“The Bear” – April 2006
WEBSITE - (www.warwickshirecountyaa.co.uk) – Warwickshire County Athletics Association is a conduit for you, providing opportunity, competition, support and expecting your commitment in return. We are constantly trying to raise our profile and improve communication. The website therefore is a valuable tool and we seek to provide up to date information. Hopefully the site will be regularly visited and patience practised as we get things in place.
Our hope is to provide an updated service with ready access to WCAA promotions, entry forms, fixture information, ‘the bear’, County selections, post competition information, etc. Help us to get everything in place over the next few months please.
WARWICKSHIRE, LEICESTERSHIRE TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS –
We WANT your entry – Closing date Wednesday 19th April
Should you experience difficulties downloading forms and require copies please contact Stewart HARRIS (01788 811871)
EVENTS PAST – in a very busy period
CROSS COUNTRY - Inter Counties Championships, Wollaton Park Nottingham 11th March – Not the triumph of 2005, but plenty to encourage…….
All ten teams closed and
based on positions in all age groups (equal weighting for aggregate score)..1st
North East Counties 2nd
Nine athletes achieved a top 20 placing.
Under 17 Women Team 4th. Under 17 Men 5th and Lee CAREY (Nuneaton Harriers –
2005 Under 17 Champion as an Under 17 won
the Under 20, Junior Men’s World Trial Race. (Lee placed 64th, 2nd
British counter in
But congratulations, and thanks to all who contributed to such a busy day.
RACE WALKING Inter
SENIOR MEN – 1st
SENIOR WOMEN – 1st
Warwickshire 2nd Worcestershire 3rd
and with two age group victories (Under 15 Boys Mark HALLIDAY – Coventry Godiva Harriers, Under 13 Girls Jessica TANLEY – Nuneaton Harriers) An Overall Win?
ROAD – Inter Counties Championships
10K - 19th March
SENIOR MEN – 1st
SENIOR WOMEN – 1st Hampshire 9th Warwickshire
SENIOR MEN – 1st
Details on website – (www.warwickshirecountyaa.co.uk). Thanks to Tom and Pauline DABLE for their work, and to the athletes for supporting events early in the year.
PROMOTIONS – Warwickshire Open Road Relays, Saturday 18th March.
A week earlier this year, and was it ever colder?(!)
Coventry Godiva Harriers won both events. Thanks go to all who supported or made arrangements.
Good to learn Level 1
Coaches and Officials courses at
Congratulations will go
to a number of ‘worthies’ with Warwickshire connections who are to be
recognised for their work at an awards ceremony on 9th April at the
Two Clubs recently applied to the Association for £150 grants and received a cheque within seven days. (Coventry Godiva are using their grant to produce a Members Handbook, towards their Clubmark. They offer the template to assist other clubs achieve their award).
AND NOW LOOKING FORWARD
COUNTY ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS
10k – Sunday 4th June @
Please indicate eligibility clearly when entering. Additional winners medals to 1st W55 and 1st M60.
Inter Counties Track
& Field Senior Championships –
Greater Warwickshire Development Forum – Wednesday 24th May at
Leamington C & AC are holding 5000m and 10000m Club track Championships at Edmondscote Stadium, Leamington Spa. The races will be included in an ‘Open Race’. They are therefore inviting athletes to enter on the day. Registration will close at with races commencing at . Where entries warrant Graded Races will be formulated. There will be no entry fee although entrance to the stadium will have to be paid.
The 5000m will be held on Wednesday 27th June.
The 10000m will be on Wednesday 11th July.
Next issue of the bear’….Late May……….But keep following him!!
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