DRC Juniors

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Coronavirus Update Jan 2021

Junior Athletics and Running Programmes are on hold during lockdown. Hopefully we will be back soon, we’ve got a lot planned and we’re excited about delivering it. Please see our Covid Secure web page for risk assessment details for when we can get back to training.

2021 Winter Programmes

This is our planned activities for the 2021 Winter Season, subject to UK Government Coronavirus restrictions:

Yr7+ Athletics and Running

For 11-18yr olds – Wednesdays 6.00-7.30pm meet at Rugby Club.

Friday Indoor Athletics

For yr3-yr6 junior athletes – Fridays 5.00-6.00pm at Rednock Sports Hall. This programme normally runs for 12 weeks up to the Easter break. You must pre-register before attending: Register on RunTogether.

Saturday Muddy Running

Cross Country, Trail Running and Orienteering for junior athletes – Saturdays 9.30am-10.30am (yr3-yr6 junior athletes). Sessions currently at the Dursley Rugby Club. You must pre-register before attending: Registration Form.

Saturday Yr7+ Running

Saturdays 9.30am-10.30am further details available from David Durden.

Other Events

The calendar below also contains details of other special one-off events and local championship events (if and when they run) that you might be interested in.

DRC Junior Section Vision

To encourage young athletes to participate and enjoy a wide range of running and athletics activities, providing opportunities for athletic development and competition, embedding a healthy appetite for sport and exercise which will continue into adulthood.

We provide a number of opportunities for Junior Members to take part in running and athletics activities. DRC Junior members are aged between 7 (school year 3) and 18. All training sessions are delivered by DBS checked, UK Athletics qualified coaches and coaching assistants.

Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug
Muddy Running (Sat) Summer Athletics (Sat) Mini Athletics (Sat)
Kickstart Athletics (Thu) Indoor Athletics (Fri) Summer Athletics (Thu)
Yr7 Athletics & Running (Wed) Chatty Running (Wed)

Membership is £20 for the year. Optionally you may affiliate your Junior to England Athletics, this will be an additional cost – charged at the current EA affiliation cost, but unless you are entering regional events it is unlikely you will need this. The below is the membership form which includes details of how to pay:

Please check the programme information for up to date information regarding current junior sessions available.