Herne Hill Harriers – are they for you?

Herne Hill Harriers was founded in 1899, so while not as old as St Joseph’s (1872) they have been around for a long time as a community sports club for our area, so please check them out.

Click here for their official website

The Harriers are a well-known family club that caters for all standards. They offer coaching, training and competitions in all track and field events, road running, cross-country, indoor athletics and sports hall.

The Harriers welcome athletes of all ages interested in track and field, road running or cross country races.

See the table below for a full list of their training days and locations

Tooting Bec

DayTimeAge GroupCoach
Mondays - Running5 - 6 pm
6-7 pm
7-10 yr oldsSimon
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Running5 -6 pm
6 -7 pm
9 yr olds upwards
11 yr olds upwards
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Throws7 - 8:15 pmAll agesAnthony
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Sprints7 - 8:15 pmAll agesTony or Ivor
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Distance5 - 6 pm
6 - 7pm
Wednesdays - Long Jump6 - 7 pmAll agesIvor

Streatham Common

The Harriers also train on Streatham Common specifically for local and distance runners. Please meet 100m up the side of Streatham Common South (where the petrol station is at the bottom).

DayTimeAge GroupCoach
Wednesdays6 - 7 pm
7 - 8 pm
Newcomers and distance runners ; 10-12 year oldsSteve

Other events

During September they have cross-country races and relays in Sparrows Den (18th Sept) and road relays in Crystal Palace (26th Sept). During October they have indoor sportshall for the sprinters, road relays and cross-country races

To join, please email [email protected] or visit https://members.hernehillharriers.org

* Pictured above is the Harrier’s own Katie Snowden, who represented Great Britain in the 1,500m at the Tokyo Olympics (2021) where she reached the semi-finals.