May 2020

British Miler Club 1k Time Trial

Over the bank holiday weekend 7 junior club members completed in the British milers club 1k time trials and uploaded there results online. All Stroud results were excellent and many would if they had been in competition have broken both club road and track records. The oldest runner was 18 year old Annie Testar who backed up her 3rd place in the U20W Roger Bannister 1 mile time trial at… Read More »British Miler Club 1k Time Trial

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EA Guidance for Athletes and Coaches updated 15 May

The good news is that 1-2-1 sessions are now permitted provided that Social Distancing is maintained and appropriate measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Archway School remains unavailable to us as a training venue but we are lucky enough to have plenty of wide open spaces around to meet in pairs and run. To read the guidance documents for athletes and coaches please click here:


Stroud Beer Race and Frampton 10k postponed until 2021

Due to the current ban on road racing in the UK as a result of Coronavirus, the Race Committee has decided to cancel this year’s Stroud Beer Race and Frampton 10k, you will be able to transfer to the 2021 race(s) or apply for a refund of the entry fee(s). An email has been sent to this year’s entries with full details, these can also be found on Race Nation… Read More »Stroud Beer Race and Frampton 10k postponed until 2021


SADAC Virtual 5K Challenge

Here is the Virtual 5K Challenge that Alan Pitt and Jason Barry have created for all Club members to enjoy. The idea is that you race or just run a 5K (3.11 miles), observing official guidelines, and then submit your Garmin or Strava activity to register your time. The Challenge runs until 31 Aug as we don’t know when normal races will resume and is planned for Club members only.… Read More »SADAC Virtual 5K Challenge


Coronavirus update – changes from 13 May

The Prime Minister has announced changes to the guidelines. FromWed 13 May, people will be able to: • Spend more time outdoors – for example sitting and enjoying the fresh air, picnicking or sunbathing • Meet one other person from a different household outdoors, as long as they follow social distancing guidelines and stay a minimum of two metres apart • Exercise outdoors as often as they wish, again following social distancing… Read More »Coronavirus update – changes from 13 May

Bannister Virtual Mile Time Trial

7 girls from our training groups entered the Banister virtual 1 Mile time trial to celebrate arguably the greatest sporting achievement of all time, the 66th anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the 4 minute mile on May 6th 1954 at the Oxford University track. The Bannister virtual time trial had some strict rules on the use of Garmin/Stava etc, plus the course could not have more than 2 laps and… Read More »Bannister Virtual Mile Time Trial

All Athletics Competitions suspended until 30 June.

England Athletics has updated its advice regarding competitions, which are all suspended until 30 June. Our Race committee will be meeting next week to decide on how we will respond as this impacts both The Beer Race and the Frampton 10k at present. More information to follow. The suspension of other athletic activities remains in place until 31 May but this may also be reviewed in the light of Government… Read More »All Athletics Competitions suspended until 30 June.