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.
by Max Simon Olivia Simon and Hollie Martin-Whymark were the club’s only representatives at the South of England Age Group (u13/U15/U17) Championships held at Ashford this year. Delayed by road… Read more
By Paul Young The Final SAL match of the season took place at a blustery but thankfully sunny Garrison track in Colchester on Saturday. The Harriers needed to win the… Read more
by Chris Jeggo The Manchester International took place at the Regional Arena on Wednesday 14th August. This is one of the main events in the national athletics calendar acting as a gateway… Read more
By Rob Earle In ideal conditions, the Harriers throws group held the first of two development meetings during August on Thursday 8th. These are an excellent opportunity for athletes and… Read more
The final EYAL match of the year took place at the plush Allianz Park, Hendon on Sunday 11 August 2019. Harriers went onto the meet placed ninth in the League… Read more
On Sunday 21 July, eight counties including Essex went head to head with their best U17 athletes in the annual Intercounties match, this year held at Chelmsford Athletics Centre. Earning… Read more
Marshalls required for the Essex veterans and U13 U15 Championship which are being hosted by Harriers at Hilly fields on Saturday 1st December. Races are: 10.00 U13 boys 3km; 10.15… Read more
Please be aware that this years AGM will be on Thursday 15th November in the clubhouse. A buffet will be provided beforehand and members will also be requested to sign… Read more
In his first overseas International Competition for GB Juniors, Charlie Dobson once again showed true style and determination to claim a top podium place at the Bauhaus Junioren Gala, Mannheim,… Read more