Athletics

Athletics & Cross Country

University of the West of England Athletics and Cross Country Club.

The club caters for beginner, casual and elite athletes boasting coaching for runners, both endurance and sprint, jumps from September and javelin later into the academic year. The club prides itself on equality and diversity, hosting women only running sessions, guide running for the visibly impaired and couch 2-5k.

The club is attached to UWE strength and conditioning gym, of whom supply a 3 times a week gym training plan, with a group session on Wednesday.

Timetable: 
Monday: 
Jumps 19:00-20:30

Tuesday:
Track, endurance and sprint 18:30-20:30

Wednesday:
Javelin 14:00-16:00
Strength and conditioning gym 18:00-19:30

Thursday:
Track, endurance and sprint 18:30-20:30

Friday:
Strength and conditioning gym (booked yourself)

Saturday:

Social run

 

Club packages:
Gold membership £70

This includes all competitions including national comps (BUCS etc), the training in the timetable and an official UWE Athletics competition vest. Walscourt strength and conditioning gym membership with free physiotherapy included in this membership price.

Silver membership £50
This includes regional competitions excluding national comps (BUCS etc), all the training (including throws and jumps) in the timetable. Walscourt strength and conditioning gym membership with free physiotherapy included in this membership price.

Bronze membership £25
This membership includes track training, Tuesday and Thursday and regional competitions. No field training, gym or kit.

There is always the option to top up your membership, so don't worry. If you feel you'd like to compete, just ask a committee member and we'll guide you in the right direction.

 

Committee:

President: Nick Jones
Vice president: Elin Davies
Participation and events: Zak Sheikh
Participation and events: Jess Lawrence
Cross country Capt. Will Robinson
Track Capt. Kirsty McBarnet
Health, equality and safety: Emma Gardner 
Treasurer & fundraising: Seb Olingschlaeger

Achievements:

Best club                       2016/17

Committee of the year  2015/16

Most improved club      2015/16

BUCS outdoor 110m hurdle record - Andrew Pozzi

 

UWE FIXTURES LIST 2016/17

BUCS Championships - Dates TBC

Cross country: London

Indoor track and field:  Sheffield

Outdoor track and field: Bedford

Fixture Dates and Venues for cross country:

14 October 2017 - Llandaff Fields, Cardiff.
11 November 2017 - Penlan Leisure Centre, Brecon.
3 December 2017 - Pembrey Park 
10/11 February 2018 - Pontypool Park
3 March 2018 - Blaise Castle, Bristol

Track and field events:

TBC

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/uweaccc/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/UWE.Athletics/ - for members

https://twitter.com/UWE_Athletics

https://www.instagram.com/uweathletics/?hl=en

Snapchat: athleticsuwe