CHELMSFORD A.C. has been an active athletic club since 1934. From having one of the first cinder tracks in the Country, we now have one of the best synthetic track facilities, plus a superb indoor 6 lane centre.
Contacting the Club
The club meets and trains every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. If you wish to enquire about training, please visit the club on a training night and speak with the the reception team.
There is a thriving Veterans section, who have achieved notable successes in Track and cross country competition.
The under 11’s are well catered for via a 6pm club on Tuesday’s, just turn up and take part.
The club competes in the following Summer leagues:
- Southern Women’s (Premier).
- National Junior League (U20/17) Southern Premier
- Southern Men’s league, teams in Div 2
- Eastern Young Athlete’s league (U17/15/13) Boys and Girls.
- East Anglian league – All age groups
- Veterans – Eastern Veterans Track & Field League.
Winter Leagues & Competitions
- South of England Road Relays
- Essex League
- National YA Road Relays
This years summer fixture list has the club traveling to many new venues. Coach travel is arranged for almost every away match in the EYAL, Anglian and SWL matches. Cost £5.00.
The Committee is very active in promoting Athletic activities and development in the region. Typically, this has involved Chelmsford A.C. sponsoring 2 Sportshall events, a spring track and field open, assisted in organising schools cross country competitions at Hylands Park, hosting Senior road relays at Melbourne Park and arranging track open competitions. As a club we pride ourselves on working in partnership with Chelmsford Borough Council and Essex AAA to promote athletics. Extra help is always welcome in committee or general coaching or an administration capacity.
We are also working to develop close links with the local schools. In doing this we have set-up a Child Protection Policy within the Club. With 2 child protection officers we take this policy very seriously.
We have a documented Constitution.
Our Coaches have been actively involved in the transfer scheme into UK Athletics.
The Club endorses the UK Athletics stance on Drug abuse.