Athletics Community Day – 12th-29th August 2012
Published on: 6th August 2012
Inspired by the Olympics and want to get involved in the Olympic and Paralympics’ premier sport? A community day will give everyone of all ages the chance to not only try some athletics but experience what a club has to offer.
An Athletics Community Day will bring the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations to life in your community and we want you to be part of it! Clubs are hosting events with activities to suit every age and ability.
So bring your friends and family along to celebrate London 2012 at your local athletics club! Each club has listed the activities taking place at their event. Search for an event near you to find out more.
*Please note that clubs are continually registering to host these events, so more events in your local area will be added soon.
Find your local event
To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012, Athletics club across the country are hosting Athletics Community Days between the 12th and 29th August 2012, to bring the Olympic legacy to life in their local community. Clubs are hosting all sorts of events involving athletics and running and also Olympic themed and social aspects such as BBQs, cakes, Olympic record demonstrations, quizzes and more. Many of these events are one off events and others are combinations of a community event with Quadkids competitions or other athletics schemes. Also being promoted as part of this campaign are the free holiday startrack schemes to give 8 to 15 year olds the chance to try athletics for free.
All the events can be found at www.englandathletics.org/communityday. Also part of this promotion is our new club finder and Run England Group finder. This page has all the opportunities for people to get involved with athletics in 2012!