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Last Update 23 - November - 2014


CROSS COUNTRY FIXTURES FOR 2014/2015



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ABOUT THE CLUB


We are a long established club going back many years with an OLD CINDER TRACK This was upgraded in 1998 to the present synthetic track through various joint funding's with Burnley Boys Club, Burnley United FC, Burnley Athletic Club and Burnley Borough Council.

(Many said that the old cinder track was the quickest in the North West of England)

 An upgrade of the Hammer/Discus cage in 2011 now allows us to host National competitions, this again was awarded to us through various funding's.

The Clubs Coaches, Officials and Committee are all volunteers, non of them are paid for all the hard work they do in their spare time. Membership and Track Fees go toward the upkeep of the Club and the Affiliations to the various Leagues the Club competes in.  Transport to and from meetings can be arranged through volunteer drivers, the Club does not cover costs of entries and transport to Open competitions or League Medal/Championship meetings. The Track and Field season runs from March to September and the Cross Country season runs from October to March so there is always something to do.

We are members of various leagues:

MID LANCS TRACK and FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE

NORTHERN SENIOR LEAGUE  -  NORTHERN VETS LEAGUE

RED ROSE CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE

and we compete in all of them.

Membership numbers of Senior athletes were at an all time low in 2005,

so Burnley AC and Pendle AC joined forces to form a new team called Burnley and Pendle, wearing an all black vest, this is only for the NoEAA Senior League, in all other leagues we compete as separate clubs.  At the end of the 2014 Track & Field season it was decided to

go our separate ways and compete as individual clubs (We would like to take this opportunity to wish Pendle AC all the best for the future).


At the end of the Track & Field season we hold a presentation evening, this is when our Athletes are rewarded for their hard work over the past Cross Country & Track & Field season, Certificates and Trophies are awarded. This is a good time for all the Athletes, Parents, Families and friends to get together for an enjoyable social evening.


We are located off Barden Lane, BB10 1JQ, and the entrance to the car park is on

NEW HALL STREET.



PLEASE DO NOT PARK NEAR THE ENTRANCES TO THE BOY’S CLUB

Access is required for disability cars and AGE UK buses


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IF ANYONE OUT THERE CAN ADD TO THE EARLY HISTORY OF BURNLEY A.C. PLEASE CONTACT US. I ALSO HAVE SOME OF THE OLD CLUB RECORDS PRE. 1998 AND WOULD LIKE TO BRING THE BOARD UP TO DATE, IF ANYONE CAN HELP PLEASE CONTACT US, BUT I WILL NEED SOME SORT OF VERIFICATION.  LOOK THROUGH THE SCRAPBOOK FOR PREVIOUS YEARS ACTIVITIES, PHOTO’S AND NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS


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TRACK & FIELD FIXTURES FOR 2015


TEAM CLOTHING


Under 11’s receive a pale blue T shirt FREE of charge upon receipt of their first

membership and are expected to wear this when representing Burnley AC at

Athletics Meetings and training sessions

Junior, Senior & Vets will receive a Team Vest FREE of charge upon

receipt of their first membership.

The Vest must be worn  when representing the Club at any competitions throughout the season,   

costs for additional club clothing are:-

Under 11’s T shirt     (additional to the first free one)      £5.50

Team Vest Under 13’s and older    (additional to the first free one)   £12.00

Optional Purchase - Maroon Hoodie    (Burnley AC in pale blue on the back)    £15.00    




WHO DO WE CATER FOR

We cater for all ages and abilities over the age of 7 years old, male and female.

We have a growing under 11’s group who train on Mondays and Thursdays

Between 6.30pm and 7.30pm .

 All other age groups 11 and over start at 6.30pm and finish at 8.00pm

on the same nights.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME


please arrive before 6.15pm to allow a prompt 6.30 start)

Team Vest

Under 11’s T shirt

Hoodie

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RED ROSE LEAGUE


Sat 11th October 2014, Leigh Sports Village
Sat 8th November 2014, Chorley
Sat 22nd November 2014, Bolton (Leverhulme Park postcode BL2 6EB)

Sat 6th December 2014, Rossendale


The date for a reserve fixture, should it be needed, is Sat 13th December 2014.


