London Marathon Club Ballot

Please forward your London Marathon rejection emails / letters to me assuming you want to go in the club draw and you meet the following conditions (my email is

The draw for the club ballot is towards the end of the year and it will not take place until London Marathon confirm our allocation which is hoped to be 3 places (hopefully early November).

  • The member needs a rejection slip from the ballot entry – letter or email which must be given to Martin James.
  • If you got a London place last year from DAC’s allocated places you should not be eligible to get one of the clubs allocated places for the next year (George Laing, Mark Webster and Gary Brown)
  • You must be a first claim member at the time of entering the public ballot and be fully paid up with a UKA license, and if you are successful at the draw you must have renewed your membership with Doncaster AC and your UKA license for the year of the marathon
  • The member has to arrange payment for the place
  • You must run in a Doncaster AC vest
  • The member needs to have completed a half marathon, or race of greater distance during 2018 / 2019 before the club ballot is drawn

The Michael Wakefield Relay Shield 2019 – 9 November 2019

The Race

A relay race between local running clubs which we have named after a popular Doncaster Athletics Club member who passed away just over 3 years ago having collapsed whilst doing Doncaster Park Run. This is not being held under UKA rules or licencing and results / times will not appear on Power of 10.

Mark Webster is organising this event, we will be looking for helpers on the day. Please email if you have any questions.

Date & Start Time

Saturday 9th November starting at 1pm


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SYCAA Cross Country Campsall Fixture 27 October 2019

Doncaster Athletic Club are holding the next stage of the SYCAA CrossCountry @ Campsall Country Park (Near Askern, Doncaster) on the 27 October and we require at least 10 marshals to assist. Marshals needed from 10am and we are setting the course up from 7:30am.  If you can spare some time and help, please see Kev @ the cabin. Thank you.

Good luck all runners!

Winter Time Trial 15 October 2019

Could do with a few people to marshal and help at the start / finish please.

Runners are invited to our Doncaster AC winter time trial, Tuesday 15 October, If you did any of our summer time trial events at Lakeside this year please fetch your race number.

Couple of changes this year. The start and finish has been moved to the Doncaster Town Fields Sports Club – Thanks to Martyn Walter for sorting this for us. We have car parking, toilets and a bar for after.

Dates planned are :

15 October, 19 November, 17 December, 21 January, 18 February, 17 March

The route of the run will still go clockwise as per previous recent years, it is a 3 lap course and the total length is 4.8 miles. The route is here:

Timing will be recorded on a tablet computer and a race number must be worn for this to work. Once you have been issued with a number, please keep it for life for use at DAC time trials.

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Results update 09 October 2019 – Bridlington / Hedgehog / Cardiff Half, Shefield 101010, Tickhill 10 Mile and parkruns

93 endurance results from last weekend, well done all. Any race reports please send to Martin James 🙂

Bridlington Half Marathon – 6 October 2019

23 Martin JamesV40 01:23:15 01:23:19
99 Rose JamesV40 01:40:38 01:40:45

Hedgehog Half Marathon – 6 October 2019

58Stuart LindsayM401:43:56
82Rebecca CoatesSF1:47:58
211Jayne BeresfordF502:04:07
214Kerry MitchellF452:04:54
273Kay BrownF35 2:12:46
274Claire AngusF402:12:48
289Karen LewchenkoSF2:14:36
340Diane RisleyF552:21:35

Sheffield 10 10 10 (Multi-terrain trail) – 6 October 2019

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