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 email@example.com
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Notices to Club Members
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.
PRESENTATION OF AWARDS NIGHT - FRIDAY, 2nd FEBRUARY 2018.
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 July 2017. Faye finished 4th in the women's race, setting a club record of 2 hours 50 minutes 29 seconds.
Well done also to Yorck Newrick, who set a club record of 13.12 metres in the Under 15 Boys Shot Putt at the Inter League Track and Field fixture on 3rd September 2017 at Middlesbrough. Yorck's throw was a AAA of England Grade 1 performance. It placed him in first place in the Yorkshire & Humberside rankings and 15th in the UK Rankings on the Power of 10.
Well done to our atletes, who competed at the West Yorkshire Track and Field Championships on 10 Sept 2017. We won a total of 6 medals including 3 gold medals, which were won by Jasmine Bate, Logan Askham and Harrison Marsh.
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