Young athletes can start to compete for the club from school year 6 so the club will accept young athletes into training groups from the age of 10.
Colchester Harriers believe that all young athletes should receive coaching from qualified and registered coaches. To ensure that all young athletes can be placed with a coach the club employs a waiting list system.
During the summer all young athletes are encouraged to compete in the Eastern Young Athletes League. This is a good introduction to track and field.
Saturday 9 September saw the Southern Inter counties U15 and U20 match featuring 16 counties compete at Horspath, Oxford. Four Harrier ladies competed for their home county as their last… Read more
On Saturday 26 August Olivia Simon competed her first ever Hammer competition at the London Inter Club Challenge Open in Hendon. The series of four summer competitions give athletes… Read more
Ideal conditions on Saturday 26 August saw Henry Lawes and Graig Anya Joseph take on the might of the fastest boys in the country over 100m on the first day… Read more
On Thursday 10th August, Pole Vaulter Olivia Simon, travelled down to Canterbury to compete at the Invicta East Kent Open Series. Competing against seniors she took a solid 4th place… Read more
2017 has been a breakthrough season for Harriers U20 sprinter, Charlie Dobson (coached by Stephen Garnham), having medalled at the English Schools and competed for Essex Senior team, this week… Read more
Harriers young athletes travelled to Stevenage for the last EYAL meet of the year and came away with a solid 4th place finish which included some superb stand out performances…. Read more
Saturday 14th October – Garrison Track Some of the coaches have decided to organise a mini competition for the end of the season for the youngest members of the club… Read more
Essex XC Relays will be held n Saturday October 7th at Stubbers outdoor pursuit centre, Ockendon Road, Upminster. RM14 2TY Juniors please let your coach know if you are interested. Seniors… Read more
This year’s Eastern XC championships will be held at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday 18th November Teams will be entered by the club (senior men 6 per team… Read more
Nominations are now open for this years Colchester Sports Personality of the Year awards. This year Harriers felt, as the premier athletic club in the town, it was time to… Read more