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Membership Enquiries

You do not need to be a member to attend a training session. If you would like to attend a session, please contact the coach from your age group who will arrange this for you.

We allow a period of approximately 2 weeks trial for you to decide if athletics is for you. After this, if you decide to become a member of the club you will be required to apply for membership.

Training Sessions

The club has two sections to it – Track and Field (T&F) and Senior Endurance (SE, sometimes Road Runners/RR).

Please see the following pages for more details about each section, including training dates, times and locations.

Constitution and Code of Conduct

Before applying for membership you should have investigated the benefits, privileges and obligations of joining MAC. The club insists on a certain standard of discipline from its members and in applying for membership you are committing to comply with this. MAC has the right to expel members whose conduct is unacceptable.

Please acquaint yourself with the various documents displayed on the club notice boards and which are accessible below before applying for membership.

2020 Membership Fees

The membership year is 1st January to 31st December. Existing memberships are deemed lapsed if not renewed by 1st March. New members joining from October onwards are covered for membership of the following year.

First Claim Senior: 18yrs or over on 1st Jan 2020

First Claim Senior Concession: Student/unemployed/65 yrs+

Second Claim Senior

Coach/associate: Parent/volunteer

First Claim Junior: 13-17yrs on 1st Jan 2019

First Claim Child: 12yrs or younger on 1st Jan 2019

Second Claim Junior or Child








All members are also required to pay a monthly subscription of £5 by bank standing order in addition to the above fees.  The member’s name should be used as a payee reference.

If you are already a member of another athletics club then that is your first-claim club. If you subsequently join a second club, that is your second claim club.

Second claim members are welcome to train with MAC and take part in club social events. However, only first claim members qualify for points/places in internal club competitions or may compete in open competitions on behalf of MAC (unless by prior agreement of the management of both clubs and the event organisers). First claim members will always have priority in team selection. If you want to change your first claim club to be MAC, please complete this form and return to Scottish Athletics.

Family Membership

There is a discount for family membership in which all athletes must be first claim members, as follow;

First member – Full Cost

Second and Third members – 25% Discount

Fourth and subsequent members – Free

Please contact the treasurer for more information.

Voting Rights

At the Annual General Meeting (and other MAC meetings), only fully paid-up first claim members of 15 years and older are eligible to vote.

Applying for Membership

Online membership is the fastest and easiest way to join. We use the secure payment system on the Entry Central website.  Please note, Entry Central charge a payment processing fee.

By applying online you are agreeing to the following declarations. These also apply to parents/guardians who are applying on behalf of juniors/children under 18 yrs of age:

If you want to use the family discount option, you should

  • Apply individually online via the Entry Central website
  • Send an email to the Treasurer to let him know
  • He will issue you a cheque for the discount

Paper membership forms can be printed off below. Please complete and return to any MAC committee member with the appropriate fee.


The club is a full member of Scottish Athletics and we have many members who have progressed from local Job Scotland groups into Motherwell AC.

What do I get for my membership?

New first-claim members receive a Motherwell AC vest. See Shop page for details of other kit items.

Everyone gets access to training sessions and club social events. Senior members can join training runs in scenic parts of Lanarkshire and occasionally beyond.

MAC competes in various events in different parts of Scotland, some of which involve subsidised travel.

Discounts available to members

In addition to the above, membership of Motherwell AC gives members access to discounts at sport shops, physios and more.

Some of the places you can obtain a discount are

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    For the AGM in October, we are looking for a current club member who wants be involved in the development and the smooth running of the Senior Endurance section of Motherwell AC. The individual provides the link between the club committee, our coaches, and the senior endurance athletes.

    What will the person do?
    1. Lead the process for selecting races and defining rules for annual Senior Endurance competition by working with coaches and athletes.
    2. Provide input to Senior Endurance coaches on training schedules, and the development of new ideas to improve current practice.
    3. Be the Senior Endurance Representative on the club committee.

    Ongoing support and a full handover will be provided by Joe Hoolaghan who took over earlier in the year as temporary Rep till the AGM.

    If you are interested contact any of our coaches to discuss the role. You can also contact Joe directly via Facebook messenger or email him at
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    Our version of the Parkrun is happening this weekend, and hopefully it will be our final virtual event. This can be as easy or serious as you want it to be. I am going to be the tail runner. Here are the details, it is simple.

    1. Just find a 5K route which suits you and starts and finishes at roughly the same point.
    2. Do the run where and when you want from Friday to Monday. You might choose an existing Parkrun route (Strathclyde or Drumpellier Parks for example).
    3. Just post your time and photo (optional) in MAC members or private messenger Joe Hoolaghan or email him at
    4. Joe will post the results in finishing order on Tuesday 18 August.
    5. Follow the Scottish Athletics Virtual Challenge Safety Guidelines (link attached).

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    Glenmore Lodge has informed us that due Covid-19 and the Centre's reduced capacity it is no longer able to host our event. It is able to offer either a full refund of any monies paid or transfer the deposit to a date in 2021.

    Can those who have signed up for Glenmore Lodge let us know their preference for a refund of your £50 or transferring the deposit to a date in September 2021.

    Just reply to this post or contact Mae McIsaac.

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