We have four categories of membership.

First Claim

Current rate of £30 for 2018/19.

This includes affiliation to the North of England Athletic Association and UK Athletics for Road Running, Cross Country and Fell & Hill Running.

Second Claim 

Current rate of £15 for 2018/19 for runners with First Claim membership of another club.

You will be able to compete as a Valley Strider in team events that your first club do not enter.


Current rate of £15 for 2018/19. You can train with Valley Striders but you won’t be able to enter races as a Valley Strider. You can upgrade to a First Claim member throughout the year and includes England Athletics membership.


Current rate of £39 for 2018/19, which includes entry into a number of local races.  A reduced rate of £29 is available for a maximum of 10 junior sessions and includes the race entries.  Places are limited so contact us for availability.