The highlight of the Schools athletics season, The English Schools Championships, take place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th July.
These Championships are said to be the fourth largest athletic event in the world and are now in their 87th year, having first been contested in 1925, only stopping for the Second World War.
This year, Yate & District AC can proudly boast having 10 members competing at the Championships, over a range of events and age groups.
A huge congratulations to Dalis Jones, Daniel Brooks, Hannah Hobbs, Ellie Leather, Ellie Wallace, Owen Merrett, Toby Conibear, Adam Brooks, Jack Moore and Joshua Snook.
Their hard work and performances have been rewarded with selection to compete for their County at this prestigious event.
The club are very proud and wish you all the very best!
Club members unable to travel to Birmingham to support these athletes can watch action from the Championships via live streams on the ‘VINCO’ website http://www.runjumpthrow.com/ (Dates/times of competing Yate athletes provided below)
Dalis Jones (Avon) JG 1500m Heats 10:12 Friday
Daniel Brooks (Avon) IB 100m Heats 11:05 Friday
Hannah Hobbs (Avon) SG 1500m Final 15:26 Friday
Ellie Leather (Avon) SG 1500m Final 15:26 Friday
Ellie Wallace (Avon) SG 1500m Final 15:26 Friday
Owen Merrett (Wilts) JB Hammer Final 14:30 Saturday
Toby Conibear (Avon) JB Hammer Final 14:30 Saturday
Adam Brooks (Avon) SB High Jump Final 14:34 Saturday
Jack Moore (Avon) SB High Jump Final 14:34 Saturday
Joshua Snook (Avon) SB 400m Heats 14:44 Saturday