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Welcome to the CLC Striders website, we are a inclusive and competitive running club, based in Cheltenham at the CLC Health & Fitness Centre. Open to all, we inspire and motivate our members to enjoy their running.

We hold organised training sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the year, and have an enthusatic and strong, mens and womens team racing on the road, track, and cross country.

New members are always welcome to join us for training, either get in touch or come along on a Monday or Wednesday.

The club is run by a committee of volunteers and is affiliated by England Athletics.

Club Constitution

The Objectives of the Club are:

The CLC Striders Running Club Constitution is made available for review by all members.

Club Policies

Anti-bullying policy

CLC Striders Running Club is committed to providing a caring, friendly, and safe environment for all of our members so they can participate in an inclusive sport where everyone belongs and can flourish.

The Club anti-bullying policy details how the club will approach any claims of bullying.

Grievance and Disciplinary policy

The Club shall not tolerate any physical or mental abuse, harassment, discrimination or defamation of any of its Members during, or subsequent to, club events, races, training sessions or club social events.

The Club grievance and disciplinary policy details how the club will handle any instances of grievance or matters of a disciplinary nature.

Health and Safety policy

The committee take the safety of Club members seriously, as a club with no employees (solely volunteers), Health and Safety Law does not generally apply. The Club Health and Safety Policy details this further.

Risk assessments

The ensure the safety of Club members, risk assessments have been produced around club activities:

Covid-19 risk assessment.

Inclusion policy

CLC Striders embraces diversity and difference and is committed to providing opportunities that are safe, inclusive, accessible and equitable. Where possible, we want our club to be accessible to all members of society, whatever their age, disability, gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality or social/economic status. The Club Inclusion Policy outlines the club’s approach to inclusion.

Privacy policy

CLC Striders are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of its members. For any personal data provided for the purposes of membership, CLC Striders is the Data Controller and is responsible for storing and otherwise processing that data in a fair, lawful, secure and transparent way. The Club take the protection of the data that we hold about you as a member seriously and will do everything possible to ensure that data is collected, stored, processed, maintained, cleansed and retained in accordance with current and future UK data protection legislation.

The Club Privacy Policy details the full principles around privacy, what data is held and processed and the rights of data subjects.

Social media policy

The Club social media policy has been developed to inform our club members about using social media (Facebook, YouTube, X (formerly Twitter), TikTok, Instagram and all other social networking sites and forums) so people feel enabled to participate, while being mindful of their responsibilities and obligations. In particular, this policy provides practical guidance allowing all parties to benefit from the use of social media, while minimising potential risks and protecting those involved

Welfare policy

CLC Striders is committed to ensuring that all members can participate in club activities in an enjoyable and safe environment. All members are entitled to a duty of care and to be protected from abuse. The Club Welfare Policy outlines the club’s approach, responsibilities and policy & procedures to safeguarding of all members.

The Club Welfare Officers are Matt Ashman and Amelia Mullins, any issues can be raised via [email protected]

Club Awards

The Club presents awards each year, at its AGM, to recognise members achievements and contributions to the Club.