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Track & Field Fixtures List

Here is the list of our fixtures for 2019:

Sat 30th March 2019 – Club Fun Day, BRAINTREE
Sat 13th April 2019 – Southern Athletics League, Watford
Sun 14th April 2019 – Eastern Young Athlete’s League, Thurrock
Sat 4th May 2019 – Eastern Young Athlete’s League, St Albans
Sat/Sun 11th/12th May 2019 – Essex County Championships, Chelmsford
Sun 19th May 2019 – Southern Athletics League, Peterborough
Sun 26th May 2019 – East Anglian League, Bury St Edmonds
Sun 2nd June 2019 – Eastern Young Athlete’s League, Ware
Sat 8th June 2019 – Essex Schools, Chelmsford
Sat 15th June 2019 – Southern Athletics League, BRAINTREE
Sun 23rd June 2019 – East Anglian League, Luton
Sun 30th June 2019 – Eastern Championships, location to follow
Sun 7th July 2019 – Eastern Young Athlete’s League, BRAINTREE
Sat 13th July 2019 – Southern Athletics League, Battersea
Sun 21st July 2019 – East Anglian League, BRAINTREE
Sun 4th August 2019 – East Anglian League, Ipswich
Sun 11th August 2019 – Eastern Young Athlete’s League, St Albans
Sat 17th August 2019 – Southern Athletics League, Parliament Hill

Details of the leagues:

Eastern Young Athletes League (EYAL)

A series of five league matches of good quality each involving six or seven teams.

The major clubs in the league only meet each other once during the season, so the opposition is different at each match. The clubs vary from very strong, to quite small. The majority of the clubs in the league are from Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. There are also Cup and Plate finals in September.

The league is specifically for all Club athletes who are aged between 11 and 16 on 31st August of the competition year.  Athletes compete in their own age group, with the scores for all age-groups totalled to give the overall match result.

Events in the EYAL meets are normally:
   100m, 200m, 3/400m (not U13s), 800m, 1500m
   Hurdles, Long-jump, High-jump, Triple-jump (U17s only), Pole-vault (not U13s)
   Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer (not U13s)
   4 x 100m relays.

Southern Athletics League (SAL)

This is the track and field league for clubs in the SEAA (South of England Athletics Association) region who wish to compete in joint (male & female) teams. The league matches are for U17 athletes upwards of all abilities. We would love to have a bigger team next season. We have the ability and the numbers of athletes who train each week at the club. Please turn out for your club.

Events in the SAL meets are:
   200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m/5000m
   Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault
   Shot, Discus, Javelin, Hammer
   4 x 100m relay, 4 x 400m relay
   2000m/3000m steeplechase Men, 1500m/2000m steeplechase Women
   100m hurdles Women, 110m hurdles Men, 400m hurdles

The twin-distance events are run such that the distance alternates from meet to meet.

East Anglian League (EAL)

The events in the EAL are as for the SAL but without pole vault, steeplechase and 4 x 400m.

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