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Welcome to Orion Harriers

We are a friendly, running club, suitable for all ages and all abilities, based in North Chingford, on the edge of Epping Forest.  We have a membership of over 300 runners, comprising of women and men aged from 18 – 80, plus a vibrant juniors section with 300 members. Whether your ambition is to run competitively or just jog to get fit and meet new friends, Orion Harriers is the club for you!



Run it, Jump it, Throw it. Love it!

September 19 @ 4:30 pm - October 31 @ 5:30 pm

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New beginners running course starts Wed 20th September!


Club House Extension

As everyone is probably aware we are proposing to extend the clubhouse to provide larger and improved changing facilities and communal areas to cope with current  membership numbers and predicted growth.



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Our first head torch night race and my first event race win!

Anna and I headed back to the Rotorua Red Woods, this time for the Rotorua Night Trail Half Marathon.

This year was the first year this race had been run as a half marathon and it was only a small field but I ran neck and neck with 2nd place all the way to end and won buy just 7 seconds!

Anna finished 6th woman, which was a great result even though she was being cautious on the trail.

It was an unforgettable finish as we crossed the line 20 seconds before the 400 odd quarter marathon runners were set to start their race going in the opposite direction! Everyone was so supportive, hand shakes and hi-fives left right and centre.

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Our Facebook page continues to grow - almost 900 members now. We are long overdue a social media policy, which other clubs our size have and which is strongly encouraged by UK Athletics. I attach the wording agreed by the committee earlier this week. I will also put a copy on our website. Happy posting! ... See MoreSee Less

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hello, im a new facebook member but not yet been running! Im very unfit currently and wondered if you did any beginners/ slow sessions!?? and also if anyone ever meets up in walthamstow as thats where im living... thank you, jo ... See MoreSee Less

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Training Sessions

Here is an overview of Orion taining sessions. We have sessions to suit all abilities, for more info please visit the training page.

Day Session
Monday No Club Session
Tuesday 7:30 pm Speed – track (Waltham Forest Pool & Track)
Tuesday 7:00 pm Intervals/hills – Cross Country/road (Club)
Wednesday 7:00 pm Steady –  Cross Country/Road (Club)
Thursday 7:00 pm Tempo – Cross Country/Road (Club)
Friday No Club Session
Saturday 9:30 am Cross Country Beginners (Club)
Sunday 8:30 am Long run – Cross Country (Club)No Club Session
Day Session
Monday No Club Session
Tuesday 5:30 pm Under 11’s Fun Athletics
Tuesday  6:30 pm Over 11’s Track & Field
Wednesday 7:00 pm Cross Country/Road
Thursday 7:00 pm Tempo Run
Friday No Club Session
Saturday 10:30 am Track & Field
Sunday 10:00 am Cross Country

Find us

Our clubhouse, Jubilee Retreat, is a 5 minute walk from Chingford Rail and Bus stations.

There is no parking at the clubhouse please use the Chingford Plain Car Park

Orion Harriers
Jubilee Retreat
Bury Road
E4 7QJ