Hero Comp Leagues

For athletes in the V35, V50 and V60 age categories, the club enter a Mens and Ladies Team into the Hampshire Division of the Southern Counties Vets Track & Field League.

The League comprises of 4 fixtures on Monday evenings, usually one in each of April, May, June and July. The start time is usually 18:30 and the match finishes by 9pm.

Full fixture list and other info for this league here: Hampshire Vets League

There are 4 matches each season, each generally hosted by one of the clubs:

  • Winchester
  • Southampton
  • Basingstoke
  • Portsmouth
  • Aldershot

Over the 4 matches the following events are usually covered (sometimes twice)

  • 100m
  • 200m
  • 400m
  • 800m
  • 1500m
  • 3000m
  • 5000m (not every season)
  • 3000m steeplechase (men only)
  • Long jump
  • Triple jump
  • High jump
  • Pole vault
  • Hammer
  • Javelin
  • Shot
  • 4*100 and 4*400 relays

Selection is on a "can do" basis, we can enter non scorers in the track events, so in the event of more than 2 athletes wanting to take part selection will be on recent times. Only 2 per event in the field events, selection being on recent performance.

We aim to take a complete team, with the emphasis on taking part and enjoyment.

Team Managers :
Heather Sheffield (masters@wadac.org.uk) &
Andy Gannaway (vets-men@wadac.org.uk)

Type Track and Field
Season/Date April through July
Location
Age Veterans Seniors
Team Manager(s) Heather Sheffield – masters@wadac.org.uk
Andy Gannaway – vets-men@wadac.org.uk
Website http://www.hampshirevetsleague.org.uk/index.html
Cost Free