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Welcome to the Junior Avon Valley Runners Website

Welcome to the website for the Junior section of Avon Valley Runners. The main club was founded originally in 1986 and currently has over 600 members of all abilities.

The Junior section started with just a handful of runners in April 2012 but is growing through holding a free monthly 2km race just for Juniors.  See the FREE Monthly 2K Run page and our New Race League page for details.

JAVR hold a series of free training sessions for juniors aged between 7-10.  See here for more details.

Training for juniors takes place as follows:

Monday nights (7pm)- Trowbridge Rugby Club - Event group speed endurance (attendance criteria applies, please see here for further details)

Wednesday nights (7pm) - Bath University Track - Inclusive Training (ages 11+ please see here for attendance criteria)

Monthly Saturday session (10am) - Southwick Country Park - Inclusive training (ages 7 - 10)

Last Saturday in Month (10am) - Southwick Country Park - 300m dash for all U7's - 2K timed run for 7-15's

For more information on the options available and criteria for each session please see here for more detail.

For more information contact us at


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DAY: Last Saturday of every month.

TIME: 10am


Dash event of approx. 300m for U7's

AGE: 15 years old and under

(minimum age 7 years old for 2k event.  No minimum for Dash event but all children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

LOCATION: Southwick Country park, Frome Road, Southwick, Trowbridge, BA14 9QD.

Junior AVR has been kindly sponsored by:-

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