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' above 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. 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
New beginners/returners 20 week course starts Tuesday 7th January at 7PM, Strathaven Leisure Centre. Open to everyone. Cost, of course, is only a membership to Striders for one year - £10. For more details phone 07516777586.2014 Striders Championship qualifying race list is here