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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

August 17, 2019
U15 & U17 England Athletics Championships

Our season continues with some of our U15 & U17 athletes competing in the Championships at Bedford at the end of August.

We wish them every success 

August 5, 2019
2019 continues

Two further Club records were broken yesterday at the Southwest Athletic League Competition in Exeter:

4x300 Relay the U15 girls team came home in 3minutes exactly; congratulations to: Cora O'Brien, Zara English, Molly White & Katie Evans

Katie Evans smashed the 300m individual record with a time of 41.33secs; excellent, well done Katie

Club records can be seen on the History page


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