Birchwood 10k race information

Birchwood 10k road race on 21-Aug-2016

(10k road race at 10:00am  –  2k fun run at 9:15am)

Birchwood 10k race information

Race entries are now open.  Discounted joint entry with the English Half Marathon also available.
 More information available on our "Race information" and "How to enter" pages.

Striders at the end of the Cheshire Canal Ring relay run in 2013     Spectrum Striders RC Spring Training Initiative 2014
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
For more information about the Club, including how to join:
click here...
Spring Training with
Spectrum Striders Running Club.
The Club organises a Spring Training Group each year aimed at new & returning runners, coordinated by Linda Owen.

It runs from 5-Apr-2016 to early July 2016, it costs £20 and you receive:

  • coaching towards a 5k race
  • entry to a Club 5k race
  • a Club bath towel
  • reduced rate Club membership
  • sessions on Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday

For more information, click here...

   New day and time for HG5k        Earlier start time for Birchwood 10k
Birchwood Brook 5k race info
Peter Lowe Memorial Hollins Green 5k race info
North Cheshire 5k Grand Prix series info
Forest Park Ladies 5k race info
  Sun 19-Jun-2016
at 10am
  In May & June 2016    Sun 21-Aug-2016
at 10:00am
  Hollins Green 5k
race info
  5k Grand Prix
series info
    Birchwood 10k
Entries are open for
the Birchwood Brook 5k:
click here
  Entries are open for
the Hollins Green 5k:
click here
Entries are open for
the 5k series:
click here
  Entries are open for
the Forest Park Ladies 5k:
click here
  Entries are open for
the Birchwood 10k:
click here

To see Brook 5k entry list:
click here
To see HG5k entry list:
click here
To see 5k series entry list:

Events calendar

 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 5-May 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 14-May 9am Spectrum Does parkrun Pacers
 Sunday 15-May 9am Chester Half Marathon  road
 Tuesday 17-May 7:30pm Walton Park 5 road
 Friday 20-May 7:15pm Christleton 5k  road
 Wednesday 25-May 7:30pm Harrock Hill #1 fell
 Thursday 26-May 7:15pm Dunham Massey 5k #1 xc/mt
 Saturday 28-May 10:30am Blackpool Promenade 10 Miler road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 2-Jun 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  




Birchwood Brook 5k trail race

 Thursday 9-Jun 7:15pm Bowdon 5k
 Thursday 16-Jun 7:15pm Dunham Massey 5k #2 xc/mt




Hollins Green 5k
 Wednesday 22-Jun 7:30pm Harrock Hill #2 fell
 Wednesday 29-Jun 7:30pm Frodsham Hill Race - "Robbie Webster's Wobbler"  (fell GP race #1) fell
 Thursday 30-Jun 7:30pm  Woolston 10k road
 Day Date Time Event Champs




 Forest Park Ladies 5k [ladies only]

 Thursday 7-Jul 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Thursday 7-Jul 7:30pm The Wizard 5 (Alderley Edge) xc/mt
 Wednesday 13-Jul 7:30pm Sefton Park 5 Mile road
 Thursday 14-Jul 7:30pm Bull Hill fell race
 Thursday date tbc
 6:30pm Club 5k Handicap [Striders Club members only]  road
 Wednesday 27-Jul 7:30pm Harrock Hill #3 fell
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Wednesday 3-Aug 7:30pm Pie & Peas 5
 Thursday 4-Aug 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Saturday 13-Aug 2:30pm Tegg's Nose fell race  (fell GP race #2) fell
 Wednesday 17-Aug 7:15pm Ellesmere Port RC 5k road
 Friday 19-Aug 6:30pm Duathlon (Spectrum Striders members only)
 Saturday 20-Aug 9am Pennington Flash parkrun  xc/mt
 Saturday 20-Aug 9am Delamere parkrun  xc/mt



(fun run 9:15am)

 Birchwood 10k Road Race (& 2k fun run)
 Wednesday 24-Aug 7pm Harrock Hill #4  fell
 Saturday 29-Aug 2:30pm Moel Famau fell race  (fell GP race #3)
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 1-Sep 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 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)
 Saturday 24-Sep  Northern 6/4  Stage Road Relays (Woodbank Park, Stockport)
  date tbc
  Club Track Mile
  date tbc
  Club Road Mile
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Sunday 2-Oct 10am/11am Sandstone Trail A & B races
 Thursday 6-Oct 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Saturday 15-Oct  British Fell Relay Championships (Luss village, Loch Lomond)
 Sunday 16-Oct 11am Green Drive 5 (Lytham St Annes)
 Sunday 23-Oct 11am Clwydian Hills fell race
  date tbc
 7pm Club track 3k
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 3-Nov 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Thursday date tbc
 7pm Striders AGM at Birchwood High School 
 Sunday 20-Nov  10am Preston 10 mile
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 1-Dec 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Sunday 4-Dec  10am Stockport 10 Mile  road
 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]


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

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.

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.

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.