Pickering Memorial Throws International 2024

Charlotte Payne hammer throw

Bank Holiday Monday 27 May 2024, 9am-5pm
at Loughborough University Track

The UK's best and most inclusive pathway throws competition. We are proud to be supporting the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund and Personal Best Foundation as our Official Charity Partners.


100% of ticket sales will be split equally between our official charity partners.

Quick links


  • Shot Put and Ambulant Shot Put
  • Discus and Ambulant Discus
  • Hammer 
  • Javelin and Ambulant Javelin 

We hope to include seated throws in future iterations of the event.


Tickets cost £6 per person. 100% of ticket sales go to our charity partners.


Shot PutHammerJavelinDiscusInformation
Implement check8.45am9.30am11.45pm2pmLocated on the ground floor of the HIPAC near the finish line.
Call room closes9.10am9.55am12.10pm2.25pmLocated on the ground floor of the HIPAC near the finish line.
Warm-up in competition arena9.15am10am12.15pm2.30pmMaximum 2 warm up throws per athlete.
Competition start9.45am10.30am12.45pm3pmConducted under world athletics and world para-athletics rules. We will ensure we have separate scorecards for male and females for qualification and record ratification.
Predicted competition end11.11am12pm2.21pm4.30pm
Predicted event prize giving11.15am12.05pm2.25pm4.35pmPrizes presented by the competition arena
Outstanding athletes of the day prize giving4.45pmPrizes presented by the discus competition arena

Start lists

This is a closed competition to selected athletes only. Athletes are invited from Loughborough University, England (view team), Scotland (view team), Wales (view team), Ireland (view team), Portugal, Switzerland and Italy.

View start lists on Roster

Any international federations who would like to send athletes to compete in future events, please contact contact Nick Ridgeon.

Records and Results

Live results via Roster 2023 results
RECORDSShot PutHammerJavelinDiscus
U18 menAndrew Cooper
Charlie Elford-Pond
Tom Rutter
Cian Crampton
U18 womenAnnabel Amadin
Caoimhe Gallen
Harriet Wheeler
Nubia Evans-Shields
Bebe Jackson
22.67m (F44)
U20 menIsaac Delaney
Kai Barham
Michael Allison
Michael Jenkins
32.44m (F38)
Caden Uzoigwe
Finlay Davidson
15.88m (F41)
U20 womenPaige Stevens
Angela McAuslan-Kelly
Sophie Hamilton
Megan Porterfield
U23 menGeorge Hyde
Fabio Zamparelli
13.89m (F20)
-Ben East
Dillon Claydon
U23 womenTeddy Tehoudja
Charlotte Payne
-Taia Tunstall
Freya Howgate
20.03m (F37)
Records shown with para classification alongside distance.


Any athlete that achieves a personal best on the day: 30% discount from Train in Spain

Best male and female for each event:

  • A pair of goodr sunglasses
  • £50 voucher to spend at Enertor
  • Neuff gift and £25 voucher
  • SiS drink bottle and Go Hydro tablets
  • Entry into the outstanding male and female athlete of the day competition

Outstanding male and female

  • 1-week free training camp in Spain courtesy of Train in Spain (T&Cs apply).
  • £500 from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund
  • 1 pair of Shokz OpenFit headphones


There will be a 'Celebrating Shaun' exhibit in the Athletics Pavilion, where we will display images and objects celebrating the life of the late Shaun Pickering. We invite spectators, athletes and coaches to share memories of Shaun with us on the day on our display boards. We will be recording all the memories and celebrations on the day to be preserved on The Athletics Museum website.

Our Charity Partners

Logos for Personal Best Foundation and Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

We are proud to be supporting the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund and Personal Best Foundation as our Official Charity Partners.

There will be a raffle on the day and collection of donations. Raffle tickets can be purchased on the day; prizes will include a signed photograph of Commonwealth Games medallist Scott Lincoln, and Shokz OpenRun Pro Headphones. If you wish to donate prizes please contact contact Nick Ridgeon. 100% of ticket sales and fundraising will be split equally between the Personal Best Foundation (Charity No.1200354) and the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund (Charity No. 1005166).

Our Sponsors

Event information


Loughborough is hosting a cycling event on the day as well. As a result there will be series of road and car park closures in place impacting the East side of the campus.


The event will not have food and drink stalls. but food and drink is available on the university campus at the union which is only 1-2 minutes’ walk from the track.  


Sakura Sports media are official photographers. The complete album of photos will be uploaded the following day on the Sakura website for athletes to purchase.