YDL, Sunday 1st July 2018

Fantastic Well Done to all the U17 and U20 Athletes who competed in the YDL on Sunday 1st July at Cleckheaton along with the officials, parents and supporters who joined us on the day. The Team Spirit you display at these team events is great to see and makes us all as parents, helpers and

May News

At the recent County Championships held in Derbyshire and Yorkshire our athletes once again did the club and themselves proud. A fantastic 51 medals were won over the weekend across track and field. In addition to the medal winners many athletes recorded PB’s – just reward for the commitment and dedication that you all show to training.

If you’re looking for your next running challenge, why not sign up for the British Athletics Road Mile Championships, which take place at the Vitality Westminster Mile on Sunday 27 May. Runners aged between nine and 20-years-old (Under 13 to Under 20 age groups) are eligible to enter. The British Athletics Road Mile Championships races

Sheffield Festival of Athletics

Hi everyone Just a reminder that the Festival of Athletics Open competition is taking place this Saturday at SHUCAS Woodbourn Rd, Sheffield.  This is a great event to start off the outdoor season and get some times and distances recorded at the beginning of the season. Online entries can still be made until tomorrow night – http://www.sheffieldfestival.org/entries.htm

February 2018 News

England Athletics U15 / U17 / U20 indoor Championships U15G 800m GOLD Ruby Simpson , BRONZE Emma Shipley U15B 300m SILVER Joel Vernon Glasgow Muller International Indoors Andy Heyes 3000m 6th place  7.51 PB

Festival of Athletics

Sheffield Festival of Athletics Open Track and Field Meeting Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium Woodbourn Road Sheffield S9 3HL Saturday 14th April 2018 (Closing date for Entries Tue 10th April 2018)

Membership

The new online membership is now working. Existing athletes should have received an email with a link to the membership platform, if not contact the membership secretary. For all new members follow this link to buy a new membership. New Membership Link

We were well represented across the age groups at the National Cross Country Championships again this year. On a brutal course crossing rivers and quagmires there were some notable performances:- U13 Girls – Team 9th Place 19th Ruby Simpson 27th Emma Shipley 139th Zena Hartley 141st Isabel Causer 151st Mo Martin 237th Madeleine Davey 286th

Ben Kelly came 3rd in the U17M 60m heats in 7.41 and then 8th in the semi finals in a time of 7.46. In the U15B 60m, Emmanuel Lawal came 6th in heat 2 in 7.85 and Joel Vernon finished 7th in heat 5 in 7.91. For the U17W 60m, Lucy Revitt came 6th in heat

Well Done to everyone who raced in the Yorkshire Cross Country Championships. Hallamshire had some great performances and many athletes qualified to run in the Intercounties in Loughborough on the 10th March. Results for all the races are available on the Northern Athletics website  (Link available). As for team results Hallamshire came 1st team in the Under 13

Committee Members

After the AGM the members on the committee are now: President: Pat Sheldon Chair: Carol Varns Secretary: Alan Hughes Treasurer: Darren Bristow Welfare Officer: Steve Moran Membership Secretary: Sarah Booker Trophy Secretary: Dean Furness Publicity and Media: Charlotte Slack Coaching Development and Education: Andrea Snowdon YDL (Upper) Manager: Paul Archer YDL (Lower) Manager: Martin Young

Some great performances at the South Yorkshire Championships on Sunday at Spinkhill. Hallamshire kept the junior shield and managed to gain back the senior one for the first time since 2012! This is down to the efforts from all the runners who turned out to race!

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