Beacon Hill Striders

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Hot News: English National XC Relays success for U15 Boys: James Wardle; Ed Parry; & Tate Emery Peters.

BHS Monthly Article (April 2018) … Training Density: Create Space to Flourish (Part 2)

BHS Monthly Article (February 2018) … Training Density: Create Space to Flourish (Part 1)


Beacon Hill Striders (Performance Running) – set up, developed, and led by former international runner Alan Maddocks – offers:

  • A ground-breaking training environment for talented and aspirational distance runners … Read More
  • A ‘Resource Centre’ providing FREE access to running training theory and best practice materials … Read More
  • Affordable ‘Consultancy Services’ to enhance your running performance and experience …  Read More

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Selection of Articles/Reports produced by Beacon Hill Striders (Performance Running):


Summary of the latest key performances from Beacon Hill Striders training group members:

  • Fynn Batkin, Joel Dungworth, Sam Marsh, & Tate Emery Peters impress at North Midlands XC League. (November 2018)
  • Fastest U15B leg for James Wardle to lead his club team to Bronze at the English National XC Relays. (November 2018)
  • Sam Stevens impresses in the opening North Midlands’ XC League fixture. (October 2018)
  • Phillip Maddocks retains his Leicestershire Duathlon title. (October 2018)
  • James Wardle records the fastest U15B leg at the National Young Athletes’ Road Relays. (October 2018)
  • Joseph Tuffin retains his Midland Counties’ U20M 3000m title. (September 2018)
  • Xavi Salcedo grabs individual Silver at the UK School Games Triathlon. (September 2018)
  • James Wardle wins the England Athletics U15B 3000m title at the Bedford International Stadium. (August 2018) … see: video

For full details of group runners’ performances see: Latest News


2016/2017: Highlighted performances by group members:

  • Sam Stevens finishes as runner-up in the U20M race at an International XC event in Spain (December 2017)
  • Ben Dijkstra represents Team GB at the European XC Championships (December 2017)
  • Ben Dijkstra claims individual Bronze at the World Triathlon Championships. (September 2017) (See video)
  • Joseph Tuffin takes Midland Counties U20M 3000m title. (August 2017)
  • Libby Coleman represents Great Britain at the European Youth Triathlon Championships. (July 2017)
  • Ben Dijkstra collects another national title at the England Athletics U20M T&F Championships (June 2017) (see: video)
  • Sam Stevens leads GB runners home in the World XC Championships U20M race. (March 2017)
  • Ben Dijkstra secures his seventh English Schools title with victory at the English Schools XC (Senior Boys) Championships. (March 2017)
  • Joseph Tuffin makes a winning international debut representing England at the Welsh Athletics International. (March 2017)
  • Libby Coleman wins the U17W title at the Midland Counties XC Championships. (January 2017)
  • Sam Stevens represents Great Britain at the European XC Championships in France. (December 2016)
  • Ben Dijkstra claims the Junior Men’s Bronze at the World Triathlon Championships. (September 2016)  see Video
  • Sam Stevens secures the Senior Boys 3000m title at the 2016 English Schools T&F Championships. (July 2016) view race
  • Alfie Thompson represents England at the European Youth Mountain Running Cup in the Czech Republic. (June 2016)
  • Sam Stevens makes a successful international debut (representing England) at the Cardiff XC Challenge. (January 2016)