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Holmfirth Harriers is a friendly club with over 550 active members. We cater for athletes of all ages, gender and ability. Holmfirth Harriers has enjoyed success at both county and national levels. Regardless of your choice of running, be it road, fell, X-country or track there is a group of athletes to train with. Holmfirth Harriers club headquarters are at the Neiley Pavillion in Honley (a purpose built clubhouse with lottery grant assistance). How to find us.

Training nights

Holmfirth Harriers meet on Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. Every-one welcome - any standard!

Training groups

We have groups for different abilities:

Detailed routes are on the members page and on the noticeboards at the club.

There are also specialist groups for sprinters and endurance athletes coached by Lauren Storr, Alwyn Dewhirst, Kath Farquhar and Phil Hanson. Please contact the Track & Field or Cross County Secretary to find out what group might be most suitable for you.

Technical field event training is also held for competing members at Neiley playing fields during the summer months. Contact Aideen or John McF for more information about joining these sessions.

New members

If you are new to the club, there's more information for potential new members here.

Mailing list

Existing members can send e-mail to Jacqueline to be added to the mailing list and get the member password.

Strength and conditioning sessions

Strengthening and Conditioning Sessions are running every Monday night 8-9 p.m. at Neiley which are aimed at all HHAC members, sessions comprise agility exercises, core body strengthening, plyometric exercises, sprint training, conditioning exercises, and  static stretching. Regular attendance will help prevent future injuries and the sessions can also  be a good way back into training after injury.  S&C sessions should be part of your regular training regime.  Sessions are free to HHAC members and £1 to non members.

Contact Phil Hanson or Sarah Walker.

Afterwards at the Travellers

EVERY TUESDAY after training : Meet at the Travellers, Brockholes on Tuesday evenings for a drink. This is an opportunity for you to meet other clubs members. Supper is also available at a cost of £3.50. Everyone welcome.

Need a massage?

Steve Moslin, a sports masseur, is at Neiley every 1st & 3rd Tues in the month. He offers special rates to HHAC, £10/half hour & £20/full hour, to book him call 07980 801813.

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