Welcome to the Pontefract Athletics Club website.
Our club was formed on 1st March 2010 and is affiliated to England Athletics and Northern Athletics.
We are a very sociable and supportive road running, cross country running and athletics club. New members are welcome aged 8 and above. Please note that all of our athletes are expected to compete in competitions against other clubs.
Please take a look at the training schedule pages for information on road running, track and field and cross country.
Please feel free to get in touch and get involved.
PLEASE NOTE THAT IN LINE WITH ADVICE FROM ENGLAND ATHLETICS, BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS, THE CLUB WILL NOT BE HOLDING ANY ATHLETICS OR ROAD RUNNING TRAINING SESSIONS UNTIL AT LEAST THE END OF APRIL
Trail GP race at Harewood Half marathon has now been replaced with Buttermere 20k due to cost implications with Harewood.
Full Trail and Road Grand Prix Races now on site.
CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING
See Cross Country League tab for details of the 2019 West Yorkshire Cross Country League races and also the Yorkshire and Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships 2020.
Track & Field
Congratulations to our Junior Track and Field athletes, who finished first in all 4 of the matches in Division 2 of the Yorkshire and District Athletics League last season. We have now been promoted back into Division 1 for 2020.
Our Annual Awards Presentation Evening was held on Friday, 7th February 2020 at Greywood Hall, Whitwood, Castleford. We sold 135 tickets for the event and it turned out to be a fantastic social night. Photos of the Presentation Evening are on facebook. A big thanks to Nigel Taylor for taking them .
Road running training is held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please see training pages for details.
CONGRATULATIONS to one of our coaches, Greg Skelton, who has passed his coach in running and fitness qualification.
Also to Marian Stanley, Joanne Conroy and Jodi Hayward who have all passed their Leadership in running fitness and will support Greg .
Pontefract Indoor Open Meeting
SUNDAY 17th MARCH 2019
STARTING AT 9.30 am
THORNES PARK ATHLETICS STADIUM, WAKEFIELD
ORGANIZED BY PONTEFRACT ATHLETICS CLUB. UK Athletics licence No. 19/062
Pontefract Athletics Club
EST. Mar 2010
If you have any queries or require more information, please contact the club chairman on either of the following;
or simply fill in the form.