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Welcome to the City of York Athletic Club Website

City of York AC is a local grassroots Athletic Club catering for beginner and elite athletes, newcomers and veterans alike. We offer quality and friendly coaching in a supportive environment providing opportunities for all participants to try all track and field events as well as road, cross country, trail and fell running. We have an established disability athletes group and run weekly athletics training sessions in York to cater for all ages from 5 for all levels of ability.

Latest news…..

Club news will be updated regularly and is available via the links on the homepage. Additional news, reports and photos are available on our facebook page.
TRAINING CANCELLATION – there will no training on Friday 4th November as the club is hosting an event from 6pm.

benenden Confirms Sponsorship for 2016

benenden_master_logo_RGBbenenden will continue to actively support York’s Olympic legacy by remaining the main sponsor for the City of York Athletic Club for 2016 – helping to secure the financial future of the Club and also allowing the Club to continue its work in schools and the wider community. Benenden, a York-based organisation and one of the UK’s leading mutual healthcare providers, will be main sponsor of the club for 2016 – a partnership which will include supporting the Club’s flagship athletics competition the benenden Summer League.  We are absolutely delighted to continue our partnership with a sponsor that shares our values and proactively contributes so significantly to community sport. We hope you will find time to access their webpages through this link and consider the benefits to you and your family of healthcare protection.


We rely on volunteers to help support the succesful running of all aspects of the club. This includes direct coaching and officiating as well as the essential ‘behind the scenes’ contributions. For volunteering opportunities or coaching positions please contact any committee member or contact us directly by email at enquiries.coyac@hotmail.co.uk  More information here

DEAFinitely-Inclusive-Branding-ClubCity of York Athletics Club is a Deaf Inclusive Club with the coaches of the disability group both attending the Sport Coach UK Effective Communication for deaf people in sport. As well as the Club Development Officer who helps and supports most of the other training sessions.

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