Joining Harrow A.C.

Harrow AC is open to athletes of all abilities from age eight through to veterans.




Trials/trying out coached sessions

Membership of the Club is by application. and for some younger age groups the Club can be oversubscribed.

If you or your children are interested in joining the Club, details for introductory/trial sessions for new members are available here.



We have a variety of teams competing in local, regional and national leagues throughout the winter and summer seasons and a number of our members have gained international honours.



Coached training sessions take place weekly, usually at the Bannister Sports Centre (Uxbridge Road, Harrow Weald, HA3 6SW – click/tap here to see a map). During winter months some sessions take place indoors.

If you require more information please contact us here.


Joining and membership fees

November 2019: The Committee has decided to change the Clubs subscription year from January-December to April-March to come into line with that of English Athletics. 

To join the Club you are asked to initially complete a Membership Application Form and submit this via email to the membership secretary. They will create an athlete profile for you (if required) on the England Athletics membership system.  Then you will be contacted via the EA portal requesting that you pay the Club Joining Fee which includes the EA registration fee of £15 plus the age appropriate Club subscription rate.

The online Membership Application Form is available here and fee details are shown below:

NB: Please note that a separate one-off payment is also required to purchase a Club competition vest – details below.

Individual Membership (1st claim athletes – ie, where Harrow AC is the primary club)

  1. 2021 Harrow AC Adult £50
  2. 2021 Harrow AC Junior (under 20 on 01/04/2021) £40
  3. 2021 Harrow AC Full Time Student £40
  4. 2021 Harrow AC Associate Member £10
  5. 2021 Harrow AC Under 11 (on 01/04/2021) £25

All athletes are expected to pay their full annual membership fee in April of each year following their joining the Club. The annual membership fee includes the EA registration fee which is payable each year. For information on annual subscriptions refer here.

2nd claim athletes (who are continuing members of another athletic club but wish to also join Harrow AC): a £10 reduction on each of the above fees is applied.

The joining fee includes registration with England Athletics (EA), the governing body for athletics in England, for a competition licence which is required for all athletes aged 11 years and older.

EA subsequently sends confirmation of membership and a license number on a personal membership card, by post, to all athletes aged 11 or over.

Please be patient as this can take several weeks before arriving (because registration and issue of cards by EA is completed in large batches rather than individually to limit administration costs). Athletes can check their current EA registration status and number by clicking here.

If you need your competition license number urgently for entry into a particular competition, contact the Club’s membership secretary at

Competition vest

The purchase of a competition vest is not included in the joining fee.

Men’s and women’s vests are available in small, medium and large sizes for children and adults, respectively and cost £18.

Womens “crop top” style are also available at a cost of £20.

Vests should be collected from Jim Cooper

Harrow AC branded clothing is also now available online @ Kukri.

Track fees at the Bannister Sports Centre

Please note that the Club does not own or manage the stadium itself.

Therefore, for coached sessions held at the Bannister Sports Centre, there is a separate charge (a “track fee”) made by the centre’s management company for use of Bannister’s facilities.

This is payable at the Bannister Sports Centre reception office on either a per-session or yearly basis.

If you regularly attend, the latter works out much cheaper and a discount is available for members of Harrow A.C..

Click/tap here for details of costs and general contact information. For more detailed contact info, visit this page.

Finally, please also ensure that you read the Anti-doping guidelines which all athletes should be aware of.

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