Who can join?
With over 1,500 members, there's a place for everyone in the Clapham Chasers. The club prides itself on being a sociable, inclusive and ambitious environment for members of all abilities - come and join us! Please note we can only take members aged 18 and over.
Want to try before you buy?
New starters are welcome to come along to meet us and try out a cycling or a running club session before joining.
Running Taster - Please come along early (7pm) to either Monday Social Run or Thursday tempo sessions. You'll be given an intro to the club and then join the main session in whichever pace group you choose. No need to register before the day, just turn up (though please note that sessions don't run on bank holidays)!
Cycling Taster - Please come along to Cycling Intervals (Tuesday evening or Thursday morning in Richmond Park in summer months from April to end September) please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org to express your intent to join.
Swimming - We are unable to offer taster sessions for swimming but if you have any questions please contact email@example.com
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How much does membership cost?
Two levels of membership are available depending on whether or not you choose to affiliate with England Athletics (EA) which is the governing body for athletics in England.
Membership with EA affiliation* - £39 yearly
Membership without EA affiliation - £23 yearly
To help you decide if you'd like to affiliate with EA, we've got more info here.
Please Note: If you choose Membership with EA Affiliation, then we provide England Athletics with your personal data which they will use to enable access to an online portal for you (called myAthletics). England Athletics will contact you to invite you to sign into and update your MyAthletics portal (which, among other things, allows you to set and amend your privacy settings). If you have any questions about the continuing privacy of your personal data when it is shared with England Athletics, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
*If you have been affiliated with England Athletics via a different club before, please contact England Athletics to request your membership to be transferred to Clapham Chasers.
Are discounted rates available if I join part way through the year?
Our membership year runs from April to March. The payment changes throughout the year for new members as follows:
Please contact membership secretary Rob Ellis with any other questions.