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Our full coaching sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Tupton Sports College.
Our sessions are for 9 year olds and upwards.

Each session commences at 6:45pm, finishes at 8:15pm and costs £2.00.

An additional session is held during the winter from September on a Saturday morning for our Academy, 10.30-12. Please check for details.

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Fixtures 2011



Start Time

9th Dec 2017 Mini League Cross Country - Moorways, Derby 11am
17th Dec 2017 Sportshall League - Queens Park Sports Centre 1.30pm
6th Jan 2018 County Cross Country Championships - Heanor 11am
13th Jan 2018 North Mids Cross Country League - Wollaton Park, Nottingham 12.30pm
27th Jan 2018 Northern Cross Country Champs - Harewood House, Leeds 11am
28th Jan 2018 Sportshall League - Queens Park Sports Centre 1.30pm
25th Feb 2018 Sportshall League - Queens Park Sports Centre 1.30pm


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Club News and Athlete Success


Another runners up spot was secured for the club on 3rd December with wins for both our u13 girls & boys. Max Marriott won the u11 boys Chest Push (CP), Nathanael Gaskin was 2nd in both the 1 & 2 Lap with Matthew Drew 3rd in the 1 Lap. For the u11 girls there were a couple of 2nd places for Izzie Fellows in the CP & Vertical High Jump (VHJ) and Evelyn Sas was 3rd in both the 1 Lap & Standing Triple Jump (STJ). In the u13 girls there was a 1-2 in the 2 Lap for Hannah Moody & Missy Briddon, Missy was also 2nd in the VHJ with Alicia Proctor & Lily Baines both 3rd in the STJ & Shot respectively. Ollie Gratton won the u13 boys Shot with Harrison Davies-Bowler in 3rd, Ollie was also 3rd in the STJ as was Harrison in the VHJ and James Foot was 3rd in the 2 Lap. Leah Proctor won the u15 girls 2 Lap & was 2nd 9n the 4 Lap where Aoife Thompson was 3rd. Aoife was also 3rd in the VHJ as was Layla Brough in the Shot. In the u15 boys events Luke Ambrosioni was 2nd in the STJ & Alex Hodgson was 3rd in the 4 Lap. In the relays there were wins for the u11 boys and u13 girls. Full results will be published on the County website; (9/12/17)


As in previous years Lyz Evans has arranged what she calls her ' Christmas Adventure' on Saturday 23 December. Staring from the Robin Hood car park, just off the A619 on the way to Baslow, at 9.30 (please arrive by 9.15) the run will last about 90 minutes and will have regular catch up points so that nobody is left behind. All athletes and parents are welcome to take part, for further details please see Lyz at training on a Thursday. (6/12/17)


Our u15 & u17 male teams again dominated proceedings at match 3 of 4 of the league held at Shipley Park on 2nd December. Alex Ediker led the u17 men’s team in 2nd place followed by Will Tighe in 5th & Ewan Spencer in 10th making up the team, also in the race were Jacob Buckley & Alex Kirkland in 14th & 15th respectively, Jacob Cousins in 18th & Elliott Meylan 19th. For the u15 boys Sam Allen was 3rd with Joe Currie & Tom Spencer 5th & 6th respectively. Also in the u15 boys race were Harry Cocking in 27th & Finlay Grant 34th. In 3rd place in the u17 women’s race was Louise Cocking, Jasmin Greveson was 10th in the u15 girls, Keyon Greveson was 12th in the u13 boys & Lyz Evans was 89th in the senior women’s race. (3/12/17)


Our Saturday morning Academy sessions are continuing up until 16th Dec. This coming Saturday (9th) will be a session focussing on Hurdles for those with a particular interest in that event or just wanting to have a try! Training starts at 10.30 and finishes at 12 o'clock with the usual £2 training fee payable. (7/11/17)


The 2018 Derbyshire Championships will be held at Shipley Park, Heanor on Saturday 6 January. The closing date for entries is 10th December and the form can be found here; (30/11/17)


