Benefits

membership

Join Knaresborough Striders and we can guarantee you support, companionship and encouragement from fellow Striders, along with a range of coaching, regular events and benefits to keep you motivated, whatever your ability! Knowing that you have regular walking, jogging or running sessions in your diary can make a huge difference!

What do I get?

Knaresborough Striders membership provides you with access to:

  • Weekly training sessions run by our qualified coaches
  • Organised twice-weekly run groups led by our run leaders
  • Regular organised range free time trials and other events
  • Entry to Club Championship and other club and intra-club challenges
  • Membership of the Knaresborough Cricket Club bar (*reopening May 2021 in accordance with government outlines)
  • A range of social events across the year
  • Public liability insurance whilst training and racing with us
  • Changing and showering facilities at KCC
  • Discounts at Up & Running, Tikiboo and SportsShoes.com

We also recommend adding the England Athletics membership option, which provides:

  • Discounted entry fees to most races and events and series such as Harrogate Summer League and PECO Cross-country series
  • Access to Regional and National events organised by EA
  • EA-promoted offers, courses, webinars, podcasts, activities and access to online competitions.
  • Access to your personal portal for results and personal profile

England Athletics Membership

The majority of our members choose to benefit from EA membership, in addition to their club membership. England Athletics membership – which is optional – brings benefits including:

  • Discounted entry fees to most races and events and series such as Harrogate Summer League and PECO Cross-country series
  • Access to Regional and National events organised by EA
  • EA-promoted offers, courses, webinars, podcasts, activities and access to online competitions.
  • Access to your personal portal for results and personal profile.

EA Membership is offered as part of our membership application above; there is no need for a separate application.


What else do I need to know?

PRIVACY: We are committed to respecting your privacy. Our privacy policy explains how we may use personal information we collect before, during and after your membership with us. It applies to you if you have registered to become or are a member of our club. This policy explains how we comply with the law on data protection, what your rights are and for the purposes of data protection we will be the controller of any of your personal information. Please click to read: Knaresborough Striders Privacy Policy

AFFILIATION: Knaresborough Striders is a UKA and ARC affiliated club. Your membership of Striders provides public liability insurance whilst training and racing with us. If you wish to have personal accident insurance or have reduced race fees at a wider number of races you may wish to join England Athletics. It is also required should you wish to represent the club in any of the local running league events. England Athletics registration may be required to enter some team events along with regional and national championships.

STUDENTS: University Student Memberships are solely for those students who are away from home in term time and wish to train with the club during their home visits and out of term holidays.

FIRST CLAIM: If you have ever been a member of another athletics club in the past you may need to transfer your first claim if you wish for Knaresborough Striders to process your England Athletics registration. For more information please see the England Athletics change of first claim club guide which can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding your membership fees or status, please contact our Membership secretary at membership@knaresborough-striders.org.uk
For any questions related to membership, please contact our Membership Secretary Stephen Morris via info@knaresborough-striders.org.uk