Derby Athletic Club News and updates
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 […]
DAC athletes score success at Derby 10-mile race
Derby Athletic Club had a fantastic morning at the Western Power Derby 10-mile race on Sunday 17 November. Our very own Ben Connor won the race in a new event record time of 49:42, only three seconds ahead of the second-placed athlete, Dougie Musson from Notts AC. Kev Farrow came a strong fourth in 54:47, […]
Magnificent win for Corey in North Mids cross country
There was a great turnout for Derby AC at the second North Midlands cross country league at Corby on Saturday 9 November with 42 athletes competing with a great team spirit throughout. Thank you to all the club parents who got the juniors down to Corby – and many thanks to Mick and Sue Heffernan […]
Sportshall success at Chesterfield for U13 boys
There was a good turnout on Sunday 10 November at the indoor Sportshall event in Chesterfield, with some great individual performances and plenty of DAC athletes winning their events. One highlight was a great victory for the U13 boys in their section, winning by a margin of 23.5 points. If we could have a few […]
Cross country winter warmers at Moorways
The club’s marvellous catering team is putting on refreshments for the Mini League cross country event at Moorways in December – so bring some cash for a winter warmer! The team will be on site from 10am on Saturday 14 December, serving bacon butties and sausage cobs, plus a range of hot drinks including soup […]
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 […]
DAC awards finalists feature in Telegraph supplement
Three members of Derby Athletic Club featured in the Derby Telegraph as part of a supplement on the paper’s annual sports awards. All the finalists are profiled in the supplement, published in the paper on 31 October, including DAC members Paul Martin, up for Volunteer of the Year, Ernie Cripps, a possible winner for Service […]
Mini League success for club – could you take part?
Sunday 19 October saw the second Mini League Sports Hall event in Chesterfield. It was good to see more athletes competing as these events are a great introduction to competitive athletics with events for age groups from under 11 to under 15. The top points scorers on the day were: Max Bishop – 26 Sammy […]