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Doncaster Athletic Club caters for Track and Field, Road Running and Cross Country athletes of all levels, we now have over 500 members and we are proud to count hundreds of junior members from across Doncaster and beyond in our membership. Our main training evenings are Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm.  Our location and travel advice can be found here.

Festival of Sport 2015

Doncaster Rovers at home on 17 March so only limited training at the track, please see your coach for details.

We are a friendly club and new road runner members should visit our sister website, Doncaster Pacers.  All abilities are welcome from international athletes to 14 minute mile runners.  Call Kev Lincoln, Club Chairman on 07739312835 for more information.  For membership details click here. Or join our facebook group – open to all interested in local athletics and running with over 500 members.

WINTER TRAINING INFORMATION 2014 / 2015

We currently have a waiting list for junior members. Non-members are welcome to attend our Academy, where our coaches will work with each athlete to find a suitable place in the main club. No need to book, just turn up on the day. Senior members can just call down on a Tuesday or Thursday to have a chat and a run.

We are committed to equality of opportunity in sport for all, irrespective of gender, race, disability or age. Safety and personal achievement are our priorities, as members strive to reach personal goals in sport and fulfil their potential.

February Lottery Results

The February Lottery has been drawn, well done to:

107 – P Smith

353 – M Whitehead

115 – K Lincoln

Forms available from the cabin and the tuck shop, its just £5 per month and 50% of the funds raised go back into supporting the club..

Full details at the following link, payment can either be by cash or standing order.

Results update 1 March 2015 – Torremolinos Half, EA Indoor Champs, Barton & Humber XC, Norton 9, and Parkruns

South Yorkshire Road League – Numbers are now onsale, discount to Doncaster AC runners (£5), so if you do all 4 you will pay only £1.25 per race!

Road Sheffield Run, something a little bit different.  The race comprises 11 timed stages making up 20km with 4.5km jogging between stages.  You can enter as a solo runner or as a pair.  3 pairs make up a team (so 6 runners).  We currently have 5 pairs entered so please come and join us, it is a lovely route which is mainly off road.  We plan to eat together at the end.

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Rosemary Armstrong was pleased to be running in a warmer climate, she finished this international half marathon in 2:06:08, 1419th place.

Well done Rosemary.

 

England Athletics Indoor Champs – Lucy wins bron11034172_1072727662740900_3917947715375644730_nze

Lucy competed at the England Athletics Indoor Champs today and has come away with a Bronze medal in High Jump and got to the final of the 60m Hurdles and ran a pb.  Julie Chappell.

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Chloe Bradley wins Bronze

Doncaster Athlete Chloe Bradley won a bronze medal last weekendFullSizeRender competing at the British Universities and Colleges at the EIS, Sheffield and was representing the mighty Loughborough University team in the 1500m. Chloe won her heat on Saturday in a creditable time of 4.50.12 earning a place in the final on Sunday. The final was closely contested race with Chloe coming in an excellent third place in a creditable time of 4.48.10. A remarkable result due to a coming back from a recent injury.

Mike Cooke

National Cross Country Championship Results

Well done to everyone who made the long journey down to London for the National Cross Country Championships, great running everyone.  Thank you to Jamie Westerman for looking after the team.

Looking at the photos the course looked very tough which no doubt got worse as the races went on.

I will start refunding money when I get chance to those who ran in the Yorkshire, Northern and National Champs.

Our athletes results are below, hope I have not missed anyone.

Junior Men – 190 competed and the winning time was 33:26.  Bertie Houghton finished in 15th place with a time of 35:28.

Junior Women – 130 competed and the winning time was 22:48.  Georgina Weston finished in 86th place with a time of 29:15.

Senior Men – 2005 competed and the winning time was 39:12.  James Smith finished in 1152nd place with a time of 56:24.

Under 15 Boys – 371 competed and the winning time was 15:48.  George Westerma10672180_10204564909356138_4709837947413283535_nn finished in 255th place with a time of 19:25 and Joseph Law finished in 265th place with a time of 19:38.

Under 15 Girls – 379 competed and the winning time was 14:41.  Molly Butterworth finished in 280th place with a time of 20:09.

Under 17 Men – 280 competed and the winning time was 20:00.  Callum Wilson finished in 61st place with a time of 22:46 and George Phillips finished in 158th place with a time of 24:26.11021278_610665619077307_1818909344546938354_n

Photos borrowed from facebook.

 

 

Mini Pacers

Mini Pacers TransBRAND NEW COURSE
Coming 7th March

Why not try out our fun middle distance running course, open to all aged 8 to 15. Each session will include drills and games, as well as activities to develop your fitness and pacing skills. After just 6 weeks we aim for you to be able to run for 1 mile or for 15 minutes, in addition to having improved running technique and agility.

Don’t miss out! Book today.

Find out more, over at the Academy of Athletics.