September News


What a summer we had, it’s always so nice to get out in the fields (and Cows, Llamas, broken stiles, stinging nettles!) As the dark nights begin to draw in please get your running lights charged up and hi viz tops at the ready.

Our current C25K is going well. Thank you to everyone who helps each week and makes them feel welcome.

We still have funds for the run leader course. Please let us know if you are interested in this.

Please see the link for the North Staffs Road Races Association. Mat Capper has done a brilliant job at representing the Striders this year. If anyone wants to join for next year let us know.

Emma Copeland is offering to run track sessions at Keele on Thursday nights. Please reply on Spond if you are interested.


We have a busy Autumn ahead so please make a note of the dates and information

Sat 21st October – Bongo Bingo Audley CC. Please book on, it’s a crazy fun night – BOOK HERE.

Please volunteer to help set up on the night.

Sun 29th October – Strider takeover at Clough Hall Junior Park Run in Kidsgrove. Volunteers needed. Please let Luisa know

Tuesday 31st October – Halloween run and final C25K, it would be great to dress up and run together before coming back to celebrate their achievement and hand out their medals

Sat 4th November – Betley Bonfire, volunteers needed. This was a great night last year and we’d like to do it again. Probably scanning tickets, free food and we got to watch the fireworks.

Please let Luisa know, the more we get the more money we can apply for!

Tues 7th November – AGM and Bring a Plate after the club run. Luisa is stepping down as Chair and Rob Mottram will be voted in. Lucy is stepping down as membership secretary. We are asking anyone who would like to consider joining the committee for the following roles – membership secretary, social media secretary and joining the events team to contact Luisa.

Sun 12th November – Remembrance Sunday. Anyone wishing to attend on our behalf please contact Luisa

Thurs 17th November – Awards night at Alessi, Curry and Cocktail as previous year, more info to follow.

Please take a moment to vote for these awards – These awards are voted by members for its members.

Rotary Santa Sleigh – Always a great night volunteering on the sleigh. Dates to be confirmed and we will ask for volunteers nearer the time.

Sun 17th DecemberFestive 5k – This is our 4th year hosting this race and it’s proved to be a popular one in the local race diary. If you are not entering the race please consider volunteering on the day either to help out at the cricket club or marshal the race alongside the Rotary Club. We would love the club to get dressed up this year.

Please see Rob M about fancy dress, we are thinking Christmas Dinner, Nativity etc


We have updates our policies and these are now on the on Website.

🎅 🎅       Christmas party info to follow   🎅 🎅 



Please do share this with your friends and family and even try it out yourself. Walking is a brilliant way to start your fitness off!

5K Routes

Town Fields & Meadows Loop 3.48 Miles

Town Fields & Meadows Loop 3.48 Miles 3.48 miles / 5.6 km – Left along Nantwich Road, left onto Alsager Road, right onto the Wreck, go up onto Town Fields, go down & right to come out on path to right of the Football club, right onto Old Road, over main road...

Mill Dale & Black & White House

Mill Dale & Black & White House 4.11m Nantwich Road, Barthomley Road, Mill Dale, over fields to Big Black & White House, at the iron gates go across 2 fields & out onto Nantwich Road just across from Waggon & Horses & go left back to the club...

Cross Lane & Great Oak

Cross Lane & Great Oak 3.47m From the Club, go left along Nantwich Road, turn left onto Alsager Road, right onto Cross Lane, before the last bend to the left that meets Hullocks Pool & Great Oak,  go straight across the public footpath path (field usually has...

Lines, Thatched Cottage at Miles Green & Apedale

Audley Striders Lines, Thatched Cottage at Miles Green & Apedale run 3.6 miles (5.8k)  - majority off road so a pit stop for the stiles: Nantwich Rd, Chester Rd, Dean Hollow, Hall Street, over fields to the Lines, off at Miles Green, left on to Miles Green Road,...