Blue Light Day Event 2017

On Thursday 22nd June 2017 the South West Athletics Academy Team were up bright and early ready to set up the Portable Athletics Track at the Matford Centre in Exeter. The portable track was being set up for The Blue Light Day which is an event for the disabled...

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This Girl Can – Devon portable track event

You could feel the buzz at 8:30am in the morning. 9am arrived and so did Active Devon, along with all the other organisations that were supporting the day. We get to 10am and the atmosphere was electric, the launch was here! The aim of the day was to inspire and...

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Man v Horse – portable athletics track event

The SWAA team recently travelled to Wolverhampton race course to meet The News Group a horse called Heat storm ridden by jockey Adrian Dean race against GB Athlete Dwain Chambers. They raced againt each other over a 100m length on our portable athletics track. After a...

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Merry Chrismas and Happy New year!

We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year. We are looking forward to an even bigger 2017 and start our activities again in the first week in January Exetr Mini's Juniors and seniors: Wed 4th January - First session is at Exeter Arena -...

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Athletes travel to Antwerp for Gala Match

Team ready for trip to Belgium Athletes from across the south west and others from Wales and Reading area are all set to travel to Antwerp to the Gala International meeting this weekend . Event organiser - Sonya Ellis - said - we are taking another mixed team with a...

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Free Fruit for our Mini athletes

Thanks to the generosity of Tescos, all children attending the Mini athletes sessions on both Mondays and Wednesdays can enjoy free fruit during the sessions. This is part of our commitment to providing and promoting healthy lifestyles for our younger club members and...

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Exeter takes on the World Pancake Racing Champs

The annual World Pancake Racing Championships were held on shrove Tuesday right in the heart of Exeter in Devon. The event organised by Wacky Nation, used Exeter based South West Athletics Academy’s colourful red and blue portable track as their centrepiece and had 15...

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Flippin’ Marvellous Fun

World Pancake Racing Championships! On shrove Tuesday, 17th February 2015, from 11am – 3pm SW Athletics have been asked to bring their portable track right into the heart of Exeter’s prime shopping area ready for the World Pancake Racing Championships. The 2nd World...

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