November 27, 2020

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Welcome to Coburg Harriers Athletic Club

– NOT THE QUARRY BUT THE CHASE, NOT THE TROPHY BUT THE RACE

Our historic club competes in Athletics Victoria cross country in winter and Track & Field in Summer. If athletic competition is not for you, join our casual training group, come down and experience the Masters (ages 30 and over) or take part in our very popular monthly fun runs to be part of the fun!

We are located at Harold Stevens Athletics Field, Outlook Rd Coburg North 3058 Victoria Australia, Melways Reference 18 A10 (Behind the Coburg Giants basketball stadium)


  • Track Reopen for Club Training and Masters Group.

Excited to advise members that our COVID Safety Plan has been approved and the Harold Stevens track is now reopen for Club Training, at specific times and for the Masters Thursday night group.
Being reopened requires us to follow all of our agreed COVID Safety guidelines.
The Gym and Clubrooms REMAIN CLOSED. Toilets access will be available.
Club training is for current financial members, to join or renew go to  Harriers Club Membership if joining / renewing now your membership will run until 31/12/2021.
if unsure of your membership status please email Chris at treasurer@coburgharriers.org.au and he will confirm.

Track Open Times
  • Club Throws / Sprints from 5.30pm Tuesday / Thursday evenings
  • Club Middle Distance Groups from 6.00pm Tuesday / Thursday evenings. Limited to 2 groups of 10. Online Bookings Required. Links for sessions will be available via social media 4 day before session. Scroll down to Middle Distance Group info for next weeks sessions.
  • Masters Group from 7.15pm Thursdays.

Some important guidelines to remember.
  • Group Training will be restricted to 2 groups of 10 plus coaches
  • Spectators are NOT allowed
  • Face Masks, Athletes must wear a face mask at all times when they are not training
  • Attendees must record their details on arrival, Name, Phone number and time arrived
  • COVID safe protocols, social distancing, hand hygiene and stay away if unwell must be followed

Check our Detailed Harriers COVID Safety Plan 06112020 for more detailed information.
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Middle Distance Group Training

New Start Time 6.00pm Tuesday and Thursday.
At present numbers are limited to 2 groups of 10. Online booking for each session are essential via links below.
Bookings are open until 4.00pm on the day of training, if you book and are unable to attend please let me know  (SMS 0409 313930) so we can make the spot available for someone else.

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    Our Coaches

    Brian Delaney – Middle, Long Distance runcoachbjd@tpg.com.au

    Phil Curtain – Throws hpnsales54@outlook.com

    Tim Holloway – Middle Distance tim.holloway@findex.com.au

    David Woods – Sprints, Middle Distance davidwoods@ridiculusmus.com

    Michael Carney – Sprints michael.carney2013@gmail.com

    Benny Tancredi – Sprints 0425 756 088

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    Club Membership – Membership Categories

    Competing Athlete, Club Athlete, BJD Training Group and/or Active Club Member

    Track & Facility user who does not participate in club runs, volunteers for events etc.

    • Use of Track & Club Facilities: TRAINING MEMBER $90 (not competing for club)
    • Use of Track & Club Facilities: TRAINING U20 $45 (not competing for club)
    • Use of Track & Club Facilities: TRAINING U16 $45 (not competing for club)
    • Club Membership Online Payments  (Club Membership Only)

    (A training member is regarded as someone who is not involved with the club as a competitor or volunteer, but who just uses the track and/or gym for training purposes)

    What we can Offer :

    • Accredited Coaching
    • Access to Athletics Victoria Competition
    • Club winter road and cross country events.
    • Masters (Veterans) competition on Thursday nights from 7.15 pm (see below)
    • Monthly Fun Runs just $20 or discounted for members. Conditions apply (see Fun Run page)
    • Fully stocked gymnasium with showers
    • Clubrooms with kitchen facilities available for hire

    Coaching :

    • Sprint coaching available from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm four nights a week
    • Middle distance/endurance coaching available from 6:00 pm Tuesday & Thursday
    • Throws coaching available in a number of disciplines. Contact for more details
    • Access to coaching in other disciplines available upon request

    Monthly Fun Run Program :

    • Caters for beginners and seasoned runners
    • Encouragement to improve on your personal bests
    • Friendly atmosphere
    • Organised training runs
    • Various Social Activities
    • Improve your time by joining the club’s casual running group on a Tuesday or Thursday night
    • We accommodate runners at all levels from the get fit runner to competition orientated athletes. Training takes place on  track and cross country circuits with race proven ‘interval’ coaching methods. Let us help you meet your race, fitness & health goals.

    Track & Field (Summer) :

    • Athletics Victoria North West Region Men Div 2 & 40 +, U18, U16, U14, Women Div 2 & 40 +, U18, U16, U14
    • Recent Pennants : NW Region – Women 40 + (2012), Men U18 (2011), Wom Div 2 (2008); Men 40+ (2008); Men Div 4 (2006)
    • Qualified accredited coaches
    • Latest polyurethane surfaced tracks
    • Athletes compete for club’s Cullen Cup
    • Trophy Presentation Night at end of season

    Cross Country (Winter) :

    • Athletics Victoria Competition: Men Div 3, 5,  7, Women Div 2, 4, all junior grades
    • Recent Pennants: Div 3 Men (2010); Div 7 Men (2006); Div 5, 6 Men, Div 3 Women (2004)
    • Qualified accredited coaches
    • Vibrant winter club program on measured cross country & road courses
    • Organised pack runs, training programs and advice
    • Athletes compete for club’s Dr Marshall Shield
    • Trophy Presentation Night at end of season

    Masters (Veterans)

    • Thursday evenings from 7.15 pm
    • Novices encouraged; Run, Walk or Jog. All Levels of ability
    • For men and women aged 30 years or over
    • Encouragement from experienced athletes
    • Opportunity to achieve your personal best
    • Great social atmosphere, Fun, Fitness, Friendship
    • NOTE: Children under 16 must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult
    • For more details contact Paul O’Neill  | email: advancedhealth@bigpond.com   | or turn up on a Thursday evening

    Little Athletics :

    Coburg Little Athletics is a co-tenant at the Harold Stevens track. Special discounts apply to Little Athletics members wanting to compete for the club in Athletics Victoria competition. For more information visit the Coburg Little Athletics website

    Coburg Harriers Harold Stevens Athletic Track Hire:

    Schools, Athletic Clubs, Community Groups, Sporting Organizations – Event Hire & Track Hire contact:

    Heather Collyer

    Email: hcollyer@optusnet.com.au