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Welcome to Trawden Athletic Club

Enjoy running road, off-road, trail or cross country? Live in or around East Lancashire? You're more than welcome to join Team TAC! We're a thriving and sociable running club based in Pendle, East Lancashire, where absolutely everyone is welcome. You'll find Trawden AC caters for runners of all abilities and offers an unrivalled network of support, including a very popular Couch to 5K group.

Trawden Athletic Club was voted England Athletics North West "Club of the Year 2015", and won "Team of the Year 2014" at the prestigious Pendle Sports Awards, positive proof that we provide outstanding opportunities and support for runners and athletes throughout the Pendle area and beyond.

Our many members range from beginners who choose to run for fitness to those who regularly compete in local and national races. As well as encouraging members to run and helping train those who wish to participate in the local racing scene, Trawden AC hosts two of the annual Pendle & Burnley Grand Prix races – Boulsworth Fell Race and the Trawden 7 – as well as the Bowley Hill Trail Race in May.

In early 2014 we established what has already become a blooming juniors section. We often have over 40 children of all ages attend our Tuesday evening training, all under the watchful eyes of our junior coaching team. All our children enjoy and benefit from structured exercise plans and we already have some young race winners pushing through the ranks.

So please take a good look around our site and discover our recent activities, race results, training and the many forthcoming local and regional events in which Team TAC is taking part. Although running is the mainstay of the club, we also encourage and promote other activities such as map reading and navigation, duathlons, triathlons and adventure racing.

We hold four regular weekly training sessions on Monday to Thursday evenings. You can check our training diary for further information. Our dedicated qualified athletics coaches can tailor a training or exercise regime to your specific needs. You are very welcome to come along to any of our training sessions to see if Trawden AC is for you.

We hope to see you soon and in the meantime...happy running!

Latest Club News

Autumn activity with Couch to 5K


We are very pleased to announce that Trawden AC is starting up a new Couch to 5K running programme in conjunction with Pendle Leisure Trust as part of their Up & Active scheme. The first session is on Tuesday 18th April.

Other recent news...

5 FEB  •  NEWS
9 OCT  •  NEWS

New Members in May

Welcome to the following recent recruits!
Shaun Heys, Keeley Blackledge, Stuart Hayton, Mark Walsh, Natalie Heys, Lee Doidge, Janet Lord, Sue Passmore, Tracy Taylor, Neil Taylor, Douglas Mumby, Mandy Aston, Catherine Riley, Stacey Houston, Matthew Little, Louise Preston, Martin Brady, Philip Simpson, Helen Beech, Kathryn Brady, Tricia Beesley & Louise Pye
Plus junior athletes...
Jamie Williamson, Macy Waiting, Joss Waiting, Arthur Ellison, Evie Dawson, Alex Strachan & Alice Hartley
Latest Report

Preston 10


So training for me has been well spaced to say the least.

Tanya put a post on asking if anyone was looking at doing the Preston 10 a few months back as an alternative to Boulsworth race. Yep, I thought, I can do that even at a slower pace, after a few attempts at this course and having the option in November of a burger bar, I had £1.85 so the option was impossible!

After crawling out of the pit with no breakfast and just a nice pint of water, I collected Bambi (Wriggers) and as we drove down to Burley fire station I had a complete mental block of where the fire station actually was!

Full senior membership is ONLY £30
and includes a FREE team vest
Subsequent renewal is just £20 per year – Junior membership from £5 per year
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On the horizon...

25 AUG  •  FELL
15 SEP  •  TRAIL
30 SEP  •  ROAD
20 OCT  •  TRAIL

Latest results...

18 AUG  •  TRAIL
12 AUG  •  ROAD
12 AUG  •  ROAD
8 AUG  •  FELL
5 AUG  •  FELL

New events...

4 NOV  •  ROAD
20 OCT  •  TRAIL
30 SEP  •  ROAD
15 SEP  •  TRAIL

Next training...

23 AUG  •  TRACK