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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 from 6pm.  Our location and travel advice can be found here.

Endurance & Sprint Evening Wednesday 6th July 2016


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.

Non-members aged 5 to 10 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.

Results update 23 May 2016 – The Trunce, Askern 10k, Manchester 10k, Normanby Duathlon and Parkruns

Enter our races now, the Sandall Beat 10k, Town Centre 5k and Cusworth 10k (all with fun runs).http://www.doncasterathleticclub.com/races/

The Trunce – 16 May 2016

A record turnout at the Trunce for Doncaster AC with nine athletes taking13254148_10154804506969428_2112692517277178318_n
part, most for the first time.  Special mention to partially sighted runner, Sharon Maughan who was guided by Rose James.  This is a very technical route so well done both if you.   Top quality fun and value for money.  Next one in 2 weeks.  Marie demonstrating good technique for running through the River Don, what a fantastic photograph.

Race information can be found here. Continue reading

YDL Lower Provisional Results

Team Points
1 Middlesbrough Harriers 492
2 Hallamshire Harriers 437
3 Doncaster AC 362
4 Scarborough AC 355
6 Bingley Harriers 299

Individual results will be put on the Power of 10 soon. Any errors or amendments please let Terry Winmill know as soon as possible.

Medals galore from the county championships

Sophie Mills wins the u17w 200m championship title into a headwind in 26.10s at the Nottinghamshire county championships and was also the runner up in the 100m in 12.61s.  New Doncaster AC junior member Morgan Spink also won silver medals and set pbs in the u15 girls 800m(2.25.42) long jump in 4.81m and silver medals high jump and 75m hurdles and recorded a new personal best time in the 200m in 26.84s.

At the Yorkshire Championships saw Nicole Lannie break the club record for u15 girls 75m hurdles with an excellent time of 11.53s and won the gold medal in the final,  Kirbi Taylor was the runner up in the 75m hurdles final with a personal best time of 12.16s and the silver medal podium position.  Ava Jones was the runner up for the u13s girls 80m in a fantastic time of 10.64s and the silver medal position.  Nicole Lannie  also won the Shot with a creditable throw of 10.17m.  Joe McGrath won gold in the u20 mens 100m in 10.67s, just outside his lifetime best.   Rhys Jackson won the silver in the u17m 400m in a personal best time of 53.11s, Genevieve Moore won the Silver medal also in the 400m for u20 women in a personal best time of 63.49s.  Mollie Butterworth set a new club record for the u17 womens 800m in 2.19.28 and the bronze medal,  Mollie also won silver in the 1500m in 5.04.96.  Callum Wilson won bronze for the u20m 1500m.  Les Grant  won bronze in the men’s 400m hurdles. George Philips won gold in the u20m 2000m steeplechase.  Callum Wright won silver in the u20m long jump in 5.81m, Adam Allam won a bronze medal in the u13boys shot, with a throw of 6.08m.

Mike Cooke

Road League – Penistone and Brodsworth

Catching up on Road League Results:

We had a great season in 2016 with Nicola Devine 13178934_10154177547449904_4879360272707897298_nfinishing in 1st place for the senior ladies (this was Nicola’s first attempt at the road league) and Groege Phillips finishing in second place for the senior men.

Team Positions:  Senior Men – Doncaster AC finished in 3rd place and Ladies finished in 7th place.

Thank you to all who took part this year.

Lots of our veteran runners could not take part this year because of injury, wishing you all speedy recovery. Continue reading

Results update 15 May 2016 – North Lincs Half Marathon and 50 Parkrunners!

The week after the Doncaster 5k is the Scunthorpe 10k – 20 July 2016.  For our members who are marshalling our 5k this is a nice local race to have a go at.

Enter our races now, the Sandall Beat 10k, Town Centre 5k and Cusworth 10k (all with fun runs).http://www.doncasterathleticclub.com/races/

North Lincs Half Marathon – 15 May 2016

Fantastic course, about as flat as you could hope for with great weather conditions.  17 Doncaster AC runners took part this year, may running their first half marathon after doing a beginners running course with the club.  Some great PB’s as well.  I know the new half marathon runners will be grateful to LiRF Vicky Royle for putting the training schedule together and Tracey for organising some runs (and others I am sure).

Caroline Wheelhouse was first V55 lady to finish overall and Caroline is a13239481_10207837725598777_3234336185584039438_nlready ranked #2nd in the UK for 2016.

Angella said “First half marathon for a lot of us, and couldn’t have picked a better one. Nice flat fast course (except for the surprise hill at the end!) Lots of great support from the locals too. We loved running through the stadium at the end!

Gill said “Thought it was well organised, plenty of water stations and took advantage of the jelly babies and sponges! Didn’t like the hill at the end before going over bridge, was uneven! Plenty of support along the way and great to finish in the stadium Continue reading

DAC Medal Haul at National Combined Events Championship


Congratulations to Aiden Davies who this weekend was crowned England Athletics Senior Decathlon champion at the National Combined Events championships in Bedford.

With an overall personal best of 6914 points, Aiden was also the U23 Champion, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champion and Northern Gold medallist.

With a personal best score of 6113 points, Ben Burton picked up the Silver Northern medal for the Decathlon in the same senior championships.

Lucy Chappell was Northern Bronze medallist in the U20 Heptathlon.