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

July (Magic) Mile Results vWRRL (Virtual) Series

July 2020 saw the conclusion of the latest in the series of Virtual Races organised for WRRL Clubs and Runners, over the classic distance of 1 Mile. The men’s event saw a tie for 1st place with both Dominic Priest of Leamington C & AC and Ben

How times have changed !!

See attached letter from AW from 1961. Back then female runners generally didnt start cross country until the U20 age group. Some organisations had started to hold races for 15 and 16 year old girls but that caused some controversy hence the attached letter. It may seem

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.