Track and Field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.  The name is derived from the sport's typical venue: a stadium with an oval running track enclosing a grass field where the throwing and jumping events take place. Track and field is categorised under the umbrella sport of athletics, which also includes road running, cross country running, and race walking.

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Winter 2014 Berkshire Successes

BERKSHIRE HAS TWO NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

This winter’s activity saw two Berkshire qualified athletes become national champions. 

In the English National Cross Country Championships, Jonathan Davies of Reading AC triumphed in the 10km under 20 race, winning by 4 seconds. Meanwhile, Elliott Thorne of Slough Junior AC set a big PB in the under 15 long jump to win the England Athletics indoor title. 

Congratulations to both athletes on their magnificent achievements. We wish them and all local athletes a very successful and rewarding summer season.

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