Match 2 was held at Tupton on 25th Nov and saw another convincing win for our u15 boys team with Sam Allen finishing 3rd, Tom Spencer 4th & Joe Currie 5th. Also in this race were Oscar Cousins in 6th, Isaac Helps 11th, Finlay Grant 14th & Harry Cocking in 16th. Our u11 boys team of Matt Wood (13th), Will Brown (17th) & Callum Stowell (18th) were 3rd and Connor Dawson also ran finishing in 25th place. In the u15 girls race Jasmin Greveson was 4th & Keira Westbury 12th, for the u13 boys Tom Marriott was 5th with Dillon Dymond Hitchen 18th and in the u11 girls Nyah Horsley was 6th with Macy Helps 9th. Sophia Walters & Alicia Proctor were 18th & 19th respectively in the u13 girls race. (30/11/17)


There are a series of midweek events being held by City Of Sheffield at the EIS in Sheffield, the first of which is Wed 13 Dec. Details can be found at the following link;

There’s also the Sheffield Festival of Athletics, again at the EIS, on 28 Jan 2018. The details of this event can be found here; (19/11/17)


A much improved turn out at this match meant a comfortable 2nd place on the day and only 41 points behind the winners, AVEAC. Congratulations to our u13 boys who won their category. There was a League Record for Hannah Moody in the u13 girls 4 Lap race and she also won the 2 Lap event. Also in the u13 girls events Missy Briddon won the Standing Long Jump (SLJ), Alicia Proctor was 3rd in the 4 Lap as was Lily Baines in both the Shot & Speed Bounce (SB). In the u13 boys events there was a 1-2 for Thomas Marriott & Thomas Bettney in the 4 Lap, Ben Pitts won the Shot with Ollie Gratton 3rd, Thomas Bettney took another runner up spot in the SB where Reuben Sas was 3rd and James Foot took 2nd in the SLJ & 3rd in the 2 Lap. Max Marriott & Nathanael Gaskin were winners for the u11 boys in the SB & 3 Lap respectively, Callum Stowell was =2nd in the 1 Lap & =3rd in the 3 Lap, Nathanael was in action again in the Hi-Stepper where he was 3rd and Joe Streets was 3rd in the SLJ. Leah Proctor won the u15 girls 2 Lap and then teamed up with Jasmin Greveson for 3rd in the Parlauf, Danielle Hutchinson took the SLJ, Layla Brough was 2nd in the Shot & Jasmin was back in action with 3rd in the SB. For the u15 boys Isaac Helps won the SB & teamed up with Alex Hodgson for 3rd in the Parlauf. Isabelle Fellows and Evelyn Sas were =2nd in the u11 girls SB. Full results can be found here; (16/11/17)


The second event of the 4 match series was held in Corby on 11th November and saw the club bag a couple of 3rd places in the u17 races; Louise Cocking for the women & Will Tighe for the men. In the men’s race we also took the team event with Alex Ediker in 6th & Jacob Buckley 8th being the other scorers though also in that race were Jacob Cousins in 12th, Elliott Meylan 13th & Alex Kirkland 15th. In the u17 women’s race Rebecca Hattersley was 23rd. The u15 boys team also took a convincing team win with Sam Allen 4th, Joe Currie 9th & Oscar Cousins 10th. Also in the u15 boys race were Tom Spencer in 12th, Yusuf Izhac 22nd, Finlay Grant 28th & Harry Cocking in 34th. In 117th place in the senior race was Lyz Evans who took 3rd place n the v60 category. Full results are at (12/11/17)


Held in Mansfield on 4th November the club had 6 teams in action led by the u15 boys team of Sam Allen, Joe Currie & Oscar Cousins who were 26th with our B team of Harry Cocking, Isaac Helps & Yusuf Izhac in 85th. In 33rd place were our u17 men's A team of Will Tighe, Jacob Buckley & Elliott Meylan with our C team of Alex Ediker, Harry Mustafa and Mikey Broomhead finishing in 49th ahead of the B team of Alex Kirkland, Michael Brown & Jacob Cousins in 52nd. Louise Cocking, Faith Clark & Rebecca Hattersley combined for 61st in the u17 women's race. (5/11/17)


