P1020649Training Arrangements


Formal training is led by UK Athletics qualified Coaches.

Training takes place at the David Ives Stadium, (more commonly known as ERITH STADIUM) next to:

Erith Sports Centre, Avenue Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 3AT.

Tel: 01322342485

This is an excellent all- weather track, upgraded following a £1 million Lottery Grant in 1999 and relaid in 2014.

  • For adults, and children School Year 8 and above, training is on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings, from 6.30 PM until 8:15 PM.
  • For School Years 6 ( or coming up to Year 6) and 7 we have a group starting before the main evening sessions at 6.00pm to 7.15pm.
  • For children in Years 3 to 5 at school  there is Sunday morning training from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. This group is called THE TIGERS. For the latest informatIon about this group please click on the TIGERS tab above.

We have an excellent Road Running section which caters for a wide range of abilities and distances.

All member athletes pay a charge per training session attended plus there is an annual subscription fee which is very reasonable. For the latest fees click this link  Costs/Fees .

Coaches and Officials

Important support is provided by the club’s coaches and officials, most of whom are either ex-athletes or parents of athletes who compete for the club. The club frequently sponsors members with a strong interest and commitment in this area of the club’s organisation, to attend approved coaching and officials courses.