Links to Various Web Sites




Web-Sites of Athletic Organisations
 
Midland Counties Athletic Association Midland Counties AA . The Avon AA clubs now come under the Midlands and South-West region of England Athletics.
 
Athletics in the South-West Athletics in the South-West. This site covers the seven Counties of the South-West region of England Athletics, including news from the England Athletics South-West Council.
 
Welsh Athletics Welsh Athletics. Several Avon-resident athletes are eligible by birth or parentage to compete in Welsh Championships or to contend for places in Welsh teams; others travel into Wales for competition, including for the South-West Indoor T&F Championships. So here is some information about Athletics Across The Bridge.
 
British Athletics British Athletics is the consumer brand of the governing body “UK Athletics”. UKA is the Member Federation of the IAAF responsible for athletics in the United Kingdom.
 
England Athletics England Athletics The organisation which controls the nine regions organising athletics within England -- there is a section of the site dedicated to the South-West region (which includes Avon). You can download championships entry forms this site.
 
English Schools Athletic Association English Schools Athletic Association Loads of information about Schools athletics, including those vital qualifying times for the English Schools Track and Field Championships
 
British Masters Athletic Federation British Masters Athletics Federation If you've reached the age of 35 ... you now become a "Master" not a Veteran


Magazines and Web Sites for Athletics
 
Rio 2016 The Rio 2016 Website. So the Rio Games / Paralympics have gone: at least their logo was better than the 2012 horror. If you're still nostalgic for the London Games, you can visit The 2012 Games Site, or Watch Some Videos from London.
 
RunBritain The RunBritain website. This has taken over as the main UK website for Road Running information (including on-line race entries).
 
UKA Coach UKA Coach website. Lots of information on coaching, including essential reading for coaches chasing qualifications.
 
Athletics Weekly Athletics Weekly. The best weekly magazine covering athletics in Britain? Well, there aren't any others at the moment.
 
The Power Of Ten The Power Of Ten. One of the better initiatives in athletics: using the power of modern IT to provide a comprehensive service of athletics performance data.
 
UKA Book Centre Neuff Athletic Equipment. If you need the 2018 UKA Rule Book, or the ESAA Handbook, or might benefit from another book on coaching your event, this is a suitable mail-order source.
 
IAAF site IAAF (the World Governing Body). For those who are interested in the World athletics scene, all the results and statistics they could hope for.


Links To Associated Sports
 
British Orienteering Federation British Orienteering Federation Running and Thinking!
 
British Triathlon Association British Triathlon Association
 
Long Distance Walkers Association Long Distance Walkers Association The tough but non-competitive side of Walking (Long = usually 20 miles upwards).
 
Spoof Site Or The Real Thing? Spoof Site ... or The Real Thing? You decide! For something more technical try This Site to help you make up your mind?


Links To Non-Associated Sports
 
Nepalese Elephant Polo Nepalese Elephant Polo. The "Screwless Tuskers" team might not be quite what you think ...
 
Octopush  Underwater Hockey. Some comedian's joke, maybe? Well ...


Health Issues
 
Cardiac Risk in the Young Cardiac Risk in the Young. A quote from the site: "Every Week in the UK at least 12 young people die suddenly from undiagnosed heart conditions". The site goes into some of the issues involved.