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COVID19 Update from Dorchester Athletic Club and England Athletics 17 Mar 2020 March-17-2020



It is with regret that Dorchester Athletic Club Committee has unanimously decided that all club activities, including training, competing and its AGM will be suspended with immediate effect.

The decision was reached in the best interests of all our athletes and their families.

Will all persons responsible for paying the athletes’ club fees please cancel their Standing Order payments with effect from 1st April 2020.

We wish you all the best of health and employment over the months ahead and look forward to your return when club activities resume.


England Athletics

"England Athletics advises that all face-to-face activity such as club training sessions, events, competitions, club committee and face-to-face meetings, athlete camps, running groups and social events should be suspended until at least the end of April."


"Qualifying races

We are currently undergoing a contingency planning process for qualifying races and will keep everyone updated as soon as possible.

Road Races

We will be working with our partner runbritain to coordinate a communication detailing appropriate advice and guidance to road race organisers in the immediate future.


No emergency services will attend large gatherings so it is unavoidable that competitions will now be suspended until at least the end of April. We are in contact with event organisers to find suitable alternative dates within the competition calendar and the our cancellations page link is kept up to date:"


Latest News

May 13, 2019
County Champions

Our Athletes produced a fabulous set of results at the Dorset County Championship, once again proving Dorchester Athletic Club to be a real Tour de Force.

In the Shot Putt, Courtney Cox won Gold with a  new PB and complimented this achievement with Silver for Javelin and Silver for Discus.

Freddie Pearce who won Gold in the U15 boys discus and Silver in the Javelin

Jess Herbert won bronze in the U17 Girls Javelin

It was an amazing day on the Track:

Ed Bird won Silver in the 1500;

Billy Winch, U17 boys, achieved  a PB in the 400 and bronze;

Liv won and made English schools time in the 400m Hurdles;

Nia achieved Bronze in her Sprints, with 2 new PBs and 2 Finals to her credit;

Molly White, U15, Silver in hurdles with the same time as the winner and made the 200m Sprint final with a PB

Katie Evans, U15, became double County Champion  in the 100m and 200m with a PB in the 200m;

Congratulations to all of our Athletes and our Splendid Coaches.

May 10, 2019
Dorset County Championship

Wishing all of our athletes who are competing at Kings Park tomorrow every Success


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