Laura Whittle selected to run for GB at European Champs

Screenshot_2016-06-28-20-43-40-1Congratulations to Laura Whittle who has been selected to run for GB in the 5000m at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam in July. Laura has had a great start to the season running a PB of 15.08 in the 5000m and claiming a bronze medal last weekend at the British Championships. Further details are in the British Athletics announcement below.

Well done Laura – we wish you all the best!

ANNOUNCEMENT

Just under a week to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race and 2 mile fun run

LA5 2014 StartJust under a week to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race and 2 mile fun run.

The Little Aston 5 takes place this year on Sunday 6 September, with the 5 mile race starting at 11am and the 2 mile fun run starting shortly after. The route starts and finishes at Little Aston Primary School (Address: Forge Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3BE) where parking will be available. Entries will be taken on the day up to the race limit. Registration closes at 10.30am to allow for a prompt 11 o’clock start so please allow yourself plenty of time.

A full race prospectus, map of the course, and links to race results and photos from previous events is available on our LA5 page.

One month to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race

LA5 2014 - startThere is just one month to go until the Little Aston 5 mile road race and 2 mile fun run.

The Little Aston 5 is organised by Royal Sutton and takes place this year on Sunday 6 September. The route starts and finishes at Little Aston Primary School and takes in the undulating country lanes.

2015 LA5 Entry Form

A map of the course, together with links to race results and photos from previous events is available on our LA5 page.

Upcoming fixtures

It’s a busy few weeks coming up for our athletics teams with all age groups kicking off their seasons. The forthcoming fixtures are shown below and a full list is available on the Fixtures page. Please speak to your coach if you’re interested in competing. Good luck everyone!!!

Date Venue Details Age
Sat 18 April Tamworth YDL Upper Age Group – U17/U20 League U17 and U20 age group
Sat 25 April Banbury Midlands Women’s and Men’s League U17 age group and above
Wed 29 April Stoke Midlands Vets League Age 35 +
Sat 2 May Banbury YDL Lower Age Group – U13/U15 League U13 and U15 age group

2015 Athletics Fixtures

Kane HowittThe temperatures may be below freezing and you may still be polishing off the last bits of the turkey but it won’t be too long until the athletics season is upon us. The provisional dates for the league fixtures are all below:  

Lower Age YDL (U13 and U15)

  • 2 May – Banbury
  • 30 May – Solihull
  • 21 June – Corby
  • 18 July – Tamworth
Upper Age Group YDL (U17 and U20)
  • 18 April – Leamington
  • 16 May – TBA
  • 28 June – Wyndley
  • 26 July – West Nottingham
Heart of England (Junior age groups from U11s and senior women)
  • 10 May – Kidderminster
  • 7 June – Corby
  • 5 July – Bromsgrove and Redditch
Midland Track and Field League (Senior age groups from U17)
  • Sat 25 April – Sutton Coldfield
  • Sat 6 June – Corby
  • Sun 5 July – Leicester
  • Sun 9 August – Solihull

Midland Veterans League (+35 yrs)

  • 29 April – Stoke
  • 27 May – Alexander Stadium ( Birchfield)
  • 17 June – Telford
  • 29 July – Wyndley
  • 30 August – Cup Final (Worcester)