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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.
For more information please feel free to come down to one of our training sessions.
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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