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Kilmarnock Harriers Ayrshire Athletics Arena | 125 year group

Kilmarnock Harriers would like to give you an overview of our club to provide you with information about our activities in the hope that you may want to come along and join our well established friendly club.

The club provides opportunities for the people of East Ayrshire and surrounding areas to receive coaching and competition in Track and Field, Cross-Country, Indoor, Road Running and Hill Running. All coaching is by UKA qualified coaches who are trained and have been screened for their suitability for working with young people and vulnerable adults.

The club is accredited with Scottish Athletics Ltd Clubmark, which is awarded to clubs by SAL when the club is able to demonstrate that it meets the SAL criteria as to competition programme; child protection; sports equity and ethics and club management. Clubmark is an acknowledgement that we take these issues seriously and that we are striving to provide a high quality and welcoming environment for young participants in the sport.

Training sessions, which are provided for a wide range of fitness levels and goals, take place on:

  • Tuesday at 6pm – 7pm
  • Tuesday at 7pm – 8pm
  • Wednesday at 6:30pm – 7:30pm (9-12yr olds)
  • Thursday at 6pm – 7pm
  • Thursday at 7pm – 8pm
  • Saturday at 10am – 11am

Training is held mainly at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Queens Drive, Kilmarnock and saturday sessions take place at Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock   Club training kit consists of shorts, t-shirt, vest, track suit, outer jacket and suitable clothing for weather conditions. Hi-visibility clothing must be worn at all training sessions during the winter.

Membership fees are payable when joining the club and on 1st April annually thereafter. The amount is decided by the club at the AGM.   Competition kit will consist of shorts/ briefs, vest/ crop top, with appropriate clothing worn under the vest if required. In order to qualify for internal club competitions, club championships, all athletes must wear a club vest. Club vests are available from the clothing officer at the club.

Come along and try before you buy! If then you wish to join we would be grateful if you could complete the attached membership form. For the safety of the athlete it is important that the club is informed of any medical condition or allergies that may be relevant should an athlete fall ill or be involved in an accident while at the club.   If you would like to talk to someone at the club about this information or your participation in athletics with the club, please contact us.

We very much look forward to meeting you at some point in the future.