10 Reasons to Become a Glossopdale Harrier

  1. Social – It’s more fun running in a group! The miles can tick away without you realising as you run and chat.
  2. Safety – It’s safer running in a group and you can be seen more easily on dark winter nights.
  3. Encouragement – We are a friendly and inclusive club aiming to encourage everyone. We value participation and enjoyment.
  4. Regular Runs – We have regular weekly club runs. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm at the Leisure Centre and a Coached Session every Tuesday evening at 6:45 (various locations). Other less formal runs include Saturday and Sunday social runs, Smaller groups training for specific events such as spring marathons.
  5. Variety – As a club we run on road, trail and fell. We explore most of the local area and it’s a great way to get to know the local fells and even to improve your navigation skills.
  6. Competition – Whatever your ability, you will find others at a similar level to help push you to achieve your goals.  We have Club Championships covering road, fell and trail events.  In the winter season, if you are EA registered – why not sample the delights of cross country running?
  7. Camaraderie – Whether it’s social running in a group, meeting fellow club members at races, being part of a relay team, meeting for non-running social events, or spending a weekend or a week away at some new running spot, there is great camaraderie within the club.
  8. Advice – Coaching and advice on running related matters such as training, equipment, routes, etc.
  9. Sign up and Save Money – The Club will pay £5 towards your annual EA registration! This will give you discounts on England Athletics affiliated race entry fees and other benefits..
  10. Style – Who can resist the famous blue and orange vests, tee shirts, hoodies or buffs?

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