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.
U11’s FUNdamental group – Please note that training on Friday 25th August is cancelled
Club Success on the International Stage
Tom Somers will be joined by Rob Shipley in representing Great Britain in next months European Athletics U23 Championships. Tom and Rob will be members of the 4 x 400m relay team. Clearly a great achievement for the club and athletes. The competition is being held in Bydgoszcz, Poland from 13-16 July.
Lucy Hadaway and Alex Botterill recently won a full set of medals in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, The Bahamas! Lucy took bronze in the Long Jump in 5.90m. Alex won gold in the 800m in 1:52.22 and followed this up with Silver in the mixed 4 x 400m. England had a strong team and were the overall winners. Congratulations to both athletes.
York Track & Field Open 2017
Pre-entry is now available via the Online Form or can be posted using the paper form which is available here. The deadline for pre-entries is Friday 27th August 2017. Payment can be made via BACS transfer or cheque. Cash will be accepted on the day of the event. The full timetable will be available from the 29th August 2017. We look forward to seeing you at this popular event.
Autumn Road and Cross Country Competition
If you would like to run in this autumn’s northern and national relays at either road or cross country or would like to take part in the West Yorkshire Cross Country League then please can seniors contact Michael Raynes on firstname.lastname@example.org, with juniors contacting Garry Dickinson on email@example.com. A list of the dates for all road and cross country events can be found under the ‘Teams & Fixtures’ and the Endurance Running section of this website.
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.
– A full list of Club members that includes the EA registration status can be downloaded here: Club Members – 11Jul17
– Reminder: club rankings are updated regularly and are available via the associated page
City 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.