Track and Field News

English Schools Combined Events – Bedford (18 & 19th Sept)

Bicester AC’s Sam Rayson qualified for last weekend’s English Schools Combined Event Championships held in Bedford and finished a creditable 26th in the under 17 men’s octathlon.  The octathlon involves competing over a range of disciplines involving running,...

Cranford Hospice 10K – (19th Sept)

Three Bicester AC athletes made the journey to Cranford for last Sunday’s Cransley Hospice 10km road race.  For two of the athletes, this was their second race of the weekend.  Fresh from his success at the recently held Thame 10km road race, Finley...

Radley Open Meeting – Radley (12th Sept)

A number of Bicester AC athletes contested Sunday’s Radley AC Open meeting held at Tilsley Park.  Five performances achieved national grade performance standard.  Louie Harris ran a grade 4 time in his first ever 800m. Harris in clocking 2mins 33.27secs was...

End of Summer Training (7th Sept)

Tuesday evening saw the end of summer training for another season. With an average of 60 to 70 athletes attending over the two sessions it has been a very successful summer season. The session was made up with fun activities and games as a finale. Thank you to all the...

Oxon Junior League – Horspath (5th Sept)

The second and final Oxfordshire Junior Athletics League event of the season took place recently at Horspath.  Bicester AC had an excellent turnout and the large Bicester contingent were rewarded with 42 personal bests (including first time efforts and excluding...

Youth Development League – Rugby (4th Sept)

Six Bicester AC athletes made the trip to Rugby for the last Youth Development Lower Midlands North East division match of the season which took place recently at Rugby.  Five of the six athletes also competed in the following day’s Oxfordshire League...

British Masters 50th Track & Field Individual Championships – Derby (20th – 22nd Aug)

In the British Masters 50th Track & Field Individual Championships at the Moorways Stadium in Derby, on Friday, Saturday & Sunday 20th to 22nd August 2021, David Kuester of Bicester AC won GOLD in the Shot Putt, Hammer & Weight (Heavy Hammer) and SILVER in...

2021 Summer Camp (9th – 13th Aug)

Bicester AC organised their first ever holiday camp which took place for five days stretching from 9 to 13 August.  The camp attracted over 20 children from Bicester and surrounding areas including those brand new to athletics and members from neighbouring...

Oxfordshire Junior Athletics League – Banbury (8th Aug)

The Oxfordshire Junior Athletics League staged its first event for nearly two years on Sunday at a wet and windy Banbury.  In spite of the conditions, Bicester AC enjoyed a successful day’s competition with 3 existing club records broken, 9 national graded...

Kettering Open Meeting (3rd Aug)

The mile is a rarely run race distance these days, but Kettering included the mile distance in last Tuesday’s open meeting, and this attracted two Bicester AC athletes. Jenny Critchley competed in an all-female heat of the mile and ran out a resounding winner....

Cheltenham Midsummer Open (21st July)

Bicester AC’s Finlay Colverson-Martin made his debut over 5,000 metres at the recently held Cheltenham Midsummer Open Meeting.  There were four heats of the 5,000 and Covlerson-Martin beat 11 other athletes to take heat 2 in a new club record time of 16mins 7secs.  In...

English Schools’ Track and Field Championships – Manchester (10th July)

Bicester AC’s Samuel Rayson represented Oxfordshire in the recently held English Schools’ Track and Field Championships held in Manchester.  Competing in the  intermediate boy’s high jump Rayson finished 14th in the high jump with a best clearance of 1.80m which was...

Youth Development League – Rugby (17th July)

Bicester Ac’s athletes were back in action for the second round of their Midland Division 1F Youth Development League match held at Rugby.  As with the first round the competition was as hot as the weather.  However, several athletes emerged with personal...

Club Competition – TBS (11th July)

Given the current significant reduction in available competition, Bicester AC recently organised an internal competition open to club members and those who had trained with the club during the Summer.  It was based on the quad competition consisting of a sprint,...

BAC Summer Camp

Bicester’s athletics Summer Camp – 9th to the 13th Aug 9:00 to 15:00 Staying at home this summer?  Why not book your children onto our Summer Athletics Camp!  This camp is run by Bicester Athletic Club for 8 to 14 year olds.  We have been...

