Athlete and Athletics Development in the UK

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Thanet Primary Sportshall Athletics Results

February 5th, 2012 by Peter Le Rossignol

On Track Athletics was pleased to event manage the Thanet Primary Sportshall Athletics festival at The Ursuline College on Saturday 4th February. The event was run on behalf of School Games Organiser Phil Pittock and acted as a qualifer for the Kent Primary Sportshall Finals. Well done to all the pupils who took part in the event representing their schools.

Download the Thanet Sportshall Results 2012

The Ashford Leisure Trust Mile – Sport Relief

January 23rd, 2012 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ashford Leisure Trust is organising a Sport Relief mile and family fun day at The Julie Rose Stadium on Sunday 25th March 2012. The day starts at 9am and will run through to 2pm and will include a range of sports activities for the whole family.

Do your bit for charity and raise mony doing a 1, 3 or 6 mile run for Sport Relief to enter Click Here

Pete’s BIG 10

December 3rd, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

On Sunday 27th May 2012 I will be running the BUPA London 10,000 for The Prostate Cancer Charity. You can donate money for my run by clicking on the Just Giving button on the right hand side our this page.

Please follow my progress and sponsor me.

Red & Blue Plastics Snow Sledges

October 15th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Winter is almost here and the weather forecasters are predicting another very cold winter with snow expected very soon. So why not buy your sledge now for only

Kent Under 11 Sportshall Athletics Trials

October 14th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Thanet Athletic Club a key partner of On Track Athletics will host and organise the Kent Under 11 Sportshall Athletics Trials on behalf of the Kent County Sportshall Association, and will select the 13 boys and 13 girls who will represent Kent at the Aviva Sportshall Fun in Athletics South East Regional Festival at Burgess Hill on Sunday 15 January.

Please encourage young athletes at your clubs in years 5 and 6 who could meet the qualifying standards to attend the trials. Athletes must attend at least two of the first three sessions on Saturday 5th November, Saturday 12th November and Saturday 26th November at Ursuline College in Westgate-on-Sea near Margate.

You can download the attached application form which includes the various qualifying standards and the closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd November. The application fee is

Little Buds – Multi Skills Programme

October 14th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ashford Leisure Trust is starting three new sports courses for pre school children aged 2 to 5 years.

Little Buds is a fun, structured programme that introduces children aged 2-5 years old, to a wide range of FUNdamental motor skills which help build co-ordination, balance, agility and a life long love of sports. Courses run at each of our centres but places do need to be booked in advance.

For more information download our Little Buds Information Sheet

Walk/Jog 4 Life – Groups

October 10th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ashford Leisure Trust is starting some beginners walking and jogging groups to encourage people to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle.

Whether you need support and motivation to start exercising, or you’re interested in doing something different, these sessions could be just what you’re looking for.

The sessions last 45mins and will include a full warm up and cool down and are led by a qualified coach.

Walking and Jogging are a great form of physical activity that can be fun and sociable as well as fantastic for developing fitness levels.

The sessions will run on a Monday at The Julie Rose Stadium (10.45 to 11.30am) and on a Tuesday at Kingsnorth Receation Centre (12.00 to 12.45pm) and will cost

Ashford Leisure Trust – October Half Term Cross Country Coaching

October 6th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ashford Leisure Trust is running a cross country coaching morning on Wednesday 26th October 2011 from 9.30am to 12.30pm in lovely grounds of Godinton House & Gardens. The morning session will involve expert coaching in endurance running and will include activities to develop race tactics, pacing and sustained running over a cross country course. The course will involve running on grass and you could get muddy so please bring a spare pair of clothes.

Booking Information
Date: Wednesday 26th October 2011
Venue: Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford TN23 3BP
Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Cost:

Ashford Disability Athletics

October 4th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Ashford Athletic Club and Ashford Leisure Trust are providing young people in Ashford with a disability the opportunity to take part in athletics. The athletics sessions are open to all young people with a disability and will introduce them to the sport of athletics in a fun, exciting and safe environment.

All activities that are delviered are achievable by all taking part.

Session Information – Ashford Athletic Club Alligators
Day: Thursday
Venue: The Julie Rose Stadium
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm
Dates: Thursday 6th October, Thursday 20th October, Thursday 3rd November, Thursday 17th November, Thursday 1st December 2011, Thursday 12th January 2012, Thursday 26th January 2012, Thursday 9th February 2012, Thursday 23rd February 2012, Thursday 8th March 2012, Thursday 22nd March 2012
Cost:

On Track Athletics Series Finale

September 15th, 2011 by Peter Le Rossignol

Three clubs/teams were represented at the second and final fixture of the On Track Athletics Series at the Julie Rose Stadium, Ashford.

The competition was part of a pilot programme from the Kent Athletics Network which was put in place and funded by England Athletics to create new opportunities for athletes, coaches and officials and develop the sport locally. New U13 athletes were given the opportunity to compete in regular track and field events and U11s took part in events such as Vortex Mega Howler, standing triple jump and 75m sprint. All track races were electronically timed by Justiming.

After the first fixture hosted by Thanet AC, there was all to play for with competitions for U11 girls, U11 boys, U13 girls and U13 boys.

Medals were presented to the top performances in each age group and event, as well as team trophies. The final standings were:

U11 Girls
1st

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