Running Club
York Acorn is a friendly, sociable, easy-going running club that was originally formed in 1982. With a mixture of ages, experience, abilities and interests (including road, trail, fell, cross-country and track) most runners will find something to suit them at our club. We participate in events at a local, national and international level and our members travel from all over the York region to run together. Our members vary widely and include super fast race-winners, those setting out to achieve their own personal challenges and those who are happy with a steady run among friends. Read more >>

Millenium Bridge Race, York

York Acorn running club, together with the City of York Athletics Club, hosts the annual Millenium Bridge Races, which feature several races each targeting runners of different abilities.

York and District Road Race League

York Acorn takes part in the local Summer Road Race League in which local running clubs compete in 6 races. Our club hosts the Knavesmire run.

Fell Running

Fell-running is an extreme form of off-road running that involves steep climbs and descents, and often crosses exposed open moorland, with a good few bogs and rivers thrown in for good measure.

James Herriot Way

A few York Acorn ladies take part in the James Herriot Way walk, 2010.

Latest News

We have some new club kit, with t-shirts and hoodies available in any colour and running t-shirts and vests in our club colours. Prices for these items are:

Running vest – £14

Running t-shirt – £15

Cotton t-shirt with logo – £10

Hooded top with logo and club name on the back – £21.50

Hi-vis vest with club name on the back – £7

Please let John Tattersall know what size and colour you’d like

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Agenda for AGM 11th Feb 2014

York Acorn Running Club AGM agenda February 2014

AGM 11th February @ 7:15pm

February 11, 2014
7:15 pmto8:30 pm

Hi all, the York Acorn Running Club AGM will be held Tuesday 11th February at 7:15pm.  Please come and join this session to agree how we take the club forward in 2014

Annual subs due

It’s that time again for us all to renew our annual subscription for York Acorn Running Club – we are keeping subs at £25 and these are payable to Mike Tasker/John Tattersall on your next trip to the club. Please accompany your payment with a freshly completed application form:

York Acorn Running Club Membership Form


Thank you

Sue Hatfield

New Year Relay results

Thank you for joining us in the relays on 28 December. The results are:

New Year Relay Results Dec 2013

The all time results, records and positions are:

New Year Relay Records 2013

Dave Paver

New Year Relay

December 28, 2013
11:00 am
11:00 am

On  Saturday 28 December  at  11.00 am.  Entries  close  10.40 at  the  Knavesmire  -  Tadcaster  Road  end.  Hamilton Panthers FC Pavilion.
This is an  informal  event  suitable  for  all  ages  and  standards. Enter  on  the  day  by  10.40 am.  Entry  fee  £2 adults, £1 juniors

Teams  of  3  -  running 3 miles , 1.5 miles , 3 miles.
Teams  can  enter  together,  or  individuals  can  be  made  into  teams  on  the  day.
On  grass,  suitable  for  spikes.
Please bring safety pins for your number.

3  minutes  start  for  teams  with  a  female or  a  man  Over  50 or a  boy  Under  12   (on 31 Aug 13) and considered for Under 14 boy running a long stage.
6  minutes  start  for  teams  with  2  of these  people

There is also Primary Age (ie Year 6 and younger) run, just under 1 mile, at 10.45. Enter by 10.30.

Last year’s results are here   http://www.ukresults.net/2012/yorkrelay1.html

The growth of this event in recent years has made taking all entries on the day difficult, and delaying the start.
If you have a team arranged, please email your entry to davepaver@hotmail.com with Club (or Team name) and athletes in running order (3, 1.5, 3m)
For Over 40s please give the age group 40, 50, 60, 70
For Under 18s, please give their School Year.

Your numbers can be collected on the day – and you will be able to make changes if needed.
Entries will still be accepted on the day for those who do not have a team arranged in advance.
Latest email entries 10pm on 27 December

Enquiries  to  Dave Paver davepaver@hotmail.com