Author Archives: Richie Pearson

UNDER 17’s ROAD RELAYS CRYSTAL PALACE

Hi. There is a vacancy for an under 17 team manager for both u17 men and ladies. As the road relays at Crystal Palace on the 22nd of September is fast approaching I am happy to enter teams 3 stages of just over 3k for the ladies and four stages just under 5 k for the men. If you wish to run at the historic Crystal Palace please let me know as soon as possible closing date is early September 5th. Hopefully all other age groups have already indicated to their team managers their availability. Richie

More Congratulations

Congratulations to Lucy Jane Matthews for winning a bronze medal at the European U20 championships 100m hurdles fantastic performance.Also to Amaya Scott for finishing overall 5th in the heptathlon Two brilliant athletes flying the flag for Southampton AC

Athletic Achievements

You will have seen the report from Debbie regarding the English School Championships and I would like to thank her for her very comprehensive report. Congratulations to the whole throwing team coaches athletes, and parents what a great overall performance and we have some exceptional young athlete coming through.
I feel sure that there were other performances which we should highlight but unless I/we are told about them the athletes cannot receive the acclaim they so richly deserve. Please let me know ideally in a report form so I can just copy and paste on to the web site.

Southern 6/4/3 Relays 22nd September

Its that time of year when we are looking ahead to the relays at Crystal Palace. I hope to get a strong men’s teams and Nicci will be doing likewise for the ladies.Please let myself or Nicci know your availability and the number of teams we enter will be determined by your response.We are looking for medals so I want full commitment from all Richie

Good News

Couple of items of good news Ollie Bromby got silver in 100m at U23 European Championships missing gold by 00.01
Also at the SAL at Bracknell our team had a convincing victory. Thanks to everyone who competed and please make yourself available for our home match. Richie

European Under 20 Championships

Many congratulations to Lucy-Jane Matthews (100m hurdles) and Amaya Scott ( Heptathlon) following selection in the GB team for the European Under 20 Championships in Boras Sweden 18th to 21st July.Also congratulations to their respective coaches Andy Fisher and Matt Watson. Wonderful news for the club.

BAL TEAM MANAGER REQUIRED VERY URGENT

In recent years we have had great success in the BAL and it is an absolute priority of this club that we continue to compete in this league. However we are in urgent need of a team manager whose role would be to help with team selection and travel on the day to deal with the normal team issues. Experience of track and field athletics essential and an athlete who was willing to learn would be ideal as plenty of help would be available. Continue reading

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