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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.

Club News

– The 2018 Spring fixture list is available here. Good luck to all our athletes.
– Sportshall Results: Sportshall Scoring Jan 18.
– New Year Relay results: York New Year Relay Results Dec 2017, New Year Relay Records
Club rankings are updated regularly and can be found under Our Club – Records & Rankings page. Please note there is a separate Indoor & Outdoor list.
Training cancellations will be announced here.

From The Chair – January

All club members are encouraged to read the January update from Paul Baxter: From The Chair – January 2018.


As mentioned in last weeks “Message from the Chair” the new UKA Licence for Track and Field meetings rules places a much stronger onus on all Clubs to provide more qualified officials and this applies equally to Track and Field judging as well as Timekeeping.

To achieve Level 1 Official status and be able to assist at York Summer League, UKYDL and Northern League meetings it is a simple task of completing one of the courses at Leeds Becket University (Headingley Campus) on 24th March 2018; a day long event with a compulsory Health and Safety Course for all attendees in the morning and then your chosen discipline in the afternoon i.e. Track , Field or Timekeeping. Log onto the England Athletics website or follow this link here and you will find the Leeds information on page 14. Once you have registered (There is an upfront cost of £30 which will be reimbursed by the Club after three attendances as an official at one of the three events referred to above ) please drop me an email to confirm which you have chosen – pdbaxter@icloud.com. Officiating is good fun and you can see the action close up!

Also in League matches you will gain valuable points for the Club but also enable the meeting to take place under UKA rules and for the athletes performances to be recognised on Power of 10 and hence count for ESAA or County / National qualification! Please do not hesitate to call me on 07970 844998 with any queries

North Yorkshire Schools X-Country

The recent results are available for download: NYXC results 2018. Please highlight any corrections to Dave Paver.

Active York Sports Awards

Voting for the Active York Sports Awards is now open, with the closing date of Friday 9th February 2018. The club has had great success in the past, and it follows that to win, we need your nominations. Information on the categories and how to vote can be found on the Active York web page; http://activeyork.co.uk. Good luck!

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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