CLUB NEWS

November 1, 2019

🏆 🏆 🏆 GRAND PRIX 2020 🏆 🏆 🏆

Some exciting races for the 1st 6 months….

Let get started with the Wild Cards……

Wild Card # 1 – Sun 9th February - Ocean Brave 10km

Starting on Exmouth’s beautiful seafront the race covers mixed terrain; tarmac, coastal paths and sand (and maybe the sea if the tide beats you!)

It’s £18.50 to enter – however we have been given a 10% discount by the organisers

BUT EVEN BETTER!!! – They have a “Duo Se...

December 8, 2018

Torbay Lifesaving Club has been selected as the Chairman's Charity for 2019.  See below for more details about this charity.

Torbay and District lifesaving club is a local branch of the National Royal Life Saving Society. Our patron is The Queen and like the RNLI we are totally charity funded.


We are primarily known as the drowning prevention society and our aim is to protect and preserve life by education and training.
Founded...

November 22, 2018

A representative from Devon Air Ambulance attended the 2018 AGM to be presented with a cheque for £600 raised by the club throughout the year.  Devon Air Ambulance was selected as the Chairman's charity for 2018.

November 19, 2018

A great effort from club members saw South Devon AC win first place in Torbay’s Beat the Street competition in the Community teams category for overall points and average points.

The awards ceremony took place on Sunday after Junior Parkrun with SDAC club members accepting the awards.

October 11, 2018

 

South Devon Athletic Club were successful in their application to English Athletics for the Club Run Programme which aims to support competitive club runners as well as club leaders and coaches.

Level 2 Performance Coach Graeme Riley conducted 3 sessions between August and October each starting with a discussion of the session objectives and the benefits to be achieved.  A thorough warm up followed including drills, dynamic s...

October 11, 2018

UPDATE - 11th October

Following a massive effort at the weekend from team SDAC, we now have a sizable lead of nearly 30k points with 66,690 points in total.  Also our average is 1,130 giving us top places in both leagues.

We must not sit back and relax though as the results can change dramatically over a weekend - look what we have done!!!

There will be opportunities for double and triple points coming up so keep an eye on email...

October 3, 2018

South Devon Athletic Club are please to announce that the 1st race in the 2019 Grand Prix season will be:

First Chance 10k

A fast flat 10km race alongside Exeter Quay and Riverside Valley Park

Sunday 20 Jan 2019 - 10:15

Enter Here

Please enter soon if you would like to take part as this race fills up fast every year!

October 2, 2018

 

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2nd session with Graeme Riley.  48 members took part (52 in the 1st session). 

The next session is on Thursday 4th October.

IMPORTANT - THE 3RD SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE ON PAIGNTON GREEN STARTING PROMPTLY AT 18:30.  MEET AT PAIGTON PIER

IF YOU ARE GOING FROM THE LEISURE CENTRE, LEAVE AT 18:20 TO RUN TO THE PIER

SDAC has been successful in securing a place on the England Athletics' Clu...

September 25, 2018

UPDATE - 25th September

We are maintaining our lead with 6,150 points.  Torbay Tri have entered the competition with 2,540 points in 2nd place.

They have 11 members registered so far and will increase.  We have 28 registered members.

Remember, there is a £300 prize available to the club for winning.

If you don't have a card, please get one from the leisure centre and register to the club.  Non members can join in so all family an...

September 14, 2018

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2nd session with Graeme Riley.  48 members took part. 

The next session is on Thursday 4th October.

IMPORTANT - THE 3RD SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE ON PAIGNTON GREEN STARTING PROMPTLY AT 18:30

WE WILL LEAVE THE LEISURE CENTRE AT 18:20 TO RUN TO PAIGNTON GREEN - OR MEET US THERE

Following on from the first Club Run in August where we completed a comprehensive session on Warm Ups, Drills, Co...

September 13, 2018

Some of the latest additions to the website:

Race Calendar

The race calendar now extends into 2019 with a list of known events and will continually by updated.  If you have any suggestions please forward a link to Stuart.

Track & Field Events


There has been increasing interest in club members participating in Track & Field events. A selection of events that will take place during 2019 are detailed although dates are to be confirm...

July 23, 2018

Please gather for 6.45pm sailing from Paignton Harbour. On-board bar available; drinks reasonably priced.

Look forward to any fancy dress offerings…

Please add to your social diary!

A sign-up list is on the club noticeboard. 

For those who have already put their name down, please give Colin £10 per person (£5 for under 18s).

There are spaces available if you wish to join the party.

Look forward to seeing you.

July 13, 2018

Some of the latest additions to the website:

Member Offers

Discounts offered to SDAC members from local businesses.

Details of discounts and offers available through your membership of English Athletics.

Off Road Awards


Details of the Off Road Awards which has been expanded to allow for greater scope of recognition for trail and multi-terrain races.

July 13, 2018

Pearson Cup 2018 Report

On Sunday 1st July 19 SDAC junior athletes travelled the short distance to Torre Valley North, Torquay - the home of Torbay Athletic Club who were hosting this year's Pearson Cup.

The day started with heavy showers which threatened to persist throughout the day.  However, 19 hardy juniors (and their parents) waited it out and were rewarded by the clouds clearing at 12.30 and the sun began to shine.  The 3...

June 5, 2018

On Tuesday 19th June following our training session, join us for a BBQ and drinks on the beach at Goodrington.

Bring your own BBQ, food and drinks.

If the weather is not good, we'll head over to either Cantina or the Inn on the Quay.

Look forward to seeing you.

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