Track & Field

The club has year-round  use of the recently rennovated Crookham Common Athletics Track (CCAT). Coaching sessions are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays – see Club programme for details.

Since 2013, the club’s senior team have competed in the mixed Southern Athletics League, while the veterans compete in the Southern Counties Veterans League.

The successful 2013 team

After successfully securing promotion from Division 3 at the first attempt, Newbury AC’s senior team are set to spend their fourth consecutive year in Division 2 West of the Southern Athletics League in 2017. The 2016 season saw Newbury clinch a top half finish in the league table with a third place finish at the final match at Wycombe, having won the earlier fixture in Plymouth, and finished a close second place in Brighton. Over the year, 52 athletes competed in the league, achieving 82 event wins between them, with the famous Newbury team spirit picking up vital points by filling almost every single scoring position. Helen Broadbridge picked up her third “Athlete of the Match” award at the final fixture by winning the hammer, while Jamie Kuehnel (hammer) and Sophie Crumly (1500m steeplechase) both joined Helen in breaking senior club records.

Any athlete over the age of 35 is eligible to compete as a Veteran. The club is in the Western Division of the Southern Counties Veterans Athletic Club (SCVAC) track and field league where the men and women compete as separate teams over four matches from May to early July. The women’s team regularly finish within the top 3 positions.