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Welcome to the Pontefract Athletics Club


Welcome to the Pontefract Athletics Club website. We hope that from these pages you will be able to find out any information you require about our club. It may even inspire you to join. Why not give us a try?


You will be made welcome at the club regardless of whether you are wanting to join as a junior member for Track and Field Athletics or whether you are wanting to join as a senior member for Road Running or Cross Country Running. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE CLUB, PLEASE CONTACT CYRIL JONES ON 01977 702986 OR E MAIL HIM ON cyriljones97@talktalk.net



About Us

Find details about the club including training information, the management committee, coaching staff, membership and club kit.


Club News

View this page for the latest club news including information about forthcoming events.


Track and Field / X-Country

The club takes part in the West Yorkshire track and field and cross country league events. We also compete in the

Yorkshire and District Athletics League. View these pages for news and fixtures.














Road Running

News related to our senior road runners including rankings.



Grand Prix

Here you will find the current standings for the clubs grand prix.



















Club Records

View club records for all ages and events.


Notices to Club Members


Training at Thornes Park Stadium this weekend will be on Saturday, 16th December from 1.15 to 2.30 pm and we will be indoors.


10K WINTER HANDICAP RACE - 21 JAN 2018 - The club will be staging it's annual 10K Winter Handicap race on Sunday, 21st January 2018. This will start from the Carleton pub at 11.00 am with the slower runners setting off first and the quicker runners setting off at various intervals behind them.



The club will be holding it's Presentation of Awards Night on Friday, 2nd February 2018 at Pontefract Rugby Union Club. The presentations will start at 7.30 pm followed by a buffet at approx 8.00 pm. A disco will be provided and tickets will cost £4 per person, which includes the cost of the buffet and disco.


Well done to Faye Lightowler, who represented England in a veterans international marathon at Chester on 8th October 2017. Faye finished 4th in the women's race, setting a club record of 2 hours 50 minutes 29 seconds.



































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