Beacon Hill Striders

Get ahead of the pack, and achieve your personal best performance with Beacon Hill Striders


Hot News: Roman Watson-Quilter (U17M 800m) becomes 8th group member to be currently ranked top 5 in the East Midlands T&F Rankings.

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:

  • Roman Watson-Quilter (800m) & Sam Marsh (3000m) impress with personal bests at the BMC (Tipton) Regional meeting. (July 2018)
  • James Wardle (JB 1500m) narrowly misses out on an individual medal at the English Schools T&F Championship. (July 2018)
  • Roman Watson-Quilter, Sam Marsh, Tate Emery-Peters, & Xavi Salcedo record personal bests at the Charnwood AC Open. (July 2018)
  • Fynn Batkin wins Men’s Junior Race at the Eton Dorney Super-Tri. (July 2018)
  • Fynn Batkin impresses with 2018 East Midlands U20M 3000m best. (June 2018)
  • Joseph Tuffin claims the Midland Counties’ U20M 1500m title at the Area Championships. (June 2018)
  • James Wardle (JB 1500m) & Rachel Nealon (IG 3000m) grab Leicestershire Schools’ T&F Championship titles. (June 2018)

For full details of group member performances, please go to: 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)