Answers to all of these questions can be found somewhere on this website!
In the year of the London Olympics, Yate athletes won 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze at the South West Championships
Matt started hammer throwing in 1984
A picture of the 2017 Lower YDL Team to help jog a few memories!
This was our first year in the Premier League, following our promotion as Champions in 2016.
Swansea won the league with 17 points, Yate finished in third place, one point below second placed Cardiff Archers.
This home match should be the final league fixture.
Fingers crossed it isn’t cancelled!
It’s £40 for a new adult member
It’s £30 for a renewal
Neil Hayne, a Brimsham Green student, set two club records the same year the athletic club was formed.
Nothing special in that, but what is amazing is that they have stood firm for 37 years!
Steve Higton set his club record in 1984
Richard Cranswick set his club record in 1985
Pat Gallagher set her club record in 1987
Our club crest and motto is the same as the official Yate Coat of Arms “Pride & Perseverance”.
“Faster, Longer, Higher” is a play on the Olympic motto “Faster, Higher, Stronger”.
“By Skill and hard work” is the motto of Blackburn Rovers.
“More than a club” is the motto of Barcelona FC.
Hannah Jackson formally took the role on in 2020
Karen has won an award on 9 occasions
Matt has won an award on 11 occasions
Pat has won an award on 14 occasions
Jamie has won an award on 7 occasions
The golden sash goes over the right shoulder
The club was founded on February 9th, 1983.
The first AGM was held on 17th March, 1983.
ybay was Jeremy’s idea. Obviously a play on eBay
This free classified ads space is somewhere where parents and athletes can buy/sell/swap used athletic spikes and equipment
Having been the clubs Vice-Chairman from 2013-2014, Jeremy took on the role as Chair in 2014
We are now an online affiliate with Neuff
This means that they will pay us a small commission on anything you buy, once you visit their site using this link, which is already embedded in all the advert images we display on our website: https://www.neuff.co.uk?sca_ref=132199.YGXIHn4k73
Swindon have never been a member of the Avon Track & Field League
Sam is Team Manager for U13’s/U15’s in both the YDL and Avon League
Matt is the Midland League Team Manager
Graham is the NAL Team Manager
Sandra is one of the Upper YDL Team Managers
Junior Academy runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
However, there are two sessions on Wednesdays
Mike Smith was the clubs founding Chairman.
He sadly passed away towards the end of 2019. We now have a memorial bench at YOSC to remember him by.
In 1999 the Midland League was still contested separately by men and women.
Club stalwart, Matt Muggeridge, would have been a key member of this team. This picture appeared in the paper that year…Sorry Matt!
Speed bounce is not a Quadkids event. It is however, a Sportshall event.