Join us

New and visiting members are always welcome at Derwent Valley Running Club.

Think you’d like to join the club? That’s great! We’d love to have you.

Download our membership form here: Membership Form for joining DVRC

Please feel free to try out a few sessions and meet us before joining up.  Get in touch beforehand so we can look out for you.

Also have a look at the website and particularly this Joining and Members section to find out more about the benefits of becoming a member.

Our membership secretary is Kirsty Robson, you can email Kirsty  here.

How much?

Annual subscriptions are usually around c£35 (April 2020 – March 2021). This includes registration to England Athletics (see below for details). Junior membership (under 16) £25. Social membership £5

However, for the year 2021-22 only:

  • Current members will only pay the cost of registration to England Athletics: £15
  • Current social members will not pay a fee
  • New members will pay the EA registration cost, plus the cost-price of a club vest: £15 + £17= £32

What are the benefits?

  • Regular training sessions with great coaches and run leaders on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Regular social club runs and a network of running buddies to meet for your own runs out
  • A club vest in your first year of membership, and the opportunity to buy other club kit, including hoodies and hats
  • Registration to England Athletics as we’re an affiliated club; this entitles you to discounted entry to many races and the chance to compete in inter-club competitions such as the cross-country season of the North East Harrier League
  • Exciting year of racing, including club competitions such as the club’s Grand Prix
  • Getting involved in organising our very own annual race – The George Ogle Memorial Race
  • The opportunity to get involved in the development and running of the club and coaching (yes, please!)
  • Great crack and shared advice with fellow runners
  • Social activities, race coach trips, pub meetings and more

How to join

Download our membership form here: Membership Form for joining DVRC

Email Kirsty Robson, membership secretary with your completed membership form and we will send you bank transfer details.

If you would like to find out about how we will use and share your data as a member, then please see our privacy and data policy.