7th July 2024

June News Round Up…

Our 2024 ESAA Athletes.

Well done to all the Athletes , coaches and assistants on their selection to English Schools national finals 2024. It’s such a huge honour to be selected for this competition and we are proud of each and every one of you.
To have 13 athletes competing is our best year yet
Kaiden Ramsey long jump
Nathan Mugoti long jump
Lewis Boyce 800m
Ewan Withnall 1500m
Izzy Fellows javelin
Izzy Gould Hammer
Joel cantrill 400m
Imogen Laugharne HJ
George Kugelmann discus
Isla Rogers javelin
Isla Swindlehurst 200m
Blayne Ganley 100m
Maisie Trueman 1500m

Upper YDL – 30th June

The U17s and U20 athletes finished their Youth Development League bid with a win at Shobnall. The final result saw Burton win by over 140 points, an amazing season by the athletes and team managers Stefan Kugelmann and Trevor Swindlehurst. 

Last event of the day was the mixed 400 metre relay and a strong team of under 20s, Trueman, Bowley and Kugelmann with u17 McCafferty led from the start to win in a new club record of 4.09.4. Burtons strength in depth showed as this meant they won all 5 relays that took place!


Lower YDL – 23rd June

Burton’s young athletes travelled to Grantham, knowing a win in the last match by 30 points would move the team to the top of the league. After the points were counted a clear win for Burton moving them clear of Amber Valley. Now they head for a paper match, where past performance in the league will be placed in a virtual match to see who gains promotion. A great effort from all the team and the team managers, Jeremy Tutt and Dave Powell!

Midland Counties Senior League – 15th June

Burton’s Senior athletes travelled to Nuneaton for the Midlands League technical match, with all divisions competing in parallel at one location. A clash with the Mason’s trophy meant many talented under 17s were unavailable. When the results were counted Burton won their division and closed the gap on Stoke and hope with 2 home matches to come they can establish a lead!

Mason Trophy in Stoke – 15th June

Twenty Burton Athletes travelled to Stoke for the Masons trophy to represent Staffordshire or Derbyshire Schools in 25 events, with amazing performances and medals won.

Washlands Relays

Burton Athletics club entered several teams in the Washlands relays, hoping to do well in the under 17 awards, A slight course change meant the lap on Washlands paths was only 1.9 miles, with 4 in the men and mixed teams and 3 in the women teams.

County Schools – 8th June

The schools county schools championships saw many members participating, aiming for personal bests. The target for the under 15s and under 17s was a top two finish to qualify for the Mason’s Trophy and all three age groups aiming for English Schools Standards and selection for the English Schools Championships in June.


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Burton Masters Team – 5th June

Burtons masters athletes travelled to Sutton Coldfield for the third match of the season. It was another close match with Burton 4th in the men and women’s scoring. The Men were only 9 behind 2nd and if not for an unfortunate late injury they could have taken second. Overall Cannock and Staffs have a big lead in the league then its very tight. Burton are level on match points with Stoke but have more league points so are second. a match point ahead of Birchfield and Telford. The last league match is at Shobnall on the 10th July.

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