How to Join

Both senior and junior runners are welcome to train with the club for a few weeks on a trial basis. After that we would ask you to join. We are pleased to welcome runners of any standard from complete beginner to international. If you have any doubts you can speak to any of the committee members who will be happy to advise you. The junior section again welcomes runners of all standards, and ages from 9-14. There is no minimum standard, just a willingness to train to improve. We welcome sprinters, throwers, jumpers and middle distance runners, and offer coaching specialists in all disciplines. The emphasis is on athletics for enjoyment and fitness. Participation in competitions in sports-hall, cross-country and track & field is strongly encouraged. The Club enters teams in the Wessex Young Athletes league, the Southern Athletic & Southern Counties Veterans track & field leagues and the Oxford Mail Cross-country league.

Additional joining information can be downloaded here: Joining Information Senior 2018; Joining Information Junior 2018Competitive opportunities Juniors

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Membership application and renewals

Membership fees, for both new and renewing members can be paid on-line using the link below. Payments can be made by debit / credit card through secure links to Paypal. Please note you do not need a Paypal account yourself, your card payment will go directly to the club’s Paypal account. Please check your Spam/Junk mail folder if you do not receive a Paypal receipt within a few minutes of completing the transaction.

Once you have joined the club, any changes to your address, contact, or family details can be made through our on-line membership system by using the link below. Please make every effort to keep your details up to date.

If you experience any problems with the on-line system please e-mail Sarah Fowler

For those unable to use the on-line system: Membership application forms can be obtained from any of the Club committee, one of the junior coaches or downloaded here. Details of Membership categories & current fees can be found by clicking on the “Join Us / Renew” button above. Payments may be made by cheque payable to “Newbury Athletic Club” and sent / given to the Membership Secretaries: Sarah Fowler (seniors) or Gemma Livingstone (juniors)

For those choosing not to enter their card details on-line: If you would rather not enter your card details to pay you can still enter all your personal details on-line and then select an alternative payment method from the drop down list.

A Hardship Fund is available for members who may, for one reason or another, find it difficult to pay the annual subscriptions when they become due.  Any such member should approach their coach or a committee member, in confidence, and their case will be discussed at the next committee meeting to see if the club can help in any way.