Track & Field

Sale Harriers provides full Track & Field training in every discipline. Most of this is based at Sportcity in East Manchester though some takes place at Crossford Bridge. Most of the Track & Field Middle Distance training and some Throws training take place at the Wythenshawe Park track. If you are enquiring for the first time. please consult our list of coaches below or see our Track & Field Contacts.

We provide comprehensive Track & Field competition for all of our athletes and age-groups. During the summer Track & Field season, the club competes in all the National and Regional Track & Field Leagues and Championships. During the winter season, we also promote our own series of indoor open meetings as further competition opportunities.


Track & Field

NAL Men: James Bailey

NAL Women: Jack Frost and Lucy Evans

Northern Women: Dorretta Maynard

Northern Men: Jack Frost

UKYDL Upper Boys (U20/U17): Sarah James

UKYDL Uper Girls (U20/U17): Dorretta Maynard

UKYDL Lower Boys (U15/U13): Sinead Roche

UKYDL Lower Girls (U15/U13): Carl Worthington

For more information see our events calendar which will give you details of the location of the track and travel distance from Sale. Please speak to your coach or team manager if you want to run and please be aware of travel details and car share if possible. Transport will be provided when necessary.

Wythenshawe Park

Wythenshawe Park,


M23 0AB

Coaches & Training Sessions

Click on a coach name below to contact them for further information

Endurance and Middle Distance.

  • Norman Poole. assisted by Diane Brockley (U17 - Senior), Monday 7:00 -9:00pm (April until mid October), Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00pm (all year), Saturday morning 10:00 - 12:00 (Summer only) 
  • (U11-U17) - Tuesday 7:00pm - 8:15pm


  • Dave Lowe  - Tuesday & Thursday 7:00pm - 8:30pm,
    Sunday 10:00am - 12:00pm

Session fee is £2.


Rowsley Street,
M11 3FF

Training Sessions

The Run, Jump, Throw programme caters for juniors from 5 -11 years old. In these sessions youngsters try a variety of events and learn the FUNdamental skills that underpin all athletic and sporting movements. The skills that the youngsters develop will set them up for an active life, equipped with a skill set that will enable them to adapt to a variety of sports as they grow.

Over each term the youngsters work towards the British Athletics Sportshall Athletics Awards. This allows parents to see how their youngster is developing across all the skill areas.

The sessions run in 10 week blocks and the cost is: £38 for Manchester Residents or £47 for non-Manchester Residents. We then offer a 50% sibling discount once one child has been registered at the full price. If you would like to attend these classes you need to book a place by calling 0161 220 3800 or by visiting the centre reception.

  • Mini Run, Jump, Throw, Age 5-8 years, Tuesdays or Thursdays 5pm-6pm or 6pm-7pm
  • Junior Run, Jump, Throw Age 9-11 years, Mondays or Wednesdays 5pm-6pm
  • We also offer a pay as you go run, jump, throw session on Fridays for 5-11 year olds 5pm-6pm (just turn up to this class).

Disability Sessions

There are disability specific sessions as follows;

  • Age 11 years and above, Mondays 6pm-7pm.
  • Age 5-15 years, Fridays 5.30pm-6.30pm.
  • Age 15 years and above, Fridays 6.30pm-7.30pm.

Sportcity Coaches

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