Young athletes training


If you are new to the club, you must attend an induction evening before you can attend any sessions. Details of how to join and induction evenings are given on the 'Membership' page.
At Cambridge University Sports Centre 6.00-8.00 from November to February 

6.00-7.00 Under 13 athletes (years 6 and 7)

7.00-8.00 Under 15 athletes (years 8 and 9)

 Please wear clean trainers in the sports hall.

There is an endurance group for athletes in years 7, 8 and 9. It runs from the Sports Centre from 6.30-7.45. The group is aimed at athletes who wish to run cross-country events. Hi-viz tops are mandatory.

It is not possible to take a car to the Sports Centre itself except for disabled badge holders.  Cars should be parked in the car park on Charles Babbage Road, at the top of the access road to the Sports Centre, which is the car park for the Institute for Manufacturing.  It is on the western side of the Institute for Manufacturing building and the eastern side of the access road to the Sports Centre.  This is the only car park available to us.  It's about 100m from the Sports Centre.


Young athletes' training goes out doors at the track from February until October .
Under 13 training is from 6.30-7.30. Please sign in upstairs at the track from 6.20 for a prompt start.
Under 15 training begins at 7.30. Please sign in upstairs at the track. Groups finish at approximately 8.15 to 8.30. Please check the precise starting and finishing times with your coach

• Under 13 athletes train from 6.30 to 7.30 in one of three groups. The sessions are organised in a rota, Run, Jump, Throw, Choice. The endurance running session is also available for athletes in year 7.

• Under 15 athletes train from 7.30 to 8.30 either following a rota or as specialists. The rota is organised as three groups following a pattern of Run, Jump, Throw. There is no choice week. In order to specialise you need to ask the coach's agreement and that agreement is based on the coach's assessment of your needs and ability. In order for the coach to make an effective assessment it is essential that you have competed in the relevant event and have proper times and distances recorded. Specialist athletes are expected to make a commitment to train regularly. The endurance running session is also available .

• Under 17 athletes should normally train on Tuesdays or Thursdays as part of a coach's group. Please speak to the coaches whose groups you would like to join if you have not already done so. Under 17 athletes are expected to train regularly and to be serious about their events. If you are keen to carry on with athletics but to focus less on competition, you should consider joining the club's Leaders' Academy. This will enable you to learn about officiating, coaching and other skills related to athletics and sport more generally. If you are interested in joining the Leader's Academy, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Note - we train throughout the school holidays - but not on Bank holidays.
Older athletes can use the track at these times provided there are no capacity problems.
Under 13 and under 15 athletes must be given priority on Monday evenings.
Parents, please arrange to drop off and pick up your young athletes at the appropriate time. Thanks

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