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benenden confirms City of York Athletic Club sponsorship for 2015!

 

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 2015 – 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 2015 – 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.

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It was a great weekend for two of City of York athletes who both represented England. Scott Lincoln kicked the weekend off in Vienna for England where he won the Shot Put competition by a massive 3m with a new personal best of 18.69m to put him straight to the top more...
17 of the club’s athletes took part in Saturday’s North of England cross country championships at Blackburn. The course is always a tough one with a couple of difficult climbs on each lap but wind, rain and hail made the conditions even harder than normal. The club’s leading age group more...
Please see below for the 2016 Benenden Summer League Forms SUMMER-LEAGUE-2016 latest entry form  
The 2016 Membership Form is available below. All payments to be made by BACS please, If you need to pay by Cheque please contact Jenny Cook membersec.coyac@hotmail.co.uk All members will be given a club membership card, once these have been given athletes will be asked to show these at training more...
We had some good results in the Knavesmire Brass Monkey Half Marathon, headed by Charlotte Mason who was 4th Lady in the field of over 1500 finishers in a personal best of 82 minutes 17. It won her the first awarding of the Malcolm Fawcett Memorial Trophy as the first more...
Active York has launched this year’s Active York Sports Awards, supported by The Press, which will take place at the University of York on Thursday 17 March 2016.  Active York is the city’s sport and active leisure partnership and is working to encourage people to be more active more often.  more...
Our sponsor Benenden have rebranded and this means that everyone needs a new vest. If you have a old vest you can exchange this free of charge, if you need a vest and don’t have an old one to exchange the cost will be £20. They will be available on more...
The club had another successful day at the Yorkshire Cross Country Championships last Saturday at Lightwater Valley. The highlight of the day was Robbie Brown winning the under 17 title, always in the lead group Robbie took the lead with a mile to go to win by around 100m. It more...
New Year Relay Results York New Year Relay Results 2016  
Sheffield Indoor Results 2015 v2
24 club members braved poor weather at Keighley in the third race at the West Yorkshire cross country league last Saturday. The highlight was Josh Dickinson winning the under 15 boys race for a second time in a row by just six seconds from Luke Stonehewer of Scunthorpe. With his more...
Saturday 14th November saw City of York AC hold our annual awards evening at a packed venue at York University. Richard Kilty World 60m Champion was our guest speaker and he gave a speech that will inspire a lot of young and older athletes. The night was a great success. more...
Under 11 Venue Change For Wednesday & Friday Group  Wednesday U11 group will be now be at the new location of Burnholme sports centre (was the school previously) and this will be at the same time (Wednesday 18:00 – 19:00). We have this booking for 7 weeks which will take us more...
The club had a successful day at Saturday’s National Cross Country Relays at Mansfield and the second fixture in the West Yorkshire Cross Country League at Huddersfield.   A blistering run on the opening three mile leg by Dan Cheeseman of 15.39 put the club in 20th place after the more...
Congratulations to Disability Coaches Hannah and Lucy on winning funding from The York Soup Charity. Read about it here.  
City of York’s under 15 boys team provided the highlight in last Saturday’s Northern Road Relay championships at Blackpool with 6th place overall and a bronze medal for being the third team from Yorkshire. Elliott Hutchinson (11.02) and Toby Antcliffe (11.15) gave the club a good start before Josh Dickinson more...
Firstly  a big thank you to all the volunteers and athletes on the day. Below are the results which have been submitted to Power of 10. York Open results 2015 Mon 11am
The final summer league tables are below, trophies will be given out at the York Open 5th September PROVISIONAL 2015 BENENDEN SUMMER LEAGUE FINAL TABLE FEMALE PROVISIONAL 2015 BENENDEN SUMMER LEAGUE FINAL TABLE MALE
The final updated results from this weekends Benenden Summer League Summer League 16 Aug results
August 2nd 2015 – Benenden League WEB Any queries please contact us via enquiries.coyac@hotmail.co.uk
Dear all   Please find attached the agenda for next weeks AGM.   I can now confirm that I have booked a room D/056 in Derwent College and it is on the ground floor.  Parking is available at central hall car park just up the road from Derwent College and more...
July 4th – Benenden League – WEB July 19th – Benenden League – WEB Please note these require update for some Shot results on the 4th Any queries please contact: enquiries.coyac@hotmail.co.uk
AGM Notice 2015 Dear all The Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 7 August, 2015 and will start at 20:00. I can now confirm that I have booked a room D/056 in Derwent College and it is on the ground floor. Parking is available at central hall car more...
City of York AC javelin thrower George Davies has won a Silver medal for England at the Commonwealth  Youth Games in Samoa, congratulations to George.
Please below the results for the Benenden Summer League from 20th June Track Results Field Results
Below are the North Yorkshire Schools results from Saturday 13th June at York North Yorks T&F Results 2015 v4
Please see below the new training timetable starting at the new track 10th June training nights timetable(2)
Please see below for the 2015 Summer League Timetable Timetable-2015
A great day for the club’s athletes in the London Marathon. Dennis Speck set a personal best of 2h 35m 16s, finishing in 160th place (that includes the elite runners). Charlotte Mason set a big personal best with 3h 7m 14s, 192nd lady, and 2nd Under 23. In the Mini more...
If you would like any of our new City of York AC clothing please click on the link below to the website where you will be able to order it from. http://coyac.avecsport.com/  
City of York Summer League Form SUMMER-LEAGUE-2015
