Welcome to Croydon Harriers

New members of all ages and abilities are always welcome to join us. 

So if you are interested in joining us, why not come down to one of our training nights at the track. We recommend for all new members to come along at 6.45pm (15mins before the session begins), for a chance to meet the coaches and acquaint yourselves with the facilities. If you are aiming for the Croydon Athletics Academy then arrive for 5.15pm.

We are based at:

Croydon Sports Arena
Albert Road
South Norwood
SE25 4QL

Bus routes: 197 & 312
Tram Routes: 1 & 2 (‘Arena’ stop)

Croydon Arena enquiries: 020 8654 3462
Croydon Harriers general enquiries: 0208 647 1341
Email enquiries

Training Times

Interested in getting involved please email us using the form below.

New members of all ages and abilities are always welcome. Our training times are as follows:
Development group (ages 6-10) Mondays at Croydon Arena, pre-booking only. Please email us to get on the mailing list.
Sprint Training with Coach Paul. Ages 10-14 at Croydon Arena 5.15pm on a Tuesdays. Ages 14-18 – 7pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. (all year-round, break in September).
Sprinters aged 18+ train with Coach Matthew Pepper at Croydon Arena, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm (all year-round)
Middle-distance to endurance training with Coaches Matthew & Alan. Ages 10 upwards (no upper age limit!), Tuesdays and Thursdays 5.30pm & 7pm (all year-round) at Croydon Arena. Sunday sessions arranged once a month.
Road Running group with James on Sundays, email us for more info.
Throws & high jump training with Coach Mike, 5.30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays (all year-round).

To see our list of Coaches click HERE

Mission statement
The purposes of Croydon Harriers are to promote community participation in healthy recreation through the provision of facilities for the sport of athletics in Croydon; and to further such purposes as are charitable according to the laws of England and Wales for the benefit of the public.

Tips for your first session

  • Arrive 15-25 minutes before your first session is due to start for a quick induction
  • Usual sports kit plus a tracksuit is recommended.
  • Bring a water bottle – training is thirsty work!
  • Stay clear of lane one, lots of running sessions are going on at this time so its key to stay safe!
  • Your first session is free.

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