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Welcome to Almost Athletes
Cheltenham's largest running club

We pride ourselves on being the kind of club that can help and encourage you to get the most out of your running - whether your interest is running for fun, getting fit, or training for anything from a 5K race to a marathon or even an ultra. We can help you achieve your aims.

Almost Athletes has been running since 1988, welcoming runners of all abilities and providing not only guided training runs but also a lively social calendar. With a current membership in excess of 400, Almost Athletes really is Cheltenham's biggest and friendliest running club!


Alison Hume has once again written an excellent report, starting with the stunning successes at Dymock Half marathon, including the winner, Josh Hand, first woman, Katie Coleman, winning female team and the  male team who missed a prize by only one point. And this is only the start of a packed report which should not be missed!

ALMOST ATHLETES Membership 2022-2023

AA Membership year is 1st April to 31st March. 

Applications are now open for NEW MEMBERS - their membership will run from 1 January 2022 till 31st March 2023.

NEW MEMBERS are invited to click here for further information and application form

Existing members will be invited to renew membership later in 2022.