Join Our Club
New members are guaranteed a warm welcome at Royton Road Runners!
We pride ourselves on being a friendly club with runners of all standards aged 18 & over, from first-timers through to serious competitors - why not come along & make new like-minded friends?
Elsewhere on this website you'll find details of our regular training sessions. You're welcome to come along & give us a try - if you'd like to speak to someone first, please visit the Contacts/Officials page.
If you're not sure whether a running club is for you, please read this blog written by Dan Yarwood. If this doesn't convince you to give it a go, nothing will!
If you enjoy training with us, the next step is to become a member of the club - click the button below to submit an online membership form. Please pay your membership fee (see below) before/at the same time as submitting the online form.
The Royton Road Runners year starts on 1st April. For anyone joining from October 2023 we are offering a half-year membership fee of £22.00 which covers membership through to 31st March 2024. This includes membership of England Athletics for the same period (if you are a current member of England Athletics through another club, the membership fee is different - please contact us for details).
Once you've submitted a membership form, the easiest way to pay is by online transfer (to Sort Code 30-96-26, Account No 01306698 - please put your name as the reference), or you can pay by cheque (payable to 'Royton Road Runners') to any member of the committee at Monday/Thursday club training nights.
Membership of Royton Road Runners offers many benefits:
discounted race entry for most UK races
coach trips to several club races each year (including Derwentwater)
England Athletics membership included in your fee
a wide range of RRR-branded club kit
access to Royton cricket, tennis & bowling club facilities
regular social events, including our annual Presentation Night
access to an annual draw for club places in the London Marathon *
automatic entry to our Club Championship - a chance to compete for many trophies!
10% discount at established running outlets such as Up & Running in Oldham **
* subject to restrictions
** excluding sale items & some electronics
If you prefer to print & complete a membership application form you can do so here.
For frequently-asked questions, click here.
We look forward to welcoming you to RRR!