Slaithwaite Striders Running Club
a passionate and supportive running club
ABOUT SLAITHWAITE STRIDERS
We are a UKA Affiliated running club based in the Colne Valley near Huddersfield
Our supportive club is made up of runners, both beginners and experienced, meeting to:
Stay fit and lead a healthy lifestyle
Run for fun
Compete in races
Make new friends
We meet every Thursday evening at Slaithwaite Cricket Club, Racton Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 5DQ. Runs can be either road, off road or a mixture of both.We have three main running groups:
STEADY: Our first group aims to run at a steady pace, with some breaks. Suitable for beginners with a lower mileage and flatter terrain. Approximately 12 plus minute per mile pace. Runs usually last 1 hour.
SWIFT: Our second group runs at a swifter pace over a longer distance. Suitable for intermediate runners. Includes varying elevation and terrain. Approximately 10 plus minute per mile pace. Runs usually last 1 hour 15 minutes.
SPEEDY: Our third group runs at a speedy pace. Suitable for experienced runners. Running over 7 miles. On flat and hilly terrain including road, trail and fells. Approximately 8 minute per mile pace. Runs usually last 1 hour 30 minutes.All our groups are led by an experienced runner on planned routes. We regroup at points throughout the route, supporting and encouraging each other. The run leader will always make sure that no one is left behind.
MEMBERSHIP: Taster sessions – You don’t have to join straightaway. You can come out with the club for 3 runs before committing to become a member.Annual membership – We have an annual membership fee to be part of our club. This contributes towards insurance, fees, group leadership training and club house facilities. Click here for more information annual membership