There are many good reasons for being a member of Clapham Pioneers running club, including:

  • A free Pioneers running vest (for new members only)
  • Affiliation to England Athletics
  • Discount on entry fees for many races
  • Discounted entry to Clapham Pioneers social events
  • Entry to team events

Cost and membership year

It only costs £35 per year. Our membership year starts on 1st February and your fee covers you until 31st January the following year. If you join part way through the year we do not pro-rate the membership but any new members joining from December onwards will get membership for the following year.

Joining the club for the first time

If you are brand new to the club becoming a member of Clapham Pioneers is easy!

  • Click here to access the new member form and submit online
  • Transfer the £35 annual membership fee – our bank details are included on the application form
  • Alternatively you can bring £35 on a Tuesday night (cash or cheque)

Renewing your membership

Membership renewal fees are due by 31st January each year. Members transfer their membership fee directly into the Pioneers bank account. If you forget, our membership secretary will send you a friendly reminder (or two).


We will not pass on any of your details to any third parties, except to England Athletics as part of the registration procedure. We will only store your details as long as you are an active member, or longer if you ask us to do so. We will include your email address on a group distribution list for club announcements.

England Athletics Registration

All members of the club are automatically enrolled with England Athletics. There are a wide range of benefits which come with this, set out on the EA website and include:

  • Entry to events exclusively available to registered athletes – under UKA Rules
  • Entry discounts (minimum £2) on UKA licensed road and multi-terrain events
  • Exclusive money-saving offers including New Balance, InterContinental Hotels Group, Sweatshop and Bupa
  • Personal profile page on Power of 10 (national results and rankings database)

Upon joining, the Clapham Pioneers membership secretary will:

  • Automatically enrol you with England Athletics, submitting your name, date of birth, address and contact details to the EA database
  • Following enrolment you will be sent your welcome pack which includes your EA membership card and EA number
  • If you need your EA membership number and do not have it, please email
  • As a registered athlete you can also access the EA Portal, where you can update your details among other things. Instructions how to access the portal are included in your welcome pack

Clapham Pioneers is an EA affiliated club; our registration number is 7663026.