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. For membership details click here. Or join our facebook group – open to all interested in local athletics and running with over 500 members.
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 fulfill their potential.
*****************LOWER YDL****************The biggest of thank-yous to each and every one of our lower YDL athletes who have competed today. The heat was unbearable at times but you all tried your best, we are so proud of you all.Also to all of you have filled in spaces at short notice we are very grateful.Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone and one again thank you, Dawn and Laura
Well done to our runners and guests who competed in this 5 mile relay race over 24 hours. All did amazing considering the COVID scares and amazing rain and thunder storm which caused the race to be called off for 3 hours around midnight.
Mike Cooke a UK level 4 sprints and hurdles performance coach and a qualified level 3 endurance coach is now looking to recruit new athletes to train to the next level of athletics and now has spaces for u13s,u15s,u17s and above with immediate starts to develop and improve competitive performances, mainly in sprints and hurdles and covering multi events.
On Wednesday 23 June 2021 we took 7 teams to the Rother Valley Road Relays. The times should be correct although the position of the teams may change as the reaults are updated. It was brilliant to watch you all.
On a very walm day last weekend we had some athletes take part in in Marathons and Ultra Marathons.
On Saturday it was the Pennine Barrier 50 Ultra trail race, this race incorpotates the challenging Yorkshire 3 Peaks but with about a half marathon before and after. Its run on close to the longest day of the year so the runners have the day light.
In 15th place Peter Vickers finished in 10:14:52.
In 18th place Mariusz Felczerek finished in 10:19:44
138 Runners finished the race.
Sunshine Extravaganza Day 2 – On sunday It’s Grim Up North Running hosted a multi distanence race and two of our Ladies completed the Marathon.
The Government have set out plans today to extend social distancing restrictions to at least 19th July, which means our two races above cannot now take place. We are unable to move to another date this year therefore we have no option but to reschedule to 2022 as follows:
Sandall Beat 10K – Wednesday 8th June 2022
Doncaster 5K – Wednesday 13th July 2022
All entries will automatically be transferred to next year and our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Refunds can be requested up to 30th June 2021.
The Cusworth 10k remains live for the 3rd October 2021 unless restrictions going forward change.