March 2020

Open Letter about 2020/21 Membership

Dear Member, We are very sorry that it has been necessary to suspend all Club activities until further notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak and thank you all for your patience and co-operation in following the guidance from the Government and England Athletics to help us all stay safe. The Club committee has decided unanimously to refund all Club membership and Tri-team fees already paid for the year commencing 1… Read More »Open Letter about 2020/21 Membership


England Athletics Coronavirus Statement updated 24 Mch

Following the further restrictions on movement put in place by the UK Government last night, UKA and the Home Country Athletics Federations have made the following updates to our previous statement issued on 17 March: Extending the suspension of all athletics activity in England to the 31 May. [Initially this had been agreed to the end of April]. This suspension includes all organised athletics activity in the UK, including all… Read More »England Athletics Coronavirus Statement updated 24 Mch


Funeral of former Club member

It is with deep regret we announce the death of Mike Green at the age of 65. Mike was a regular runner with the Club in the mid to late 80s competing in the London Marathon on at least a couple of occasions. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held at Christ Church, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth on Friday 20th March at 12 noon. If you remember Mike and are… Read More »Funeral of former Club member


All Club Activities Suspended until further notice

England Athletics has now updated its Coronavirus advice as follows: “England Athletics advises that all face-to-face activity such as club training sessions, events, competitions, club committee and face-to-face meetings, athlete camps, running groups and social events should be suspended until at least the end of April.”   Read the full message here: CLICK HERE   As a result the Committee has agreed that the responsible approach is that we should… Read More »All Club Activities Suspended until further notice


Juniors run 181.2 miles for Sport Relief

Amidst all the gloom I am delighted to report that Kate Bankes’ “amazing” juniors group, helpers and parents ran an astonishing 7 marathons for Sport Relief, totally smashing the target of 2 marathons! Great fun was had by all on a slightly muddy, specially marked out track under a blue sky and the event was rounded off with a feast. Total amount raised still to be announced as sponsor monies… Read More »Juniors run 181.2 miles for Sport Relief


Coronavirus Statement (Updated 16 Mch) from EA website

For those who offer community and leisure services, such as running a local athletics club, hand hygiene should be strongly promoted and encouraged, and equipment and facilities should be thoroughly cleaned and wiped down as usual following use. Nevertheless, we are aware that the coronavirus outbreak is a very fluid and rapidly changing situation. We are in regular contact with UKA, Sport England and runbritain to monitor the situation as… Read More »Coronavirus Statement (Updated 16 Mch) from EA website


Coronavirus Statement (updated 12 Mch)

Please see the attached statement from England Athletics which provides advice and guidance for us all.

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Welsh Castles Relay 2020 – we are in

Great news – we have just had confirmation that our entry into this years relay has been accepted and so we are back in the Welsh Castles Relay this year. We will be in contact with all the runners who have put their names down for the squad to sort out legs and other details after next weeks race committee meeting but please make sure that you have marked the… Read More »Welsh Castles Relay 2020 – we are in

Green Man 2020

Green Man Race Results

Congratulations to Stroud AC’s Clive Poole who waded through the mud on Sunday to complete the 30 mile off road Green Man Challenge  

Minchinhampton 10k results

Congratulations to all Stroud runners who took part in this year’s race! Results and gun times for registered Club members below