Formed in 1976, Matlock Athletic Club provides competition for runners of all ages and abilities from the recreational runner to the competitive athlete. Based at the Arc Leisure Centre in Matlock with the beautiful Derbyshire scenery on our doorstep, training nights are Mondays at 6.00pm and Thursdays at 6.30pm. The club also hosts the popular White Peak Marathon and Half Marathon, two annual fell races, the Whitworth Thread 5K and a triathlon, and also gives practical support to a number of other local races. Enjoy our website and feel free to get in touch.
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Results & GP Tables
PeakRail5k - Runner versus Steam
A new club event to put in your diaries - it's the PeakRail5k on Sunday morning 18th September. After being transported from Rowsley South station to Matlock Riverside, runners then have to attempt to beat the train back to Rowsley in a runner versus steam challenge. Full details of the event can be viewed on the website forum
The Revolution - Silecroft to Shap
There is a new article from November 2012 written by Gary Thorpe, who used to be a club member until he moved to the Lakes in the 1990s, about a day out with Andy Whittaker - The Revolution
Full details about this years Matlock Triathlon on August Bank Holiday can be found in the events page. Lets hope for better weather this year.
Events for June/July 2016
2016 White Peak Marathon & Half
The date is fixed for the 2015 White Peak Marathon and Swift Half Marathon for 21 May 2016. Entries open from 00.00 hours on February the 1st. Please see Events menu for details of how to enter.