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Today's Date: 4 March 2015
    LATEST NEWS:-
CAU INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY, COFTON PARK, BIRMINGHAM, 7TH MARCH 2015 - Richard Xerri has announced his selections for the Under-13 and Under-15 Boys. Rachel Disley & Frances Ratchford have announced their selections for the Under-13 Girls, Under-15 Girls and Under-17 Women. Robin Dickson has announced his selections for the Senior Women. Rob Russell has announced his selections for the Under-17 Men & Under-20 Women.

COACH DETAILS:- There is a coach going to Birmingham on Saturday 7th March for athletes, their families and their coaches. If you want a seat on the coach you should contact Frances Ratchford directly by email francesratchfordmb@btinternet.com. Her mobile number is 07766380281. We need a contact mobile number and details of where you will be joining the coach.
The coach will leave the following places promptly at the given times:
7.00am   Surbiton Station
7.19am   Tolworth Bowl layby
7.30am   Chertsey layby St Peter's Way. The coach will leave M25 at Chertsey (A317) turn off towards St Peter's hospital and take minor road. Layby is first for lorries and cars.
SOUTH-EAST SPORTSHALL - REGIONAL FINAL - Congratulations to the Surrey teams: Under-13 Girls, Under-13 Boys & Under-15 Girls all won to qualify for the National Finals in April and the Under-15 Boys were 3rd.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS CLUB & COACH SUPPORT OFFICER UPDATE, 17 FEBRUARY 2015 - CCSO UPDATE.
THROWS COACHING DAY, EPSOM, 22.03.2015 (1).       THROWS COACHING DAY, EPSOM, 22.03.2015 (2).
SURREY COUNTY INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, CARSHALTON, 14/15 FEBRUARY 2015 - RESULTS. PLEASE NOTE AMENDMENTS MADE TO RESULTS 27.02.2015.
NEW SURREY INDOOR RECORD FOR WOMEN'S 1500M - Competing in the Women's Mile at the Melrose Games held in New York on 14th February 2015, Rosie Clarke (Epsom & Ewell H) was officially timed at 1500m with 4:12.18 which improves the previous record of 4:1.:29 set by Charlotte Best (Crawley AC) in 2009. Rosie's finishing time for 1 mile was 4:31.78 which leaves the time of 4:31.24 by Jo White (Mitcham AC) in 1983 as the record for that event.
UK INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHEFFIELD, 14/15 FEBRUARY 2015 -
SW HIGH JUMP 2nd Morgan Lake (WSEH) 1.94m BRITISH JUNIOR RECORD.
SW TRIPLE JUMP 2nd Zainab Cessay (WGEL) 13.12m.
SW 3000M 2nd Emelia Gorecka (AFD) 9:06.27.
KARIYM IRVING - Whilst playing football for Redhill FC on Saturday, 7 February Kariym was involved in a clash of heads. He continued playing to the end of the match and then travelled home. Later that evening he collapsed after complaining of a headache. Paramedics took him to St George's Hospital, Tooting where he was put into a medically-induced coma. He regained consciousness on Monday and has been talking to family and friends. We send him our best wishes for a full recovery. Profile.
KEN NUNN - We are saddened to hear that Ken died on 3rd February following a long illness. He was awarded the Reg Bale Trophy (for Officials) by Surrey County Athletic Association at their March 2013 AGM, in recognition of the outstanding service that he had given to the County as a Field Official over many years. The funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Monday, 23rd February, at St Nicholas' Church, Cranleigh. There will then be a private cremation (for family only), following which those attending the service are invited for refreshments at Cranleigh Golf Club.
PETER LINDSELL 1946 - 2014 - We have been informed by Alan Dolton (Striders of Croydon) of the death of Peter Lindsell in November 2014 whilst he was on holiday in the Canary Islands. As a member of Guildford & Godalming AC, Peter won the Surrey 10,000m championship in 1981 and 1982. He also won the M40 Cross-Country title in 1986. By profession he was a demolition engineer and had considerable expertise in load testing and the demolition of complex structures and was a lecturer at Surrey University. More recently he lived near Southampton and spent a lot of time encouraging and helping young athletes at the Southampton track. Profile.
SCAN (SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER) ISSUE NO 78 - Now available for download.
SURREY UNDER-13 / UNDER-15 SPORTSHALL 2014/15, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD 25 JANUARY 2015 - RESULTS.
PETER DUGGAN - We have been informed by UK Athletics of the death of Peter Duggan. Although Peter was a Sussex official he was well known to Surrey officials. His funeral will take place on Thursday 5th February 2015 at 3pm in St Richards Chapel at the Surrey and Sussex Crematorium, Balcombe Road Crawley West Sussex. His widow, Lorraine, has said that everyone is welcome. It will be celebration of his life and she would love you to come in smart casual with a splash of colour. Preferably no black ties. Please no flowers. Donations in Memory of Pete are to Cancer Research direct or on the day.
We apologise for the mistake in confusing two Peter Duggans of a similar age. We are informed by Bob Holt that Peter Duggan, the former Surrey athlete, has lived for the past 40 years in Australia and visited the UK last year.
WORLD AGE-17 BEST FOR INDOOR PENTATHLON BY MORGAN LAKE - Whilst representing Great Britain & Northern Ireland in the U20/U23 Combined Events International held at Nogent sur Oise, France on 24/25 January 2015, Morgan Lake (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC) set a new world age-17 best of 4448 points beating the previous best held by Carolina Kluft. This was a Surrey Indoor Record beating the previous record 4297 points set by Julia Bennett in 1998. Morgan's individual preformances were 60mH: 8.85; HJ: 1.88m; SP: 13.88m; LJ: 6.13m & 800m: 2:25.44. Surrey Women's Indoor Records.
There was a Senior Combined Events International held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands over the same weekend. Jo Rowland (Crawley AC) finished 6th with 4066 points. Her individual performaces were: 60mH: 9.02; HJ: 1.65m; SP: 13.01m; LJ: 5.69m & 800m: 2:15.83.
SURREY SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, REIGATE, 17 JANUARY 2015 - For results see Surrey Schools AA website.
Surrey Schools would like to thank all the Officials, Marshals and Volunteers who contributed in any way to making their recent Cross Country Championships a success.With approximately 1700 athletes running on the day, the cohesion between everybody was immense.
Peter Shilling.
SURREY COUNTY DISABILITY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KINGSMEADOW, 11/12 APRIL 2015 - Details and Online Entry Form.
SURREY UNDER-13 / UNDER-15 SPORTSHALL 2014/15, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD 25 JANUARY 2015 - TIMETABLE.
Please note that the field events for the January meeting are different from those held at the October and November meetings. The track events remain the same.
JACK HEYWOOD 1932 - 2015 - We have been informed by Herne Hill Harriers of the death on 2nd January 2015 of Jack Heywood Jnr. Jack won Surrey Cross-Country titles as a Youth in 1949 and as a Junior in 1953. He won his first international vest in 1955 when he represented GB against France over 10,000m. Further details available on Herne Hill Harriers website.
COACHING ASSISTANT COURSE, CRANLEIGH, 14/15 MARCH 2015 - Details.
SURREY COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, LLOYD PARK, CROYDON, 3RD JANUARY 2015 - RESULTS & PHOTOS
MAURICE FLACKE 1923 - 2014 - We have been informed by Herne Hill Harriers of the death on 17th December 2014 of Maurice Flacke. Maurice was best known as a Discus thrower and competed during the 1950s and 1960s. Further details available on Herne Hill Harriers website.

