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New fund to protect and prepare grassroots sport A new fund of up to £4million has been launched by Sport Wales to help grassroots sports clubs and organisations that are currently facing an unc...

Last weekend over 300 athletes took to the roads to take part in the Welsh Athletics Virtual 10K Challenge, raising over £600 for Mind Cymru.  We were delighted to see athletes of all ages ...

Welsh Athletics are happy to confirm that following an open recruitment process, Helen Adams and Tom Overton will join the Board of Directors. Helen, who currently works as a bid Manager for the finan...

The First Ministers announcement on Friday 19th June was certainly seen as a positive in terms of the change to outdoor sports courts and facilities (including tracks). Following this Welsh Athletics ...

Chris Davies, Telford AC is the most prolific race winner in the history of the North Wales Cross Country League. An aggressive front runner Chris competed for Wales and Great Britainand has some of t...

#SupportYourClub   As you would imaging, following the release of a series of ‘guidance’ documents athletes, leaders, coaches and clubs have been using the last couple of weeks to sta...

BMAF Virtual 5K Relays Results Announced We were delighted to collaborate with BMAF to incorporate a Welsh category into their Virtual 5K Relays which took place from 14th – 20th June, and this ...

After three months of home training, a small group of Olympic and Paralympic hopeful athletes from sprint and throwing events took part in a controlled outdoor session at the outdoor track o...

A group of Wales’ leading athletes will star in a brand new feature length documentary which gets a Global Digital Premiere this evening. The documentary will then be screened on local and natio...

It's been a frantic time with a lot of event postponements and cancellations, so here's a handy summary of the current status of some of the biggest Road, trail & Cross country races, incl...

Tony Blackwell is the second most prolific winner of the North Wales Cross Country Championships with five victories in the late 1970’s/early 1980’s. Despite joining Wolverhampton and Bils...

As ever there has been a host of activity happening across the sport in Wales. The First Ministers announcement last Friday did provide a boost for both individuals and clubs. Following the announceme...

This annual campaign which is now in its 12th year is powered by children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust. For 2020, National School Sport Week will become National School Sport Week at Home. Ri...

I am delighted to see the Welsh Government progressing through their roadmap, with particular reference to the opening of outdoor sports courts and the ability for elite athletes to resume training. W...

We are today publishing the first set of detailed guidance documents to accompany our Lifting Athletics out of Lockdown Roadmap published on 29th May. The formal suspension of athletics activity in Wa...

ATTENTION ALL ATHLETES!! We’d love to hear from as many of our athletes as possible during this complicated time. As some restrictions begin to change here in Wales, we’d like to know your...

Welsh Athletics is pleased to announce that James Williams has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive on a permanent basis. James had been in the role of interim CEO since January of this year,...

Extension to Virtual Offering in partnership with OpenTrack – Sportshall @ home    As part of the support offer to our member clubs during this time, we are delighted to anno...

Following on from an incredibly successful webinar focusing on the art of 10K training & racing delivered by James Thie, Welsh Athletics are delighted to launch the next of their virtual challenge...

#SupportYourClub It has been an amazing few week of activities and the last week has been no exception with clubs across Wales supporting their members and a host of activities that inspire. No better...

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