Welcome to Doha Athletics Club

World Class coaching to kids across the Middle East.

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Meet Our Coaches

With over 70 years of athletics experience between them, Liz and John established the Doha Athletic Club to help kids from all over the world improve their running. Now into their fourth year at DAC, the group has continued to grow and grow each year and now includes two sections: Mini Athletics (under 9s) and Juniors (9-17).

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Every child deserves to have the opportunity to shine; academically, musically or through their sporting ability. Athletics is the ABC of all sports and the gateway to a healthier lifestyle. It does not matter how good or bad you are – EVERYONE can reap the benefits of exercise.

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Track sessions; focusing on sprints, middle and long distance

Learn drills, warm ups, cool downs and stretching to prevent injury and maximise performance

Improve agility, co-ordination, speed and endurance

Off-track and gym training; focusing on circuits and core to strengthen the body

 

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When?

When?

Monday 4pm – 5pm

Wednesday 5pm – 6.15pm

Saturday 8am – 9.15am

Where?

Where?

Monday – Indoor Circuit Training – Westin Hotel

Wednesday – Outdoor Running Session – Al Saad Sports Club

Saturday – Outdoor Running Session & Drills – Al Saad Sports Club

What Age?

What Age?

Junior Group – Age 9 to 18

Mini Group – Age 6 to 9 (Saturday ONLY)

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Contact Us

Email: lizrun@aol.com

Phone: 66051263

Coaches

Liz McColgan Nuttall
John Nuttall
Susan Sagal (Mini Athletics)
Liz McColgan Nuttall

Liz McColgan Nuttall

Olympic Silver Medalist 1992, World Champion 10,000m 1991.

Elizabeth McColgan-Nuttall moved to Doha, Qatar in 2014 and set up Doha Athletic Club and Doha Mini athletics club. She has also developed the ABC schools athletic programme to help Qatari youth get fit for sports.

Track Achievements:

  • 1990 World Champion 10000m Tokyo
  • 1988 Olympic Silver Medalist Seoul
  • 1989 World 5000m Silver Medalist Budapest
  • 1990 Commonwealth Games 10000m Champion New Zealand, 3000m Bronze
  • 1986 Commonwealth Games 10000m Champion

Roads and Cross Country

  • 1990 New York Marathon Winner
  • 1993 Tokyo Marathon Winner & London Marathon 3rd Place
  • 1996 London Marathon Winner
  • 1997 London Marathon 2nd Place
  • 1988 World Half Marathon Champion
  • 1987 World x country Bronze Medalist
  • 1990 World x country Silver Medalist

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John Nuttall

John Nuttall

Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist

Olympian 1996 Atlanta Olympics

Four times representative at the World Cross Country Champs

English Schools Record Holder for over 32 years – Senior Boys 3000m.

John Nuttall has been involved in international athletics for over 30 years. Originally from Preston in the UK, his involvement in the sport has taken him around the globe including University in the USA, working for British Athletics at the Loughborough Performance Centre and more recently leading the athletics program at the Aspire Academy in Doha as the Head Coach. After achieving success in all age groups as an athlete, John took up a senior role as Performance Coach for UK Athletics in 2005. Using his experience as an athlete, he soon achieved similar successes as an international Coach. His career can be broken into 3 parts:

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Susan Sagal (Mini Athletics)

Susan Sagal (Mini Athletics)

Susan is a former Scottish, long-distance runner who competed in cross-country and track & field representing her club Aberdeen AAC. She has represented Scotland at cross country and was the East District Champion.

“I really enjoy coaching the Doha Athletic Mini Club. I want to give back to the sport that was such a huge part of my life. The mini athletes truly are the future of the sport. I like to see them motivated and build up a general fitness, not only for running. They are fun to work with and I admire their dedication at such an early age”

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Adult Run Club

Olympic Coaches Liz and John also host Adult Only sessions five times a week. These are Pay-As-You-Go and incorporate warm ups, drills, interval running session, stretching and cool downs.

For more information visit: www.rundoharun.com

 

Tuesday

6pm

The Pearl

Adult Run Club

 

Monday & Wednesday

6pm

Aspire Park

Adult Run Club

 

Monday & Wednesday

7.45am – 9.15am

Aspire Park

 

Female ONLY