Warwickshire County Athletics Association
The bear – APRIL/May 2007
1 ENGLAND ATHLETICS
As from 1st April 2007 Warwickshire CAA has been affiliated to the new national body.
2 YOUR VIEWS COUNT
… and the Officers of the Association cannot be confident that they are making the right decisions without feedback.
3 Track and Field Championships at Saffron Lane, Leicester on May 12th/13th
Thank you to all supporting our championships to be held with Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. There is every prospect of a full weekend of good competition.
4 INTER COUNTIES COMPETITION
The County Track and Field Championships will provide principle selection opportunity for
Inter Counties Competition for the Seniors at Bedford on May28/29. Seniors not competing at Leicester but hoping to represent Warwickshire should contact Becky Freeman (0121 745 9948) or Ray Morgan (01926 330667) as soon as possible. There will be an U13/U15 Inter Counties match on September 8th – more details to follow.
5 WARWICKSHIRE ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS - REMINDER
(U20M U20W, SM, SW, M40,50,60 W35,45,55)
Sunday 29th April Stratford Half Marathon
Sunday 3rd June Northbrook 10k
Wednesday 27th June Coventry Godiva 5 miles
Thursday 12th July Birmingham Rowheath 5k
Sunday 9th September Nuneaton 10 miles
6 TECHNICAL OFFICALS
Up to date information stemming from changes in governance hopefully will be available for the June “Bear”. In the meantime technical officials, like coaches, are being required by UKA to undergo CRB checks.
7 COMING UP AFTER TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Wednesday 16th May Greater Warwickshire Development Forum at Coventry
Sunday 20th May European Cup of Race Walking at Leamington Spa
Wednesday 23rd May Birmingham Development Forum.
8 …..AND FINALLY - CONGRATULATIONS
To Jack Selby (Coventry Godiva Harriers). A valued ex-Permit Secretary for the Association. Best 90th birthday wishes for late May.
To Lee Carey of Nuneaton Harriers (1st GB counter U20M) and Olivia Kenney of Royal Sutton Coldfield AC (4th GB counter U20W) on their fine runs in Kenya at the cross country “Worlds”.
To the very successful County athletes who made such an impact at the Sportshall Finals at the NIA on 22nd April. Birmingham won all four team tittles (U13/U15, boys/girls) – an unprecedented feat – and heading a long individual success list Shelly Hazelwood (Rugby and Northampton AC) was the U15 Girls Champion.