Training for young athletes



Thank you for your interest,  Here are details of current athletics training for youngsters

As you will probably know Tooting Bec athletics track is now closed for 2-3 months whilst the track surface gets relaid and the track renovated

We hope it will re-open mid June. Please keep checking the club website for updates or email

For regular trainers please speak to your coach re training plans for this period

For newcomers please email info@hernehillharriers for training updates or call Steve Bosley on tel 07721 555688

As a general rule for 7 -15  year olds we can advise the following

7-10 year olds

With Simon   on Monday evenings 5.00-6.00 pm and 6.00-7.00 pm during term time on the 60m track at Furzedown Recreation Centre Ramsdale Road London SW17 9BP

Its on Monday 28th March and then there is a three week gap and it resumes on Monday 24th April after the school holidays


Streatham Common

Meet 100m up the side of Streatham Common South which is the road where the petrol garage is at the bottom, look for youngsters in high viz tops

6.00– 7.00  pm     9-14s  general training

7.00  – 8.00 pm     11 – 15s  distance training

With Steve Bosley   07721 555688

Also on Streatham common on Tuesday evenings meeting a the same point

Ivor Northeys  group for sprints    6.30 – 7.30 pm     tel   07496 363310

Tony Mayhews group for sprints and multi events  7.00 – 8.30 pm     tel 07973 432247

James McDonalds  group for middle distance  6.30 – 8.00 pm      tel   07930 301663


Streatham common    Steve as per above

                                        Tony as above

Battersea Park

Ivors group for sprints    6.30 – 8.00 pm

James group  for middle distance    5.30-7.30 pm


Tony      : sprints and multi events    Sutton Arena   Middleton Road   Carshalton    Saturday   2.00-4.00 pm

Ivor           sprints                                               ‘’                   ‘’                                ‘’            Sunday     1.00 – 3.00 pm

James      distance training     normally Richmond Park for a long run   9.00 am  call/ email  for details

Sunday mornings   Horace / Steve on Tooting Bec common    for 9-14 year olds

meet 10.00 am outside Tooting Bec Common and then we walk over to the common

10.00 – 12.00 midday   for 9-15s

Throws   : please contact Anthony Soalla Bell on tel 07957427613 for training details

To join please go to

For any enquiries on above please email  or call Steve Bosley on 07721 555688


Competitions for youngsters start from mid April after Easter – a provisional timetable of events is enclosed, the main leagues for youngsters are Youth Development League,  Ebbisham league for boys and Lily B league for girls

Startrack in Easter / half term holidays

We very much want to have these popular sessions but with Tooting being unavailable its difficult to find a suitable venue

Please advise whether you would be prepared to come to Battersea Park if we had sessions in the Easter holidays

Alternatively we may be able to put on training sessions on specific days

Email for more details

We will keep updating you on updates and progress of Tooting Bec track

Any questions please call / email on 07721 555688  or email

Steve Bosley