Training nights are Mondays at 6.00pm and Thursdays at 6.30pm

About us

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 has a very active social and racing programme and hosts the popular White Peak Marathon, Swift Half Marathon and Down in a Shot 10K, two annual fell races, a round of the Derby Runner BDL SL series, the Peak Rail 7, a triathlon and also gives practical support to the Whitworth Thread and a number of other local races.

Club History

The MAC Committee!

Andy Mellor


Sarah Witham

Female Club Captain

Greg Hopkinson

Men's Club Captain

Dennis Belbin


Logan Fairey

Club Social Media

Shelley Fairey

Vice Chair & Safeguarding

Dan Ashcroft


Lisa Jones

Juniors Coordinator

Karl Webster

Coach – juniors

Kathryn Berrisford

Festival of Running Race Director

John Thorpe

Press Officer

Mark Pollak


Atessa Kolanowska

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