Nuneaton Harriers Athletic Club

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Welcome to Nuneaton Harriers online  www.nuneatonharriers.org.uk

Come and join a local and welcoming athletics club

Nuneaton Harriers Athletic Club is based at the Pingles Stadium in Nuneaton where we have an 8-lane 400m floodlit all-weather running track and clubhouse.

 

We welcome athletes of all standards, from fun runners through to international level competitors and have active athletes from age 7 to over 70. There is a large and vibrant young athletes section.

 

We provide training and qualified coaching with opportunities to compete in local, regional and national level competitions. We compete in track and field athletics, road running, race walking and cross country races. There are teams dedicated to young athletes, junior, senior and masters (age over 35 years) athletes.

 

New members are always welcome. Contact us or simply turn up at The Pingles clubhouse (Pingles Stadium, Avenue Road, Nuneaton. CV11 4LX) on one of the club training nights. The young athletes (under 13 years old) train on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm whilst older members meet at 7:30pm.

 

If you are over 16, new to running and would like to join the beginners group please try the Saturday morning session at 10am.

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We meet for training at the Pingles Stadium

 

Sessions for club members are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at;

 

        6.30pm - 7.30 pm  ages 7 to 13 (club members)

         7.30pm - 8.30pm   over 13s

 

There is also an associated beginners and improvers group for parents of young athletes (led by a Nuneaton Harriers coach) that meets on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30pm.

 

There are open coached sessions for adults on;

 Wednesday  9:30am - 10:30am, and

 Saturday  10:00am to 11:00am

 

All abilities are welcome to these open sessions which will suit complete beginners through to experienced racers - no membership is required for the Weds/Sat sessions. Once each month the Saturday morning training is followed by an additional (optional) yoga class.

 

Sunday morning informal group meets at 8am for seniors' long run (8-15 miles off road) from Old Ed's pavillion, Weddington Fields.  (Check to confirm whether this group is meeting)

 

Session Fees

£2 per session for members,

£3.00 for non members.

 

 

Coaching methods

Generally under 13s are coached in several groups and they experience a wide variety of athletic events over the year. After 7.30pm the coaching for over 13s is more specialised but all athletes can try out different events. All the coaches are qualified though UKA.

 

Race walking covers all age groups and in, addition, the under 13 groups are given a chance to try out walking on a regular basis. For the over 13s generally the walking sessions begin at 6.30pm.

NOTICES and LATEST NEWS

 

Latest club newsletter and results (edition 24) available here 

 

Summer 2017 fixture list now available here

 

The club annual general meeting will be held on Thursday 18th May - all members are invited to attend and participate

Events coming up in the next few months - also see calendar page

 

April

Sun 2nd      Centurion 5 Grand Prix Series Race 6 - Solihull

Sun 16th     MFRC Easter 10k - Coventry

Sat 22nd     YDL (lower age groups) - Banbury

Sun 23rd     London Marathon

Sun 30th     YDL (upper age groups) - Telford

Sun 30th     Monty 5k (WRRL)

 

MAY

Tue 2          EMGP Silverstone 10k

Sat 6           Midland Senior League – Sutton in Ashfield

Sun 7          Heart of England League - tba

Sun 7          LRRL West End 8 - Syston

Wed 10       Midland masters league – Pingles

Fri 12          EMGP Blisworth Friday 5

 

Sat 13 & Sun 14 COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS - PINGLES

 

Sun 14       Bosworth ½ marathon

Wed 17      EMGP Rugby 6

Sat 20        YDL (lower age groups) - Banbury

Sun 21       LRRL Gaddesby 7

Mon 22       Under 12s league - Rugby

Wed 24      EMGP Corby 5

Thu 25       WRRL Ryton 5m

Sun 28       YDL (upper age groups) – Sutton Coldfield

Mon 29      London 10000