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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…..

The Under 15 boys team earned bronze medals in the Northern road relays which took place last Sunday in Manchester. Josh Dickinson had a titanic duel with Tommy Dawson on the opening leg to put the team in second place in a time of 8.52. This excellent run turned out more...
The club had an impressive 27 distance runners competing across a variety of events from the Home International mountain race to the Yorkshire road relays to parkrun. Nathan Smith continued his excellent start to mountain running by winning the Home International mountain race and helped England win the team event. more...
The autumn 2016 Endurance Running fixture list is now available on the fixture list page or via the link: endurance-running-fixture-list-autumn-2016
Throws training has now ended for the summer. They will return with conditioning starting Monday 26th September at 7pm. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Paul 07912 757715 or paulthecoach@hotmail.co.uk
Summer League 5 results aug 2016 Any corrections please email Dave Paver: davepaver@hotmail.com We don’t know who 683, 684 (veteran man 100m from York) and 685 (lady 1500m from Middlesbrough Mandale) were, can anyone help?

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

Train, compete, have Fun!

We have over 600 members with over 75% under 15 who take part in training across 5 nights each week. Our qualified coaches work with all age groups and deliver specialist activities across Track and Field and Cross Country. There is a focus on having fun and enjoying sport and we also take part in Atheltic events across the UK and host our own Events in York.

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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