Blackpool Wyre and Fylde AC

                      Incorporated 2006                      

  2 nd May 2016  

Welcome to the website of BLACKPOOL WYRE and FYLDE ATHLETIC CLUB (BWFAC), formed on 1st September 2006 from two of Lancashire's leading athletic clubs - Blackpool & Fylde AC and North Fylde AC . The club caters for all athletic disciplines for all age groups from 7 years old and upwards. All standards are covered from beginners to international level. BWFAC is committed to the Safeguarding and Welfare of all its members and has agreed to adopt the UKA Athletics Welfare Procedure.

Click here for a membership update as of 02.05.16.

Click here for county T&F championship newsupdate.

Click here for details of the Stanley Park 5-mile road race.

For more information on BWFAC activities click here.




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STANLEY PARK 5M BLACKPOOL SUNDAY 02.10.16


BWFAC are organising the Stanley Park 5 Mile road race on Sunday 02.10.16. Entry is open to runners of 13-years-old and above and is by conventional entry form or online following either of the two links - .....John Schofield.



LANCS COMBINED EVENTS CHAMPS HYNDBURN SAT/SUN 16/17.04.16



The picture shows many of the BWFAC squad that took part in the championships at Hyndburn. (l-r) Kieran Howard, Georgia Norman, Chloe Norman, Leah Howard, Maisie Rogers, Lucy Tickle, Kacie Calvert and Holly Tickle. Results.
Photo by Michelle Tickle.



MID-LANCS XC PRESENTATION FRIDAY 08.04.16




The presentation evening for the 2015/16 Mid-Lancs cross country awards was held at Brownedge Catholic Club, Bamber Bridge on Friday 08.04.16. BWFAC was well represented on the night and picked up several trophies as seen here. Top picture (back row, l-r) Caitlyn Preddy, Hollie Winstanley, Michelle Tickle, Laura Lawler, Caroline Betmead, Danielle Whipp, Jessica Jackson, Kate Jenkinson and Taylor Holland. Front row (l-r) Felicity Barnes, Maddison Betmead, Lucy Tickle, Holly Tickle and Bethany Whipp. Below (l-r) Grace Blincow and Natalia Luczak. More pictures on the Mid-Lancs website. Photos from David Wood and Michelle Tickle.

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LANCS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS SAT/SUN 14/15.05.16


The 2016 Lancashire Track & Field championships will be held on Saturday and Sunday 14/15.05.16 at Stanley Park Arena Blackpool. An entry form can be found here. New The championships will include a 5000m Club Team Challenge. Click here to see an entry form.



LANCS COMBINED EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIPS SAT/SUN 16/17.04.16


The 2016 Lancashire Combined Events championships will be held on Saturday and Sunday 16/17.04.16 at Wilsons Playing Fields Clayton-le-Moors, the home of Hyndburn AC. The event features the Lancashire championships and an Open competition, the Lancashire Schools championships for Years 8-13 and the Hyndburn AC Quadrathlon for school years 3-8. Full details and an entry form can be found here. Click here for a timetable.



VOLUNTEER APPEAL MARCH 2016


From club secretary Nick Hume:

"BWF AC is seeking a number of Volunteers and two Volunteer Coordinators to assist with the smooth running of the club. The Coordinators will have responsibility for liaising with the Volunteers and the Committee/Event Organisers to ensure that tasks are completed as and when required. Click here for information on the Coordinator's role.

Advice and guidance will be provided to all volunteers. Click here for information on the Volunteer's role."



MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION


Please read this important message from Membership Secretary Nick Hume:
"It is more important than ever that Club Membership fees are paid sooner rather than later, as England Athletics (EA) and Competition Providers are checking whether athletes are affiliated and the Club does not pay EA until the relevant Membership fee is received.

It is vital that we avoid the situation that arose last year when some athletes were disqualified in T&F competition because of unpaid fees. Details of BWFAC's membership fees can be viewed here.

Regards.

Nick."



TRACK & FIELD CONTACT FOR YOUNG BEGINNERS


Young people, or their parents, wanting information on the club's track and field athletics activities can contact Samantha Rogers on 07972 012949. There is competition information on our Young Athletes page.



RUNNING FOR ADULT BEGINNERS


BWFAC has a running beginners group for adults. It is organised by club vice-chairman Bob Massey.

The group meets on Wednesday at the Sports Centre at Stanley Park Blackpool at 6.30 p.m. Everyone is welcome from those who have done nothing before and wish to give it a try, to people returning after a period away from running.

Anyone interested can contact Bob (07805 702550). Alternatively just turn up on the night.



PARKRUN UK


parkrun UK organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs. They are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. These runs take place in pleasant parkland surroundings, usually at 9.00 a.m. on Saturday morning, and feature runners of every ability.
Our nearest venue is
Lytham Hall whilst there are also runs on Avenham Park in Preston and Cuerden Valley Country Park in Bamber Bridge.

For more information visit parkrun UK.



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