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benenden health confirms City of York Athletic Club sponsorship for 2014!

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benenden health will continue to actively support York’s Olympic legacy by remaining the main sponsor for the City of York Athletic Club for 2014 – 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 health, a York-based organisation and one of the UK’s leading mutual healthcare providers, will be main sponsor of the club for 2014 – a partnership which will include supporting the Club’s flagship athletics competition the benenden health 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.

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There will be no training at the track now until 5th January, Please contact your own coaches if they are doing different sessions. We would like to wish all the City of York athletes, coaches and helpers a Merry Xmas and a Happy 2015. All the best
Please find entry form below CS Open Entry Form PDF
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Tom Somers is on the nominated list for British Junior Male athlete in Athletics Weekly and needs votes.   He needs as many votes as he can get, all votes would be very helpful. Please click the link below to vote http://www.athleticsweekly.com/uncategorized/athletes-year-vote-12578/
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2014-15 Endurance Fixture list
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