Sportshall athletics was created in 1976 by George Bunner so that youngsters at his local club could continue to train indoors on dark winter nights. Sportshall became so popular that a format for competition soon developed and th efirst UK championships were staged in 1980.
Track events include relays of differing distances, obstacle races, hurdles and the hi-stepper. Field events include standing long and triple jump, vertical jump, speed bounce and various throws.
Newbury AC has all the equipment necessary to provide enjoyable training sessions in all events throughout the winter and enters teams into the county sportshall league and championships.
Sports Hall League: 2016/2017
Indoor Sportshall League Fixtures Saturday 2016/17 (To be held at TVAC starting at 12.30pm)
League Match 1 23rd or 30 Oct TBC
League Match 2 20 November
League Match 3 29 January
County Championships (to be held at TVAC)
U11s 11 December 2016
U13/15s 15 January 2017
Regional Matches (to be held at the Triangle Centre, Burgess Hill (NOTE these are Saturday fixtures))
U11s Sat 11 February 2017
U13/15s Sat 4 March 2017
Timetables will be confirmed nearer the date but all matches should start at 12.30pm and be finished by 5pm.
NOTE To be selected to compete for the county or regional competitions you MUST have competed in at least one of the league matches.