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!"

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

This week's news: 25/09/2016

With other events taking place at Astbury Mere and Delamere, these two local parkruns were cancelled this week. However, keen Striders found alternatives!

This week's news: 18/09/2016

It was a quiet week for Sandbach Striders who took part in 7 parkruns, a 10k and a Half Marathon.
Seven Striders took part in the Congleton parkrun at Astbury Mere, with Mick Hutchins earning himself a new PB for the course and Heather Carter coming in as second lady.  Full results were:

Heather Carter 19:47
Stephen Mclean 20:42
Mick Hutchins 20:52
Rick Kelso-Davies 27:53
Denis Culloty 29:53
John Wright 31:45
Steve Treweeks 36:32

Striders at Congleton parkrun

Monday, 12 September 2016

2016-09-07 Club handicap results

Well done to all finishers of this year's club handicap.

Also, a big congratulations (and apology) to John Wright who should have come second male. Sorry, but it was very dark when I was trying to read the results :-/

Sandbach 10k sponsored by Butcher & Barlow - Race Report

Sandbach 10k sponsored by Butcher & Barlow

The finish line

On a beautiful sunny September Sunday, 136 runners and their families descended on Sandbach for the Sandbach 10k Sponsored by Butcher & Barlow solicitors.

This week's news: 12/09/2016

Wednesday night’s club run saw the 4th of the clubs summer series of events – the Club Handicap, a race which anyone can win. After a review of each member’s best times over the year and some carefully considered calculations, Striders were sent off one by one to run the 11k course with the aim to be the first Strider Home, regardless of where in the order they started.
First lady home was Lucy Lee, followed by June Wray and Jo Askey. First male home was Matt Simister, followed by Kevern Roberts and Steve Treweeks
Lucy Lee at the Club Handicap

Sandbach 10k sponsored by Butcher and Barlow Results

A massive thank you to all the entrants and volunteers from yesterdays event. It was a great day, good weather, and some excellent performances. A full race report will be up soon, but for now the results are available at: https://sandbachstriders.niftyentries.com/Results/Sandbach-10K

Race photos will be available for FREE at http://racephotos.org.uk/ soon.

Monday, 5 September 2016

This week's news: 05/09/2016

Here is a round up of this weeks running activities from Sandbach Striders, involving 6 parkruns, a trail run, an ultra, a 10k and a half marathon.
Six Striders took part in the Congleton parkrun at Astbury Mere, which marked Tony Taylor’s 100th parkrun. Full results were:
Tony Taylor 20.15
Heather Carter 20.15
Mick Hutchins 21.23
Stephen Mclean 22.39
Elaine Wood 28.49
Karen Lovatt 33.35

Striders at Congleton parkrun