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Junior Membership Officer – Ann Kirton (junior-membership@thetford-ac.co.uk)

Junior athletics training is provided by a dedicated team of qualified athletics coaches.

Thetford Athletic Club’s key aims are to:

  • Raise the profile of athletics amongst children in the community.
  • Introduce children ages 7+ to athletics within a fun, exciting and challenging format.
  • Introduce athletics to minority groups.
  • Introduce, support and develop coaches, officials and support staff.
  • Give the opportunity for children to participate in athletic leagues, star:track, track & field, cross-country, road running, open meetings and championship competitions.
  • Help children to improve their athletic skill and give them the opportunity to progress their performance.
  • Develop the leadership skills of young athletes.
  • To work with local School Sports Partnerships and National Governing bodies to provide opportunities to develop athletes and coaches.
  • To provide dedicated coaches for specific event groups.

The junior athletic club meets on the following days:-

Monday 6pm – 7pm Juniors 11-18
Thursday 6pm – 7pm Junior Under 11
Thursday 6pm – 7pm Juniors 11-18
Saturday 10am – 12pm Juniors 11-18

(Venues are detailed in the Diary section of the website)