Junior Training

Our junior section is in the process of returning from the coronavirus situation and as a consequence we are unable to accept any new applications for junior membership at this time. We will review the situation in 2021.
If your child is interested in joining the juniors please e-mail newmembers.juniors@heatonharriers.org.uk and reserve a place on the waiting list.We will require the athletes
details and confirmation of their best 5k parkrun time (time, venue and date of run required so that this can be verified ). If we consider that the athlete is likely to be capable of participating in our training sessions we will consider you as soon as a place becomes avalable in order to arrange a trial.We will only accept members that our coaching team considers are capable of partisipating fully in our training sessions.
Heaton Harriers juniors train at various venues alongside our senior members on thursday evenings between 6.45 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. and on by invitation only on selective tuesday evenings.We currently cater for athletes from year 5 upwards.
Cost.Annual membership costs are currently under review.
The focus of these sessions is on endurance running with training including a mixture of endurance , speed , hills and technical sessions.
We offer the opportunity and encourage our junior members to represent the club in the north east harrier league cross country , the heaton memorial road races , internal heaton harrier organised races and at other events reccomended from time to time.
General information .
Heaton Harrier junior section was was started in june 2008.
UK athletics qualified coaches who have been screened for their suitability for working with young people , deliver the coaching.The club adheres to the uk athletics welfare policy including child protection.
Juniors are encouraged to enter local road races, Appropriate track and field events and to compete for heaton in the north east harrier cross country leagueand in internal events.
UKA qualified coaches :Trevor Hopkins,Jason Wall , Aaron Matheson, Paramjeet Bhogal , Steve Garret.
UKA Qualified assistant coaches:Paul Stutt Katie Mcnaught , Debbie Hicks , Assistants :Charlotte Bomkin, Josh Pearson ,
Child welfare officers : Ian Mckinnon & Linda Francis.