The South West regional England Athletics Volunteer Awards are announced and will be presented on 23rd November at the Mercure Hotel, Exeter. Full information and photographs will be available after that date. Congratulations to all our winners.
This year's South West Endurance Network Conference "Managing performance athletes in a local environment" will take place in Exeter on the weekend of 29th and 30th October. This event is classed CDP so prospective delegates are able to ask clubs with assistance if required.
In Spring 2014, Maggie Penny joined the Run England Couch to 5k group at Killerton (Devon). In September 2016, she ran her 50th parkrun at Killerton - that's 250k of parkrunning.
This year's South West Endurance Network Conference "Managing performance athletes in a local environment" will take place in Exeter on the weekend of 29th and 30th October.
Due to slow take up and impending cancellation fees the SW Road Relays event is being postponed until Spring 2017.
Wiltshire clinched victories for both their men's and women's teams in the first season of the South West Inter-Counties Championship; the three-race championship took in a ten-mile race at Melksham (Wiltshire) in February, a 10k at Frome (Somerset) in July and the Half Marathon in Dorset last weekend.
And the winner is a female athlete. In second place, a male Vet 50. In third and fourth, two male Vet 65s. Road Running is a very inclusive sport, with age and gender no barrier. The Sturminster Newton 5k is very much a sideshow to the accompanying Half Marathon, but a race is a race - and the first four finishers outran a mixed group of competitors
Exeter Arena hosted the South West Inter County Championships on Sunday 7th August. The athletes swarmed into the newly refurbished stadium. and as the events got underway in the slightly windy conditions some fantastic performances started to emerge.
We are pleased to announce the England Athletics South West Region 4 and 6 Stage Road Relays will take place at the Exeter racecourse on 10th September 2016. This is a "Closed Event" open only to Registered Athletes of Affiliated Clubs within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.
The South West Inter Counties championships will take place in Exeter on 7th August. A full programme of track and field events will take place across the Age Groups and online entry is available. The deadline for individual entries has been extended to 31st July.