Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon Athletic Club

Coronavirus / Covid 19

Following the latest communications from the Government and England Athletics, SUAAC have cancelled all Coached / Organised Training Sessions with immediate effect.

This incorporates

a) all training sessions at the Track
b) the Wednesday club run from the Sports Club
c) the coached Saturday morning swim sessions
d) the coached Sunday morning training session on the Welcombe Hills.

In addition please note that

a) The full statement from England Athletics can be seen here
b) All Stratford School facilities are shut to all hirers and so the track is completely closed and is not available to us as individuals
c) Stratford District Council’s track training on Wednesday evenings are cancelled.
d) All Parkrun events have been cancelled – their statement can be seen here
e) In line with Government advice the Sports Club is now closed.
f) Whilst we cannot provide a full list you should assume that all races and competitions are cancelled. We will let you know of any notable exceptions

Whilst this decision will last until further noticewe will monitor the position over the coming weeks / months and provide updates where circumstances change

Obviously, this is a very difficult time but we would still encourage everyone to train and maintain their fitness as much as possible while following expert advice on social distancing.

About us:

We are a friendly, successful and well-respected club founded in 1979, run by volunteers and based in the heart of Stratford upon Avon. We welcome all people from the age of eight upwards.

We have thriving track & field, road running, cross-country and triathlon sections. Regardless of your ability or experience, we are here to help and support you to meet your aspirations and expectations. If you just want to enjoy the benefits of training in different disciplines, would like to compete or just meet like-minded people, then click on the relevant sections for more information.

The club is committed to:

  • Promoting a supportive, family environment where people of all ages feel welcomed and are encouraged to enjoy athletics.
  • Help athletes improve their skills to meet their potential, irrespective of their ability level and provide the opportunities to compete in the different competitions the club is involved with.
  • Giving basic coaching for all in all the athletics disciplines where equipment, environment and safety allow.
  • Providing the opportunity for more gifted athletes to be coached and to compete all the way to international level.
  • Providing every member with the opportunity to participate in all forms of athletics activities to enable them to reach their potential.
  • Ensuring every member’s contribution, irrespective of ability, will be valued.
  • Encourage all members to attain a general level of fitness.
  • Achieving success for the individual athlete by monitoring personal best performances in training and in athletics competitions.
  • Providing a good social environment for all ages.
  • Meeting established standards of athletics achievement.

2020 Fixtures (click to view or download)

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Quick links for races:

Open races Cotswold Hilly 100 Stratford Summer Six NTRIX Welcombe Wobbler
and Trembler
Leagues Track & Field Cross Country  Road Running  
Club races Shakespeare Races Grand Prix    
Senior triathlon Tri Grand Prix  
Juniors Stratford Junior
Aquathlon (Open)
Stratford Junior
Triathlon (Open)