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SCHOOLS updated 12 June 2021

Hampshire Schools' Athletic Association
Track & Field Championships 2021

The HSAA Track and Field Championships took place at Portsmouth on Saturday 12th June, with Junior events in the morning and Inter/Senior events in the afternoon.

Senior Boys Intermediate Boys Junior Boys
Senior Girls Intermediate Girls Junior Girls
TRACK & FIELD updated 1 June 2021

Announcement to all team managers, coaches, officials, athletes and parents

Hampshire Athletics Track & Field, Multi-Events and QuadKids Championships

With the Covid-19 lockdown slowly easing and the possibility of further relaxation over the next two to three months, the decision has been made to organise the 2021 Hampshire Athletics Track & Field Championships over the August Bank Holiday weekend of Sunday 29th and Monday 30th August.

The venue will continue to be the Mountbatten Leisure Centre Track facility.

During the following weekend, on Sunday 5th September, at the same location, the Multi-Events and Quadkids competitions will take place, with Hammer, Pole Vault, Walks and Mile competitions included alongside during that day.

Timetables of events will be posted here shortly, together with guidance regarding the entry procedure.

The caveat however remains that the holding of any or all of the above events will at all times be dictated by Government lockdown guidelines.

Stuart Horsewood
Track & Field Championship Secretary

CROSS-COUNTRY added 3 June 2021

Hampshire Cross-Country League AGM 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Hampshire Cross Country League will be held at Places Leisure Eastleigh, Passfield Avenue, Eastleigh on Friday 23 July at 7.30 pm.

Any proposals for changes to the rules or constitution must be received by the Secretary by 2 July.

SCHOOLS added 27 May 2021

Hampshire Schools' AA and Hampshire Athletics
Combined Events Championships 2021
Wednesday 26th May

Here are the results of the Combined Events Championships held at Basingstoke on Wednesday 26 May:


NEWS added 10 May 2021

Pete Spelman

Pete SpelmanIt is with great sadness that Winchester & District AC must advise that Pete Spelman, its successful club Chairman between 2013 and 2017, has passed away peacefully, after a protracted illness that was bravely endured. Read more

SCHOOLS updated 2 May 2021

HSAA Planned Return to Competition

With restrictions easing HSAA are planning the following competition:

Wednesday 26th May: U15 Boys and Girls Pentathlon - more information on the Combined Events page.
(Please note that this year's Hampshire Athletics Multi-Events Championships for Under 15 athletes has been incorporated into this meeting.)

Saturday 12th June: HSAA Track and Field Championships at Portsmouth...

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NEWS added 21 March 2021

Pat Butcher

Pat ButcherThe City of Portsmouth Athletic Club are saddened to announce the death of Pat Butcher.

Pat joined the club in the 1970's as an enthusiastic parent and was quickly appointed as the Young Athletes Coordinator, a role which oversaw the club's up and coming athletes, many of whom went on to county, national and international success.

Pat became a middle-distance coach and also served the club as a team manager.

SCHOOLS added 9 March 2021

ESAA Virtual Cross-Country Championships 2021

ESAA have now announced a Virtual English Schools Cross Country Championships for this year. In brief, it will require the athlete to run a 2k or 5k course (depending on age group) at a venue that has a measured course already.  Read more

ABOUT US added 23 February 2021

Annual General Meeting

AGM 5 March 2021The Annual General Meeting of Hampshire Athletics will take place on Friday 5 March 2021 at 19:30.

The meeting will be held via Zoom due to the current COVID-19 lockdown. Those members wishing to join the Zoom call should to Stuart Horsewood who will then individually provide the dial-in details.

Agenda (pdf)

NEWS added 26 January 2021

Tracey Jones - Volunteer of the Year Award

Southampton AC's Chairperson Tracey Jones has been announced as the England Athletics National Volunteer of the Year for 2020.

This is a well-deserved recognition especially of her commitment and determination in steering her club through the dramatically challenging Coronavirus lockdowns.

Not only is she a well respected leader of her committee, but she has coached jumps athletes through to very successful outcomes.

Some of Tracey's achievements are also described on the Southampton AC website when she was awarded South East Regional Volunteer of the Year in November.

NEWS updated 23 March 2021

Ray Scovell

The sad death of Ray Scovell, a name known to many in the county and especially on the Isle of Wight, has been announced as a very unfortunate statistic of the Coronavirus pandemic, as he was taken to hospital with an unrelated illness.

Ray was self-taught in coaching field event athletes and over the past nearly 30 years had brought athletes both from the Island and other parts of the UK to the Commonwealth and International stages.

As the Island's Community Development Officer for sports he encouraged large numbers to take part in the local Medina Park Runs. He expanded this to bring in juniors as he was determined to see children more active.

A comprehensive tribute to Ray has appeared in the Isle of Wight County Press.

Unfortunately, there was further bad news to follow when Ray's wife Rosemary died a short time later, also from Covid. Our thoughts go to Ray and Rosemary's family who will always remember Ray as living his life for sport and the local community where they lived.