About Us

Based at the prestigious Loughborough University Paula Radcliffe Stadium, Charnwood AC provides opportunities for athletes of all ages to take part in training and competition for Track, Field, Cross-Country and Road Running events. With qualified coaches at all age groups from the age of 8, Charnwood AC offers a variety of training groups and pathways into athletics.

New Members

Our club is committed to providing opportunities for all athletes of all abilities and ages. Despite these challenging times, we are accepting new members and you are welcome to contact us and discuss which training group may be the best for you. We offer your first session for free so you can see what we do and if you enjoy it.

Please follow these links if you want to find out more about joining our club and read up on our club handbook


Learn the fundamentals of athletics from 8 yrs old. Read more here

Jump, Throw, Repeat. Read more here

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Sprinting,  running, endurance . Go the speed and distance you want


Club Training

Charnwood AC Training

Club training starts again on Monday 7th December.

Loughborough is in a Tier 3 area. If you are 18 or over then you cannot come to training from outside a tier 3 area. Under 18s may travel across tiers.

Please note:

1. Only under 18s can train indoors in the HIPAC.

2. No spectators, including parents, are allowed in the stadium. You will not be able to access the toilets.

3. Please do not congregate outside the stadium.


Please click here to book a session, and to view the updated guidance.

Take care and stay safe.

Charnwood AC

Tom Gostelow

The National XC Championship

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

No podium places but some determined performances from Charnwood AC’s athletes in the face of di . . .

Oliver Parker Indoors 2020

Midland Indoor Championships

Alexander Stadium

Charnwood Athlete wins Three Medals at Midland Indoor Championships . . .

Senior Women

Midlands XC Championships

Prestwold Hall

Some fine performances from Charnwood AC’s athletes at last Saturday’s Midland Counties Cross Co . . .

Tom Dixon - Junior Sportsman of the Year

Junior Sportsman of the Year

Leicester Tigers

Charnwood AC athlete Tom Dixon started the new year with another trophy . . .