Events for Juniors Spring/Summer 2020

This post will be left in place on the website and updated as the season progresses.

You can see the most up-to-date list of races/events for juniors using this link
http://valleystriders.org.uk/new/latest-events/category/junior-events/list/

Calendar

Sun 01-03-20 Peco XC 5 Roundhay Park  (CANCELLED)

Wed 04-03-20 POSTPONED Primary XC W.Yorks final Templenewsam

Sat 07-03-20 POSTPONED LSAA XC Prince Henry

Wed 11-03-20 NEW DATE Primary XC W.Yorks final Templenewsam

Sat 28-03-20 NEW DATE LSAA XC Prince Henry

Sun 29-03-20 Peco XC Relays at Bramley Falls Woods organised by Valley Striders (see section below)

Sun 29-03-20 South Yorks Indoor 4 EIS Sheffield

Sun 05-04-20 Wakefield T&F Open (venue and date to be confirmed)

Sat 11-04-20 Doncaster T&F Open

Mon 13-04-20 POSTPONED York Summer T&F

Sun 19-04-20 West Yorkshire T&F 1 Cleckheaton (see section below)

Wed 06-05-20 West Yorkshire T&F 2 Cleckheaton

Sat 09-05-20 Yorks T&F Champs Cudworth (school year 6 and above)

Sun 10-05-20 Yorks T&F Champs Cudworth (school year 6 and above)

Sun 10-05-20 Leeds Half Marathon Leeds and Junior Race (open to all)

Sun 17-05-20 Gareth Dunn Run Cookridge and fun run (open to all)

Tue 19-05-20 (provisional date) Meanwood Trail Junior Races at Leos organised by Valley Striders (see section below)

Mon 25-05-20 York Summer T&F 1 Heslington (see section below)

Wed 27-05-20 West Yorkshire T&F 3 Cleckheaton (see section below)

Sun 14-06-20 Pudsey 10k and junior race (included in Juniors Membership fee, also available to waiting list)

Wed 17-06-20 West Yorkshire T&F 4 Cleckheaton (see section below)

Sat 20-06-20 York Summer T&F 2 Heslington (see section below)

Sun 28-06-20 Eccup 10 and junior race (included in Juniors Membership fee, also available to waiting list)

Tue 30-06-20 Danefield Relays (minimum age 13??)

Tue ??-07-20 Golden Acre Relays and junior relays (included in Juniors Membership fee, also available to waiting list)

Fri ??-07-20 Washburn Valley Relays and junior relays

Sat 04-07-20 York Summer T&F 3 Heslington (see section below)

Wed 08-07-20 West Yorkshire T&F 5 Cleckheaton (see section below)

Sun 26-07-20 West Yorkshire T&F 6 Cleckheaton (see section below)

Sun 30-08-20 York Summer T&F 4 Heslington (see section below)

Sat 12-09-20 West Yorkshire T&F Championships Cleckheaton (see section below)

Sun 13-09-20 EXTRA DATE York Summer T&F Open Heslington (see section below)

Sun 20-09-10 Kirkstall 7 mile race and junior races (included in Juniors Membership fee, also available to waiting list)

Peco Relays on Sunday 29 March

We will organise teams for this.  Waiting list can join a VS team.

Teams of 3 runners, for younger category then all must be school year 6 or younger.  For older category can be any age (including year 6 or younger).  Teams of boys, girls or mixed.

Each runner runs approximately 1.2 miles (just under 2km)

Email juniors@valleystriders.org.uk to express an interest.  If you’ve got 2 others you want to run with and who’ve confirmed that they are available to run, then let us know, it saves us work!

Meanwood Trail Junior Races at Leos on Tuesday 19 May (provisional date)

For the last 2 years we’ve organised races on a Tuesday evening in May, open to everyone.

1km for school years 2 to 4, 2km for school years 5 and 6, 3km for school years 7 to 11.

On the night, we will need parents to help with registration, marshalling, recording on the finish funnel, handing out water and handing out medals.

More details to follow.

West Yorkshire Track and Field League

Only open to club members.  School Minimum age 9 on 01/09/2020 i.e. currently school year 4 and above.

Juniors aged 11 or above on 01/09/2020 (i.e. currently school year 6 and above) must be affiliated to England Athletics.  Cost is £18p.a.

Age groups are U11/U13/U15/U17 on 01/09/2020

A programme showing which events are available for each age group for each meeting can be found at http://www.westyorkshireathletics.org.uk/

I have entry forms, there is no online entry

Cost is £15 which covers meetings 1 to 6 (yes just £15 for 6 meetings).

Entries for event 1 must arrive at the league secretary by 3 April

To enter the Championship you must have entered the series.

Email juniors@valleystriders.org.uk to express an interest

Names so far (at 09/02/20) who’ve expressed an interest –  none (because I’ve only just published this)

City of York Track and Field Summer League

Only open to club members.  School Minimum age 9 on 01/09/2020 i.e. currently school year 4 and above.  Possibly exceptions for experienced year 3’s

Juniors aged 11 or above on 01/09/2020 (i.e. currently school year 6 and above) must be affiliated to England Athletics.  Cost is £18p.a.

Age groups are U11/U13/U15/U17 on 01/09/2020

Online entry will be at www.cityofyorkathleticclub.net  (entries not open yet)

Cost will be around £24 to cover meetings 1 to 4.  All athletes get a sprint, a middle distance event (600m or 800m) at every meeting, U11’s get long jump at every meeting, other age groups get a choice of one or two field events.

Email juniors@valleystriders.org.uk to express an interest

Names so far (at 09/02/20) who’ve expressed an interest – none (because I’ve only just published this)

Leeds Junior Run Series 2019/20

The Leeds Junior Run Series 2019/20 comprises
– all the junior races organised by running clubs in Leeds
– the Peco cross country series
– the five junior parkruns in Leeds

The series runs between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020.

It is free to enter and club membership is not needed.

See http://www.leedsathletics.net/Leeds_Race_Series.htm