In a very close match we ended up in third place, mainly due to a lack of u15’s, with some excellent individual performances. Hannah Moody took the 2 Lap race for the u13 girls as well as 2nd in the 6 Lap. Thomas Marriott won the u13 boys 6 Lap with Thomas Bettney in 3rd and Ollie Gratton also took 3rd place in the Shot. In the u15 boys category Luke Ambrosioni finished 1st in the Standing Triple Jump and was 3rd in the 2 Lap, Alex Hodgson made an excellent debut with 3rd in the 4 Lap. Leah Proctor took a couple of 2nd’s in the u15 girls 2 & 4 Lap and then 3rd place in the Shot. For the u11 girls Macie Sandelands was 2nd in the 2 Lap & Fame Webb was 3rd in the Chest Push. Max Marriott was 2nd in the u11 boys Chest Push and Joe Streets & Matthew Drew took 3rd places in the Standing Triple Jump & 2 Lap respectively. (31/10/17)


At the first of this year's 3 Mini League cross country events,held in Buxton on 28th October, our u15 boys team were a dominant force with Sam Allen 2nd, Tom Spencer 3rd & Dan Brown in 5th taking the team event by 12 points. Also in that race were Yusuf Izhac in 7th, Isaac Helps 9th in and Harry Cocking 11th. Jasmin Greveson took 3rd place in the u15 girls race as was Keyon Greveson in the u13 boys who along with Thomas Marriott (8th) & Sam Rhodes (15th) were 2nd team. Macy Helps was 5th in the u11 girls event with Hannah Rhodes 9th. In the u13 girls race Lucy Graham was 9th, Sophia Walters 12th & Alicia Proctor 13th for 4th placed team. Our u11 boys were also 4th with Daniel Bennett 11th, Matt Wood 12th & Connor Dawson 15th. The club were third overall and we're hoping that home advantage in the next fixture on 25th November will help us climb the table. (29/10/17)


At the first match of the North Midlands Cross Country League at Markeaton Park, Derby on 14th Oct our u15 boys team dominated the team standing taking the win with Sam Allen taking an excellent 3rd place, Oscar Cousins in 5th & Tom Spencer in 8th. Also competing in the u15 race were Joe Currie in 9th, Finlay Grant 35th & Harry Cocking 40th. The u17 men’s team of Will Tighe in 4th, Ewan Spencer 5th & Jacob Buckley 10th finished second by 1 point, Alex Kirkland finished in 13th place, Elliott Meylan 15th & Michael Brown 25th. In the u17 women’s race Louise Cocking finished 5th with Rebecca Hattersley 23rd, Keyon Greveson took 8th place in the u13 boys race with Jasmin Greveson 13th in the u15 girls. (17/10/17)


Sat 7 Oct saw this years ERRA road relays event take place at Sutton Park, Birmingham. The club had 4 teams in action with our u15 boys A team of Dan Brown, Sam Allen & Joe Currie finish 18th out of the 75 finishing teams, our B team of Oscar Cousins, Finlay Grant & Tom Spencer were 45th. In the u17’s race Will Tighe, Elliott Meylan and Alex Kirkland combined to finish 25th with our B team of Jacob Cousins, Ewan Spencer & Jacob Buckley in 43rd place. (12/10/17)


Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 29th September the England Athletics East Midlands Volunteer Awards saw Rebecca Conway win the Young Volunteer (14-25) award. Rebecca, 18, has been coaching in the Academy for the last couple of years as well as officiating for the club and helping out with team management, she's done all of this alongside still being a competing athlete. Official of the Year went to Gordon Staines who has been associated with the club for 30 years and has gone on to become one of the UK's top Starters and has worked at both the 2012 Olympics and this years World Champs in London. Details of their nominations can be found here; (updated 7/10/17)


