Doncaster

Doncaster & Stainforth AC Track

Eden Grove
DONCASTER

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Type: Cinder, 400m/440y, lanes, lane straight

Authority: Doncaster
Ceremonial County: South Yorkshire

NUTS Name: Doncaster

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OS National Grid Reference: SE 561027
National Grid Reference: 456100, 402700

Paper Maps:
A-Z Doncaster 6E 24
A-Z Sheffield 1A 46
OS Explorer Map: 278
OS/Philip's South Yorkshire 62 A2

Train: Doncaster

Opening Times: Club times Tue & Thu 1830. Public times unknown.
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Unknown - should assume Yes
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Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities:

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Limited - LJ pit and throwing cage
S/C Water Jump: None

Changing: Limited
Floodlights: Limited
Seating: None

Clubs: Doncaster AC

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Other Info:

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The track is near rectangular and effectively has four straights and four corners. It was the base of the now defunct Doncaster Plant Works AC as the works were adjacent to the ground. This club were incorporated into Doncaster & Stainforth AC who currently operate from the track hence the track name. According to the A-Z, Doncaster Plant Works now appears to be British Rail Engineering Sports Ground but that has probably been renamed again to Railtrack something. The track was used for Yorks champs in 1960s and was also the venue of Terry Edmondson's 244.393km 24 hours on 29 May 1988 which is in the UK all-time list. It was still 440y in 1973 but it is not known if it was ever altered to 400m. A 24 hour track race was staged here on 29-30 May 1999.

Last update: 03/02/2002

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