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Rovers Home Fixtures Tuesday 9 October, 23 October 2018, 27 November 2018 

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 Club training sessions for competing members only are Mondays (Invitation / Specialist night), Tuesday and Thursdays, all from 6pm, our location and travel advice can be found here.

Winter Training 2018 / 2019

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.  For further information about Doncaster Athletic Club please ring 07377899083, which will be monitored by our office staff between 5pm and 7.30pm on Club nights Tuesdays and Thursdays at other times please leave a message.  For membership details click here. Or join our facebook group – open to all interested in local athletics and running with over 500 members.

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 fulfill their potential.

Northern Cross Country Relays – 20 October 2018

Good luck to our athletes competing at the Northern Cross Country Relays on Saturday 20 October 2018 at Graves Park.

Full details available at this link.

Please arrive in plenty of time for your event.  The suggested car parking is quite a walk from the start.

Look for the club flag.

Time Event Stages Distance
11.00am Under 17 Women 3 2300m
11.05 Under 17 Men 3 2300m
11.45 Under 11 Girls 3 1500m
11.50 Under11 Boys 3 1500m
12.15pm Under 13 Girls 3 1800m
12.20 Under 13 Boys 3 1800m
12.40 Under 15 Girls 3 2000m
12.45 Under 15 Boys 3 2000m
13.15 Junior/Senior Women 3 2 miles
14.15

Junior/Senior Men

‘The Cutlers Relay’

4 2 miles

 

Results update 15 October 2018 – Yorkshire Marathon / 10 Mile, London / Peterborough half / Wildlife 5k / 50 Miles / Gruesome Twosome, parkruns

72 Performances by DAC endurance athletes at the weekend, this will be well over 100 by the time we add the cross country results on.  From 5k to 50 miles well done all.  Any ommisions or errors let me know and always happy to receive your race reports.

Another awesome weekend of performances (cross country results to follow) and what an awesome support crew we had at every race.  No other local club offers training runs as well as us (all with qualified Leaders (LiRF’s) and Coaches (CiRF’s)) – come and try us for free for a few weeks (track fee applies but lots of other runs that don’t use our first class facilities).  If you want to run 6 minute miles or 13 minute miles we have training sessions for you.

This weeks runs can be found here.

How many ultra runners do you think we have at the club (since 2015) – we are compiling the records and its rather a lot, details to follow.

Yorkshire Marathon 14 October 2018

Lots of Marathon 1st timers, super proud of you all! Shame about the rain.  Any race reports please send them to me.  And a happy birthday to Sam. Continue reading

EIS indoor numbers!! South Yorkshire Cross Country Numbers!!

EIS indoor numbers!! We still have 12 numbers left for the indoor series (3 more meetings left) if anyone would like a number please pop in the cabin on training night £13 a number. Please note the deadline is 18.10.18 – Tammy

South Yorkshire Cross Country – you can pick up a number for £8 (3 more races left) – just call in at the cabin. – Martin

Results update 10 October 2018 – Chicago Marathon, 10 10 10, Hedgehog Half, Curbar Commotion Fell Race, parkruns

Chicago Marathon – 7 October 2018

Massive well done to James Osborne who joined the sub 3 club at the weekend, James has been very focused for the last few months working incredibly hard in training and he delivered on the day with a 2:58:23 time, a 5 minute PB.

Sheffield ten ten ten – 7 October 2018

Another great set of results on this popular race in Sheffield. Continue reading

SY Cross Country Fixture #1 – Clifton Park, 14 October 2018

Looking forward to seeing loads of you on Sunday, numbers still available from the cabin this week – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – (please make every effort to get them before the day, £8 for the number which you keep for all 4 races).

Official club colour vests / t-shirts must be worn, go to the cabin and pick one up if you need one.  You can not wear training t-shirts such as Junior Club or Pacer ones.  Off road shoes are highly recommended, most runners will either use cross country spikes or trail shoes.  Depending on the rain we might get, the courses can be very muddy or very firm underfoot so if you have options take them all.

Details for the first event follow, please arrive in plenty of time to allow you to park up and get to the start and warm up.  Feel free to fetch chocolate for the junior / senior members to eat!

The first race is at 11am and the last race starts at 12:30pm.

For the latest information please check this website.

 

Northern Cross Country Relays AND National Cross Country Relays

For the following events, if members or parents could contact Barry Barnes on 07745408985 OR 01302 884195 (No U11 races at the National Relays).  For Senior members contact Martin James on 07916 659740.  Don’t delay as entries need to be made in the next few days – Before Wednesday 10th.  The strongest available runners (of entered athletes) will make up the teams on the day.


Northern Cross Country Relays Saturday 20 October 2018 – Full details here

U11, U13, U15, U17 and Seniors (all male and female).


National Cross Country Relays Saturday 3 November 2018 – Full details here

U13, U15, U17, Junior Men / Women and Seniors (all male and female).  No U11.

The general cross country information page and fixtures can be found on this link.