• Athletics




About Us

Athletics: The sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in running and throwing


Our Athletics and Cross Country team is open to anyone who wants to join, regardless of their ability, whether they are new or well established in the sport.


We compete in BUCS Athletics and Cross Country league. Cross Country and Indoor athletics is usually held in February and the outdoor athletics at the beginning of May. BUCS is a well respected fixture in the athletics and cross country calendar and is a very exciting event to take part in and often attracts big names within our sport, including GB athletes.



Key information  


Training and matches

Our training for sprints, throws and jumps is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm at Liverpool Harriers & AC at Wavertree Athletics Stadium.
The stadium is really easily accessible by any 79 bus from the city centre at both Queens Square and Liverpool ONE bus stations. You can also get the train from Liverpool Lime St Station to Wavertree Technology Park and walk down.

For those students who wish to compete in long distance and cross country events Knowsley Harriers AC train at Kirkby Sports College on a Tuesday 7-8pm, and on Thursdays at Halewood Park Visitor Centre 7-8pm.

Kirkby Sports College,
Bracknell Avenue
Merseyside L32 9PP

Halewood Park Visitor Centre,
Okell Drive
Merseyside L26 7XB


Many students wishing to compete for our team already have their own training arrangements, which is perfectly fine! Just keep in touch and keep checking our Facebook page to make sure we know to enter you into your desired events.

If not just come down and we can fit you into a coaching group best for the events you wish to try out




Contact us

For general enquiries please contact:

President: Kurt Simpson -


Cross Country Captain -



The Facebook group name is: LJMU Athletics & XC 17/18



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