Junior Striders




The 2019 junior running season started on Thursday 25th April and is now underway. The season is expected to finish September/October depending on the weather and the available light.

Our mission is to hold structured weekly training sessions in a fun environment with each participant working towards realistic goals. All sessions will be led by our coach qualified to England Athletics Level 3.

This is the twelfth year that Striders have organised activities for 6-16 year olds. The sessions include endurance and speed training, games and exercises aimed at improving co-ordination, balance and confidence. The sessions are held every Thursday evening during the summer term at 6-7pm. We meet at the track in the senior schools grounds. The cost is £1.50 per child per session. There is no obligation to attend every session so payment is on a pay as you run basis. New runners will need to fill out a registration form at their first session. Please bring a water bottle. If a junior session is going to be cancelled due to bad weather an update will appear on the Driffield Striders Facebook page to inform parents.

To purchase junior striders running kit please visit H & K embroidery – orders can be taken online or in store.

Adult runners wanting to take advantage of track training are also welcome to attend Striders senior sessions at the same time as the juniors. These are ideal for people new to running and just wanting to improve their fitness.

A coached adult session is held from 7-8pm, after the junior session with the aim of developing running speed and technique.

Either contact Paul Grinstead for more details (Tel. 01377 255272; email:p.grinstead2@btinternet.com) or just turn up on the night.