Bury Livingwaters Church (Close Methodist), Dumers Lane, Radcliffe, M26 2GB.

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Radcliffe Athletic Club Juniors

Radcliffe Athletic Club Juniors is open to children aged eight to 16. They meet at Livingwaters Church (formerly Close Methodist Church) Dumers Lane, Radcliffe, M26 2GB, from 7pm to 8pm on Mondays.

The juniors broadly follow the FUNdamentals of athletics in the England Athletics junior 365 Programme, covering different aspects of running,  throwing and jumping. There is an emphasis on enjoyment and camaraderie, and developing skills and resilience.

During the summer, the juniors get out into the trails around Radcliffe.

Juniors are and encouraged to enter races, competitions and cross country. They also take part in parkruns and the Burrs Community Run at Burrs Country Park, Bury


Annual membership fees from April 2024 are:

  • Regular - £20
  • Juniors whose parents are premium Radcliffe Athletic Club members - £15
  • For families with siblings also at juniors - £20 for the first child and then £15
    per child thereafter

Non-members will continue to be asked to contribute a £1 per week, but sessions remain free to junior members.

Junior indoor winter training

Juniors out running and racing!

Radcliffe AC Juniors club merchandise

Check out our official T-shirts and hoodies on the merchandise website.


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Read the latest RAC Juniors' Newsletter and check out what our juniors have been up to and what's coming up.

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Radcliffe Athletic Club Junior of the Year

Oliver Swan is Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Junior of the Year for 2023

The 12-year-old received his award from Peter Warr, head of the junior section, and Louise Shield who helps to coach the juniors.

The presentation took place during the club’s annual festive run which visits the Radcliffe streets with the best Christmas lights.

Oliver has competed in the Red Rose Cross Country league this year and is also a regular at the Saturday morning 5k parkruns and the Sunday morning Burrs Community Run in Bury.

Peter said: “What a star Oliver is. He is always at club nights, bringing energy and enthusiasm. He has got stuck into cross country, completed other races during the year, done parkruns and Burrs, and is getting better and better all the time.

"He really has been a credit to the club."

Medal Time!

Here are some of our juniors showing off their bling!