Welcome to the
Welcome! to the Lancon AC Website!
This site is intended to be a reference point platform to all our main Athletics Club activities and races.
have a Lancon AC Facebook Site where members can be more interactive
and share their stories and pictures with other members.
I have been Secretary of the Lancon AC for over 30 years and hope to
continue promoting sport and fitness through running activities for
members of Lancashire Constabulary staff, family members as well as
For further information contact the Secretary:
Mobile: 07974 795466
Website address: www.policesport.co.uk
Website last updated - 3 January 2024
Sports & Wellbeing Club
The Lancon AC sits under the Constabulary Sports & Wellbeing Club and therefore you need to be a member of the Lancashire Constabulary Sports & Wellbeing Club first, to be a member of the Lancon AC.
A subscription needs to be paid monthly
through police payroll or police pensions. It may also be paid annually in full
if you are a retired 'police staff' member.
Sports and Wellbeing Club kindly provides funding support to all
members to take part in competitions including the affiliation to England Athletics.
To pay, email your request to:
Annual Sports & Wellbeing Club Membership is £3 a month/£36 a year.
All members of LCSWC can join Lancon AC free of charge as part of their main Sports Club membership.
You may also be affiliated to Lancon AC with
England Athletics. Either directly or through another running Club. Affiliation is not compulsory but it does offer you
reduced price entry fees at races and allows you to compete under
the Lancon AC name and wear a Club vest in open races. The cost is only circa £20 a year.
you are not affiliated you would either enter open races as
'unaffiliated' or "2nd Claim" if you are a member of another running
Club. You would also be able to represent LanconAC in 'closed' Club
as the NPCCL.
Annual England Athletics Affiliation for 2023/2024 Season is £20. Contact Steve Broadbent for details.
We have now created an official Lancashire Constabulary AC Hoodie Training Top for purchase by our members. These cost £17.50 - we have all sizes in stock
new order for Club vests has been placed and all sizes are available to
order now. The vests are made by Ron Hill and are of good quality and cost £15.00.
To order contact Steve Broadbent -Payment can be made by BACS to our Club Account
Annual Athletics Club
Club have currently around 24 Official Club Fixtures each year. In addition our
members can represent the Club in a variety of other running events
throughout the year as Lancon AC.
can come forward to suggest other 'open' events to be considered for the Club
calendar. Groups could travel together, take part and represent
the Club individually or as a team.
Our Official 2023/2024 Club Fixtures!
Fixture 1 - 11
October 2023 - North Yorkshire
Fixture 2 – 25 October 2023 - Lancashire
Fixture 3 – 8 November 2022 - Cheshire
Fixture 4 – 29 November 2023 - South Yorkshire
Fixture 5 - 13
December 2023 - Derbyshire
Fixture 6 - 10 January 2024 - Staffordshire
Fixture 7 – 24
January 2024 - Humberside
Fixture 8 – Friday 9 February 2024 - Merseyside
Fixture 9 – 21 February 2024 - West Yorkshire
Fixture 10 – 6
March 2024 - PSUK - Derbyshire
Fixture 11 – 27
March 2024 - GMP
2023/2024 Cross Country League Race Entry Point
Please enter using our secure BookitZone System. Cost includes your booking fee.
- 11 Fixtures - £15
- Single Fixture - £4
PSUK and Other Official Fixtures
PSUK Cross Country Championships - Wiltshire -6
British Police Fell Race - North Yorkshire - 8 May 2024
PSUK Track and Field Athletics - TBF
Snowdonia 7 Team Fell Race - North Wales - TBF
PSUK 10 Mile Road Race - Cheshire - September 2024
PSUK 5k and 10k Race Walk - Birmingham - 25 September 2024
PSUK Marathon - York - 15 October 2023
PSUK Orienteering Championships - Birmingham - November 2023
If you are interested
in any of the PSUK or Other events contact Steve Broadbent regarding
entry - Furher information can be found at www.policesport.uk Athletics Website
Lancon AC Website Links
These pages are currently being revised and will be updated shortly...
Picture Gallery - Click Here
'Runner of the Year' - Click Here
'Lancashire Sports Personality of the Year' - Click Here
Traditionally, as the 'Club' is spread across Lancashire the Lancon AC
members tend to train in their own time maybe in small, pre-arranged
groups. However,we currently have a new group created at HQ.
NEW!! The Plods Run Club
Organised by Tess Wood - HQ Control Room
Tess Wood is a qualified fitness trainer and is started a new Wednesday
Afternoon/Evening run group from Police HQ. The Group is for all levels
of runner. Complete beginner upwards!
If you are interested please email Tess by internal email or Steve Broadbent email@example.com
There is a WhatsApp Group that you can join to receive notifications and details of the weekly running sessions.
PSUK Athletics Website
PSUK Athletics site featuring all the fixtures is on line. The site
contains much of the information on this site but holds full details of
forthcoming events and as well as results of past events also.
North Wales Police
Snowdonia 7 Mountain Race
Club have supported this great event for many years and is one of our
annual fixtures. The 2024 event will take place on Saturday July TBF
We hope to field a team of four runners in the 2024 event.
Contact Steve Broadbent if you are interested in competing in a for person team.
Cross Country League
All fixtures generally 1.30pm Start - Dates and venues now
fixed Venues to be confirmed - 11 League Fixtures including Nationals
Planned fixtures detailed above.
