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                              BURNLEY

                                    ATHLETIC

                                        CLUB

Last Updated      31 - August - 2016


AGE GROUPS

U11’s-U13’s-U15’s & U17’s :-

are determined by their age at midnight 31st August.  

U20’s = Under 20 on 31st December this year.  

Seniors :- are determined by their age on the day of competition  

Masters :- have to be 35 years old or over on the day of competition.

U9 = School Years 2 & 3.  U11 = School Years 4 & 5.  

U13 = School Years 6 & 7.  U15 = School Years 8 & 9.  

U17 = School Years 10 & 11

ABOUT THE CLUB

KEY HOLDERS

SCRAPBOOK


News bullitins



KEY HOLDERS APPLICATION


Anyone wishing to use the running track out of opening hours can

hire a key on a yearly Membership basis. (1st April - 31st March

each year). Please see below to contact us. Key Members can use the track (not football pitch) at any time that it is not being used by

Burnley Athletic Club, Burnley United Football Club or any School

Or Club that has made a prior booking.


KEY HOLDER COSTS

Track Key Holders fee is £60.00 for the year 1st April to 31st March.

This includes £30.00 key charge which is refundable upon return of

the keys


GATE KEY MEMBERSHIP


Important notice


Gate Key Memberships are now open for renewal


There are a few current key members who have not returned their

keys, please do so as soon as possible.  Those wishing to renew

their membership in 2016 who have not returned their keys will be charged for the missing keys on top of their renewal fee.


TRACK AND FIELD FIXTURES

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.

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 and Officials are all UKA qualified and hold current DBS certificates, as volunteers they each give up their spare time

free of charge to run the Club so that all 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, League Medal meetings or Championship meetings. The Track and Field season

runs from March to September and the Cross Country season runs f

rom October to March so there is always something to do.

We are members of, and compete in various leagues:

MID LANCS TRACK & FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE

NORTHERN SENIOR TRACK & FIELD LEAGUE -

NORTHERN MASTERS TRACK & FIELD LEAGUE   

RED ROSE CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE

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.


WHO DO WE CATER FOR

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

male and female.  We have a growing 7 to 11 year old 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 for warm up’s, as this will allow  a prompt 6.30pm start.


MEMBERSHIP FEES

Membership Prices for April 2016 to  March 2017

(Price increase of £1.00 for U 13’s to Masters inclusive as from 1st April 2016)

Pacesetter U8’s to U11’s  £18.00  -  

U13’s to U17’s  £33.00

U20’s, Senior &  Masters  £38.00

Second Claim Members £20.00.

Please  see the age group list below to view your catagory

Newcomers (7 years old and above) can attend the FIRST TWO training sessions free, after which the costs are as follows :- £1.00 per session for paid up members, £2.00 per session for affiliated

clubs and £3.00 per session for non members.  Parents are encouraged to join in and use the track for jogging sessions whilst

the youngsters are being coached in their events. Members of road and fell running clubs are welcome to join us for the Track & Field season as Second Claim Members

All parents & spectators not using the track must stay outside the track fence at all times.  Please be aware of all others on the track, Sprinters use the inner lanes, slower runners and joggers use the middle and

outer lanes.  No running across the Field or Track in

front of any  Athlete who is training.

(Burnley AC membership costs include League Affiliations with:-

England Athletics - Red Rose - Mid Lancs

And North of England Athletics Association)


Click HERE for the membership form

AGE GROUPING

HAVING A PROBLEM SIGNING IN

If any Club Member is having problems logging in to the members pages please e-mail   info@burnleyac.co.uk



TRACK & FIELD MEETINGS


2016 season

Saturday 19th March - Open Meeting - Blackpool

Saturdau 2nd April - Mid Lancs League - Blackpool

Wednesday 13th April - Vets T & F League - Cleckheaton

Saturday 30th April - Mid Lancs League - Blackburn

Sunday 1st May - Vets County Championships - Leigh

Saturday 7th May - NoEAA Senior League - Bury

Saturday 14th May - County Championships - Blackpool

Sunday 15th May - County Championships - Blackpool

Saturday 28th May - Mid Lancs League - Hyndburn

Sunday 5th June - NoEAA Senior League - Kendle @ Preston

Wednesday 8th June - Vets League - Sport City

Saturday 2nd July - Mid Lancs League - Lancaster

Sunday 3rd July - NoEAA Senior League - Burnley

Wednesday 6th July - Vets League - Cleckheaton

Sunday 10th July - Under 11’s Open Meeting - Burnley

Saturday 23rd July - Mid Lancs League - Edgehill University

Wednesday 27th July - Vets League - Leigh

Saturday 6th August - NoEAA Senior League - Macclesfield

Saturday 27th August - Mid Lancs Medal Meeting - Leigh

Sunday 11th September - Open Meeting - Blackpool

Sunday 25th September - Yorkshire Vets Champs - Cleckheaton




7th ANNUAL UNDER 11’S OPEN MEDAL

MEETING 2016


Open to Schools and Sports Clubs

Sunday 10th July 2016

The Page is now closed until next years Meeting


VIEW THE ABOVE MEETING RESULTS HERE


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SAD NEWS


It is with great sadness that we report the loss of one of our Honorary Members,

ALLAN PRESTON who passed away on 9th May 2016.


