About Swansea Harriers
About The Harriers
Swansea Harriers are based at Swansea University Athletics Centre, Swansea. The club's individual and collective achievements are far too many to list. We have produced many Great Britain and Welsh International Athletes in all age groups from Junior to Senior and won numerous Welsh and British titles. We compete in the highest possible leagues in the UK.Click here for directions.
Join The Harriers
We welcome new members to the club, you don't need to have any experience just an enthusiasm to learn. So come along to one of our training nights and join in the fun. Anyone who is interested and is prepared to compete for the club when selected is welcome as a member. For further details contact Andrew Jenkins at 078 9457 3555 (Junior Athletes - Minimum Age = school year 5). In addition for pupils in school years 6 to 9 there are places available on the Welsh Athletics Run Jump Throw initative Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm and for non members in school years 3, 4 & 5 at the LC2 Swansea Wednesdays 5pm to 6.15pm a Run Jump Throw satellite club.
Every member is expected to compete for the club. We do not have the resources and are unable to accept members who join purely to get fit for other sports.
Every effort is made to ensure that new members are quickly integrated into the club. Emphasis is placed on enjoyment and participation.
There are several Junior Groups in Swansea Harriers. Initially all new starters must attend one of the Development/Reception Groups: Swansea Harriers Primary Development groups for school years 5 and 6 train on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the Indoor Athletics Centre Swansea University. The session times are from 4.45pm to 6.15pm for athletes who are in school year 5 and above. The Comprehensive Development Group for school years 7, 8 & 9 trains Thursdays from 7.30pm to 8.45pm. All groups cover all athletics events and initially focus on skill development rather than fitness. All new starters can have up to 4 trial visits, after this if they wish to continue they are expected to join and compete for Swansea Harriers when selected. Training Subs must be paid on arrival at the Club Cafe where all athletes will have their hands stamped as proof of purchase. Athletes arriving without training subs will not be permitted to train. Subs must be paid before training sessions begin. All athletes must enter and exit the outdoor track via the gate at the start finish line.