News - South West


SW Athletics Gala (SWAG) to involve everyone

A graded Gala meeting will take place on Saturday 28th May at Exeter Arena. This should be a popular fixture with 4 competitions on one day - a junior event (U11 upwards), a senior Graded Gala, an IPC approved disability event and an inter-University competition.

New format beginners' groups a success for Avon Valley Runners

Avon Valley Runners have been promoting running as a club for 30 years now and since its establishment by Stan Farr back in 1986 has been keen to develop and encourage new runners to take to the streets and trails and look to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Wimborne AC treasurer nominated as Community Champion

Richard Nunn is the long standing Treasurer and Membership Secretary of Wimborne Athletic Club - part of the Team Dorset Athletics Network. He was recently awarded the runner's up Community Champion Award for his volunteer work by East Dorset District Council.

South West Mini Marathon team announced

This year's team for the South West has been selected for the Virgin Giving London Mini Marathon. Another year of high standard entries was received but the South West Athletics Selection Group have made the decisions. U13, U15 and U17 teams are listed.