Track and Field

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During the main athletic season of May to September club athletes may be selected for one of the following teams, which currently compete in the league(s) shown:-

Kent Young Athletes League – under 13’s and under 15’s

Youth Development League (Lower age group) – under 13’s and under 15’s

Youth Development League (Upper age group) – under 17’s and under 20’s

Southern Athletics League – (Senior league) under 17’s upwards

Masters League – over 35’s upwards

All leagues are for both male and female athletes.

 

Most league meetings start at about midday and finish at about 5.30pm. Transport arrangements, for away meetings outside the immediate area, are co-ordinated by the team manager.

In addition to the track league meetings, club athletes also compete, throughout the year, in a wide variety of other events such as:-

Cross country in the Kent League, Kent, Southern and National championships

Road races and open meetings

Championship events such as the Club’s own track and field championship.

Athletes are joined, at the meetings, by the team manager and other club officials.

Parents/guardians and other family members of younger athletes who wish to come along, to support their children, are welcome to do so.