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Harborough AC is affiliated to UK Athletics and exists to provide local athletes with club companionship and the opportunity to take part in many athletic events including track and field, road running, cross-county, triathlons and other athletic events.

Membership

Annual membership runs from September to September and is currently £35 for competing seniors(18 and over), £25 for non-competing members(only run on club nights but do not compete) and £20 for juniors and full time students.

Cheques should be made payable to Harborough A.C. If you wish to apply for a ‘Hardship rate’ then you must apply by letter to the committee each year, in advance of competition. If you have been in receipt of any income-based benefits for at least 6 months you may apply for a reduction upon proof of the benefit in payment.

Apart from the general camaraderie to be gained from belonging to a club, this entitles you to subsidised race entry fees.

Weekly subscriptions of £1 are collected on a Tuesday evening to cover hire of the Leisure Centre, showers etc. They are similarly collected on Monday nights from junior members.

Mission Statement

We are a multi-functional club affiliated to UK Athletics.

We cater for people of all abilities and ages generally from 11 years upwards who wish to develop their athletic abilities.

We make available training and competition in all athletic activities under the jurisdiction of UK Athletics:

  • Track and Field
  • Cross Country
  • Road Running
  • Fell Running
  • Race Walking

We aim to encourage our members to develop their skills in other areas associated with athletics, such as :

  • Officiating
  • Administration
  • Coaching
  • Any other activity that may enhance the Club, County, Region and National governing body.

We encourage the provision of a programme of social activities for our members.

We aim to make available such resources as may be required to facilitate the above, making use of facilities outside our locale where necessary.

Here is a copy of the club's constitution.

Child Protection Policy Statement

Harborough AC's aim is to encourage the full participation of all children and young people in our activities. In doing so, our first priority is their welfare and safety from all abuse.

We will work in partnership - enabling, valuing, listening and responding to the wishes and views of children, young people and parents. We encourage parental involvement in the supervision of training sessions and competition, in all respects of club activities.

We want all our young members to feel happy and at ease. We will do all we can to ensure that those taking part in our club activities are safe.

We have appointed two Safeguarding Officers within the club and we have established procedures* to ensure the aims of our policy are achieved and maintained.

Martin Hughes
Safeguarding Officer
01162 402095

Katy Kenyon
Safeguarding Officer
01858 465542

*Child Protection Policy