SEAA INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY, HORSPATH, OXFORD, 13TH DECEMBER 2014 -

SURREY TEAMS WERE FIRST IN UNDER-13 GIRLS, UNDER-15 GIRLS, UNDER-17 WOMEN, SENIOR WOMEN and UNDER-13 BOYS.

Oscar Millard (Herne Hill) won the Under-13 Boys race with Luke van Outdshoorn (Aldershot, Farnham & District) finishing 2nd. Niamh Brown (Aldershot, Farnham & District) in the Under-17 Women and Georgie Bruinvels (Aldershot, Farnham & District) in the Senior Women were both second. SURREY INDIVIDUAL & TEAM PERFORMANCES.

Photos below sent by Rachel Disley.

Senior Women who won. Under-15 Girls with their winning team medals
Under-17 Women who won. Georgie Bruinvels (1508) and Sophie Cowper.
Surrey Senior Women's team with Team Manager, Robin Dickson.

EUROPEAN CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, SAMOKOV, BULGARIA, 14TH DECEMBER 2014 - RESULTS:-
Senior Men - Luke Caldwell (Dorking & Mole Valley AC) 40th 34:23 (Team: 5th)
Senior Women - Lily Partridge (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) 11th 29:22 (Team: 1st)
Under-23 Men - Jonny Hay (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) 4th 25:46 (Team: 2nd)
Under-23 Women - Emelia Gorecka (Aldershot, Farnham & District AC) 12th 23:10 (Team: 2nd)
Under-20 Men - Peter Chambers (Croydon Harriers) 26th 21:07 (Team: 5th)
Under-20 Women - Phoebe Law (Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers) 14th 15:03 (Team: 1st)

