Juniors Section



Session (updated 09.12.19) Click Here

DATES 2019

Please note the following dates in the coming months. 


19TH - Christmas Town Run & Bowling night, details tbc





Please find some information below regarding this  season's athletics competitions

I will text out closer to each event to collate which events your child would like to do


EYAL - Eastern Young Athletes League - U13, U15, U17 AS A DEREHAM RUNNER

This is a competition where we join with other clubs to make a composite team. We wear Yellow vests for this competition which can be loaned for the season

Timetable - http://www.eyal.org.uk/EYAL%20Timetable%202019%20-%207%20club.doc


Quad Kids - Y4, Y5, Y6, Y7 AS A DEREHAM RUNNER

QuadKids in an exciting athletics competition designed with enjoyment in mind.  It covers the core disciplines of running, jumping and throwing. 3 competitions count towards the Series results.  This is great for entry in T&F athletics.

Full details at http://www.athleticsnorfolk.org.uk/?content=QuadKids


EAL - East Anglian League - U11 to Senior IF YOU GO 2ND CLAIM WITH WNAC OR OTHER CLUB

This is a league which we have previously competed in with Thetford AC which has now been withdrawn. We hope to pair with West Norfolk AC next season. This season you can compete in the league if you go 2nd Claim with WNAC or another club



30th - Eastern AA Track & Field Championships - Cambridge

30th - Quad Kids - Holt Gresham's School NR25 6EA



6-7th SEAA All Ages Combined Events Championships - TBC

7th - EYAL - Cambridge - 18 Adams Road CB3 9AD

14th - Quad Kids - Kings Lynn Lynnsport PE30 2NB



3-4th - England Athletics U17 & U15 Combined Events Championships - Manchester

11th - EYAL - Norwich Sportspark NR4 7TJ

17-18th - SEAA U13/U15/U17 Championships - TBC

18th - Dereham 5K

31st-1st Sept - England Athletics U17 & U15 Championships - Bedford



29th - Eastern AA Combined Events Championships - Peterborough

Winter Training Schedule : Previous Sessions Below

Date Location Session
September Find all of this months sessions here: Click Here
October Find all of this month's sessions here: Click Here
November Find all of this month's sessions here: Click Here
December Find all of this month's sessions here: Click Here
April25 Session  
May 02 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QAW_RLwvm4dMflX2X3kKhhl0ExXdhc2ldgBZ2qkEbbw/edit?usp=drivesdk  

August 11 : Summer Update

We hope everyone is enjoying the holidays, training is intermittent due to the changing weather. With summer ending soon and winter training approaching, we are organising a set plan so we have the sessions available in advance. We also hope to welcome new athletes to the club as well. Stay tuned!

June 5 : Norfolk Schools Timetable - UEA

Attached below is the timetable for Saturday's event.

Norfolk Schools Timetable

April 27 : Teamsheet & Directions for 29/04 EAL @ Kings Lynn

Please find on the links below the teamsheets for sunday's first EAL at Kings Lynn. Due to some age groups being over-subscribed, we have many non-scorers. Being a non-scorer gives athletes a chance to compete and get a good time/distance on the track/field, meaning you could be more likely to be the scorer at the next competition. Please text Ash if you have any questions.

Please also find a map to get to the Lynn Sportspark. 

Map to Lynn Sportspark

The postcode for the track is PE30 2NB - The entrance on Greenpark avenue is closed so you will have to arrive off the northern bypass(Edward Benefer Way). Any queries on this please contact Lynnsport directly on 01553 818001.

Scorers Teamsheet

Non-Scorers Teamsheet

U11 Teamsheet


April 13 : Tips for Competition Days

A guide with tips for comepetitions days. Linked below!!

Junior Tips for Competition Days


April 12  : Welcome Guide

Although this guide is intended for new joiners for the club, it's definetely useful for all junior members!

Juniors Welcome Guide


March 11 : 2018 Track & Field Fixture List

The fixture list and timetables are linked below. Please view and add to your calendar!

