Become a Member

Everyone is welcome to join Somer AC – Whatever your running ability!

Sign up today and start your running journey

Membership valid 1st January to 31st December regardless of when you join. However if you join as a new member after September 30th we will give you a 50% discount code to apply to your next membership renewal.

Renewing, just starting out or running for fun? Do you want to improve or keep fit? Are you training for an event or do you simply wish to run with like minded people? Joining a running club can help you achieve all these goals and more!

Somer AC is an England Athletics affiliated club.  Membership affiliation is through the Association of Running Clubs, members have the option to opt for additional affiliation to England Athletics. Valid 1st April to 31st March. If you're a new EA member you'll have the option to decide when this is activated.

What can we offer you?

  • Structured training sessions suitable for the beginner to the more accomplished runner, delivered by qualified UK Athletics running leaders/coaches. (Dedicated beginners courses designed for non-runners are also offered at set times throughout the year - currently January -
  • Optional Affiliation to England Athletics providing insurance while  out running plus a £2 discount on race entries. (optional Extra)
  • Access to our Members Only Facebook Community (Members aged 13+)
  • Excellent facilities, track and field. (Summertime Thursday’s).  Toilets and changing facilities, free parking.  Regular use of Bath University Athletics Track (may be subject to additional session charge)
  • A chance to enter the club ballot to win a London Marathon place. (UKA Affiliated Senior athletes only who have been EA Affiliated members for a full year or more and have not previously benefited from a club place in the last 5 years. Must present evidence of rejection from public ballot, race entry fees apply. See full policy on club website.)
  • Annual awards Presentation evening every January with meal and entertainment (meal subject to charge)
  • A reason to run during the long, cold winter months.
  • Club Championship - Join fellow members at a range of exciting local events and compete for the coveted Championship Shield.
  • Discount at many running/sports shops, see
  • Many Free or Subsidised social/running events throughout the year
  • Discounted subs (Passes) rate (£2 per week members vs £3 per session non-members)
  • Monthly 5k Time Trial (1st Tuesday of every month)

Discount available for family/household memberships, contact us for a discount code (2 Senior + 2 Junior/Youth- Total £50)

If you want to check when your current membership expires or manage an auto-renewal click your profile picture in the top right and select ‘My Profile’ then go to ‘Membership’ using the menu option on the left. 

To join, please select from one of the membership options below.



Membership open to all (18+). For more details on our Senior section see



Available by invitation only. For more details on our Youth section see



Available by invitation only. For more details on our Junior section see