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

Minutes of the recent AGM

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.

Meet the new Bear

The Warwickshire Bear has shaken off his chains and had a bit of a makeover and now has a new image. Meet the new Bear and his ragged staff for 2021 on onwards

Elliot Giles breaks Seb Coe’s 800m GB record

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

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.

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