AGE DOES NOT WEARY THEM - We are pleased to forward the following information from Tony Harris (Mitcham AC) and John Thresher (Belgrave Harriers):- Dick Tyler (Mitcham), widower of Dorothy, was 98 on 1st December; Bill Lucas (Belgrave), England's oldest living Olympian from 1948, will be 98 in January.
SURREY UNDER-13 / UNDER-15 SPORTSHALL 2014/15, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD 23 NOVEMBER 2014 - RESULTS.
JOHN LOFTS - We regret to report John's death on 20th November 2014. Through his work on behalf of Aldershot, Farnham & District AC and the South of England Athletic Association John was well known to Surrey officials and he will be a great loss to our sport.
CECIL GITTINS 1928 - 2014 - We regret to report Cecil's sudden death on 11th November 2014. Although his primary affiliation was to Middlesex he had been a regular attender at Surrey County Championships as a Timekeeper and Race Walking Judge.
ANNUAL STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF TRACK & FIELD RANKINGS - The listings by event and by club for the Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 age groups are now available. These are based upon the Surrey County Ranking Lists. If your club's performances have not been submitted then its score may be lower than it should be! Please ensure that any further additions or corrections are submitted as soon as possible to our compilers:-
Senior Men & Senior Women Under 13/15/17/20 Girls/Women Under 13/15/17/20 Boys/Men
SURREY UNDER-13 / UNDER-15 SPORTSHALL 2014/15, SPECTRUM, GUILDFORD 26 OCTOBER 2014 - RESULTS.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS - LONDON REGION 2014 VOLUNTEER AWARDS - Congratulations to Pete Mulholland of Hercules Wimbledon AC on his award as Volunteer of the Year.
BRUCE JUDD CROSS-COUNTRY RELAYS, STOKE PARK, GUILDFORD 25 OCTOBER 2014 - RESULTS (44k Excel xlsx) or RESULTS (101k Excel xls). Correction has been made to the Under-13 Girls result which does not effect team placings but does change the finishing times of the 3rd leg runners for Holland Sports AC 'A' and Woking AC. This is included in the redrawn table of individual lap times. We apologise to the 2 athletes concerned - no other athletes / teams are affected.
SITUATIONS VACANT - We have the following roles that will require new volunteers:-
(1) ENGRAVER - Tom Richards has stated that he will not be continuing in his position of engraver after the January 2016 Cross-Country championships. This role includes maintaining a sufficient stock of county medals and then engraving medals prior to each championship. The county posseses its own engraving machine which Tom is willing to demonstrate to any potential engravers during 2015. If you are interested then please contact Keith Burchell.
(2) PHOTO-FINISH - Mike Scott has stated that he will not be continuing to support the photo-finish service after the end of the 2015 season. Anyone interested in taking on this role should contact Mike for more details of what is involved.
(3) FEMALE TRACK & FIELD RANKINGS - We are grateful to Melanie Mason who has offered to take over from Pam Ball. We send our sincere thanks to Pam for her work over the past 5 years and we hope that Melanie will find the task equally rewarding.
SURREY MASTERS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, RICHMOND PARK, 18 OCTOBER 2014 - RESULTS (revised 21.10.14 - 90k xls).
For earlier items of news click on News Headlines
RESPECT TO OUR TEAM MANAGERS - Surrey County Athletic Association does not accept or condone the use of offensive behaviour towards or abuse or bullying of team managers under any circumstances. Team managers are all volunteers and make their decisions on the basis of information available to them. While not everyone is likely to agree with all of their decisions they must respect them and all the hours of work and agonising that go into the difficult task these team managers carry out in the interests of encouraging athletics in the county
CARDIAC RISK IN THE YOUNG - England Athletics is publicising this charity. CRY is a charity that was established to raise awareness of conditions that can lead to the sudden cardiac death of young people. They operate a screening programme at a number of clinics around the UK and support this with mobile units that travel to other locations.
