Beacon Hill Striders

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Hot News:  BHS Monthly Article (November 2017): Interval Training Volume: Is Less More? // Ben Dijkstra wins at Milton Keynes XC Challenge


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:

  • Ben Dijkstra secures U20M victory at the Milton Keynes XC Challenge.
  • Ben Dijkstra & Sam Stevens impress at the English National XC Relays. (November 2017)
  • Archie Banks & James Wardle record race wins at the second fixture of the Leicestershire Schools’ XC League. (October 2017)
  • Phillip Maddocks retains his Leicestershire Duathlon Championship crown at the Bosworth Autumn Duathlon. (October 2017)
  • Our Under 15 age-group runners (Boys & Girls) excel at the Midland Counties YA Road Relays. (September 2017)

For full details of group member performances, please go toLatest News


2016/2017: Highlighted performances by group members:

  • 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)