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Athlete Exchange Trip To Monaco.

Comments (0) Posted in Events by Phil Amos on December 21st, 2012

SJAC is working with Hercules and the Monaco Athletics Federation to organise an Athlete Exchange Trip.

Details and criteria:
Number of athletes: 15 max, on a first come first served basis.
Age of Athlete: Born in 1996 or 1997.
Athlete status: Current – ideally competed in 2012 as evidenced by Power Of 10.
Home status: Athlete’s family based in London Area, able to accomodate a Monaco Athlete same gender and age and event group (Jumps, Sprints or Endurance) for 1 week.
Event Groups: Jumps, Sprints or Endurance.
Time Period: 14 days approx. Consecutive weeks in England and Monaco.

All athletes will be considered (former SJAC athletes and non-SJAC athletes alike). So please let others know if you feel they would meet the criteria.

In England and Monaco, specialist coaching will be provided and all athletes will be invited to attend the Diamond League Meetings in Monaco (19th July 2013) and London (26th/27th July 2013).

So, initially we are gathering an idea of interest levels; if you would like to register an interest in this exchange opportunity please email with the following details:

Athlete Name
Date of Birth

IAAF Competition with St. Mary’s Twickenham, 9th February 2013.

Comments (0) Posted in Events by Phil Amos on December 21st, 2012

We are taking part in a competition with St. Mary’s in Twickenham. It is a friendly competition, promoted by the IAAF, “Kids Athletics”. This is a Team Competition where all children through their perfromances contribute points to their team total.

Venue: St. Mary’s University.
Date: Saturday February 9th 2013.
Start Time: 9:15am (Registration & Warm-up) for a 9:30am start.
Finish Time: 11am.
Age Groups: School Years 4,5 & 6.
Number of teams: 6 maximum – Ideally 3*St. Mary’s & 3*SJAC).
Number of children per team: 10 children (5 Girls & 5 boys) plus two adult helpers, with all children taking part in all of the events.
Events: “F1” race (obstacles, slalom, 15s max. per run) Sprint/hurdles, Soft Javelin, Medicine ball throw, Cross Hop (jumping agility), Pole (modified pole vault) & Endurance.
Closing Date for Entry: Friday 18th January 2013.

To enter your team, complete this entry form and return by email to Please invite your friends and family as well as club members to be in your team. Your team mates do not have to be members of St. Mary’s or SJAC to be competing.

If you are unable to get together a full team of 10 children, please submit your entry form anyway and we can merge entries to create a complete team.