Congratulations to Will Tighe who finished in 8th place running for England in the u17 men’s race at the Junior Home Countries International on 16 September in Peebles, Scotland. England won the u17 race and the overall title. (21/9/17)


The club was well represented at the event held at Sportcity, Manchester on 16th September with our u15 boys team of Oscar Cousins, Tom Spencer & Sam Allen, combining to finish 10th with our B team of Finlay Grant, Isaac Helps & Harry Cocking coming in 35th. Our u17 women’s team of Louise Cocking, Faith Clark & Lily Barnes were an excellent 16th. In 20th place were our u17 men’s team of Alex Kirkland, Jacob Buckley & Elliott Meylan. Michael Brown was our only runner in the u17 men’s B team as due to injuries and an international call up we weren’t able to field a full team. (21/9/17)


Derbyshire finished 6th overall in the 7 team event held at Nuneaton on the 9th September in a match which a number of the club's athletes acquited themselves well. In the u13 girls section Hannah Moody was 4th in both the B-string 100m & 200m. In the u15 girls Leah Proctor was 5th in the A 100m, Lizzie Webster 2nd in the B 1500m & Lois Green 3rd in the B High Jump. Oliver Gratton was 6th in the u13 boys B-string Shot. For the u15 boys Joe Currie and Oscar Cousins were 4th in the A & B 1500m respectively whilst Sam Allen was 6th in the A 800m. In the u15b field events Luke Ambrosioni was 4th in the A-string High Jump and won the B Long Jump, both in pb's, & Nathan Whyatt was 4th in the A Shot. (21/9/17)


The weekend of 19/20th August saw the area champs take place for athletes in the u15/17 age groups. At the Northern Champs in Leigh, near Wigan, Oliver Dakin took a Silver medal in the u17m 100mH (he also took 4th place in his heat of the 100m). Bronze was won by Lauren Hill in the u17w Hammer where Natasha Hill was 10th. Lauren returned on the Sunday to take 5th in the Javelin where Rebecca Wardle was 8th. In the u15 girls Pole Vault there was a 4th place finish for Lois Green and Lydia Cresswell took 5th place in the u17w 80mH. Aimee Fellows competed in the Midland Champs at Nuneaton and was rewarded with a pb and 4th place in the u17w Shot. (22/8/17)


Alicia Barrett took to the track for the 100m Hurdles at the London Stadium today, having won European Junior silver in Grosseto, Italy, just last month. The 19-year-old finished eighth in the first heat but was delighted to have the opportunity to race in her first major senior competition, even if her performance wasn’t as she had hoped. “I didn’t really drive out and I think I hit a few hurdles. But I did enjoy it though, which doesn’t normally happen when I do so bad,” said Barrett, who clocked 13.42. “We never thought of doing this at the start of the year so to get invited was a bit of a shock....It was nice to be in the stadium.” (11/8/17)


European Bronze medallist Ella Barrett dominated the women's 400m at the last of this years Senior matches, which was held in Hull on 5th Aug, helping the club to 4th place on the day & overall for the season meaning we'll stay in Division 2EC next year. In the women's field events Emma Botham won this Discus with Lauren Hill taking the B, Lauren then won the Javelin where Rebecca Wardle took the B. For the men Mark Beer threw a pb to win the Javelin where Dan Burdett took top honours in the B and in the Pole Vault it was Todd Webster taking the A, Mark Beer winning the B. Rebecca Conway was runner up in the Pole Vault and Connor McQuade was 3rd in the 400m as was Amy Botham in the High Jump. (6/8/17)


