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Friday
Aug152014

Development Group commences Wednesday 3rd September

Development Group will start up again after the summer break on Wednesday 3rd September at 6.30 to 8pm, at the Bar End Track.  For athletes who already have a Development Group place , they are welcome to return. New Year 6s moving up from Quadkids should have been in touch with Sarah H by now to let us know which group they are moving to - if you have not done so can you please contact her urgently.

We always need helpers, coaches, and even administrative help. from parents/older siblings/guardians. No experience is required. Further details will become available to the new Year 6s once the coaches are all back from holiday, by the end of August.

During the first session on September 3rd we intend to offer a range of athletics activities to try out. We hope to also brief  parents of athletes starting this group on what we do, during the athletics session, as well as answering any questions you may have. 

Monday
Jul282014

Open competitions for the summer holidays

The Wessex and YDL leagues have come to an end for this year, but there are still plenty of opportunities to compete before the season ends in September. Below is a list of local competitions, many of which can be entered on the day.  Just click on the link by each competiton to find out the details.

·         Wednesday 6th August evening meeting at Woking www.wokingac.com
·         Wednesday 6th August evening meeting at Oxford www.oxfordcityathleticclub.com
·         Wednesday 13th August evening meeting at Watford www.watfordharriers.org.uk
·         Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th August SEAA U15/U17 Championships at Crystal Palace seaa.org.uk . Enter by 5th August (online) and no entry standards required
·         Wednesday 20th August evening meeting at Oxford www.oxfordcityathleticclub.com
·         Sunday 24th August Open meeting at Oxford www.oxfordcityathleticclub.com
·         Wednesday 27th August evening meeting at Watford www.watfordharriers.org.uk
·         Saturday 30th/Sunday 31st England Athletics U15/U17 Championships  at Bedford england.athletics-uk.org . You can enter online and although there are minimum entry standards, they are lower than English schools, so worth a look. You can enter online and the closing date is 8th August.
·         Sunday August 31st Saucony Grand Prix at Southampton www.hampshireathletics.org.uk enter through the Hampshire Athletics website
·         Sunday August 31st Young Athletes Championship at Woking www.wokingac.com
·         Wednesday 3rd September evening meeting at Oxford www.oxfordcityathleticclub.com
·         Wednesday 10th September evening meeting at Watford www.watfordharriers.org.uk
·         Saturday 13th September Havant AC Open meeting at Portsmouth www.havantac.co.uk
·         Wednesday 17th September evening meeting at Oxford www.oxfordcityathleticclub.com
·         Wednesday 24th September evening meeting at Watford www.watfordharriers.org.uk
·         Saturday 27th September open meeting at Biggleswade www.biggleswadeac.org.uk

Friday
Jul252014

Wessex League Final Results

The final league positions for the Wessex League have now been published.

Winchester finished 2nd in 3 matches and 4th in its other match, leading to an overall finishing place of 7th place in a league of 24 teams. Given the club’s approach to the Wessex League as one of providing opportunity to as many children as possible, this is a very sound result.

The individual age group standings are as follows, with the U13 boys doing particularly well.

U13 boys – 4th

U15 boys – 7th

U17 men – 7th

U13 girls – 11th

U15 girls – 8th

U17 women – 9th

 

Thank you to all the children that competed this season and gave their all, including having a go at their less favourite events to gains point for the team.

Have great winter and see you all again in the spring.

Monday
Jul212014

Wessex League Match 4 Results

It was a very busy weekend of athletics for our juniors, with both YDL and Wessex League matches, and some children competing both days.

Winchester finished 2nd in the Wessex League match at Aldershot yesterday which is a fantastic result and we should finish in a strong position overall in the league.

The individuals age group results are as follows:

U13 boys - 1st

U15 boys - 1st

U17 boys - 2nd

U13 girls - 4th

U15 girls - 2nd

U17 girls - 4th

Thanks to everyone who has helped out during the season and made the matches a success for many of our junior members.

Detailed results will be posted on the Wessex League website shortly: http://www.wessexleaguetandf.co.uk/results.htm.

 

Sunday
Jul202014

QuadKids' Match Report from Aldershot, 20 July

A successful season came to an end with another second place for WADAC at Aldershot today. The girls' team finished 2nd and the boys were 3rd giving a combined position of 2nd overall just behind host club, Aldershot. Highlight of the boys' match was another personal best and club record for William Hatfield in the howler throw of 45.53m. In the girls' competition, newcomer, Zara Hastings, recorded the best 75m time of the day for both boys and girls of 11.63. Congratulations to all athletes.