Worksop Half, Brigg 10, Harewood 10 Mile and Doncaster Park Run Results

Round up of recent results and some races to enter.  Hope to see lots of you at the next South Yorkshire Cross Country event on 10 November at Graves Park.

2013 / 2014 Cross Country Information

17 November 2013 – Barnsley 10k

24 November 2013 – Clowne Half Marahon

1 December 2013 – Edwinstowe 10k Trail

29 December 2013 – Ward Green 6

9 March 2014- Retford Half Marathon


Doncaster Park Run – 26 October 2013 (80 Finished)

All runners welcome to the Doncaster Park Run, free and every Saturday at Sandall Park, 9am Start.  So far, 31 DAC members have taken part. Continue reading

Clifton Park Cross Country Results & 700+ Photos

The final results are now up for the first in the South Yorkshire Cross Country League at Clifton Park, Rotherham.

All the Cross Country fixtures can be found here.

The next South Yorkshire Cross Country League fixture is on 10 November 2013 at Graves Park (Sheffield).  Numbers are available and we hope to see as many as you as possible take part.

67 athletes represented DAC on this tough course, well done everyone.

From Clifton Park Cross Country – 20 October 2013 – Photos by Andy Davies

 Andy Davies has uploaded 700+ photos from the event.

Men, Vet Men and U20 Men

Place Time Name Cat
15 28:45 Bertie Houghton U20
33 30:23 Tom Morris Man
41 31:01 Kev Newman V50
53 31:34 Mick Page V60
57 31:43 Justin Twomey Man Continue reading

Health Benefits Associated With Running

  • Running has been shown to be one of the best forms of exercise for managing weight
  • Running tends to result in improved body shape and size
  • Reduction in body fat and weight contribute enormously to prevention of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes
  • A recent report suggested that those taking up exercise over 50 years of age could gain an extra 2 years of life
  • Running uses about 100 kcals per mile or 500 kcals per hour
  • Running is a weight bearing activity that can assist with the strengthening of muscles and prevention of the reduction in bone density in some bones
  • Success in running gives increased confidence and self esteem especially when successful in completing a first event or achieving a personal goal
  • Running with a social group brings many new friends for life
  • Running can reduce isolation and reduce stress, tension and anxiety

*UKA published list

South Yorkshire Indoor Series – Match 1 Saturday 26th October

The Indoor Series is open to U11’s, U13’s and U15’s and the first event is this Saturday 26th October at E.I.S. in Sheffield (registration 11am, 1st event starts at 12:00)

I still have numbers available (£10 covers all 4 matches). I will be selling numbers at the track on Thursday and also at E.I.S. on Saturday.

Each athlete can compete in 3 events at each match and if you let me know your chosen events by Thursday I will be able to register you in advance.

The events are: 60m, 150m(U11 only), 200m, 800m (600m U11’s), Long Jump and Shot.