T&F Fixtures 2018

EAL Timetable 2018

EYAL Timetable 2018



These are the events which each age group can compete in.

U11 - 60M, 600M, Shot Put, Long Jump. 3 EVENTS MAX

U13 - 70/75M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 800M, 1500M, High Jump, Long Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, 4x100M Relay. 3 EVENTS MAX (+ RELAY)

U15 - 75/80M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 300M, 800M, 1500M, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Hammer, 4x100M Relay. 3 EVENTS MAX (+ RELAY)

U17 - 80/100M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 300/400M, 800M, 1500M, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Hammer, 4x100M Relay. 3 EVENTS MAX (+ RELAY)

Seniors - 100/110M Hurdles, 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 1500M, 3000M, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Hammer, 4x100M Relay. 4 EVENTS MAX IF UNDER 19 (+ RELAY)


February 18 : Current Training Venues

Every Monday - Neatherd High School 6.30-8:00 sharp.

Every Thursday -  Neatherd High School 6.30-8:00 sharp.


Please ensure you get another training run in during the week, even a 20 minute jog is something! The Parkrun and Junior Parkrun, 5KM and 2KM, are great events held at the weekends.


October 2017 : The clubs stand on Juniors turning up to Train with the Seniors.

Over the past few years a number of discussions and situations have arisen regarding Juniors (those aged under 18 - UKA rules) attending Senior Club sessions.

We are affiliated to UK Athletics who set out a number of rules for this, some are a guide for those clubs to work within, allowing them a certain amount of flexibility but maintaining no breach of rules and any public liability or duty of care issues.

So to clarify from UK Athletics perspective and what we at dereham Runners AC abide by...

  • Affiliated clubs who have a junior group run by qualified coaches, advise that all those under the age of 18 run with the junior group, however the flexibility here is that a club can allow those at 16yrs+ to join the senior sessions as long as the following 3 points are met.
  1. They are club members.
  2. They have parents consent.
  3. The session location is of low-risk, i.e. not on public roads, pathways acceptable)

Under no circumstances can Under 12’s train with Seniors.

Please do remember that this is only on the club official training nights.


The Committee







East Anglian League - (red vest) - U11 upwards

23rd April – Kings Lynn                         PE30 2NB

11th June – Gt Yarmouth                      NR30 1EF

16th July – Ipswich                                IP4 3DS  

20th August – Bury St Edmunds            IP33 3TT

Time table of events can be found - www.cambsathletics.org.uk


Eastern Young Athletics League - (yellow vest) – U13 to U17

Time table of events can be found - www.eyal.org.uk




Please ensure your contact number is updated in the My Profile section (where we can contact you in case there are changes to the above at short notice i.e. weather or facilities are not available).



An email address is required for Dereham Runners AC membership. A junior member without an email account can use anyone's email account (e.g. a parent/guardian email address). Once the junior member reaches an age to have their own email account this can be updated in My Profile - see also below:
Juniors with their own e-mail account
A parent/guardian can choose to have copies of emails to be copied to one other email account too (i.e. their own email account): simply tick the "Send notifications to parents" box in My Profile and provide an address.

Members will be emailed to logon each March to renew membership and agree to the Club rules.

Code of conduct

Dereham Runners A.C. is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. See the club's code of conduct.

In return we would ask that a parent/guardian be prompt to collect a Junior member after training or race as two members of the club (Coach / Committee member / Designated person) are unable to leave until all Juniors have been collected.


For the Dereham Runners AC policy as written by the UK Athletics Guidelines Click Here

For further detailed information the following link will take you direct to the UK Athletics Guidelines page  Here 

However by joining Dereham Runners AC, you are in itself giving consent for pictures/video to be taken at Althletics events whilst running for Dereham Runners, or other clubs that are affiliated to UK Athletics, this is at all times to be under the rules as defined in the clubs policy statement above.

IF you have any concerns please dont hesitate in contacting the clubs Committee contact email infoderehamrunners@gmail.com

Other contacts referenced in the code of conduct:
Norfolk Police
Children's Services


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