Derby Athletic Club News and updates
Success for sprints group at indoor events
Derby Athletic Club athletes from the sprints ad jumps group have scored successes in indoor championships this winter. Runners from the group competed in the Northern Championships at the EIS in Sheffield in January, with great effort from Eliott, Tye, Ella, Mya, Florence, Angelica and Jade. They gave a good account of themselves in a […]
Senior Women’s success at northern cross country
The club’s Senior Women were successful at the Northern cross country championships at Bedale in North Yorkshire on 25 January on a tough and muddy course. The Senior Women finished 8th overall, their highest position for many years, beating some big established teams: Lisa Palmer-Blount was 30thChrissie Dover was 33rdCharlotte Reading was 61stRebecca Miller was […]
Dates announced for summer Mini Leagues
Dates have now been announced for this summer’s Derbyshire Mini League track and field events. There will be four meetings over the summer outdoor season, all at Derby AC’s home track at Moorways, all on Saturdays: 4 April9 May23 May22 August Events are aimed at U11, U13 and U15 athletes, boys and girls (school years […]
Hatful of trophies for Derby at North Mids Cross Country
Cross country runners from Derby Athletic Club set the seal on a great season with a hatful of individual and team wins at the fourth and final match in the North Midlands Cross Country League, at Wollaton Park, Nottingham. The Senior Women, Chrissie Dover, Alice Crane, Bethan Hudson, Charlotte Reading and Rebecca Miller, went into […]
Please sign up for the final two sportshall events
Calling all younger athletes – there are two more Derbyshire Sportshall events at Queen’s Park Leisure Centre on Boythorpe Road, in Chesterfield. The final two matches in the winter indoor season are on Sunday 19 January and Sunday 23 February. Athletes can sign up for events on 19 January in the clubhouse now. The sportshall […]
DAC runners scoop individual and team wins at County Cross Country
Derby Athletic Club runners scooped a marvellous series of results at the Derbyshire Cross Country Championships at the weekend (Saturday 4 January). The event, on a very muddy Shipley Park course, saw DAC dominant with individual wins for U13 Boys, U15 Boys, U15 Girls and Senior Women. There was also a team gold for the […]
Christmas close-down 2019
Derby Athletic Club facilities at Moorways will be shut for Christmas from Sunday 22 December 2019 until Thursday 2 January 2020. The final evening training session of the year will be on Thursday 19 December, and the track will then be open for Sunday morning training on 22 December. Merry Christmas all!
Christmas fuddle – put the date in your diary!
Derby Athletic Club coaches are delighted once again to invite athletes to the Christmas fuddle on Thursday 19 December 2019, in the club room. Food will be provided by the club coaches, but further donations of delicious eatables will be most welcome. If you can let your coach know what you are planning to bring […]
Remember – refreshments are on sale on club nights!
Just a reminder to all athletes and parents – the club’s catering team is in the clubhouse on club nights, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6pm – 7.30pm, selling a range of refreshments. This includes hot drinks, including hot chocolate and coffee; soup; cold drinks including juice and water; and a range of sweets and other […]
Christmas puddings and hampers for DAC runners
While Derby Athletic Club members were gaining all the prizes in the Derby 10-mile race, other Derby AC members were busy sweating bits and pieces off to earn Christmas puddings at the 10k Matthew Walker Pudding Run. Notable and honourable mentions (on a muddy, cold and excessively hilly course) go to: Chrissie Dover who was […]