He dedicated many years as a Committee Member, Team Official and most of all an excellent Throws Coach, mainly Javelin.  He passed on his great knowledge of the sport to some of the coaches we have today.


Rest in Peace Allan, we will all remember you and what you gave to the club.


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A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

STEVE BATESON


of Runningpix was at Hyndburn on 16th January and took

some lovely photographs.  Unfortunately

at the moment the Mid Lancs League website is not accessible

for updating with photos of that event and

some of our members, particularly younger ones and their parents,

may be interested in looking at Steve's photographs. Can you

please let your members who ran at Hyndburn know that these photos are to be found by clicking this Runningpix link.  

Copies of the photo’s can be ordered from his website.



FUNDRAISING

U11 BAC member Francesca Farnworth has been busy fundraising

again.  This time she asked her Grandma Jones to bake a Christmas

cake and arranged for their friend Liz to raffle off the cake in the

Burnley Hospital shop.  Francesca raised £91 for BAC which will go towards new equipment and repairs to our facility.  Both the

Committee and all BAC’s members are very grateful and proud of Francesca and her efforts to help raise much needed

funds , a BIG well done goes to Francesca!!

DAREDEVIL GRAND DAD

A very big thank you the Eric Smith who you may know from our

story (Newsletter) shocked everyone by completing a run tethered

to the Longest Zip Wire in the country (in the slate mines of Wales)

and said he enjoyed every minute of it. His fete has donated over £220.00 to the club. Again we say a big

WELL DONE and THANK YOU to Eric.

If any Members have any fundraising ideas, please approach a

member of the Committee and we will do our very best  to put them

into practise and raise the money needed to improve YOUR CLUB.

PLEASE USE EASYFUNDRAISING it dose not cost you anything

But you can raise money for a good cause



FREE SESSIONS   COUCH 2 5k


Burnley Leisure, in partnership with Burnley Council, Burnley Athletic

Club and Get in2 Running has setting up a change for life venture

called ”COUCH TO 5k”  It is a 9 week class consisting of 3 half hour sessions to be held at Barden Athletics Track on Tuesdays, Blessed Trinity, Ormerod Road on Thursdays (both at6.30pm) and

Riverside car park, Townley on Saturdays at 10.00am

Please visit the website www.upandactive.co.uk to view the

activities and Sign Up for the events.

Please bring your barcode with you to register.

You can join in anytime and continue through to the next 10 weekly session.




Gate Key Memberships are now being taken


See above for information


SPONSORED BY


CROSS COUNTRY MEETINGS

2016 - 2017 season

PROVISIONAL DATES - THESE MAY CHANGE

Sat 1st October 2016 - Astley Park, Chorley - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 15th October 2016 - Leigh Sports Village - (Red Rose)

Sat 29th October 2016, Cuerden Vally Park, Preston - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 29th October 2016 - Witton Park, Blackburn - (Red Rose)

Sat 12th  November 2016 - Leverhulme Park, Bolton BL26EB - (Red Rose)

Sat 26th November 2016 - Sefton Park, Liverpool - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 3th December 2016 - Rossendale - (Red Rose)

Sat 17th December 2016, Wilson Fields, Hyndburn - (Mid Lancs - reserved fixture)

Sat 14th January 2017 - Towneley Park, Burnley - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 11th February 2017 - Rossall School, Cleveleys - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 4th March 2017 - Leigh Sports Village - (Mid Lancs)

Sat 18th March 2017 – Rylands Park, Lancaster - (Mid Lancs - reserved fixture)

START TIMES - MID LANCS

U 11 Girls - 12.30

U 11 Boys - 12.45

U 13 Girls - 1.00

U 15 Girls & U 13 Boys - 1.20

U 15 Boys & U 17 Ladies - 1.40    

U 17 Men, V 70 Men - Jnr, Snr & V Ladies - 2.00

Jnr, Snr & V Men - 2.30

START TIMES RED ROSE

U 11 Boys - 12.15

U 11 Girls - 12.30

U 13 Boys - 12.45

U 13 Girls - 1.00

U 15 Boys & U 15 Girls - 1.15

U 17Men & Ladies + Jnr, Snr & V Ladies - 1.35

Jnr, Snr & V Men - 2.15



ROAD AND FELL RUNS


About the Club B.A.C.'s Past History Where are we Club Shop Members Log In / Out

Cross country fixtures


THE HISTORY OF BURNLEY A.C.

Delve into the history of Burnley Athletic Club with past years

newspaper cuttings pictures, past members, results and record

Charts.


Please help us to add information and more years, send us copies of newspaper cuttings and photo’s you may have.


Many thanks to Alan Schofield for supplying the 1976/77

news cuttings.  He is also looking into the old record

charts for us and bringing them up to 1998 (the change over to the

new synthetic track).


If anyone has any information about the

Club’s early days we would love to hear from you.


GO TO OUR PAST

easyfundraising web-site


Burnley junior parkrun

The first one will take place tomorrow 24th July at Towneley Park

9.00am and will be a weekly event on at the same time same place.

It is a 2k run within the beautiful grounds of Towneley park,

And caters for 4 to 14 years olds.

For more information and to register for this event click on the links below

to visit the website and Facebook page.


REMEMBER IT’S FREE


Burnley junior parkrun website Burnley junior parkrun on Facebook


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