Membership for the 2018 season starts April 1st. In order to make sure you take out the most appropriate membership, we recommend talking to a senior member of the club. We also recommend you join a few Wednesday evening runs 6pm at the club rooms before deciding if the club is suitable for you.

The Richmond Harriers offer several types of membership. Given the options available, we strongly recommend having a chat to somebody in the club to make sure you register for the most suitable/affordable membership type.

Membership options

Membership with the Richmond Harriers is split into three options. Option 1 is for those wishing to compete for Richmond at Athletics Victoria (AV) events. Option 2 are for those who want to join the Richmond Harriers without competing for Richmond in Athletics Victoria (AV) events. Option 3 is for club support members (like a donation) and we also have a family membership option.

 

Option 1. Compete for Richmond in Athletics Victoria (AV)

Athletics Victoria (AV) membership registering with the Richmond Harriers entitles the member to full use of club facilities (gym, training, coaching etc.), as well as entitling the member to compete in all club races and events.

This level of membership provides access to AV personal accident insurance coverage.

There are four membership options to choose from in Athletics Victoria:

  • Open membership only (1 + 2 = $210 + transaction fee) *
  • XCR Package (1 + 2 + 3 = $355 + transaction fee) 
  • Track and Field Package (1 + 2 + 4 = $355 + transaction fee)
  • Max Package (1 + 2 + 5 = $430 + transaction fee)

The costs are made up above as follows:

  1. Richmond Harrier membership fee $60. Mandatory for all members competing in AV
  2. AV Open membership $150. Mandatory for all AV memberships. 
  3. XCR Package Open $145 (All individual XCR cross country and road races, plus relays)
  4. Track and Field (T&F) Package Open $145
  5. Max Package Open allows you to compete in all XCR Package events plus Track and Field Package events $220

How to pay and register:

Step 1. After April 1st 2018, go to the AV website and pay the appropriate membership

Step 2. Complete the online form here for registering with the club

* With this membership option, you can compete in XCR relays

Junior members competing in Athletics Victoria competition

As per the adult memberships, there are also 4 options for junior members. To be considered a junior, you must be under 20 years old as of 31st December 2018. The fee structure is broken down as follows.

There are four membership options to choose from in Athletics Victoria:

  • Junior membership only (1 + 2 = $155 + transaction fee) *
  • XCR Package for juniors (1 + 2 + 3 = $275 + transaction fee) 
  • Track and Field Package for juniors  (1 + 2 + 4 = $275 + transaction fee)
  • Max Package for juniors (1 + 2 + 5 = $325 + transaction fee)

The costs are made up above as follows:

  1. Richmond Harrier membership fee for juniors $25. Mandatory for all members competing in AV
  2. AV Junior membership $130. Mandatory for all AV memberships. 
  3. XCR Package Juniors $120 (All individual XCR cross country and road races, plus relays)
  4. Track and Field (T&F) Package for Juniors $120
  5. Max Package for Juniors allows you to compete in all XCR Package events plus Track and Field Package events $170

How to pay and register:

Step 1. After April 1st 2018, go to the AV website and pay the appropriate membership

Step 2. Download the form here and hand to a committee member

* With this membership option, you can compete in XCR relays

Junior members with dual Little Athletic registration:

All as foregoing except Club Fee of $25 plus AV Base fee of $50 (i.e. total $25+50 = $75). With this membership, dual athletes can compete in all XCR and Track and Field shield events as juniors free.

How to pay and register:

Step 1. After April 1st 2018, go to the AV website and pay the appropriate membership

Step 2. Download the form here and hand to a committee member

 

 

Option 2. Join Richmond Harriers (not competing in Athletics Victoria (AV))

This level of membership entitles the member to full use of club facilities (gym, training, coaching etc.), as well as entitling the member to compete in all Club races/events. This level of membership DOES NOT entitle the member to compete in Athletics Victoria competition for the club.

There are three different types of memberships available in this category.

  • Richmond Harrier membership without insurance (1 = $80). Register with the online registration form only
  • Richmond Harrier membership as AV Recreational runner (1 + 2 = $120 + transaction fee)
  • Richmond Harrier membership as AV Social membership – non-competing (1+ 3 = $120 + transaction fee)

The costs are made up above as follows

  1. Richmond club Fee without insurance $80
  2. Recreational runner $40 (Insurance provided through AV). Pay through AV website
  3. Social membership – non-competing $40 (Insurance provided through AV). Pay through AV website

How to pay and register:

Step 1. Complete the online form here for registering with the club

Step 2. If taking out an AV membership as a Recreational runner or AV social member, go to the AV website and pay the appropriate membership

 

Junior Associate Member (Tiger Cubs)

This is for those juniors under 15 as at 1 April 2019 and suited to those doing Tiger Cubs.

The Richmond Harriers club fee is $20.00

How to pay and register:

Step 1. Download the form here, pay, and hand to a committee member

Option 3. Club supporter only

This is a membership for contributing to the Richmond Harriers club, where you may attend social events, but do not participate in any training or racing. $60 Club supporter only.

How to pay and register:

Step 1. Complete the online form here for registering with the club and follow instructions to pay the club. Alternatively, download the form and follow instructions for payment.

 

Family Membership

This covers 2 adult and 3 juniors (Under 20 as at 31/12/2018) members. The Richmond membership is a flat $120 fee to be a member of the club.

If joining the Richmond Harriers without competing with AV:

Step 1.  Download the form and follow instructions for payment

If registering with AV as a family – there is a $35 per person discount where three (3) or more Open or Junior Athletes residing at the same address and register at the same time.

If joining the Richmond Harriers as a family and you wish to compete in AV:

Step 1.  Download the form and follow instructions

Step 2.  Go to the AV website and pay the family membership fees

We recommend talking with a committee member to make sure you take the right steps with this membership option.

 

 

Life Membership

No club fees applicable, however if participating in club or AV events as either an athlete or official, appropriate AV registration (Athlete/Social/Recreational) is required. More info coming soon.

 

Downloads

AV members Protection Policy

AV Photography Policy

Coaching Code of conduct

Communications Policy

Inclusion Policy

Member Information Booklet

Model rules – constitution

Volunteer Information Memo

Risk Management Policy