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

We are a friendly running club based in Birchwood in Warrington, Cheshire since 1983. We organise the long-established Birchwood 10k road race and several other races.

We have runners of all ability -  people who just run for fun, and people who compete at a professional level every week. We all share a common love of running.

So whether you're an established runner, new to running, or looking to improve your fitness, we'd love you to join us!

Find out more here...

5k Handicap - 30th August 7pm

The next 5k handicap (availabe to club members only) will be held on Thursday 30th August. Meet at Birchwood station between 6:30 and 6:45.

You will need to pre-register for this event by Sunday 26th August, details HERE.

Sunday Social Run - 5th August 9:30am

The next Sunday social is planned for Sunday 5th August at 9:3am in LYMM.

Suitable for all levels, we run/jog along the Trans Pennine Trail for a set time (suggest 30 to 45 minute) at your own pace, turn round and run/jog back. Simples!

Why not come along and join in, afterwards meeting up and enjoy a well earned breakfast, or maybe just a coffee?

For details click HERE

Parkrun Championship - Latest

The latest summary stats are HERE.

The latest details stats are HERE

Sankey Valley Social Run

Why not come along and join in our social run, afterwards meet up and enjoy a well deserved breakfast or just a coffee?

Details Here

Family Track Day - Saturday 7th July12:00

Click here for results

Ladies 5k - 2018 results now available

Click here for results

Birchwood Brook 5k - 2018 results now available

Click here to view the results


Events calendar

 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Wednesday 1-Aug 19:30 Pie and Peas 5 Miles
 Thursday 2-Aug
 20:30 Striders Social Night at the Peacock
 Sunday 5-Aug 11:00 Riverside 10 Miles Road
 Thursday 9-Aug 20:30 Curry Night
 Sunday 12-Aug 13:00
 2 Hillforts,Llandymog (Grand Prix race)
 Wednesday 15-Aug 19:15 Ellesmere Port RC 5k
 Saturday 18-Aug 09:00 Pennington Flask or Delamere Parkrun  xc/mt
 22-Aug 19:30 Harrock Hill race #4
 Thursday 23-Aug 19:15 Mid Cheshire 5k


 27-Aug 13:00
 Moel Famau, Nr Mold
 Thursday 30-Aug 18:30 5k Handicap
 Day Date Time Event Champs
 Sunday 2-Sep 9:30am Trafford 10k
 6-Sep 8:30ish Striders Social Night at The Peacock
 Thursday 16-Sep  8:45ish Curry Night
 Saturday 15-Sep 11.00am King John's Castle, nr Mold (Inter Club Grand Prix No. 3) fell
 Sunday 16-Sep 9am English Half Marathon (Warrington) road
 Sunday 16-Sep 9am EHM 10k (Warrington) road
 Sunday 30-Sep 10.00am Sandstone Trail A & B


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 Social Nights

1st Thursday of the month meet from 8:30 at the Peacock, Benson Road.
2nd 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.