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Stockport Harriers

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Whether you have ambitions to be an international athlete or just want to take up running for fun and recreation, Stockport Harriers is the ideal club for you.

We have over 600 members aged between seven and eighty who enjoy the benefits of being part of a club which caters for all levels of experience and ability of all athletics disciplines. There is also a wheelchair racing section of the Club.

Members of the Club compete in track & field events and road, cross country and fell races. You do not have to be dedicated to competing as there are many members who enjoy the sport in a purely recreational capacity.

We are also always on the lookout for new coaches and officials so if you are interested in these aspects of athletics please contact us.


Stockport Harriers’ base is at Woodbank Park where members use a floodlit, weatherproof running track and sports field which is managed by the club and is also available for hire.

Woodbank Stadium

In the summer the leafy park, with meadows extending down to the banks of the river Goyt, provides an extended training area for off-track sessions.

Hot showers, changing facilities and a members hut serving snacks and hot drinks are also available.

Weekly circuit training sessions are also available to club members at a local sports hall. More..>


Important information regarding junior coaching groups ages 7 to 10 years

Please note, coaching groups for the above age group, under 11s are currently at capacity and we are now implementing a waiting list. If you would like to apply to be added to the list please telephone us on 0161 476 0009 leave a message and we will contact you in due course.

Whichever event you are interested in, the club provides coaching on a weekly basis. Some groups get together more than once a week, meeting up at the weekend, to take part in competitions or just to run together. Whatever your level of commitment there is a place for you.

For junior members, dedicated coaches offer a wide-ranging introduction to athletics which continues throughout the year.

So if you want to meet a group of joggers to keep you company you will find them. Men and women of all ages and abilities run together for fun most of them are not chasing gold medals! More..>


Annual club subscription fees are £35 for over 20's, £27 for Juniors and Minors, Family Membership is £75 and Student/Leisure Key holders pay £17.50.

UK Athletics registration is a separate £15 fee.

See the membership page for full details.

View our Policies and Procedures document.