Junior section News

March 18, 2019

On Monday 18th March the Juniors training session at Churston Grammar School sports hall was circuit training with the new Decathlon kit consisting of weights, training bands, plyometric box, ab roller, & medicine balls.

March 18, 2019

Hi All Juniors & Parents.

Some new stuff and a reminder of some things mentioned in the last email but with more details.

1) The next (2nd) Grand Prix event is 25th March - Multi-Sportshall competition.

2) Term dates - The last training Monday before Easter is 1st April.  No training then for the following THREE WEEKS - 8th, 15th & 22nd April as Easter Monday falls on that 3rd week & school is shut. We are then back for the start...

September 25, 2018

Stoke Gabriel 1m - Hannah first overall and Lauren second overall

Totnes 1 m Hannah 4th Overall and 1st girl Lauren 10th and second girl

Wigan 1 m Hannah 3rd overall 1st girl Lauren 10th and 2nd girl

They've also run Coleton Fishacre 5k (1lap) and Velopark and Princes Parkruns

August 23, 2018

Dear Parents and Athletes.

Welcome back to training, I hope you all had a good break & are ready to get stuck back into this term’s training – the schedule of training for the autumn term is now available on the website.

Also welcome to any new parents and athletes – I have attached the Membership form / Welcome letter for the 2018/19 year which also provides useful information on membership and related matters. You get the firs...

July 28, 2018

A great achievement from one of SDAC young runners Guy Akeroyd celebrating his 14th birthday this weekend who won the Running Wild 5K in 36:06 a tough off road race on Dartmoor with plenty of mud and boulders involved.

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 15, 2018

Exe Valley Relays were held at Exwick playing fields with teams completing in 4x4KM legs, a great atmosphere and a well run event.

SDAC Junior team results:

1st Boys U15 team Guy Akeroyd, Matthew Langdon, Robert Hayes and Francis Hayes.

May 27, 2018

Hello all parents / athletes.

Latest update / news on whats happening / coming up, and other bits.

1) The date for the Pearson Cup is now set as Sunday 1st July. For those new to the Club since September this is an annual competition between the 4 local juniors athletics clubs - Torbay, Newton Abbot, Dartmouth AC & us. It is open to under 10's, 11's & 13's. Last year SDAC had 35 juniors competing & it would be great to have thos...

April 15, 2018

Juniors Hannah And Laura Carr were in action in the Hippo Calf U16’s 3K trail race which was equally as muddy as the full Hippo. Hannah being the third girl home with Laura 6th. Hannah, Laura and Ava Sams combined to win the school cup prize for Sherwell Valley Primary School in Torquay.

April 13, 2018

Please go to the Junior Events page for details of the Summer 2018 Track and Field events. 

Instructions & timetables for the Devon Open Series has been updated on the Junior Events page.

April 8, 2018

Lauren Carr, Hannah Carr, Vince Langdon and son Matthew Langdon took part in the Great West Open, athletics meet – Ken Trickey Memorial Event at Exeter Arena. Hannah was 5th in the 800m with a time of 3:04 (PB), and another PB in the long jump with 2m 85cm. Lauren was 8th in 100m with 17:45s and 8th in 200m.

February 24, 2018

Sisters Hannah and Laura Carr were in action again at the 2K U11’s Wildnight trail run at Leigh Woods, Bristol and were 1st and 3rd girls home respectively.

January 13, 2018

Hannah and Lauren Carr braved the mud in the Moonlight Flit and despite losing their footwear in the bogs came in 2nd and 4th girls.

December 16, 2017

South Devon AC Juniors were in action at Dartington in the Wild Night Run 2K, Hannah Carr and Lauren Carr 1st and 2nd girls with Hannah 3rd overall in U12’s. Lizzie Bumby 1st girl in U10’s

December 8, 2017

Dear Parents and Athletes.

Just writing to keep you up to date with next term start details and some other miscellaneous (but important) bits.

Next week, 11th December is the last training session before we break for Xmas.

1) The first Monday back to training is the 8th January. However, the sports hall is unavailable on the 8th & 15th January as in use for exams. I tried to find alternate equivalent facilities but without succes...

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