Four week Trial: Give it go!

You are welcome to train with the Harriers for four weeks before joining the club. There is a fee of £2.00 per training session until you join the club after which training sessions are free as part of membership. You will find information about when and where we train on our TRAINING PAGE. training page.

How to Join

Fill out a membership form which can be downloaded below or pick up a copy in the Clubhouse. We accept cash or cheques for the fee made out to Halifax Harriers. Bring them to a training session 15 minutes before the start time.

Thats it!

Junior Membership Form January 2022 Senior Membership Form January 2022

Juniors

Until further notice, due to the high demand for places in our Junior Section (under 16 years), we are not accepting applications from new members who only wish to train for general fitness, or to improve their fitness for another sport (football, rugby, netball etc).

However we are still accepting new members who promise to compete for the club when they are fit/ready to take part in competitions.

Disability Group

We are still taking applications for membership from those who are 11 years and older who wish to join the disability group, who train at 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Club Constitution

Constitution

Safeguarding Policy

Halifax Harriers is committed to ensuring that all members can participate in club activities in an enjoyable and safe environment. All children and adults at risk are entitled to a duty of care and to be protected from abuse. This outlines the club’s approach, responsibilities and policy & procedures to safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

Halifax Harriers commits to the England Athletics safeguarding policies in their entirety:
• (Links to UKA policies) UK Athletics & HCAF Child Safeguarding Policy - Resources (englandathletics.org)

UK Athletics & HCAF Adult Safeguarding Procedures - Resources (englandathletics.org)

We aim to support all club members, parents and carers, Coaches, Leaders, Guide Runners, Volunteers and Committee members, to apply these policies locally.

Welfare Officers contact details:
Mark Gaughan: mark.gaughan@btinternet.com

Deb Greenwood: debmgreenwood@gmail.com

Club Fees

Membership TypeFeeTrack Use *
* Tuesday and Thursday nights only.
Seniors - Joining in January 2022 - August 2022. Lasts to 31st March 2023£50Free
Juniors - Joining in January 2022 - August 2022. Lasts to 31st March 2023£50Free
Students (not living at home)£40Free
Coaches (not training or competing)FreeFree
Social Member£5No
Seniors - Joining in September 2022 - December 2022. Lasts to 31st March 2023£30Free
Juniors - Joining in September 2022 - December 2022. Lasts to 31st March 2023£30Free

Membership purchased September - December 2021 will run till the end of March 2023 (£30).

Membership purchased from 1st Januaryer 2022 will run till the end of March 2023 (£50).

If you require any additional information, please send email to treasurer@halifaxharriers.co.uk or ring 01274 814 632 and ask for Raymond.

Code of Conduct for Athletes

As a responsible athlete you will:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every athlete, coach, technical official and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally.
  • Anticipate and be responsible for your own needs including being organised, having the appropriate equipment and being on time
  • Inform your coach of any other coaching that you are seeking or receiving so that they can ensure that there is no conflict with their coaching
  • Always thank the coaches and officials who enable you to participate in athletics

As a responsible Athlete, when participating in or attending any athletics activities, including training/coaching sessions and competition events you will:

  • Avoid swearing and abusive language and irresponsible behaviour including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse. (Any act of this kind will be reported to the committee and you may be banned from the club)
  • Act with dignity and display courtesy and good manners towards others
  • Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
  • Never engage in any inappropriate or illegal behaviour
  • Avoid destructive behaviour and leave athletics venues as you find them

In addition, athletes, especially young athletes and vulnerable adults, should follow these guidelines on safe participation in athletics

  • Notify a responsible adult if you have to go somewhere (why, where and when you will return)
  • Strictly maintain boundaries between friendship and intimacy with a coach or technical official
  • Never accept lifts in cars or invitations into homes on your own without the prior knowledge and consent of your parent/carer
  • Report any accidental injury, distress, misunderstanding or misinterpretation to your parents/carers and club Welfare officer as soon as possible.
  • Report any suspected misconduct by coaches or other people involved in athletics to the club welfare officer as soon as possible