Road Running

Looking for a friendly road running club in the heart of Doncaster?  We have groups of all standards from 5 minute miles to 14 minute miles (43 minute parkrun)  and we have first class facilities for the exclusive use of our members. Come and try our road running groups for free with membership from just £30 per year!

Road Runners Training Sessions

  • Tuesdays

6pm – High Intensity Interval Training, usually on the track

6pm – Beginners running groups

6:30pm – Steady longer runs for about an hour led by our run leaders – we split into 4 groups to look after all abilities

6:30pm – Various groups head out on the roads

  • Thursdays

6:30pm – Interval Training, led by Paul Brown and suitable for all abilities from 17 minute 5k to 50 minute 5k.  Sessions take place on the grass near the lake or the hills.

6:30pm – Various groups head out on the roads

  • Saturdays – You will always find lots of Doncaster AC runners this event

9am – Doncaster Parkrun at Sandall Park – if you want pacing just ask and we will work with you to get the time you want!

For complete beginners we offer 9 week course to get you from couch to 5k

The course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Doncaster Athletic Club at 6pm, which is located at the Keepmoat Stadium, Lakeside, Doncaster.  The course is very gentle and by the end of it, in only 9 weeks you will be able to run for 5km or 30 minutes.  We hope that some mums and dads who have junior members training at this time will join us.

We all know that exercise is good for us and running is the perfect way to take advantage of the many health and well being benefits at times to suit you.  You will meet lots of new friends and feel great.

For those of you who are already runners and not in a running club, you will be amazed how much improvement you will make when running with others and you will find many new opportunities to compete with your club mates as much or as little as you want.

Perhaps you are a member of a fitness group / club and you feel you need extra support to achieve your full potential, Doncaster Athletic Club has many qualified coaches that will help you structure your training.

Doncaster Athletic Club is the most successful Athletics Club in Doncaster, we have well over 400 members across the club from 8 to 75 years, and our members take part in, Road Running, Cross Country, Track and Field and Fell Running.  We organise three popular races in Doncaster.

We welcome all abilities from those new to running to experienced international athletes.

We would love you join our Club and we offer a number of benefits to our members:

  • Great facilities including our six lane running track with covered seating, tuck shop, changing and showing facilities, free car parking in the centre of Doncaster, Run England approved run routes right from our entrance and discounts at local running shops
  • Reduced entry fees into most UKA races (that’s most road races)
  • Entry to the South Yorkshire Road League (4 races for £6)
  • Entry to the South Yorkshire Cross Country League (4 races for £6)
  • Free entry to the South Yorkshire Road Relay’s
  • Free entry to the National Cross Country Relay’s
  • Structured training on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
  • We are Clubmark accredited (and have been for several years) which means we have developed our club to be a safe, rewarding and fulfilling place ensuring the welfare of our members and encourages everyone to enjoy sport.

Everyone who is interested in our club is welcome to join our facebook group / page so you can see what is going on and ask questions – we have 400+ people in our facebook group.

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