Who are Hermitage Harriers ?
Hermitage Harriers 10K - Gemma Steel

Hermitage Harriers - Kate & Trev at Barrow Boxing Day

Hermitage Harriers take on Seagrave
Club Mission Statement.

Hermitage Harriers look to offer running opportunities, across a variety of terrain, for established, part-time and new runners in the community surrounding North West Leicestershire.

Hermitage Harriers will cater for runners of all abilities and ensure we fulfil the needs of both serious/competitive runners and fun/social runners.

Hermitage Harriers look to host a local race, on an at least annual basis, within North West Leicestershire to raise the running/sports and fitness/wellbeing profile in our local community.

Hermitage Harriers offer a vibrant social scene for our members, friends & families - incorporating a wide range of activities and events throughout the year.

Club Vision

Membership Levels

Through recruitment initiatives and increased awareness of what Hermitage Harriers R.C. can offer new/would-be runners.


Hermitage Harriers to encourage a number of members to take leadership courses/level 1 courses thereby building for the future of Hermitage Harriers R.C. and establishing a foundation of experienced and qualified coaches/leaders.

Further qualifications will be explored.


Hermitage Harriers will look to field teams and compete in local, county, regional & national leagues/events. Hermitage Harriers R.C. should look to become recognised as one of the top running clubs in Leicestershire in terms of both individual/team performances and entry levels within race fields.

Carl Rutt Memorial 10K/Holly Hayes XC (or other Annual Race)

Our race(s) should become a permanent fixture on the local athletics calendar. To be staged at least annually and on an at least break-even basis. To grow in field-size to a level deemed both successful and safe for runners/marshals/spectators.