Last updated 20/05/2018

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Membership can be renewed online (see bottom of this page)

How to Join

Potential members are always welcome to come and try a few training sessions before joining. For membership enquiries e-mail or just turn up at the Paradise Centre on a training evening. Also see Captain's FAQs

The joining fee for seniors is £33.50 (age 19-24) or £44.50 (age 25+) & includes membership for one year and free club race vest. Individual Affiliation to England Athletics can be purchased at an additional cost of £15. If you are unsure whether this is required then please e-mail

Members who have left the club and wish to rejoin (and don't need race kit) may do so by completing a new membership form and paying £44 (senior) £22 (junior)

Renewal of membership in following years is £22 for seniors age 25+, £11 for age 24 and under.

Late renewal (after 30th June) of membership is £44 senior, £22 U24.

Individual affiliation to EA for April 2018 to March 2019 is £15.

  • Incentive of free training with other runners 2-3 times a week with free changing and showers
  • Diverse training programes structured for various ability levels
  • Advice on training and racing on roads, trails, cross country, fell, and track
  • Improved fitness and confidence
  • Free race vest included in joining fee
  • Share transport to races
  • Club news and forthcoming events from regular emails, newsletter and active web site
  • Club Affiliation to ARC, ABAC, UKA, EA, FRA, TRA, CAA
  • Race as part of a team
  • Discount of £2 on ARC and UKA (EA affiliated members) race entries (£4 for London Marathon)
  • Free entries to six Frostbite League races, six Kevin Henry League 5k races, championships, and selected relay events
  • Free entry to club Midsummer 10k Handicap, 1m Handicap and club Cross Country Championships
  • Subsidised club social events
  • Range of club kit items
  • Discount of 10 - 15% at participating kit shops such as Sweatshop and Paul Day
  • Help at club open events, Kevin Henry League 5k and New Year's Eve 10k
  • Potential to take part in organising the club as a Committee and/ or Events Working Group member
  • Eligible for draw for club London Marathon places(s) (must be a member and EA affiliated at time of open ballot, and rejected from the open ballot)
  • Eligible for club trophies and awards
  • Coaching courses
  • Club and/ or its events have ARC and UKA insurance
  • Experience the challenges and joys of running with like minded friends

Subs become due on 1st April 2018 or on joining the club.

Those who failed to renew by the end of June 2018 will be removed from the membership list. Lapsed members can be reinstated after paying the £44/ (£22 U24) late renewal fee.

By renewing, you accept to uphold the club Code of Conduct

Due to errors, poor writing, misunderstandings and omissions etc on paper applications for Club Membership, applications will henceforth be on-line only. This will improve accuracy and save time deciphering and handling money and paper


Members joining after the 1st of January shall be deemed to have paid their subscription

for the following year. 

Potential members are welcome to attend training sessions
for a few weeks before deciding to take out membership.

Membership fee for first year (to include race vest) is:
  £33.50 (8-24) or £44.50 for seniors (25+).
On completing the membership form ex-members may rejoin for £42 provided they are still in possession of race kit (otherwise £44.50/ £33.50).

Seniors who require individual affiliation to England Athletics are required to pay an additional £15. All options are available on the payment page.
Pay via PayPal secure server using credit card or debit card

EA Affiliation 2018-2019 £15

Membership is conditional on wearing club race vest in all events entered as an Ely Runner, by Ely Runners, or for Ely Runners