Derby Athletic Club Teams compete at all levels and age groups:
Our athletes both male and female, Masters to U17’s compete in the Northern League.
Senior Athletes are over 20 years of age, can be of any ability as long as they bring their very best efforts to any event they participate in for Derby Athletic Club.
Northern League Team Manager: Richard Wilson
Northern League Team Captain: Karla Teece
Mini-League is organised by Derbyshire Athletics and is run for U15’s to U11’s.
They consist of Track and Field, Sports hall and Cross Country Competitions in a league format for Derbyshire Athletic Clubs.
Any Derby Athletic Club member in the age groups above can enter by just signing up on the team sheets available in the Clubroom noticeboard. See the events section on this website for details of this year’s events.
Derbyshire Mini-League T&F Team Manager:
Derbyshire Mini-League T&F Team Captain:
Derbyshire Mini-League Cross-Country Team Manager: Paul Martin
Derbyshire Mini-League Cross-Country Team Captain:
Derbyshire Mini-League Sportshall Team Manager: Richard and Louise Coulson
Derbyshire Mini-League Sportshall Team Captain:
Youth Development League Lower
YDL Lower is a league for U13s and U15s and includes around 7 other clubs from England where points are based on your performances
The team is selected from those athletes who have announced their availability
Team Managers will choose the team (2 athletes per event) and publish this with plenty of notice
To advise of their availability for events, members should sign up in the Clubroom or contact their team manager.
YDL (Lower) Team Managers: Rob Dover and Sarah Holford
YDL (Lower) Team Captains: Thomas Holford
Youth Development League Upper
YDL Upper is a league for U17s and U20s and includes around 7 other clubs from England where points are based on your performances.
The team is selected from those athletes who have announced their availability.
Team Managers will choose the team (2 athletes per event) and publish these with plenty of notice.
To advise of their availability for events, members must sign-up in the Clubroom or contact your team manager.
YDL (Upper) Team Managers: Paul Blakey and Paul Martin
YDL (Upper) Team Captains: Lauren Blakey and Molly Hudson.
Cross Country and Road Races
The Club supports the North Midlands Cross Country Leagues throughout the winter months (October to January).
This League offers races for Seniors/Masters, Under 17, Under 15, Under 13 and Under 11 for both females and males.
Teams are entered in to the Northern and National Cross Country Championships (including relays) in all age groups and both sexes.
Teams are also entered in to the Northern and National Road Relays in September/October and April.
In September/October the Senior Men race over 6 stages, the Women over 4 stages and the Under 17s, Under 15s, and Under 13s race over 3 stages.
In the April Relays the men’s team comprises 12 stages (they qualify for the Nationals via the Northern) and the women’s over 6 stages and they can enter the Nationals direct without having to qualify.
Please take a look on the committee or contact us page to view contact details for the relevant team managers or alternatively contact our competitions officer for details, Richard Wilson
In addition, there are the County Championships, for Cross Country (individual entry) in January covering all age groups and both genders.