Help needed for the open, 20th April

With over 260 entries so far on the opens and a few more days left until the closing date (13th April) we need some more helpers.

We need help with selling refreshments and kit, if you can spare an hour or half an hour please contact Diane Reavey

We also need help with the field events, with a full timetable and concurrent events we need more help. You will be put in a team alongside an experienced official. If you are interested or want to know more please contact me, Tracey Jones.

We cannot hold these events without your help and support so please come along an hour early or stay an hour longer and pick up a rake or make a cup of tea and show your support for the club.

Thanks

Diary Dates – Awards Evening and Fixtures List

Please find attached a full fixtures list for this seasons Track and Field. You will see that we have again planned for 4 club opens and we are kicking off the season with and All Day Graded Open and Club Trials on Saturday 20th April, this will be an excellent time to put the hard winter training to the test and get that all important time, distance or height to put you in the club teams.

The dates for the four opens are:
– Saturday 20th April
– Wednesday 22nd May
– Wednesday 12th June
– Wednesday 24th July

This year we are also hosting home fixtures for Wessex, Upper and Lower Age Youth Development League (YDL) and the Southern Athletics League (SAL)

As always we cannot do these matches or the away fixtures without your support, if you can help please drop me an email tracey.h.jones@btinternet.com

Preparations are underway for the clubs Annual Awards Evening which will be held on the evening of Friday 29th March, the venue is the same as last year and full details will follow.

2019 Track Fixtures Final

Officials Availability for SAC

An email has recently been sent to all officials who are have either officiated for Southampton in the past or have registered Southampton as a club that you officiate for on the England Athletics (EA) portal.

If you have not received this email and would like to officiate please can you email Tracey Jones tracey.h.jones@btinternet.com

Please also email if you would like to know more about officiating at league or home events, we always need more.

Attached the SAC fixtures list.

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