Athletics In The South-West

Describing the sport of Athletics
in Avon, Cornwall, Devon,
Dorset, Gloucestershire,
Somerset and Wiltshire.

Other Competitions in the South-West

Other Competitions Involving SW Athletes

This page lists some athletic competitions not promoted or co-ordinated by the EA South-West Council but which involve South-West athletes.
London Mini-Marathon:

The London Marathon is now back as a Spring event in 2024 (Sunday April 21st), with the London Mini Marathon being held the day before. The first two finishers in each relevant race (U13/u15/U17 M/F), by 2023-24 Cross-Country age groups, were awarded automatic team places; other team members and reserves were selected from those who had expressed an interest in selection.

South-West LMM Team Results for Spring 2024.
South-West LMM Team Results for Spring 2023.
South-West LMM Team Results for 2022.

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SW Sportshall Championships:

Each of the seven County Sportshall organisations (not necessarily the same as the County Association) are entitled to enter teams: in recent seasons only four have done so.

The 2024 Championships were held on Saturday 9th March at Paignton. The UK Championships were held on Saturday 6th April at Stoke on Trent: the South-West were represented by:
  • Under 13 Boys: Avon (2nd overall)
  • Under 13 Girls: Avon (6th overall)
  • Under 15 Boys: Avon (4th overall)
  • Under 15 Girls: Devon (7th overall)

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South West Schools Championships:

Each of the seven Counties has their own Schools Association and there is a South-West Schools AA which promotes the region's Schools Championships; these South-West Championships are important factors for County Schools AAs when making selections for their respective English Schools Championships teams.

The South-West Schools Championships for 2024 are:
  • Cross-Country Championships: Saturday 3th February, RNAS Yeovilton
  • Track & Field Championships: Saturday 15th June, Exeter Arena
  • Combined Events Championships: Weekend 22nd / 23rd June, Yeovil

Leagues mainly involving South-West Clubs
(all external sites)
South-West Athletic League   Charles Stanley Westward Cross-Country League
Wessex XC League   Avon Track and Field League

Leagues Involving Clubs Further Afield
(all external sites)
John H. Collins Gwent Cross-Country League   Gloucestershire Cross-Country League
Youth Development League   National Athletics League