Full information about CRY and their services can be found on their website at www.c-r-y.org.uk. Young people between the age of 14 and 35 who would like to have cardiac testing can go to www.testmyheart.org.
You can also see www.uka.org.uk/governance/health-safety/cardiac-screening-for-athletes/ for information on work being done by UKA in this area.
Following the death of a young member of Croydon Harriers, Mike Fleet has been promoting this charity for several years and anyone wishing to have copies of his photographs has been asked to make a donation to CRY. Further he has been exchanging for donations bookmarks signed by famous athletes to raise funds for this charity.We thank those of you who have shown your support in the past.
NEW DATABASE FACILITY - It is now possible to review the performances by Surrey athletes at the Major International Championships. For example you can view all performances at the Olympic Games or finalists at the European Indoor Championships or medal winners at the Commonwealth Youth Games etc....... Click on "Results" above and then select "Major Championships". As always please let us know of any errors or ommissions. Webmaster.
SURREY COUNTY ATHLETICS HISTORICAL INFORMATION - CAN YOU HELP? - Keith Burchell currently holds the archives for the Surrey County AAA and Surrey County WAAA. These are far from being complete. If you have any past information such as programmes, committee minutes, championship results etc that you are thinking of disposing then please contact Keith. In particular, sets of County Championship results prior to 1980 are sought.
SURREY SCHOOLS ATHLETICS HISTORICAL INFORMATION - CAN YOU HELP? - Surrey Schools AA have had a request from Michael Stenning, as part of his family history research. He wants to know if his aunt, Iris Marshall, won the girls hurdles at Surrey Schools T&F at Motspur Park between 1934-39.
Another request for any old programmes from Surrey Schools in the 1934-39 period, and also for 1954 Surrey Schools T&F Champs. Please contact Peter Shilling.
SURREY ALL-TIME RANKINGS - Over the past months David Cocksedge, Pete Mulholland and Keith Burchell have been compiling lists of the best performances for each of the standard track and field events for Men and Women. Further assistance has been provided by Liz Sissons, Alan Mead and Tom Pollak. The results of their efforts are now available by clicking on the "All-time Track & Field Rankings" button above. It is possible that some performances have been missed - please contact Pete Mulholland with any further performances that should be included. Performances are only eligible for athletes who were Surrey-qualified at the time of setting the performance. The names and clubs shown are those of the athlete at the time the performance was set.
RESULTS ARCHIVE- On this website you will find the results of previous County Championships. To find out what is available then click on the buttons below:-
Thanks to Don Turner, Michael Cowlard & Keith Burchell for compiling these results. Further results will be added later.
The Track & Field Championships database has recently had the complete results of the 2013 Combined Events, Steeplechases & Relays Championships plus the fullresults of the 1978 Surrey Women's Championships. If you are able to add this information then please contact Webmaster. There are over 73,000 individual performances from past Track & Field Championships stored within the database.
BOOKING FORMS FOR PHOTO-FINISH, RACE CLOCK & RADIOS
SCAA has (a) photo finish, (b) a race clock and (c) radios for hire. You can download forms to book either the race clock or the radios by clicking on the buttons below. The forms come in either MS Word or Adobe PDF format. Please note that there are two different forms for the photo finish - one for organisations affiliated to SCAA and one for other organisations.
Photo-finish + clock
(Affiliates)
Photo-finish + clock
(non-affiliates)
Race Clock (Road /
Cross Country)
Radios
MS Word photofinish.doc (43k) photofinish.doc (43k) clock.doc (35k) radios.doc (37k)
Abobe Acrobat photofinish.pdf (14k) photofinish.pdf (14k) clock.pdf (42k) radios.pdf (58k)

Annual Statistical Analysis of U13 / U15 / U17 Track & Field Performances.