Having won the previous 3 matches we were already assured of a top 2 place in the Upper YDL (u17/20's) but knew that a place in the top 3 on 23rd July would secure the title. Our athletes duly delivered with a 2nd place finish on the day meaning we took the title by 2 points. There were triple wins for Jak Smith (discus, high jump & shot), Oliver Dakin (100, 200 & 100H) and Lauren Hill (hammer, jav & discus) and a double for Todd Webster (long jump & pole vault). Morgan Higginson won the u17w 100m, Lydia Cresswell the 80H, Louise Cocking the 1500m & Rebecca Conway and Joe Houghton the u20 & u17 vaults respectively. Jacob Cousins & Michael Brown won the a & b 1500m steeplechase, Aimee Fellows & Hannah Whyatt did likewise in the shot as did Eloise Jones & Lauren Wheelwright in the triple jump. There were pb's for Mikey Broomhead in the 1500m & Natasha Hill in the javelin and Aaron Jones picked up a couple of b string wins. (24/7/17)


On the last day of the European u20 Champs Ella Barrett ran the third leg for the Bronze medal winning British team. Ella took the baton in 2nd place & briefly took the lead before handing over in 2nd place again. The time for the team was 3:33.68. (23/7/17)


Congratulationa to our British u20 record holder Alicia Barrett who took the Silver medal in the 100m Hurdles final in Grosseto, Italy in a time of 13.28 secs, her fastest of the three rounds. Alicia, who has been named the British team captain, had kicked off her bid for glory with a win in her heat in a time of 13.37 seconds then won her semi final in 13.41.

For those who don't know who Ella & Alicia are they started at the club as 9 year olds, in our last year at Queens Park Annexe, and began in our Academy. As they progressed they moved into Dan Duke's sprint/hurdles group and he steered them to a number of national accolades. With heading off to university the girls have now moved to train in Sheffield with Toni Minichiello who was Jessica Ennis's coach. (23/7/17)


Elsbeth Grant smashed her 3000m pb, at the ESAA Champs in Birmingham on 7/8 July, for 6th place in the Inter girls in a time of 9:52.48. Will Foot also set a pb with 3.15m to finish =6th in the Junior boys Pole Vault. Lauren Hill finished a fine 6th in the Inter girls Hammer with a best throw of 51.44m. Alex Ediker just missed out on the Inter boys 1500m final with his time of 4:06.84 good enough for fifth in his heat. Also in the Inter boys, Oliver Dakin was 6th in his heat of the 100m Hurdles & Inter girl Emma Botham was 11th in the Discus with a best throw of 35.55m. (8/7/17)


Alicia Barrett won her first senior British title on 1st July, taking the 100m Hurdles in 13.26 seconds. Still a junior Alicia beat her far more experienced competitors. The following day Ella Barrett took to the track in the 200m finishing 5th in her heat in a seasons best 24.18 secs. (3/7/17)


Alicia Barrett showcased that she is shaping up well for the European Junior Championships after she set a blistering British junior record over the 100m hurdles on the second day of the England U20 Championships in Bedford. Alicia, who is currently ranked first in Europe at u20 level, clearly meant business from the word go, breaking her own British record of 13.15 in an immaculately executed heat in 13.07 (+0.5) before matching her record in the final into a -0.8 headwind. (18/6/17)


Saturday 10th June saw this years Derbyshire Schools Champs at Moorways, Derby with places for the Mason Trophy in Birmingham available for those finishing in the top 2 & ultimately the chance to compete at the English Schools in July for those who achieve the Entry Standard. The club had a number of medallists led in the Intermediate section (u17’s) led by Emma Botham with her win in a new Championship Best Performance (CBP) in the Discus. Other Inter girls excelling were Lauren Hill with Gold in the Hammer with Natasha Hill in the Bronze medal position, Rebecca Wardle’s Silver in the Javelin, further Silvers for Morgan Higginson, Louise Cocking, Lydia Cresswell, Aimee Fellows & Alicia Rutherford in the 300m, 3000m, 80m Hurdles, Shot & High Jump respectively and a Bronze for Lauren Wheelwright in the Long Jump. In the Inter boys there were wins for Oliver Dakin in the 100m Hurdles, Joe Houghton in the Pole Vault & Jak Smith in the Discus, a 1-2 in the 1500m Steeplechase for Jacob Cousins & Michael Brown and Silvers for Jacob Buckley in the 800m & Aaron Jones in the Javelin. In the Junior Girls (u15’s) there was a CBP for Lois Green in the Pole Vault, Leah Proctor took Silver in the 100m, Daisy Moulton & Danielle Hutchinson took Bronzes in the 75m Hurdles & Long Jump respectively and Emma Brown also claimed a Bronze in the High Jump. Dan Brown led the Junior boys with a win in the 1500m where Sam Allen was 2nd, another Gold was won by Will Foot in the Pole Vault and Oscar Cousins took Bronze in the 800m. In the Senior (u19’s) events Rebecca Conway claimed a new CBP in the Pole Vault & Amy Botham and Charlotte Hickin took Gold & Silver in the High Jump. (15/6/17)  


