categories for Women & Men, Veteran & Senior.  There is also an overall "Champion Of Champions" trophy.  Read more...

Road Race Championships

Races at distances from 1 mile to half marathon, with best 7 races to count.  Points per race are decided on a formula related to world best age group times.  Coordinated by Janet Redpath.

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Cross Country / Multi-terrain Championships

Races from 5k up to 17 miles, with best 7 races to count.  Points decided on finishing position.  Some races are classic cross country, others are on paths & tracks.  Coordinated by Liz Whitfield.

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Fell Championships

Races from 3 miles up to 13 miles with varying amounts of climb, with best 6 races to count.  Points decided on finishing position.  Coordinated by Neville Griffiths.

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