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League Summary


Track Leagues

Eastern Youngs Athletics league (*)
This league is for all athletes who are in the U13, U15 and U17 age groups (Yr 6-11). There are five meetings held once a month between April and August. Athletes can compete in a range of events from sprints, middle distance, jumps and throws. There is an A&B scorer for each event and there are non – scoring opportunities available so everyone can take part. Those clubs who finish in the top 6 go forward to the Final in September and those placed 7 – 12 take part in the Plate Final.

The Youth Development League (*)
The YDL is a league which caters for U17 and U20 athletes. As well as the usual sprints, middle distance, jumps and throws it also includes long hurdles, 3k and steeplechase events. There are four matches throughout the season.

The Southern League (*)
The Southern League is our senior league and athletes ages U17 and above can compete. This is a senior league so all events are carried out using senior weight and hurdle heights. If you are U17 it is important to consult with your coach as to whether this league would be right for you. The events in the league includes long hurdle races, 5K, 3K and steeple chase events as well as the usual sprints, middle distance, jumps and throws. There are five fixtures throughout the season.

Southern Counties Veteran League
This is a veterans league which is open to all athletes who are aged 35 and over (there is no upper age limit). This league is run on Monday evenings throughout the summer and all events are catered for throughout the league programme.

Road Running

The 10km Midweek League
Between May and July we compete in the local road running league. There are 5 races in different locations around Hertfordshire and Essex. These races are suitable for anyone 15 or over right up to masters athletes, regardless of ability.


Chiltern Cross Country League
There are 5 races between October and February. There are races for every age group from under 11 upwards.

Throughout the Year

Other championships and open competitions
Through the year there are a large number of other competitions for track (indoor and outdoor), road running and cross country. This includes the Hertfordshire Championships both indoors and outdoors. Details of many of these competitions can be found on the noticeboard at the track. Athletes are responsible for making their own entries to these competitions.

Free transport is provided by the club for those competing in leagues marked by a *.

Please note: We ask that all members respond promptly to emails from SNHAC committee members if a response is requested - particularly emails about participation in competitions and requests for help. All teams (both competing athletes and officials) have to be declared in advance of matches.