A Strong Pedigree of Athletes

Leeds City Athletic Club are especially proud and honoured to have a very strong pedigree of athletes and boast a number of internationals including;

  • Hannah Cockcroft MBE – Multiple Paralympic/World Champion, Paralympic and World Record holder.
  • Tony Bowman – Multiple British/European/World Masters champion and currently the holder of seventeen British M70/M75/M80 across a range of events and three European M75/M80 hurdles records.
  • Susan Partridge – GB International Marathon runner, representing at the European/World Championships (Team GB) and Commonwealth Games (Scotland).
  • Mark Johnson – Multiple British/European/World Masters Pole Vault Champion and holder of five current British M40/M45/M50 pole vault records.
  • Julien Gittens – Multiple British Masters Long/Triple Jump winner and current European Masters M55 Triple Jump Champion.
  • James Finney – GB Combined Events International, current England Athletics Decathlon and indoor Heptathlon Champion.
  • Jacob Fincham-Dukes – GB International Long Jumper, current England U23 Champion and 4th in the European U23 Championships in 2017
  • Gordon Benson – Former GB International at Cross Country/Track and current International Triathlete. 2015 European Games Triathlon Champion and represented Team GB at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • Claire Duck – GB Cross Country International and holds club records for 3000m and 5000m.
  • Stevie Stockton – GB Cross Country International and 10000m club record holder.
  • Ossama Meslek – 2018 Italian U23 indoor 1500m/3000m and BUCS indoor 1500m Champion.
  • Ethan Hussey – Multiple Yorkshire/Northern/English Schools/England age group Champion and holder of the club record for U15 1500m.
  • Emile Cairess – Current Yorkshire/Northern Cross Country title holder and BUCS 5000m champion.
  • Rhea Southcott – English Schools/UK Schools Games U17 Shot champion 2017 and club record holder for U17/U20 Shot.
  • Tommy Dawson – Yorkshire/Northern & National U15 Cross Country Champion in 2016 and English Schools/SIAB Schools U15 Cross Country Champion 2017.
  • Georgia Malir – GB International Mountain Runner.
  • Alice Leake – GB Orienteering International.
  • Poppy Cooke – England Junior International Fell Runner


Come and join us!

We have a wide range of coaches and sessions to suit most needs, and we welcome new members.


We operate a 6-week ‘taster session’ (or trial period) to ensure the club is right for you before you commit to joining.

Committee Members & Trustees

Club Executive Committee

General Committee

Executive Committee members plus: