Warwickshire County Athletics Association



“The Bear” – February 2006


No. 2/2006






Warwickshire County A A Officers are working closely with John GRAVES – Interim Chair, West Midlands Region, England Athletics.   We therefore draw your attention to John’s letter sent to clubs re the A A A of England’s AGM on 18th March


Please register YOUR VOTE, and with the AGM falling on the same day as the Warwickshire Open Road Relays, our Treasurer, Stewart Barnes has agreed to attend the meeting and act as your Proxy, if required.  Again let’s play a part in taking the sport forward by registering YOUR VOTE!




1        The Inter Counties Cross Country Championships, Saturday 11th March, Wollaton Park, Nottingham.  A big day for our ten teams, who want YOUR SUPPORT round the course.


2        The next few weeks fixtures:

                  Sunday 26th February – RACE WALKS – Worcester

                  Saturday 11th March – INTER COUNTIES CROSS COUNTRY – Nottingham

                  Sunday 12th March – INTER COUNTIES RACE WALKS – Coventry

                  Saturday 18th March – WARWICKSHIRE CAA ROAD RELAYS – Sutton Park

                  Sunday 19th March – INTER COUNTIES 10km ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS –

                                                                           Eastleigh, Hampshire

                  Sunday 2nd April – INTER COUNTIES HALF MARATHON – Ackworth, Yorkshire.


3        The Track and Field Championships

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May, in conjunction with Leicestershire & Rutland AA.  Details and entry forms are about to be posted on the website.


4        This is an extremely busy period for Warwickshire County A A.  An agenda for the GENERAL MEETING at Coventry Godiva Headquarters on WEDNESDAY 9th MARCH has been circulated,  Needed – your attendance and support


5    Grant Applications

At the moment unattached levies permit us to provide grants to worthy initiatives.  WE WELCOME LETTERS OF APPLICATION, according to the flexible criteria set down.


6        Officials Courses

Saturday 1st April – LEVEL 1 – Coventry Godiva Headquarters – 10am – 3pm     Some funding has been made available for the course, applications to Margery EWINGTON (02476 314990)   She is looking for a good response.

LEVEL 2 Our Officials Secretary is also trying to arrange a course prior to the forthcoming Track & Field Outdoor season.    WATCH FOR FURTHER INFORMATION!!


7        Coach Education


Saturday 18th March – Birmingham Alexander Stadium

Saturday 6th May – Warwick University



Saturday 26th and Sunday 26th March – Birmingham Alexander Stadium

            Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May – Wyndley Leisure Centre,

                                                            Headquarters of Royal Sutton Coldfield A C


8        Road Races- 2006

This list is not complete and may require amendment.  If promoters would inform Stewart HARRIS (01788 811871) of errors/additions, they will be included in later editions.  But the following may be helpful.

(* = Warwickshire Road Race League      ** = Warwickshire County A A Championships)


Saturday 8th April – Draycote 5 miles

Sunday 7th May – Stratford Half Marathon   **

Wednesday 10th May – Rugby 6 miles

Sunday 4th June – Northbrook 10km   *   &   **

Thursday 8th June – Birmingham Rowheath 5km

Sunday 11th June – Two Castles 10km

Friday 23rd June – Coventry Godiva’s Mid-Summer 5 miles   *   &   **

Saturday 1st July – Stratford On Avon 6 miles   *

Thursday 13th July – Birmingham Rowheath 5 km   *   &   **

Thursday 10th August - Birmingham Rowheath 5 km

Friday 1st September – Coventry Godiva’s 5 miles   *

Sunday 17th September – Nuneaton 10 miles   *

Sunday 8th October – Kenilworth Half Marathon    *

Sunday 15th October – Rugby 10 miles   *   &   **

Sunday 22nd October – Lady Godiva Half Marathon









Edition No 3/2006 out Mid April






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