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.


Max Burgin wins in Gyor

Under 11’s Tuesday at 6:00pm to 6:50pm. NEW MEMBERS TO COME AT 5:45pm on first night.

Older members Tuesdays and Thursday - 11 years and older (on the track) at 7:00pm to 8:15pm.. NEW MEMBERS TO COME AT 6:45pm on first night. .

SENIOR ROAD RUNNERS Tuesday and Thursdayat 6:45pm. NEW MEMBERS TO COME AT 6:30pm on first night.

Membership details can be found under ABOUT US at the top of the page.

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The West Yorkshire Cross Country League is now open for entry. To enter please add your name to the list in the Club Hut and pay at the same time. There is no entry without pre-payment. Payment can be made by cash, or using our new contactless card machine.

See the West Yorkshire Cross Country website for details: http://www.westyorkshireathletics.org.uk/XCMain.htm

Any questions please ask at the desk or email Mark Gaughan on mark.gaughan@btinternet.com

This is one of the clubs longest running races with the tradition dating way back to the 50’s, possibly even longer. This race will once again be organised by Nigel Rigg. Meet at 10:30 at the chippy on the moor for registration with a race start time of 11:00. Route details are on the Harriers website.

Under 11’s group, train as normal at 6:00pm and if we are lucky Santa may make an appearance.

U16s train at 7:00pm and hopefully Santa will still be around to make a visit for this group.

The draw for the Christmas Raffle Hampers will take place in the school café.

All senior road run groups start together at 6:45pm, with a choice of the full route or a shorter route.

This will be followed by festive snacks and soft drinks in the school café at 7:45pm.

This is also a good opportunity for injured and social members to have a catch up.

The club will be closed this evening.

The club will be closed this evening.

The entry forms for the Yorkshire, Northern & National cross country championships are now in the track café on training nights, so if you wish to enter these, please put your name down and pay your entry fees, as soon as possible. Closing date for this is the 12th December.

These championships are for Under 13 age groups and above. Entry fees are £12 for Yorkshire & National, and £10 for Northern.


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

Where to Find Us

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Our Race Clock is available for hire.


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Halifax Harriers have a thriving Junior section competing across disciplines.