Membership Information

Posted by Todd Lake on 5 April 2018



This year we have introduced the ability to pay by BACS, please read the clubs rules and process for this. 

Membership fees are due on 1st April, it has been
decided that we only need a membership form from you if you're
either a new member, or, if you're an existing member & any
details about you have changed since your last membership renewal
ie: address, mobile number etc. Any amendments required apply to
both Clubbuzz - The Dereham Runners website & England Athletics,
with whom ALL members are registered. ALL members have the
facility to update their details on our website (clubbuzz)
themselves, however, England Athletics will be updated by us on
your behalf.

If choosing to pay by either cash or cheque, please ensure that
payment + membership form (if requiring updates to personal
details), is enclosed in a sealed envelope with the following
written on the front: your name/s, the amount enclosed either
cash/cheque, & if a child, their d.o.b & pass to either Matthew
Freezer - club treasurer,  or Emma - club/membership secretary.
Please make cheques payable to: Dereham Runners AC.

*For parents of juniors, if your child will be celebrating their
11th birthday between 1.4.18 - 31.3.19, they are now eligible to
pay the same amount as seniors - £33 for a full year's
membership, in order to cover them as a 'competitive' athlete
with England Athletics.
If you haven't already done so, please re-register for another
year on our club website.
Please also ensure that any medical information ie: current
prescribed medication is kept up-to-date or any medical
conditions are noted under your profile on the club website, in
the event of requiring medical attention. This also includes next
of kin or any close relatives contact details.

For anyone not intending to re-register & renew their membership
with Dereham Runners, please 'unregister' on the club website.
If anyone has any further queries other than those associated to
BAC's payments, please do not hesitate to contact Emma at:


Here is the clubs declaration as displayed on the membership form, be aware that with your payment is also your confirmation & agreement to this.

I wish to become a member/renew my membership of DEREHAM RUNNERS AC. I agree to pay the annual subscription at the price ruling at the time of my application, as set from time to time by the club committee.

I hereby declare that:

  1. I am an amateur as defined by the UK Athletics laws, and that:

I have never competed for a money prize or monetary consideration in any athletic game or sport, or been in any way interested in a staked bet or wager made in connection with any athletic competition in which I was an entrant or competitor.

I have never engaged in, assisted in or taught, any athletic exercise for pecuniary consideration, or in any way exploited my athletic ability for profit.               

        I have never taken part in any athletic competition with anyone who is not an amateur.

  1. I will will abide by the UK Athletics rules for competitions.
  2. I have not competed at an unregistered meeting or, if having so competed, I have since re-qualified
  3. I will endeavour to support the club, to uphold the standards of amateur athletics and to enhance the reputation and fulfil the aims for which the club has been founded.
  4. I agree to abide by all aspects the Dereham Runners AC code of conduct as set out and available on the Clubs website.
  5. I consent for my email address to be used by the club (*signed by the guardian if this relates to a junior member)
  6. I consent to photographs of myself being used for press reports/publicity purposes (or my child in the case of a Junior member)
Juniors under 11 £18.00
All other Members 11year + (1.4.18 - 30.11.18) £33.00 inc UKA £15 fee
2nd Claim £18.00*
1.12.18 - 31.3.19 £24.00 inc UKA Membership(£15)
*   Advise the Club if you are English Athletics registered through another club. 

We are happy to allow all prospective members a short trial period with us at our outdoor coaching sessions to see what we can offer. You’ll find us friendly and hopefully we can offer what you are looking for in a running club.


Other Activities

The club regularly has runners competing in the London Marathon, and there is always at least one place available through the club. In addition to runners training for the London Marathon there are often runners training for an autumn marathon. During the last few years marathons held at Edinburgh, Loch Ness, Florence, Barcelona, New York and San Sebastion have had a runner from the club competing. Since 2006, every year, seventeen runners plus several members as the support crew, run the 194 mile Round Norfolk Relay.

The club has had runners competing in the 10km and half marathon in 2006 and 2007 in Caudebec. Caudebec is situated in Northern France and is the twin town to Dereham. Caudebec sent a contingent of eighteen runners over to compete in our 10 mile road race held in May 2007.

We have also taken part in the reims Running Festival October 2017, with runners in the Half Marathon and Full.

In addition to coaching evenings the club has in the past undertaken the following activities:-

  • 10-mile and 5K road races.
  • Club 10km handicap & X/C events during the summer.
  • Summer BBQ – no running permitted!



Potential/new members please also read the Welcome Pack.

Other information About Us

Club Code of Conduct

Honorary Membership

Information for Parents

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