Athletics & Cross Country

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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 sprints with potential for jumps and throwers. The club prides itself on equality and diversity, encouraging athletes from all walks of life and previous experiences to compete, socialise, and train. The club is a great place to meet new people. We are very inclusive so welcome anyone of any ability to join!

The club is attached to UWE strength and conditioning gym who supply weekly group sessions individualised to your event, with the potential to organise individual sessions on additional days.

Timetable:

All training starts W/C 27th of September

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

Wednesday: Throws - 2-4pm. Jumps (16:00-17:30)

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

(performance gym for competitive athletes to be added when the day/time is confirmed with CFS)

All track training sessions take place at the SGS Wise College Filton Track (BS34 8LP). 

Additionally, a few of us take part in weekly Parkruns throughout Bristol. These are always a fun and chilled morning out, and a great opportunity to socialise with club members.

Club packages:

Competitive membership- £70 This includes BUCS competitions, full use of the UWE strength and conditioning gym, track use, coaching for the year and transport to all competitions. If you wish to compete you will be required to purchase a vest at an additional cost of approximately £20 (TBC). At the Freshers Fair we ask that you indicate if you wish to compete and give us your vest size so we can get orders in. 

Non-competitive membership- £40 This includes track use and coaching for the year. 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.

*An additional £20 is required for the UWE SU in order to ensure all athletes on the track, this is mandatory for all members of all sports*

 

Your committee 2021/2022: 

President - Verity Potts

Vice President - Lauren Dixon

Endurance and Cross Country Captain - Luke Burgess

Treasurer - Adam Stokes

Equality and Participation Officer - Leonie Onyems

Health and Safety Officer - Charlotte O'Connor

Events and Fundraising (social sec) - Georgia McKenzie

 

Fixtures:

Great Bristol 10K

19th September 2021

Provisional Gwent League Cross Country Dates

16th October 2021

13th November 2021

4th December 2021

18th February 2022

19th March 2022

BUCS Cross Country: February 5th 2022

BUCS Track and Field Indoor (TBC)

BUCS Track and Field Outdoor (TBC)

 

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/uweaccc/ (public)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/UWE.Athletics/ (request to join)

https://twitter.com/UWE_Athletics

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

Snapchat: athleticsuwe

ENGLAND ATHLETICS COVID-19 GOVERNMENT APPROVED AND RETURN TO PLAY GUIDELINES