Club Membership

Adult Membership

The Senior club membership year runs from 1st April each year to 31st March the following year.

In order to join Dursley Running Club or renew your membership please complete the  2024-25 Membership Form

Membership to DRC runs from 1st Apr to 31st March each year, with payment for new/renewals due from 1st April 2024. Our membership is managed through the England Athletics online portal and includes the EA affiliation fee of £19.

(Please note, the DRC element of fees has only increased by 50p this year, and England athletics have increased members affiliation fees from £17 to £19.)

Membership fee for 2024/25

·       Adult £40

·       Second Claim £25

Benefits of Membership with DRC

The main benefit of our club membership is the opportunity to engage in running, training, and enhancing your skills while participating in the vibrant community of club running. At DRC, you’ll connect with individuals who share your level of ability and goals, discover new routes and events, and experience the joy of running activities.

In addition to this, we also include…

o   Weekly organised club run held on Tuesdays with qualified run leaders.

o   Groups for all ages and ranges of abilities covering trail and road running.

o   Structured training on Thursdays led by UK athletics qualified leaders.

o   Automatic membership of DRC Tri with access to all the triathlon training opportunities arranged by the DRC Tri section and at no extra cost.

o   Club ‘home’ facilities at Dursley Rugby Club which includes the use of changing rooms, a large field, a bar and parking.

o   Access to the following organised club sessions for members only

o   Handicap timed events

o   Annual club social runs – Hunters Hall, Boxing Day, Magic Mile

o   Selection for the Cotswold Way Relay team(s)

o   Access to UK Athletics qualified coaches

o   The safety of running in a group (especially on dark winter nights)

o   Invitation to club social events – monthly post run drinks, annual DRC dinner gala, information evenings

o   Newsletter and online resources via email and private club Facebook page.

o   Access to great value quality club kit

o   If you are UKA registered, you are also eligible for a London Marathon club ballot place, if we are allocated them.

o   Eligible for club awards presented annually to recognise contribution and achievements.

o   EA membership (which starts annually in April) entitles members to many benefits.  See the England Athletics website for more. The race and discounts alone can cover the club and EA fees. 

o   Discount at Gloucester Sports – note no formal agreement is in place so be sure to check at the time of purchase.

To Join or Renew

(1)    If you wish to join or renew please complete the new membership form using the link provided here…

New Membership and Renewal Form: Membership runs from 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025

(2)    Wait for a payment request email from England Athletics (note this may not be same day)

(3)    Make an online payment to England Athletics. PLEASE DO NOT PAY DRC DIRECTLY.

(4)    Please note that this year England Athletics requires all registered athletes to sign up to the relevant Code of Conduct via the ‘MY ATHLETE RECORD’ page in your myAthletics profile. Without doing so, your athlete registration will not be valid for 2024/25. The link to the website is Log in – Athletics Portal (

Junior Membership

For Junior club membership information, click here >>