Youth Development League (YDL) National Finals 2023

The Manchester Regional Arena will provide the backdrop for this weekend’s Youth Development League (YDL) National Finals 2023.

Clubs from across the country will be competing in two age groups, lower or upper, on Saturday and Sunday.

Blackheath & Bromley Harriers, Cheltenham & County Harriers, City of York, Giffnock North, Rugby & Northampton, Tonbridge, and Wirral will be competing in the lower age group.

Blackheath & Bromley Harriers, City of York, Harrow & Dacorum, Rugby & Northampton, Team Avon, and Trafford will be competing in the upper age group.

Chris Jones, CEO of England Athletics, said:

“The Youth Development League continues to provide team-based competition opportunities for developing athletes to represent their clubs and to express their track and field skills and techniques. This weekend will be the culmination of a fantastic year of age-group athletics across England and will showcase talented athletes from those competing clubs with the aspiration to enjoy successful careers in our sport as seniors in the years to come. "

Good luck to all the athletes, clubs, parents, coaches, team leaders, officials, volunteers, and organisers this weekend.

Photo by Darren Bennett with kind permission from Brighton and Hove AC