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|The club was founded in 1983 by a small group of athletes mainly interested in road running and developing opportunities for Senior Athletes at club level. The juniors section was formed later to deliver basic skills in Athletics with some competition opportunities club level. |
The Club is always on the look out for new members of all abilities across the junior and senior sections, for new volunteers, and for people to train as coaches.
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*** Notice of Annual General Meeting ***
The AGM will take place on Tues 6th May at the Rum Runner at 7pm
Here is a formal notice and nomination form
Any items for the agenda or nominations / volunteers for the Committee should be made in writing to the Secretary, Andy Kinsley.
This is your chance to have a voice so please come along and have an input into the club.
Many congratulations to Terry Lovett who won the Lifetime Achievement in Sport Award at the Bassetlaw Sports Awards and to Charmian Heaton who won the Senior Volunteer of the Year Award. Well done also to Dave Maiden, Samuel Roberts and to Emma Dakin who were also nominated for awards! Very well deserved and fantastic news for Retford AC!! In addition club President Dorothy Shirley Emerson was named as Greater Manchester Unsung Hero of the Year for her work at grass roots level to encourage children to play sport.
2013/14 2nd Half Year Membership Fees now due! Please complete the Senior membership form (click here) and pass it (with payment) to Paul Geldeart or Charmian Heaton asap
Summer training for Junior and Senior athletes is now underway at Oaklands playing fields at the bottom of Caledonian Road.
Please note that as from Monday 11th November 2013 all senior road running groups will meet and run at 18:30 to allow parents of junior athletes to get back before the end of the junior training session. The fell runners will continue to meet and run at 7pm from Oaklands
There is also a strength and conditioning session in the pavilion starting at 19:30
- Four hour mountain marathon - Whilst the Light Side were well represented at a little run in London, Erika and Charmian were flying the flag for the Dark Side in Snowdonia...
- LETTER FROM RETFORD HALF MARATHON RACE DIRECTOR AND CLUB CHAIRMAN - On behalf of Retford Athletic and Running Club, we would like to extend our thanks to all those involved in planning, delivering and participating...
- Latest Dark Side Grand Prix scores - The Dark Lord and Max Howard went up to the Lake District on Friday night for the 42 mile Dawn to Dusk race. Before he left Steve asked me what time...
- Lincoln 10k - Twelve Retford athletes ran the breezy Lincoln 10k this morning and first man home was Peter Tallents in at time of 34:09 with Jon Hewitt and...
- Summer Road Race League - Notts AAA Summer League: Race 1 Hexgreave Park Wednesday 16 th April 7.15pm The venue for our new Summer...