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
For more information about the Club, including how to join:
click here...

Spectrum Striders RC races 2017 - entries for all of our 2017 races are now open!  You can now enter all races online.

Forest Park Ladies 5k race info
Birchwood Brook 5k race info
Peter Lowe Memorial Hollins Green 5k race info
North Cheshire 5k Grand Prix series info
Sun 20-Aug-2017
at 10:00am
    Sat 17-Jun-2017
at 4pm
  In May & June 2017
Birchwood 10k
      5k Grand Prix
series info
 2017 10k entries are open
 2017 Ladies 5k entries are open
 2017 Brook 5k entries are open
  2017 HG5k entries are open
2017 5k series entries are open

Warrington Road Race Grand Prix - New for 2017. For more info, click here

Organised jointly by 5 Warrington running clubs

Sat 25-Mar-2017 10:30am  
Sat 17-Jun-2017 4pm
Thu 29-Jun-2017
  Sun 9-Jul-2017  Sep 2017 (date TBC)
WRC 5 miler  
Hollins Green 5k
Warrington 10k
Lymm Festival Trail 10k
  Olympians 8 mile

 Organised by
Warrington Running Club



Organised by
Spectrum Striders Running Club



 Organised by
Warrington Road Runners



 Organised by
Lymm Runners


   Organised by
Warrington Athletic Club

More race information will be posted on this web site when available

Events calendar

 Day Date Time Event
 Sunday 2-Apr  Liverpool Half Marathon Road
 Thursday 6-Apr 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Wednesday 12-Apr 7pm Chester Spring 5 (Upton, nr Chester) Road
 Saturday 15-Apr 3pm Rivington Pike (Crown Hotel, Horwich) 5.2k Fell
 Saturday 22-Apr 11.30am Anniversary Waltz (Stair Village Hall, Newlands Valley) 18.5k Fell
 Sunday 23-Apr 11am Whitley 10k Road
 Thursday 28-Apr 7.15pm Mid Cheshire 5k (Kingsley, nr Frodsham) Road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Wednesday 3-May 7.30pm Rainow 8k fell
 Thursday 4-May 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Saturday 7-May 10.30am Wigan Trail 10k mt
 Tuesday 16-May 7.30pm Walton Park 5 miles road
 Friday 19-May 7.15pm Christleton 5k road
 Sunday 21-May 9am Chester Half Marathon road
 Wednesday 24-May 7.30pm Harrock Hill (1st of 4 races, any one to count) fell
 Thursday 25-May 7:15pm Dunham Massey 5k #1 xc/mt
 Saturday 27-May 10.30am Blackpool Promenade 10 Miler road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 1-Jun 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  




Birchwood Brook 5k trail race

 Thursday 8-Jun 7:15pm Bowdon 5k
 Thursday 15-Jun 7:15pm Dunham Massey 5k #2 xc/mt




Hollins Green 5k
 Thursday 29-Jun TBC (usually 7.30pm) Warrington 10k (Woolston) road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Saturday 1-Jul 10.30am WRC - Warrington 5 mile trail race xc/mt




 Forest Park Ladies 5k [ladies only]

 Thursday 6-Jul 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Sunday 9-Jul 12pm (provisional) Lymm Trail 10k xc/mt
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Wednesday 2-Aug 7.30pm Pie and Peas 5 miles xc/mt
 Thursday 3-Aug 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Wednesday 16-Aug 7.15pm Ellesmere Port RC 5k road
 Saturday 19-Aug 9am Pennington Flash parkrun or Delamere parkrun 5k xc/mt



(fun run 9:15am)

 Birchwood 10k Road Race (& 2k fun run)
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 7-Sep 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Sunday 17-Sep 9am English Half Marathon (Warrington) road
 Sunday 17-Sep 9am EHM 10k (Warrington) road
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 6-Oct 8:45pm Striders Curry Night 
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 2-Nov 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Thursday date tbc 7.30pm Striders AGM at Birchwood High School 
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Thursday 7-Dec 8:45pm Striders Curry Night  
 Sunday date tbc 9:30am Delamere Forest Santa Run (2 to 7 miles)  [Striders club only] 
 Saturday date tbc  8:45am/10:15am Frodsham/Helsby trail run (7 or 14 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.