About us

Sandbach Striders was born back in 2003. Since the early days, membership has grown with a firm ethos of the club being not just about running but social activities as well. The club is affiliated to UK AAA and has its own qualified coaches. Many other special events take place on various nights too.

The club meets on Wednesdays at 18:30 and Sundays at 09:00 at Elworth Cricket Club.

Whilst many members compete in races from 5k to Marathons, the emphasis remains purely on keeping people motivated and having fun. Why not scan through our race reports to see what we’ve been up to? Having read them, you’re sure to see why Sandbach Striders has developed the motto of being

"No Ordinary Running Club!"

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Race Report: Leeds Abbey Dash 10k 17/11/2013

My daughter Kat and I both ran this race and combined it with a shopping to see friends who live in Yorkshire. 

 It wasn’t a race that I had planned to do but I was told that it was a flat course and I didn’t want to do another hill after (the ‘sting in the tail’) Congleton half.

Friday, 22 November 2013

Race Report: Flying Fox 10m 03/11/2013

The Flying Fox is a 10 mile race which is undulating to say the least!  For the past few years it has always been a wet and cold miserable day. 

Well 3 November was no different with the exception of rain.  I set off from Sandbach and

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Don't mention the 'C' word !

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat. Well, it might not just be the goose! Don't let the temptations of the season ruin your winter training.

Here are a few interesting running events coming up over the next few weeks which might interest you...

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Race Report: Passing Clouds 9m 28/10/2013

You ever get that feeling that your addicted?   

Well I think I do, no not think, I am sure I am. There i was sitting out in the lovely French sunshine in the Vosage mountains when that little bleep came through on my phone. It was the upcoming race email from the chairman. 

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Crewe Déjà vu 3 Photos are now online!

We hope you enjoyed your day at the  Crewe Déjà vu 3.

Here are two sets of photos which are free for you for any non-commercial purposes.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Crewe Déjà vu 3 Results are now online!

Well done to all the finishers today, there were some fantastic results and many targets achieved or surpassed. 

The results are here courtesy of the world class chip timing from HS Sports: http://www.chiptiming.co.uk/results/?sport=1&year=2013&event=151&race=59

Further photos and news to follow...

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Crewe Déjà vu 3 is nearly upon us!

The Crewe Déjà vu 3 is nearly upon us! 

The ones to blame on race day: Giles, Michael and Jason
We currently have a 15 members of Sandbach Striders on the start list and are also expecting a full contingent of other runners. Some familiar faces, some new, hopefully by the end of the day new running friends.