ATHLETICS

hello, we are the essex blades athletics club


Athletics is a sport of many athletic disciplines (e.g. 100m, 200m, Long Jump etc.). It is composed of 3 main categories; running, jumping and throwing. Many of these you will see in the Olympics. It is performed over 3 different terrains depending on which discipline you compete in. It is a team sport performed individually. Each individual will compete in a discipline(s) and points are awarded for the top 8 athletes. At the end of the competition the points are tallied and a winner is decided.

 

How many teams do we have?

We have 2 teams, a Track and Field team and a Cross-Country Team, however many of the cross country runners will also compete for the track and field team.

We attend 3 BUCS National competitions a year; Indoors, Outdoors and Cross Country. These are the most prestigious competitions for University level Athletics. We also partake in a London Universities and Colleges Athletics series which consists of an Indoor Championships, a 3 part Outdoor Series and a 5 part Cross Country League.

 

Recent honours?

Derby Day Winners - 2017/18
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2016/17
BUCS Outdoor Men's Javelin - Gold Medal - Harry Hughes - 2016/17, 2018/19
Essex Blades Victor Ludorum Award - Harry Hughes - 2018/19
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2018/19

 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

Shorts and trainers. However, additional pieces of kit such as running spikes, running shorts or leggings are required for high level competition performance.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

Training times


REGULAR CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS resume tHE WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 13th january 2020.
 

club training

WEDNESDAY | 2-3:30PM
COLCHESTER GARRISON

All club members welcome. Circular Road N, Colchester, CO2 7SU

club training

SATURDAY | 9AM
CASTLE PARK, COLCHESTER

More information about Park Run can be found here. If it's your first Park Run, you will need to register here.


Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.

 

 

 

 

Club committee

 


...

jonathan devaux


president
...

filipa mcqueen goncalves


vice-president
...

hursh patel


treasurer
...

riddhi shukla


secretary
...

wan ashraf tambrin


 welfare officer & social secretary
...

tyler shillingford


alumni officer
...

FAITH TOKODE


TRACK & FIELD captain
...

billy praim-singh


field coach
...

DANIEL MITCHELL


social secretary
...

jonathan keogh


CROSS COUNTRY CAPTAIN
...

SEYI FARI


FIRST YEAR REP

Key documents


Club constitution

CLUB CODE OF CONDUCT

risk assessment