Halifax Harriers Athletic Club was formed in 1884. We are affiliated to England Athletics for Track and Field, Cross Country, Road and Fell running. We are dedicated to encouraging participation in all these disciplines for all ages and abilities and have a dedicated program for disabled athletes. Our home base is the Spring Hall Athletics Track on Huddersfield Road, about 1 mile out from Halifax Town centre.

PB's at Vale of York half marathon

Max Burgin wins in Gyor

Halifax Harriers, had eight runners who set PB’s on the day. They were James O’Rourke 1:29:03, Keith Lemon 1:40:38, Nigel Taylor 1:44:53, Sophie Baxter 1:46:24, David Parrington 1:52:57, Stefanie Dickinson 1:58:21, Deborah Kirkbride 1:58:27, Audra Naylor 2:17:08.

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Coming Up

The annual club weekend away will once again be going to Palma Majorca.

On Saturday 10th November club member Frank Chislett’s Oompah Band
are once again playing the Halifax Bierkeller.

The World Famous Amazing Bavarian Stompers are the first British Oompah Band to appear at a major German Bier Festival! Their show is hugely infectious, high-energy and features much opportunity for liquid refreshment and audience participation. Highly sought after, the Stompers are renowned as the best Oompah Band available…AND THEY’RE FROM HALIFAX!


Includes Entry, Entertainment AND Bratwurst & Chips - to help soak up the Beer!

This event will sell out so get your order in by Tuesday 18th September at the latest

If you wish to come along with the Harriers please contact Chris Kirkbride at kirkrhino@aol.com or sign up on the sheet in the clubhouse as soon as possible.


Join The Harriers

Everyone welcome from 8 years upwards. Training from an experienced coaching team.

Where to Find Us

Race Clock Hire

Our Race Clock is available for hire.


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Halifax Harriers have a thriving Junior section competing across disciplines.