New and Renewing members - Click here

Almost Athletes is a members only closed group

ALMOST ATHLETES EGM (virtual on Zoom)

Thursday 28th January, 7pm

Members are invited to the join the Almost Athletes Extraordinary General Meeting hosted on Zoom. Please click link for further details.


ALMOST ATHLETES Membership 2021-2022

AA Membership year is 1st April to 31st March, so existing members should NOT RENEW at this time.

Applications are now open for NEW MEMBERS - their membership will run from 1 January 2021 till 31st March 2022.

Please click here for application form and details


NOT the Linda Franks Race (9th - 24th January)

Starting Saturday 9 January, Almosts are invited to run their own virtual equivalent of the Linda Franks Race. Please click link for further details.



Sorry, but the club sessions are suspended to comply with the present Lockdown regulations. We look forward to welcoming members back when they are permitted.

Meanwhile. members are encouraged to visit the club's Facebook page to keep in touch.



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!