Welcome to White Horse Harriers


THURSDAY 6.55pm (This is the club’s main training session)

Autumn/Winter location (Sept – March)

Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9BY

Summer location (April – August)

King Alfred’s Academy West Site, Challow Road, Wantage, OX12 9DU



Typically an hours training usually under the supervision of Club Coaches, Tom King and Angela Briscoe, Lisa Parker-Smith and Dick Jegou

We welcome any aspiring athlete aged ‘Year 7’ upwards.  New starters are welcomed on the first Thursday of the month.  This allows the coaches to talk to the new starter and fit them into the training program.


We usually have three groups of seniors

  • 7.00-8.30 min/mile pace
  • Intermediates – 8.30-11 min/mile pace
  • Welcome Group 11 min/mile plus pace


Other Training Sessions: 

Our Runleaders have put together the training plan for any Harriers wanting to build their pace, distance and improve their form.  For 12 weeks running from the 5th September 17 we’re running 3 structured sessions each week (Tuesday, Thursday and alternate Saturday’s) with the aim of supporting people to complete the Eynsham 10k on the 26th November. Find out more information – Our Autumn 2017 training schedule can be found here.

Saturday 8.00am 

The Intermediates Group Sat run is definitely worth getting up for, as it usually takes in scenic Oxfordshire trails and sometimes includes breakfast at the end!  Details of meeting at the following locations.    More info

There is also a structured Saturday hill session every other week for the period 5th September 2017 onwards with the first session on the 9th September.

Sunday 8.55am

On non-race days there is a guided trail run through the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. (sometimes followed by tea & cake).  Typically we’ll run on The Ridgeway, but occasionally seek out new routes around Oxford, Hungerford or Savernake Forest.

It’s a long social run, at talking pace.

We usually meet at Court Hill Centre, Wantage OX12 9NE.  Please follow our Facebook page for updates.


Intermediates.  6.30pm

The intermediate group meet at the following locations.  More Info


Seniors (all levels)  7.00pm

Plyometrics session

Tuesday’s structured session is at Lloyd Lindsay rooms in Ardington from the 5th Sept to End of November 2017.

Competitive Juniors & Seniors.  6.45pm

An intervals track session under the supervision of Club Coach, Tom King at Tilsley Park, Dunmore Rd, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1PU.  N.B. Track fees are usually Senior £4.50 / Junior £3.50

Intermediates.  6.30pm

The intermediates group meets at Grove Tesco’s at 6:30pm. More Info