Track & Field Open Meeting – 6th July

The third of this years Isle of Man Athletics Association Open Meetings will take place on Wednesday 6th July at the NSC, hosted by Western AC.

Whilst this meeting is open all (age groups U13 and above) we will also be using it as a Junior Inter Club match with the first two athletes from each Club in each event (U13, U15 and U17) counting towards the match.  Please ensure that you wear your Club vests.

Registration will take place from 5.15pm for a 6.15pm start.  Cost will be £2 for the first event and £1 for each event thereafter (max 3 events per competitor – all age groups)

Here is the Timetable of Events and the Entry Form

Officials are required urgently for this event so any help would be appreciated please contact Louise Kneen.

Junior Inter Club Match – 25th May 2016

Isle of Man Athletics are pleased to announce the results of the Junior Inter Club Match held during the Track & Field Open meeting on 25th May 2016.

Points were awarded to the first two athletes from each Club, in each event, on a scale 6-1.  The Club with the highest number of points gained over the match are the winners.

U13 & U15

1st with 183 points – Manx Harriers
2nd with 164 points – Northern AC
3rd with 55 points – Western AC

As you can see it was really close.

If you then include the U17 results to the above Manx Harriers increased their lead to 225 points, Northern to 199 points and Western with 89 points.

Well done to everyone that took part.

Track & Field Open Meeting – 25th May

The second of this years Isle of Man Athletics Association Open Meetings will take place on Wednesday 25th May at the NSC, hosted by Northern AC.

Whilst this meeting is open all (age groups U13 and above) we will also be using it as a Junior Inter Club match with the first two athletes from each Club in each event (U13, U15 and U17) counting towards the match.  Please ensure that you wear your Club vests.

Registration will take place from 5.15pm for a 6.15pm start.  Cost will be £2 for the first event and £1 for each event thereafter (max 3 events per competitor – all age groups)

Here is the Timetable of Events and the Entry Form

Officials are required urgently for this event so any help would be appreciated please message or call Martyn Strickett on 01624 820443 / 07624 490691

Junior Inter Club Match – 4th May 2016

Isle of Man Athletics are pleased to announce the results of the Junior Inter Club Match held during the Track & Field Open meeting on 4th May 2016.

Points were awarded to the first two athletes from each Club, in each event, on a scale 6-1.  The Club with the highest number of points gained over the match are the winners.

U13 & U15

1st with 202 points – Manx Harriers
2nd with 194 points – Northern AC
3rd with 78 points – Western AC

As you can see it was really close.  If split between male and female events then Manx Harriers won the womens events and Northern the boys.

Interestingly if you then add the U17 results to the above Manx Harriers increased their lead to 264 points, Northern to 229 points and Western with 136 points.  Manx Harriers dominated the U17 womens category but this was mainly due to their being only 1 person in the events. Northern & Western were much stronger in the U17 Mens events.

Well done to everyone that took part.

 

Northern League 2016

It’s that time of year when planning for this seasons Northern League trips have reached a critical point.

Last season we were so close to winning our league and getting a chance at promotion.  West Cheshire our main rivals, who we beat twice last season,  succeeded in getting promoted to Division One so it just shows how capable we are of doing the same. Promotion does not only elevate Team IOM to a higher division it also provides you with an even higher quality of competition.

The Northern League also provides an ideal opportunity for our U17 athletes to compete at a level, which whilst challenging, is well within their capability and to enjoy being part of a team which has been a starting point for many of our elite athletes, many of which still compete. If you are a new U17 and would like to have a chat about the Northern League and what it offers then please get in touch.

In order to get a greater understanding of the athletes available for each trip I would ask that you complete and return a Northern League Commitment Form.  I would also ask that you do this a soon as you can.

This year the matches are as follows:

Saturday, 7 May – Robin Park, Wigan (day trip)
Sunday, 5 June – Edge Hill, Ormskirk (overnight stop)
Sunday, 3 July – Trafford (overnight stop)
Saturday, 6 August – Sports City, Manchester (day trip)

Once I have an understanding of the numbers travelling I will be able to provide more details regarding costs.  It has however been agreed that your Club will again fund you to 50% of the total costs.

Remember this is the season to be putting your performances in for selection for Island Games.  The Northern League provides an ideal completion for you to gain the standards required and show the selection committee your performances over a period of time.

The Northern League is for 1st claim members of Manx Harriers, Western AC and Northern AC only.  If you wish to be considered then please ensure that you have paid your annual membership fees to you Club and that your Club has paid your EA fee.  Checks are made and the last thing we want is to have points docked because you haven’t paid your fees!

If you are an Official and available to join us then there are two funded spaces from each Club.  Please also complete the Commitment Form so I can organise who the officials will be for each match. Remember we need 1 timekeeper, 1 track official and 4 field officials one of which must be a level 2B.

If you know of anyone who would be interested in taking part then please pass this information onto them.

I would like to thank you in advance for returning your forms promptly!

Anthony Brand
Team Manager