English Schools Regional Combined Events – Nuneaton (26th & 27th June)

Bicester AC’s Sam Rayson represented Oxfordshire in the recent midland heat of the English Schools combined event held recently in Nuneaton.   Making his debut in the octathlon coverings eight disciplines, Rayson finished a creditable 3rd overall amassing...

Midland Masters T & F Champs – Nuneaton (6th June)

At the 2021 Midland Masters (MMAC) Track & Field Champs at the Pingles Leisure Centre in Nuneaton on Sunday 6th June 2021, in warm overcast conditions, David Kuester of Bicester AC was first in the M75+ age group in Hammer, Javelin, Shot Putt and...

Oxfordshire County Graded Open meeting – Horspath (12th June)

Several Bicester AC athletes excelled themselves at Saturday’s Oxfordshire County Graded Open meeting which took place at Horspath.  With opportunities to compete limited over the last couple of years, some of the 22 Bicester strong contingent were making their...

Bucks Schools Championships – Milton Keynes (12th June)

Bicester AC’s Katie Groves had a productive day at last Saturday’s Bucks Schools Championships held in Milton Keynes.  Competing for her school Thornton College, Groves produced a trio of personal bests.  Her best placing was in the under 15 girl’s discus where she...

PB Classic Meeting – Milton Keynes (5th May)

Bicester AC’s Jenny Critchley ran a superb 1500 metres in Saturday’s PB Classic meeting held at Milton Keynes to break the under 17 lady’s 1500 metres club which had stood for 16 years.  Finishing 8th in her 1500 metre heat, which included athletes of all age groups,...

Youth Development League – Milton Keynes (29th May)

Bicester AC contested their first summer track and field fixture for nearly two years as they sent a team to Milton Keynes for the UK Development League Lower Midlands North East Division fixture.  Several of the Bicester contingent had not competed in any...

Cheltenham Open Meeting (28th May)

The steeplechase is one of the toughest track events requiring a combination of agility and stamina.  Bicester AC’s Jenny Critchley made her steeplechase debut at last Friday’s Cheltenham Restart Open meeting a winning one.  And for second event running Critchley...

SOAR PB Special Meeting – Milton Keynes (21st May)

Bicester AC’s Anna Jolliffe competed in the well contested SOAR PB Special meeting held last Friday at Milton Keynes.  The meeting consisted of a series of 3,000 metres with Jolliffe competing in race M.  Although unlucky with the timing of the weather, which was cold...

Harrow Open – 22nd April

Fresh from her success in the recent ATW cross country series, Bicester AC’s Anna Jolliffe transferred her superb cross - country form to the track at last Thursday’s Harrow open meeting.  Running in a heat of the graded 3,000 metre races Jolliffe produced a superb...

This Weeks Training Attendance Lists

The list of members we are expecting at training this week can now be found here: Training Attendance | Bicester Athletic Club (bicesterac.co.uk) If your name is not on the list and you think your name should be on the list please contact us at:...

Swindon 3K Open Competition (11th Dec)

In this difficult year for sport Bicester AC’s athletes have had to increasingly take their opportunities when they have presented themselves.  Two Bicester athletes made the trip to Swindon last Friday to compete on the track over 3,000 metres under the...

Fuelling for Exercise by Tom Couzens

As an under 11 through to under 17’s I used to compete for Bicester Athletics club, both on the track and for cross country. Representing Oxfordshire in the high and long jump as well as for the 800 metres and also for the cross country team, as a under 15 I took up...

2020 AGM (6th Nov)

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions and now lockdown, the Bicester AC committee with the support of the club’s membership has agreed to defer the 2020 AGM till November 2021, date to be confirmed at the next committee meeting. All committee post holders will...

Harrow Open (2nd Oct)

Bicester AC’s Anna Jolliffe has been making up for lost time over the last couple of weeks and once again she was in action at Friday’s open meeting in Harrow.  She continued her record of setting a new personal best and club record in every track race she has...

BAC End Of Summer Mini Competition (2nd Oct)

Nearly 100 athletes attended the final two weeks of Bicester AC’s summer athletics training where an internal competition was organised open to Bicester AC athletes at Bicester School.  It brought to an end a challenging few months where the Covid pandemic has...