Our aims are to promote County Championships, to encourage, advise and support organisations which promote competition within the country and to select and manage county teams in inter county events.

County Track and Field Champs – delayed

The government recently updated its Covid guidelines and England Athletics has also updated its guidance however the dates quoted at every stage are the earliest possible. They will certainly not be brought forward and might be delayed. It is unlikely that we will be able to hold

Mary Hodges – English official of the year

Congratulations to Mary Hodges of Leamington C&Ac and Warwickshire who won the England Athletics National Volunteer Award for “Official of the year”. Mary went through to the finals after winning the West Midlands Regional award. Mary is renowned not only for her officiating, particularly on field events

Ellis and Endurance Trophies Elliot Giles and Omar Ahmed

The Ellis Trophy and the Endurance Trophy are the County Association’s most prestigious. As the name implies, the Endurance Trophy is awarded to the best endurance performance by a County athlete anywhere in the world and the Ellis Trophy goes to the best performance other than endurance.

(slightly delayed) 2020 AGM

We would normally have held a WCAA and WRRL general meeting in November but for obvious reasons it wasn’t possible. Even though 2020 saw very little athletics we have decided to hold an AGM meeting by Zoom on Wednesday 24th February 2021 starting at 7.30. Please note

News from WCAA

All of us at Warwickshire County AA wish you and all of your club colleagues a happy and prosperous (and safe) 2021. Last year was extremely difficult and we are not over it yet but at least there is now light at the end of the tunnel

County XC Championships

Sad to say that the Warwickshire County Cross Country Championships, which were due to be held in January 2021, have been cancelled. This will not come as a surprise given the current Covid situation but it is the right thing to do. The situation couldn’t be much

Ken Bull of Coventry Godiva Harriers

Sad to report that Ken Bull of Coventry Godiva Harriers has passed away.  Ken was made a Life Vice President of Warwickshire County AA in recognition of his service to our sport at County level but he is probably best known for his massive contribution to Coventry

Coronavirus update – Virtual Racing

The news on WRRL races is as before – most races have been cancelled and, as yet, competitions are not permitted. In the absence of real races, Anthony Morgan has set up a virtual race series. Check out this web site under WRRL for details, or look at

Road Race League News

For obvious reasons the WRRL season has not started at all yet. The latest confirmed cancellations are the Sphinx and Northbrook races. Balsall Common RC are planning to hold their race if at all possible. There is a 5k and 10k on 20th September. Registration now open.

Prestwold – County Best Performance – Alex Adams

The individual star of the Inter County Cross Country Championships was Alex Adams who took the U15 Boys bronze medal. The picture shows Alex with the winner, Lewis Sullivan of Suffolk and the runner up, Christopher Perkins of the North Eastern Counties. Alex said “Very tough race

Coronavirus – event cancellations

County Track and Field Championships The Warwickshire County Championships were due to take place on 30th/31st of May this year and although that is a few weeks away yet the Championships cannot take place then. We have postponed the event rather than cancelled it, in the hope

2020 Inter County XC at Prestwold

Well done and a big thank you to all of the athletes who represented Warwickshire at the Inter County Cross Country Championships which were held at Prestwold on Saturday 7th March 2020. A huge thank you also to the team managers without whom it would not be

2020 WRRL gets under way

Northbrook ladies – miles and smiles. Time to think about the 2020 road race season and the Warwickshire Road Race League (WRRL) in particular. Entries for Massey Ferguson’s race which is the first race of the series are open already. The ballot for the Two Castles opens

XC Champs – Heeley Trophy

The Heeley Trophy is awarded to the best Club overall taking into account all age groups. This year it has been won by BIRCHFIELD HARRIERS with 815 points from STRATFORD UPON AVON AC on 623 points then COVENTRY GODIVA HARRIERS on 563 points. Well done to all

Dave and Kelly MBE

Some very good news to start the year that is almost upon us. Kelly Sotherton of Birchfield Harriers and Dave Phillips of Massey Fergusson have both been awarded an MBE. Kelly’s award recognises her “services to Track and Field Athletics and the Promotion of Women’s Sport” and

County XC Champs – change of venue

The ground at Churchfields is still unsuitable and the weather forecast is not great so we have decided to move the County XC Champs to Warley Woods. More to follow.

2019 Annual Awards

Warwickshire County AA 2019 annual performance awards Endurance Trophy – Jack Gray of Cambridge & Coleridge AC Ellis Trophy – Lewis Byng of Stratford Upon Avon AC The President of Warwickshire County AA, for 2019 Becky Freeman, awards two annual trophies – the Endurance Trophy for the

Stewart Harris

Stewart Harris has served the sport for decades in a number of ways until his last outing today as Referee at one of his favourite events – the Combe 8 hosted by Sphinx AC. The photo shows Paul Bergin of Sphinx AC on the left with Stewart

2020 WRRL programme

We are waiting for a date from Stratford for their 6 mile race but it is likely to be around where it is shown.

AGM Season – WRRL and WCAA meetings

The photo shows Becky Freeman, the outgoing WCAA President with Bob Carey, the incoming WCAA President. More news from the two recent AGMs to follow.

2020 Cross Country Championships

The next Warwickshire Cross Country Championships will be held on 4th January 2020 at Churchfields Farm, Salwarpe, Droitwich. This is a new and exciting course so something to look forward to. The Championships will be combined with those of Worcestershire who are hosting the event. More details

U13/U15 Inter County match at Hull on Saturday 14th Sep 2019

Full results now available in the Results pages.Our U13/U15 boys and girls competed in the annual Inter County match yesterday. The U15 boys won their age group while the U13 boys and both girls age groups finished second in their categories. Overall the team won the event

Warwickshire County AA supports The Myton Hospices

Over the year so far Warwickshire athletes and supporters have donated £166.63 towards a very good local cause – The Myton Hospices. The Myton Hospices was founded in Warwick but now also have a presence in Coventry and Rugby.Have a look at their web site for more