Welcome to Warwickshire County Athletics Association
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.
Warwickshire Road Race League – update
The current position of races in the 2021 Warwickshire Road Race League is still somewhat uncertain. The good news is that the last three League races scheduled from September onwards (Kenilworth Half Marathon, Balsall Common 10k and the Rugby 10mile) are quite confident that they will go
Warwickshire County AA Track and Field Championships 2021.
I am pleased to say that it is our intention to hold the Warwickshire Track and Field Championships at the Pingles Stadium in Nuneaton over the weekend of July 31st and August 1st. A big thank you to Nick Wilson of Nuneaton Harriers for facilitating this date
The minutes have been posted in the “About WCAA” and “AGM minutes” pages. If you were at the meeting and see a problem with the minutes then please let us know as soon as possible so that we can correct them.
In Torun, Poland at one of the World Tour events Elliot Giles of Birchfield Harriers broke Seb Coe’s long standing 800m British indoor record. With a time of 1.43.63 not only was this a British record but it is also the second fastest 800m of all time
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
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.
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
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