Membership

Update, 2nd October 2020

Please note that some of our membership benefits are not currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions in place. 

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Join Knaresborough Striders!

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 trained run leaders
  • Regular organised free time trials and other events
  • Changing and showering facilities at KCC
  • Membership of the KCC bar
  • A range of social events across the year
  • Public liability insurance whilst training and racing with us
  • 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.

What does it cost?

Due to the temporary suspension of our activities due to Covid-19, our 2020/21 membership fees have been significantly reduced and simplified for the remaining period of 1st September 2020 to 1st April 2021. The discounted subscription rates, as of 14th August 2020, are as follows:

Single Club membership: £15
Single Student membership: £6
Dual Club membership (Two members at the same address): £29

Additional England Athletics Membership (optional, see below): £15

We can also offer support to any members unable to resume their membership payments due to recent circumstances – please contact Sarah Gore or Nicola Carter in confidence.


How do I apply?

To apply for or renew your membership, click the appropriate link below.

APPLY FOR SINGLE MEMBERSHIP (2020/21)

APPLY FOR DUAL MEMBERSHIP (2020/21)


How do I pay?

Transfer your payment by BACS to our Club account using the following details:

Sort code 40-26-20, account no. 11295985 – using NAME – SUBS (if possible) as the reference.


When do I apply?

The window for existing members to renew their membership is open until 30th September 2020. From 1st October, only new and renewed members will receive our communications and have access to our online (facebook) forum.


England Athletics Membership

Please note that this is separate from club membership for the year 2020/21. If you have already renewed your England Athletics membership this year (since April) then you do NOT need to do this again.

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.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO RENEW YOUR EA MEMBERSHIP: EA Membership Renewal 2020-21

Please transfer your payment by BACS to our Club account using the following details:

Sort code 40-26-20, account no. 11295985 – using NAME – SUBS (if possible) as the reference if that’s possible please.

 


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 membership, please contact us.
For any questions related to membership, please contact our Membership Secretary Stephen Morris via info@knaresborough-striders.org.uk