Please see the attachment for the latest 2015 fixture list 2015 Fixture List
As I am sure all club members are aware, we are moving our hub from Huntington stadium to a brand new, county standard, athletics facility at the University of York in 2015. The planned opening date of this new facility has now been confirmed as 6th June and at that date more...
City of York hurdler Chelsea Walker won on her England under 20’s debut this weekend in Cardiff with a new Personal best in the 400m with a time of 56.26 seconds just missing the meeting record. Well done
Please see below the results from this weekend: England Athletics Age Group National Indoor Championships. February 28th March 1st. E.I.S. Sheffield. Under 15 Girls Sola Sowole 60 metres 8.28 seconds Ellie Sewell Shot 9.58 Metres Under 15 Boys Edward Lake 60 metres 7.78 seconds Under 17 Women Isobel Avey 300 more...
The final club race of the cross country season took place at a muddy Hampstead Heath last Saturday. Josh Dickinson was first home from the under 13 boys section with a fine 7th which was a great run given Josh had been unwell during the week. Toby Antcliff (55th), Herbert more...
City of York AC had 4 athletes competing at the UK Indoor Championships following Richard Buck’s late withdrawal as a precaution due to a niggle. Scott Lincoln followed up his success in Austria with a Silver Medal in the Shot Put with a throw of 17.37m. Scott remains number 1 more...
City of York AC athletes Scott Lincoln and Tom Somers competed for England this weekend at the Vienna Classic.   Scott Lincoln competed in the Shot Putt where he beat competitors from Wales, Hugary and Austria. He won with a new Personal best of 17.79m. Tom Somers competed in his more...
  City of York AC’s juniors had a superb day at the Northern Cross Country Championships last Saturday by winning three team golds with Josh Dickinson also winning the under 13 boys title. First up was the under 13 boys race with Josh Dickinson again prevailing over Leeds’s Tommy Dawson more...
Please see the results below of the City of York Athletes. Some great performances North Indoor Results
North Yorkshire Schools Cross Country results NYXC Results 2015
2015 Membership Form
The club had a good day at Saturday’s Yorkshire cross country championships which were held at Ripon. The club had its only winner in the first race of the day, the under 13 boys race, with Josh Dickinson prevailing by four seconds over his main rival of the winter Leeds’ more...
The New Year Relay saw some very fast times as runners took advantage of the slightly frosted ground and still conditions. Our leading team of Josh Schofield, Oskar Fraser-Krauss and Peter Jarvis produced one of the fastest times in the 24 years of the event. But they could not make up more...
The Friday Under 11 groups will be training at York University Sports Hall (Not the Sports Village site) between 6pm and 7Pm The Monday Under 11 groups have changed nights to a Wednesday and will be training at York University Sports Hall (Not the Sports Village site) between 6pm and more...
Thank you to everyone who attended this years City of York Award Celebrations. Jenny Meadows was our guest presenter who gave an excellent inspiring speech on the evening. The evening was a great success celebrating how great our athletes have done this season whether they won awards or not. Attached more...
SPRINT sensation Tom Somers capped a superb 2014 by winning the British Athletics Supporters Club Young Male Athlete of the Year award. The 17-year-old City of York Athletic Club 200-metre runner received the accolade at the Supporters Club’s annual dinner weekend at Brandon Hall, near Coventry. Somers made great strides more...
Tom Bean broke the club 10k road record in Sunday’s Leeds Abbey Dash with a time of 31.36. Normally you would win the race with a time as fast as that but the Abbey Dash has the strongest field of any 10k in the country so Tom’s time was only more...
The Club Committee met on Friday 15th November to, mainly; discuss the current situation regarding training facilities and the 2015 membership fees. Minutes of the meeting will be posted on the website as soon as they are available. However, there are some key decisions that need to be communicated immediately; more...
Members will be updated following our committee meeting this Friday evening – but the previous post remains accurate, the Club WILL have the use of the existing facilities, five evenings a week, until April 2015.
As many of you will know, the planned move to the new stadium at Huntington has been delayed.  The Club will remain at the Huntington Stadium into the New Year – so it is pretty much ‘as you were’ for the moment with the existing arrangements remaining in place.  There more...
On the weekend of 1st and 2nd of November, Joe Hadfield, Christopher Cook, Graeme Hartley and Lewis Brown from City of York athletics club took part in the Special Olympics National Indoor Athletics Competition which was held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre in London. The 4 boys represented Yorkshire and Humberside with 18 other members. The weekend was a more...
The club had a successful day in last Saturday’s National Cross Country Relays at Mansfield. The main highlight of the day was in the under 17 mens race where the club took bronze medals. Robbie Brown came in 11th on the first leg before Josh Schofield ran a storming 2nd more...
City of York Athletic Club and sponsors benenden health set the ‘beep test challenge’ 2nd October 2014 City of York Athletic Club and its sponsor, benenden health, are throwing down the fitness gauntlet to mark the continuation of their partnership. York Athletic Club  are encouraging people across the UK to more...
2014-15 Endurance Fixture list
16 year old javelin thrower George Davies followed up his silver medal at the English Schools to win the British Schools in Cardiff with a throw of 70.07m which breaks the club record again. George beat the newly crowned British record holder and English Schools winner by over 3m. George more...
2014-Fixtures-latest 2014 Fixtures     June 27-29th UK Senior Championships 29th YDL Upper League Cleethorpes 28/29th English Schools Combined Events Regional, Doncaster July 5th York Benenden Health Summer League York 11/12th English Schools Birmingham 13th Northern League Cleckheaton 19th YDL Lower League Cleckheaton 27th YDL Upper League Cleckheaton 27th – more...

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