Running and Athletics Club

Club details

Club Captain/ President

Frances Arnott



Please see our website for news, events, training times and more:

Registration fee


Training times

  • Mondays: 6:30-8:00pm @ Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium for Athletics, XC/Road Middle Distance training and Jogger’s club
  • Wednesdays: 3-4pm @ Victoria Park War Memorial for Athletics, XC/Road Middle Distance Training and Jogger’s Club
  • Thursdays: 8:30-9:30pm @ Danielle Brown Sports Centre for Strength and Conditioning Circuits Session for all
  • Sundays: 10:00-11:00am @ Co-op on London Road for group jogs suitable for all abilities, roughly 5 to 10k

Code of Practice

Running & Athletics Club Code of Practice

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About us


At the Running and Athletics Club, we aim to cater for all and any ability. Whether you want to compete at high level athletics events/cross country or if you want to keep fit and have fun doing it, then the Running and Athletics Club is the team to join!

Whether you’ve never ran before or run for a living, we have three aspects to our club so there is something for everyone:

  • Athletics - we have a fully qualified athletics coach to help out in training and competitions throughout the year leading up to BUCS indoors and outdoors athletics championships.
  • XC/Road Middle Distance - we have a fully qualified middle distance coach to help train our members and prepare for XC races leading up to BUCS XC and a range of road races.
  • Joggers club - we welcome anyone to get fit and have fun doing it, in a friendly jogging group

As a whole we make up ONE club inclusive to all.

We have a wide range of social events throughout the year that provide great opportunities to get to know your fellow runners and make some great friends.

As well as competing in a whole range of competitions throughout the year, we organise and host a range of our own events too! These include: Fresher’s Pride Colour Run, 3k Road Relay Competition, Running Varsity and our annual Open Athletics Meet!

See links above to check out or website, drop us an email, message us on Facebook or come see us at fresher’s fair to find out more!

Mission Statement

To deliver the best quality running experience for all in a sociable, inclusive and encouraging community environment, catering for the diverse range of abilities of all members and enabling them to be the best they can be

As a member of this club you will be bound by the clubs Code of Practice (pdf).

In addition, there is a Code of Practice (pdf) for all Sports Association members. You will be a member of the Sports Association by virtue of membership of any sports club.

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Contact us

Sport & Active Life
40 Manor Road
Leicester, LE2 2LL

t: 0116 2231500

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