Beacon Hill Striders

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  • Hot News 1: James Wardle takes U20M 1500m Silver (in a personal best 4-02.98) at the Midland Counties T&F Championships.
  • Hot News 2: Tate Emery Peters (1-58.75) & Adam Barber (1-59.40) clock sub 2-00 times at the Nuneaton 800m Open Meeting.
  • Hot News 3: U17M Louis Buttrick records a personal best 3000m time of 9-14.37 at the Kettering Open. 
  • (See below for further recent performances by group members)
  • ** NewTraining Article – October 2019 (Training: Week Zero!) **

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

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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:

  • U20W Lizzy Edge impresses with a 10-03.12 3000m at the BMC (Milton Keynes) races. (June 2021)
  • Adam Barber (8-59.33) & Charlie Neece (9-06.11) record 3000m bests at the Leigh, Manchester BMC PB Classic. (May 2021)
  • James Wardle (15-29) & Adam Barber (15-37) impress at the Prestwold Hall 5K Races. (May 2021)
  • Lizzy Edge records 5K best (17-11) at the Mallory Park 5K Spring Festival. (April 2021)
  • Adam Barber (1st) & Charlie Neece (2nd) impress at the Leicestershire Schools XC League. (October 2020)
  • Joseph Tuffin (14-51) & David Robertson (14-53) lead in a string of 5K personal bests at the Mallory Park 5K (October 2020)
  • James Wardle (8-55); Adam Barber (9-02); & Charlie Neece (9-07) impress at 3000m. (September 2020)
  • Ben Dijkstra runs a 13-44 personal best 5K as top class racing returns at the Podium 5K … (Full race report here). (August 2020)
  • Tate Emery Peters claims U17M 1500m Bronze at the England Athletics AG Indoor T&F Championships. (February 2020)
  • Ben Dijkstra takes individual Silver in the Senior Men’s race at the Midland Counties XC Championships. (January 2020)

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

2016/2017/2018/2019: Highlighted performances by group members:

  • Ben Dijkstra claims double Gold (Individual & Mixed Relay) at the European U23 Triathlon Championships. (September 2019)
  • Lizzy Edge places 10th at the European Youth Triathlon Championships on her Team GB debut (June 2019)
  • Lizzy Edge captures English 5K (U15G) title at Sutton Park, Birmingham (April 2019)
  • Sam Marsh records a top 10 finish at the English Schools XC Championships to secure International selection. (March 2019)
  • Ben Dijkstra grabs Midlands U20M XC Championship title at Leamington. (January 2019)
  • Xavi Salcedo takes Individual Silver at the UK School Games Triathlon. (September 2018)
  • Joseph Tuffin retains U20M Midland Counties 3000m title. (September 2018)
  • James Wardle wins the England Athletics U15B 3000m title at the Bedford International Stadium. (August 2018) 
  • Phillip Maddocks claims individual Silver in the Welsh National Sprint Duathlon Championships. (March 2018)
  • 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)