Start times: 12.15 for every fixture.
RACE START TIMES
Under 11 Boys: 12.15
Under 11 Girls: 12.30
Under 13 Boys: 12.45

Under 13 Girls: 1.00
Under 15 Boys & Girls: 1.15
Under 17 Boys & Girls, Junior, Senior, Vet. Ladies: 1.35
Junior, Senior, & Veteran Men: 2.15



MID LANCS LEAGUE


25th October 2014 Wilson Playing Fields Hyndburn

15th November 2014 Thorncliffe, Barrow-in-Furness

29th November 2014 Sefton Park Liverpool

10th January 2015 Townley Park Burnley

14th February 2015 Lawsons Ground Blackpool

7th March 2015 Rylands Park Lancaster


 ORDER OF EVENTS (Different race times for BA Cross Challenge)

  Approx Distances

(12.30pm u11 girls) ~ 2K

(12.45pm u11 boys) ~ 2K

1.00pm u13 girls 2.5K

1.20pm u15 girls and u13 boys 3K

1.40pm u15 boys and u17 women 4K

2.00pm u17 men; jnr, snr & vet women 6K

2.30pm jnr, snr and vet men 9-10K



IN DATE ORDER

All Dates are Saturdays


11th October 2014 - Leigh

(Red Rose)

25th October 2014 - Hyndburn

(Mid Lancs)

8th November 2014 - Chorley

(Red Rose)

15th November 2014 - Barrow-in-Furness

(Mid Lancs)

22nd November 2014 - Bolton

(Red Rose)

29th November 2014 - Liverpool

(Mid Lancs)

6th December 2014 - Rossendale

(Red Rose)

10th January 2015 - Burnley

(Mid Lancs)

14th February 2015  - Blackpool

(Mid Lancs)

7th March 2015 - Lancaster



MAP DIRECTIONS AVAILABLE ON THE MID LANCS & RED ROSE WEBSITES




ABOUT US MEMBERSHIPS RESULTS and RECORDS PHOTO ALBUM WHO'S WHO

BURNLEY

    ATHLETIC

          CLUB

DATE

DAY

MEETING TYPE

u11

u13

u15

u17

SEN

VET

START

VENUE














BLACKPOOL WINTER WARM UP MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

11-00

BLACKPOOL



VETS T & F LEAGUE






Y

19-00

CLECKHEATON



MID LANCS LEAGUE


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

WIGAN



NoEAA SENIOR LEAGUE




Y

Y

Y

12-00

BOLTON



MID LANCS LEAGUE


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

HYNDBURN



VETS T & F CHAMPIONSHIP






Y

11-00

LEIGH

23-MAY

SAT

LANCS CHAMPS


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

9-00

BLACKPOOL

24-MAY

SUN

LANCS CHAMPS


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

9-00

BLACKPOOL

13-JUNE


LANCS SCHOOLS CHAMPS








T.B.A.



NoEAA SENIOR LEAGUE




Y

Y

Y

12-00

CARLISLE



JOE MORAN VETS T & F MEETING






Y

19-00

SPORT CITY



MID LANCS LEAGUE


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

LITHERLAND



U11's OPEN MEETING

Y






12-00

BURNLEY



VETS T & F LEAGUE






Y

19-00

CLECKHEATON



NoEAA SENIOR LEAGUE




Y

Y

Y

12-00

WAKEFIELD



MID LANCS LEAGUE


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

PRESTON



VETS T & F LEAGUE






Y

19-00

LEIGH



MID LANCS LEAGUE


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

LANCASTER



NoEAA SENIOR LEAGUE




Y

Y

Y

12-00

LEIGH



MID LANCS MEDAL MEETING


Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

12-00

STANLEY PARK



OPEN MEDAL MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

10-30

CLECKHEATON



PENDLE OPEN MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

10-30

SEEDHILL



BLACKPOOL OPEN MEDAL MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

11.00

STANLEY PARK



WAKEFIELD OPEN MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

10-30

THORNS PARK



YORKSHIRE VETS CHAMPIONSHIP






Y

11-00

CLECKHEATON



BLACKPOOL OPEN MEDAL MEETING

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

11.00

STANLEY PARK


NOTICE BOARD


UNDER 11’s OPEN MEDAL MEETING

Was open to Schools & Clubs Sunday 6th July 2014

Well done to all those who competed.

Results are available on the results page.

5 Meeting Records Broken

6 Club Records Broken

LOOK OUT FOR THIS EVENT NEXT YEAR

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It was a good day at the Pendle Open Meeting for the

Burnley Athletes, together they accomplished:

8 first places - 7 second places and 6 third places

Also achieving 10 personal bests and 1 club record

Well done to you all

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NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 @ 6.45pm

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Presentation Evening

There are a number of Certificates & Badges awarded to people who could not make

it to the Presentation Evening, Please check the list of winners (here) and see Heather,

Jayne or Mike if you were awarded one but not received it.

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Indoor Circuit Training

As from 17th November 2014 until further notice MONDAY night training

For the under 11’s will be in the Sportshall of Burnley Boys & Girls Club.

Any other Athletes plus Mums & Dads are welcome to join in (all £2.00 per session)

Thursday night training as normal

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FORTH COMING EVENTS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST


the Wesham 10k is taking place, as usual, on the last Saturday in

November (29th) at 11 a.m.

Link to entry form

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Travellers 6 Road Race, Denby Dale, West Yorkshire - Sunday 21 December

Link to entry form

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