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.
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 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 (from 1/6/17)
£3 per session for members,
£4.00 for non members.
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.
Training fees will increase with effect from 1st June to cover increased costs
£3 per session for members / £4 per session for non-members
You may need to show your membership card at the kiosk to get the member's rate
Latest club newsletter and results (edition 25) available here
Summer 2017 fixture list available here
Athletics matches coming up in the next few months - see calendar page road racing league dates
Heart of England League U11 – U20
July 2nd Witney/Droitwich
Under 12s League (Quad kids)
July 10th Coventry
Midland League (Div 6) U17 - seniors
July 15th Nuneaton
August 6th Tamworth
Midland Masters League (over 35s)
June 28th Leamington/Coventry
July 19th Kettering
Club young athletes championships - 9th July
Jul 7/8 English Schools championships - Birmingham
Jul 29/30 England senior championships - Bedford
Aug 19/20 Midland u17, u15 & u13 (quad) championships - Nuneaton
Aug 26/27 England U17 & U15 championships - Bedford
Sept 9th u13 / u15 Inter Counties Track & Field Match - Nuneaton
New Fixture - The Nuneaton 10k - Sunday 10th September