Stafford Harriers: the friendliest running club in the area!

Welcome to everyone - members and interested visitors alike !

If you want to learn some basic information about the Club and perhaps join us for a training run, click on the NEWCOMERS link in the sidebar to the left.



 See here for details


Our next complete beginners group will be April 2017



If you are 8yrs to 16 yrs old, see the Our Young Athletes page.


WEEK AHEAD (5th Dec - 11th Dec)

Below are a list of offical club runs.


Headphones are not allowed on any club runs.


High Viz clothing to be worn on all club runs



Monday 5th Rowley Park 6:00pm


Juniors, Improvers

Progression Groups Route Four: Wolverhampton Road and Silkmore Lane is 5.79 miles (9.31km)

Complete Beginners


Tuesday6th Riverway 6.15pm


Suprise Surprise



Wednesday 7th Rowley Park 6:00pm


Improvers Speed Session, Improvers Road Run and Advanced Juniors.

Complete Beginners



Thursday 8th Riverway 6.15pm


Route Sixteen: 7.7 Miles Rangers, Crab Lane, Rangers, Prospect Rd


Friday 9th Riverway 6.00pm


Improvers Group


Saturday 10th


Park run Marquis Drive 9am. Harriers are responsable for marshalling, so please register



Sunday 11th


Telford 10K

Chrismas Cracker - 8mile multi terrain


Club Runs

8:30 am

Stafford Technology park, Beaconside (1st round about as you enter the park)



Christmas Handicap

Meet 9.30 for 10 am start -- normal car park (Chase Vista)


Presentation will take place at the Cricket Club (Riverway) from 12 noon onwards.

Hot food will be provided and liquid refreshments is available.

Also there will be a prize for the best Christmas Jumper.


See article below





Christmas Handicap

Sunday, 11th Dec                 


This year’s December Handicap will now be in the Harrier Challenge due to the NSCCL at Keele being cancelled.

The date has been fixed for Sunday 11th Dec.

Time: 9.30 meet for 10 am start

Venue: Chase Vista (as always)

Presentation will take place at the Cricket Club (Riverway) from 12 noon onwards.

Hot food will be provided and liquid refreshments is available.


All members welcome to take part & all welcome at the club after for some festive cheer.

We will, of course, require marshals, time keepers, number spotters & supporters – please contact Ed Smith if you can help.


Also there will be a prize for the best Christmas Jumper.


North Staffs Cross Country

Plea for Help



On Saturday 17th December Stafford Harriers are hosting the final race in this years North Staffs Cross Country League on Satfford Common.


We need help in setting the course up during the morning and then help in marshalling and then taking the course down at the end. We will be there from 9am. Anyone who can help please contact us or put your name down on the list held at the club.



Friday 16th Dec @ 7.30 pm til late


    @Perkins Social Club


£7.50 Adults / £5 Juniors


Tickets are on sale NOW

Aavailable from Ian Hodkinson or order from any coach / leader.

London Marathon 2017 Club ballot


We have been allocated 3 places for next year's race.

The draw will take place during December 6th committee meeting. First 3 to get places and 4 reserves to be drawn but all names will be drawn to ensure fairness & transparency.

Usual rules on eligibility apply are on within the London Marathon page of our website.

Physical Rejection slips (no photocopies) to be given to any committee
member, please put your email address on the rear.

email rejection slips to be forwarded to    Please ensure you include your name.

In either case by 29th November 2016.

Good luck


The rules for eligiblity are as follows.


1. You must have entered the London Marathon 2017 ballot and have a rejection slip. (No photocopies)

2. You must have been a fully paid up 1st claim member of the Harriers for 12 months. (From date of Marathon)

3. You must have run races as a Harrier or helped out at Harriers races on at least 6 occasions in the last 12 months.

4. If your name was drawn from the ballot last year you are not eligible to enter the draw this year.


List of names of people that in the ballot is on the London Marathon Page Click Here


Just click on the "Online Users'" link above for interesting stats about our visitors and where they are from.