Minibus Transport will be arranged from HQ/Bamber Bridge for all away fixtures.
There is a NPCCL website where you can find more information on the league and past results.
Link to NPCCL Website
Team Lancon Runner - Mark Mulryan - Update:
Many of our runners from other Divisions will remember Mark Mulryan
He is a stalwart member of the Lancashire Team and has attended many
fixtures in previous years, including the PSUK Nationals. He works as a
CDO at Lancaster.
cut a very, very long story short.......Sadly, Mully developed a knee
injury and stopped running. However, he was recently admitted to Kendal
Hospital for surgery to repair his knee so he could hopefully return to running. However....complications followed the surgery and sadly, his leg had to be amputated two weeks ago!
have spoken to Mark today and he has taken things well and is in fairly
good spirits. His leg amputation surgery has thankfully gone well. He
was discharged from Lancaster Hospital yesterday to return home to his
Sergeant at Lancaster, Dave Forshaw, has created a Justgiving
fundraising page with a view to raising funds that will hopefully help
Mully along the way in the coming months. Funds raised will support the
inevitable additional costs that he will be faced with.
is very optimistic, and he tells me that one of his big goals is to run
again for Team Lancon in the not too distant future!
We all wish Mully the very best and a speedy return and really hope to see him on the cross-country course soon!
If you would like to help him on his quest and contribute, the link is posted below.
Northern Police Trail Race Series
Another season is planned. All
fixtures 1.30pm Start - Venues to be decided nearer the time. The trail events will be around 10K. They are intended as an
informal afternoon event.
Northern Police Cross Country League
Likewise, another fantastic season will start in October with 11 races planned at different venues across the North of England.
These Trail or XC races are not elite by far and attract ALL
standards of runner with no cut-off times. Some light refreshments
after each race and a garthering with other Forces makes for a great
Please give these races your support as
they provide some nice informal running throughot the year and form the
nucleus of our AC activities.
Further details on the www.npccl.co.uk site.
PSUK 5k and 10k Race Walk
1.00pm, Wednesday 27 September 2023
This is a great event
taking place in Canon Hill Park near to the West Midlands Police Tally
Ho Club. 10K for men and 5k for ladies.
Race walking is easy and a great way to keep fit and suppliment your
running. The Club usually send a team of men and ladies each year.
To enter, contact Steve Broadbent direct.
Lancon AC on Facebook
best platform for interacting with Club members is through our
private Facebook Group Page. You can join and receive notifications
about Club activities as well as through this Website Platform.
The FB platform is ideal for sharing stories and pictures from your latest actvities.
Click here to join the Group:
Runner of the Year
This page is currently being updated. It contains details of our 'Club Runner of the Year' going back to 1994.
Lancon AC Entry and Payment Portal
may pay for certain race entry fees and affiliation fees as well as
make purchases of Club vests directly through us.
- Club Vests - £15.00
- Club Hoodies - £17.50
- 2023/2024 Club Affiliation - £20
- Trail Race Series - £15 or £4
- Northern Police XC League - £15 or £4
Payment details will be advised - By BACS to AC account
Club London Marathon Places
AC are allocated one London Marathon place each year. This is offered
to someone who has been rejected in the open ballot and has competed
and supported the Club in the previous 12 months.
The latest available LM place will be for the 2024 event.
for the 2024 Club place runners will need to apply for the ballot that will be held
in April 2023. If rejected then contact Steve Broadbent to be considered for the Club place.
Duathlon and Triathlon Events
Club also participate in athe annual PSUK Triathlon and Duathlon
events. Contact Jon Marshall at Lancaster for further information.
PSUK 10 Mile Road RaceGwent
Wednesday TBD September 2024
next PSUK 10 Mile Road race takes place in Gwent in September 2024. The event will require a two night stay in Gwent.
Contact Steve Broadbent direct if you are interested in competing..
British Police Fell Race
Mondal Dale - Reeth, North Yorkshire
Wednesday 8 May 2024
is a 10 mile/2000ft ascent
fell race taking place in the Arkengarthdale Valley, North Yorkshire. Entries being taken. Contact Steve Broadbent
To view the 2023 results and race report visit the PSUK Athletics
Police Sport UK Marathon
Sunday 15 October 2023
This annual PSUK Championship takes place at a different venue
each year. The PSUK event is held within an established marathon race
and 2023 is in York. A separate prizegiving taked place for the police after the race.
All standards of marathon runner may enter this event. Some funding toward travel and accommodation is also paid by the Club.
Details and Entry Form - Contact Steve Broadbent direct to enter
Police Sport UK Track & Field
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Club have supported this event in years gone by. It offers a whole
range of track and field events taking place all day. The running
100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5k, Hurdles and 3k Steeplechase.
We can also enter a range of 'Athletics Field' events as well:
Long, Triple and High jumps
Shot, Discus, Hammer, Javlin, Pole Vault
The date has now been announced. Contact Steve Broadbent if you are interested. We plan to travel down on the day.
Police Sport UK Orienteering
Orienteeing is technical but very rewarding and offers an excellent run
with some cunning running! You don't need to be the fastest runner to
do well at Orienteering.
The annual PSUK competition is now held within another open orienteering event in October/November.
The event takes place November 2023. Contact Steve Broadbent if you are interested.