Welcome to the Strathaven Striders web-site. The Strathaven Striders is a friendly and sociable running club based in Strathaven in South Lanarkshire. Our members include beginners about to attempt their first 10K through to veteran Ultra Runners and Ironman triathletes. Whatever your interest in running we are sure that you will find others with similar interests in the club.You are welcome to join us for some exercise, chat and fun. Simply come along to one of our regular training sessions detailed below.Regular Training SessionsWe train regularly during the week at the following times;•19.00 Monday Evenings: - 'Come and Run' session. Meet at Strathaven Pool.•19.00 Tuesday Evenings: Beginners and returners. Watch 'Newsflash' for details of beginners courses. Meet at Strathaven Pool.•19.30 Wednesday Evenings: – Coached run session. All three club coaches will be present. Suitable for all abilities from beginners to seasoned runners. Each coach looks after a group of similar running ability. Meet at Strathaven Pool. •7pm Thursday Evenings - Core Training Session, 45 mins, no running involved but taking part in this session will improve your running, focus on main muscle groups. Different sessions each week - runs every Thursday night throughout the year - new members welcome. Meet at Strathaven Pool.Members also organize training sessions on an ad hoc basis - these sessions include swimming and cycling as well as running.Join UsIf you would like to join us simply come along to one of our training sessions or drop us an email.
”The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” ― John Bingham, No Need for Speed: A Beginner's Guide to the Joy of Running
Calendar of Events August to December 2014 - here!Striders Hill Races, Cairn Table , Muirkirk. Date change - will now be held Saturday 18th October (to avoid Glasgow Half Marathon)New beginners course. Week 1 - Tuesday 5th August 7pm Strathaven Leisure Centre. Spread the word!