Dover RoadRunners A/C is an athletics club concentrating on running, including road running, off road, trails and track. The club is led and run solely on a voluntary basis.
We have six LIR (Leadership In Running) qualified coaches -
Philip Coleman – Head Coach, Athletics Coach LIR and Welfare Officer.
Sylvia Barrett – President of Dover Roadrunners, Assistant Athletics Coach LIR, First Aid qualified.
Warren Uden – Assistant Athletics Coach LIR.
Martin McConnell – LIR and First Aid qualified.
Leela Osborne – LIR and First Aid qualified.
Jo Daniels – LIR and First Aid qualified.
Weekly sessions are held on a Tuesday & Thursday.
Tuesdays: We meet on a Tuesday evening at 6:15pm, for a variety of interval sessions including hill work. Venues can vary, so please keep an eye on our Weekly Sessions page for Tuesday meeting places.
Thursdays: On a Thursday, we meet at 6pm in The Weights Room, 74/94 High Street, Dover (just after The Charlton Centre), for a 6:15pm start. This is for a run, which is normally along the lines of 10k (6 miles). We cover various routes. We have various speeds and will make sure all new members are made to feel welcome. They will be put in a group to suit their speed and ability.
We also have an Early Bird Club which sets off at 6pm at a more gentle pace.
We also offer a Beginners to Runners course – Please click here for more information on that group.
All groups are subject to coach availability.
We also now offer a Junior Athletics Club -Please click here for full details.
Become a Member
There is a £45 annual fee for membership of the club, which covers 2 weekly sessions, the Summer relays, Winter track and hall sessions as well as registration with England Athletics. If you would like to know more, click here for full information about becoming a member.
Beginners can join the Beginners to Runners group before deciding whether to become full members – Click here for more details.
- We strongly advise our members to refrain from wearing headphones for safety purposes.
- We also advise our members to wear high visibility gear in order to be safe.
- We work to a time limit and do not currently cater for absolute beginners.
- We do enter races as a club, and you can obtain Club Vests to wear for these events.
Please see our full Policies here.
For further information, contact us today.