2017 Startrack Information – August fun for 5 to 13 year olds

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.

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.

All new members aged under 11 must attend initial assessment on Saturdays, at Doncaster Academy of Athletics. All new members aged 11yrs or over must attend assessment on Wednesday evenings from 6pm, at our site on the Keepmoat Stadium complex.

All potential may attend a maximum of 6 sessions, at a cost of £5 each, before becoming a full member, paying the appropriate fee. Our assessment coaches will recommend new members to attend competing training nights once potential and a commitment to compete is identified. On becoming a member it will be expected that a club vest will be purchased (from our reception), which must be worn in all club competitions.

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.

Rovers at home – Tuesday 22 August

Rovers are at home on Tuesday 22 August so limited parking. No U11 training. Pacer groups meeting at Sandal Park.

Senior members optional away run –  from the Three Horseshoes,Town End,Doncaster,DN5 9AG. (on the old North Bridge) 6 Mile run and 4 Mile run option. All Welcome. Drinks available afterwards.

Results update 16 August 2017 – Askern 10 Mile, Northern Masters 10k, Newark Half and Parkruns

Entries are now open for our 2017 races – The Cusworth 10k – click here.

The Road Rankings are being updated by Darren Wood and Sharon Maughan (thanks to both of them).

Message from DAC Ultra Captain Martin Hookway “Right you lovely lot, on Saturday 6am I start my adventure across GB, UGB200 will be biggest challenge to date it is a race from Southport on the West Coast to Hornsea on the East, I will be racing these 200 miles on foot and you can track me by clicking on the link below. I am running to raise awareness for Trust22.org.

I will not be the only local lad doing this race, Doncaster Tri member and good friend Mick Clark will be lining up for his 2nd attempt at this iconic race, fellow friend speed demon and DAC Senior Men’s Team Captain Martin James will be trying his hand at 200 miles and last but not least another crazy friend, The Machine that is Neil Wood, will be on the start line to extend his list of this year’s epic endurance events. All the best lads, and I’ll see you at the weekend.

You can track our progress at the following link, we start at 6am on Saturday.

Northern Masters 10k – 13 August 2017

Well done once again to Caroline Wheelhouse – “3rd Female and 1st F55 at the Northern Masters 10k 41.56. Bit slower than I’d hoped, but if anyone tells you Blackpool prom is flat – don’t believe them!”

Askern 10 Mile – 13 August 2017

Brilliant performances everyone, Really pleased to see the progress Lee Milburn has made and others.  Simon Wright is ranked 3rd in the UK for 10 miles.  Several prizes including the male team prize for Lee, Simon and Mick.  Sharon was guided by Marie-Louise Taylor. Continue reading

Happy Birthday DAC

Doncaster AC Family Day

Saturday 12th August 2017

Celebrating 10yrs Club anniversary

Adults £3 entry fee on the day, all children free entry

All games free except bouncy castle, prizes for winners.


9.30am Doors open, pay on entry.

10am Pitch events begin:

  • Sack Race
  • Beat the goalie
  • Welly throwing

 11.30am Parent/child three legged race.

 12 midday Adult 100m

 12.30pm Sandcastle competition in the sandpit.

 1pm Assault course.

 3pm finish.


Also featuring bouncy castle/ Tuck shop/Children’s activity arts/tombola/raffle/Avon sale.

Results update 7 August 2017 – York 10k, Butchers dogleg and Parkruns

Race in the Doncaster Mile! (and lots of other events) on the 13 September at our track.

Entries are now open for our 2017 races – The Cusworth 10k – click here.

The Road Rankings are being updated by Darren Wood and Sharon Maughan (thanks to both of them).

Butchers dogleg – 3 August 2017

Well done to our runners at this mid week event.  What a great turnout for the club.  Caroline Wheelhouse (3rd lady) won her age group!

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Family Fun Day this Saturday

Family Fun Day this Saturday celebrating 10 years of DAC but more importantly raising valuable funds towards costly floodlight repairs.

Bouncy castles, tombola and raffle, free cheese and wine tasting, beat the goalie, wellie throwing, sack race and parents 100m race.

Chip sarnies, burgers, sausage, bacon on sale.

Parents £3 all children free.

Doors open 9am to 3pm, call and see us if you can to support our club.