Further glory was gained by club athletes on the final day of the Derbyshire Champs. Lauren Hill won both the u17 women's Javelin & Hammer, the latter in a Championship Record, with sister Natasha taking Silver in the Hammer and Rebecca Wardle the Silver in the Jav. Lauren also stepped up to the u20's Hammer taking the Silver. John Scott set a pb in winning the senior 400m. The u13 girls Javelin saw a win for Lily Baines and in the u15 girls Javelin there was a silver for Layla Brough. In the u15 boys 800m Sam Allen & Oscar Cousins were 2nd & 3rd. In the 100m events Joe Walker took Silver in the u20 men with Todd Webster the Bronze, a feat matched by Oliver Dakin in the u17's. Todd went on to take 3rd places in the High Jump & Shot, a feat matched by Will Prime & Bob Sims in the u17 & m60 Shot events respectively. Alex Kirkland secured Silver in the u17 men's 1500m, in the u17w 1500m Louise Cocking took Bronze as did Lizzie Webster in the u15's race. Lydia Cresswell won the u17w 80mH & Elfie Burn took Bronze in the u15g 75mH. In the Discus competitions Aaron Jones won the u17 men, Todd Webster took Silver in the u20's & Bob Sims got Bronze in the seniors. (14/5/17)


The Derbyshire u11 QuadKids event was held at the County Championships today and there were some great performances, with Nathanael Gaskin taking Gold and Sam Rosling the Bronze. Well done to Nathan Deakin, Max Marriott and Jenson Lee too, they all had a great time taking part. (14/5/17)


There were medals galore in the Derbyshire Champs at Moorways on Saturday 13th May. There was a clean sweep in the u15 boys 1500m with Dan Brown leading from the gun to take the Gold followed by Joe Currie & Sam Allen. The u15 girls pole vault saw another triple medal haul with Lois Green pipping Leah Proctor & Hannah Moody. Hannah also won Silver in the u13 girls 100m and Lois the Bronze in the u15 girls Triple Jump. In the u20 women's Pole Vault Rebecca Conway broke the Championship record with Will Foot equaling the Record in the u15 boys event. Also in the u20's Amy Botham won the High Jump & took Silver in the Triple Jump. Emma Botham won Gold in the u17 women's Discus & Bronze in the Shot. Another Gold was taken by Rebecca Wardle in the u17 Vault. Bronzes were gained by Rebecca Hattersley in the u17 women's 800m and Lauren Hill in both the Discus & Triple Jump. In the u17 men's events Oliver Dakin took Gold in the 100mH with a Championship Record, Aaron Jones & Joe Houghton won the Javelin and Pole Vault respectively, Alex Ediker Silver in the 800m and Elliott Meylan Bronze in the 3000m. Nathan Whyatt won Silver in the u15 boys Hammer then Bronze in the Javelin. Joe Walker returned to the track winning the u20 men's Long Jump, where Todd Webster took Silver, then Joe finished 2nd in the 200m. Todd went one better in the Pole Vault and Joe Hallas won Silver in the 1500m. In the senior events Nathan Pentin was the winner of the Pole Vault, Dan Cresswell took Silver in the 5000m & John Scott Bronze in the 200m. In the Yorkshire Champs at Barnsley Alicia Barrett won the u20w 100mH & 200m. (13/5/17)