Newcastle (Staffs) Athletic Club

Welcome to the website of Newcastle (Staffs) AC. The club was founded in 1964 and continues to thrive, providing opportunities to runners and athletes of all level of abilities to train and compete in a fun and friendly environment.

Whether you are a beginner who needs a hand getting started or a more experienced runner who wants to train and race as part of a well established club, we have a session for you.

We are very proud to have achieved Club Mark status in recognition of the safe environment the club provides for its young athletes to develop their athletic abilities.

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Latest News

Alsager 5

It was a dry but breezy morning in Alsager for the annual five mile race. Forty one Newcastle runners turned out for what is probably the strongest local race…

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IMPORTANT – Midlands Cross...

There has been a change of venue for this weekends Midlands Cross Country Championships. They were due to be held at Stafford Common but the course is waterlogged and…

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Birmingham League XC, Gloucester

There was some hope of a, rare, crisp clear sunny day for the third Birmingham League Fixture at the Crypt School, Gloucester but in the end we had to…

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Run ABC – Midlands.

Lovely article in the most recent Run ABC guide about Newcastle by our very own Jane Holt.

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County XC Championships

For once the weather gods were kind to those that turned out for the County Cross Country Championships at Sandwell Valley. Despite some very black clouds and perhaps a…

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Upcoming Fixtures

January 2016

Saturday 9th – Staffordshire XC Championships Sandwell Valley

Saturday 16th - Birmingham XC League Gloucester

Sunday 17th – Essar Four Villages Half Marathon - 10.30am

Saturday 30th – Midlands XC Championships

February 2016

Sunday 7th Alsager 5 (5 miles) NSRRA- 11.00am

Saturday 13th – Birmingham XC League Gloucester

Saturday 27th – National XC Championships Donnington Park

Sunday 28th – Knype Pool Charity Race 5miles - 11.00am (220 limit)

Sunday 28th – High Legh R Moffat Memorial 10k - 11.00am

Sunday 28th – Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K – 10/12.30

March 2016

Sunday 6th – Cheadle Spring 5 (5 miles) – 10.00am

Sunday 6th – Great Northern Run (Derby) Half + 10K

Sunday 13th – New Balance Knighton 20 (Stafford 20)  NSRRA- 10.30am

Sunday 20th – Stafford Half Marathon - 10.00am

Sunday 27th – Air Products 10k Crewe  NSRRA – 10.15am



April 2016

Sunday 3rd – Newcastle 10k NSRRA – Start 10.00am

Sunday 10th – Asics Manchester Marathon (40th) - Start TBC

Sunday 24th – London Marathon

Thursday 28th – Mow Cop Killer Mile


Midland Senior Track&Field Dates
Sunday   8th May      at Nuneaton
Saturday 4th June     at Burton
Sunday   3rd July      at Hereford
Sunday   7th August at Tamworth
May 2016

Sunday 1st – Uttoxeter Half Marathon NSRRA – 10.30am

Sunday 1st – Lichfield Half Marathon - 10.30am-

Sunday 8th – Market Drayton 10k - 11.00am (race full)

Sunday 15th – Chester Half Marathon - 9.00am

Wednesday 18th – Clayton 10K NSRRA – 7.00pm

Sunday 22nd – Donna Louise 10k Trentham -

Sunday 29th – Buxton Half NSRRA Res 1 – 10.00am

June 2016

Sunday 5th – Westbridge 5 NSRRA -

Sunday 12th – Potters ‘Arf Marathon  NSRRA – 10.30am

Sunday 19th – Stone St. Michaels 10k NSRRA RES 2 – 10.00am

Tuesday 28th – Berryhill 10k NSRRA – 7.30pm


July 2016

Sunday 3rd – Potteries Marathon NSRRA – 9.00am

Sunday 10th – Cheadle 4 NSRRA – 10.30am

Sunday 17th – Trentham 10k NSRRA – 10.30am

Wednesday 27th – Staffs Knot 5 NSRRA – 7.15pm

Saturday 30th – Meerbrook 15K NSRRA 10.00am



August 2016

Thursday 18th – Dave Clarke 5K NSRRA RES 3- 19.15

September 2016

Sunday 4th – South Cheshire 20 NSRRA 9.30am

Saturday 10th – Ipstones 5 NSRRA

Sunday 18th – St. Thomas 7 NSRRA – 10.30am


October 2016

Sunday 2nd – Congleton Half Marathon NSRRA – 9.30am

Sunday 16th – Werrington 10K NSRRA – 10.30am


November 2016

Sunday 6th – Flying Fox 10 NSRRA – 10.30am


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Alsager 5 – 7/2/2016

Two of our juniors competed in todays Alsager 5 mile Road Race. Following racing in yesterdays County Schools Cross Country Championships, Jacob Droogmans and Rebecca Twardochleb both decided to…

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Staffordshire Schools XC Champio...

The club were well represented at this years Staffordshire Schools Cross Country Championships, which took place on Saturday at Staffordshire University. As well as the chance to represent their…

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Midlands Cross Country Champions...

A small group of juniors travelled to the rearranged venue of Prestwold Hall, on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire Border to take part in this years Midlands Cross Country Championships. The undulating…

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Parkrun – 30/1/2016

Just one Junior took part in this weeks Hanley Parkrun, with Grace Ranford finishing in 52nd position in a time of 23.37 – Well done Grace.

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Parkrun – 23/1/2016

Three of our Juniors took part in todays Hanley Parkrun (after the schools cross country championships were postponed). In second place overall was Jordan Nixon who knock 10 seconds…

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