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Braintree & District

Athletic Club

Braintree & District Athletic Club

Welcome to Braintree & District Athletic Club

Braintree & District Athletic Club provides a wide range of Athletics Training and Competition for both new and experienced athletes in the Braintree Area. This includes track, field (jumping and throwing), multi event, road running, trail running and cross country.

The club has seen remarkable growth in the last few years, more than doubling in size, with growth seen particularly in the junior sections, endurance, and road running. We compete and train throughout the year with training nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Braintree Track.

Find out more about Membership or about becoming a Volunteer

New to Running and 18 or over? Read about our “New to Running” group here. Also find details of our easy-going 5k/10k road running group on the Training page.

AAA Standards. The club subscribes to the AAA Standards Scheme. You can find details of the scheme and a list of our athletes who have qualified here.


Craig Duncan advises that the 6.30pm sprints training session on Thursdays will in future be led by Leighton Green instead of himself.

Results of the Braintree 5 Road Race can be found here.

Details of the remaining Essex Championship events are on our Activities / Track & Field page. Entries close soon!

Any membership renewals still outstanding after 1st April leave the athlete unable to compete and uninsured at track due to expiry of  their EA affiliation. See here

Club Fun Day 30th March results can be found from our Activities / Track & Field page or here.

Pictures from our Awards Night are now on our Gallery page.

Track & Field league match entry forms and timetables are now on our Activities / Track & Field page.

General Data Protection Regulation: See Membership Privacy Notice here.

Equipment problem means no hammer or discus training until further notice.


All of our news can be found on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. See links at the bottom of this page.

Here is our team at the Essex Road Relays, Harwich on 16th March 2019:


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