Regional Councils

Regional Councils play a key role in the Governance of Welsh Athletics. Every Region has a nominated person for each discipline group who will represent the views of the Region. The Regional Councils are also a place for clubs to discuss and share challenges and opportunities for future development.

The Regions also have two nominated representatives on the General Council – ensuring that clubs, coaches, officials and volunteers views, concerns and successes can be shared with others across Wales.

Every club can attend a Regional Council and they are encouraged to contact their Regional Council to see what support their Region can provide to them.

Every Region supports a competition structure, including Regional and Inter-Regional Championships – events that play a key role in athlete development pathway across all age groups.

Full details on the Regional Councils can be found in the byelaws of Welsh Athletics.

Meeting dates 

22 March, 3 May, 14 June (AGM), 6 September, 1st November

 

Chair – Hillary Gooding (interim)

Secretary – Bethan Akanbi-Mortimer – east@welshathletics.org

Meeting Dates – all at Newport Athletics Stadium

  • Wednesday 13th March
  • Wednesday 15th May
  • Wednesday 3rd July (AGM followed by meeting)
  • Wednesday 11th September
  • Wednesday 13th November

Championship Dates – Track and Field – 11th May – Aberdare (with the South Regional Champs)

Geographical Boundary: Bridgend, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan (Caerphilly)*

* Existing text regarding Caerphilly

  • Chair - Dai Williams
  • Secretary - Jamie Clode – south@welshathletics.org
  • Meeting Dates  - 24/04 Pontyclun – Ysgol y Pant, 25/06 TBC
  • Championship Dates  -  All dates being finalized at meeting on 21/02 
  • Track & Field Championships – 11th May – Aberdare (with the East Wales Champs)  

Chair: Hedydd Davies

Secretary: Nathan Jones – west@welshathletics.org

Meeting Dates: Wednesday 13th March - Carmarthen Leisure Centre.

Championship Dates:

  • Trail - Red Kite Half Marathon, 10K and Junior (U20, U17, U15) - Saturday 4th May
  • Track & Field – 11th May - Swansea
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