Track and Field News

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 a sprint, a...

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...

Summer Training Report (27th Sept)

Bicester AC’s core membership comprises essentially junior athletes mainly under 17 years of age. It has required some feat of organisation to continue to provide access to athletics training within the restrictive and changing environment of the Covid pandemic. ...

Midland Counties Open Competition – Nuneaton (18 & 20th Sept)

Bicester AC’s under 15 girls enjoyed another very good weekend’s competition setting further personal bests and achieving national standards.  Anna Jolliffe contested one of the heats of the 1,500 metres at last Friday’s Night of the 1,500 Metre Meeting in...

Harrow and Leamington Open Meetings

Following a long hiatus in competition due to COVID two Bicester athletes, both under 15 girls, made their return to competition last week and were rewarded with massive new personal bests.  First to run was Anna Jolliffe who took in last Thursday’s Harrow 3,000...

BAC HOME TRAINING VIDEOS AND SESSIONS

Hi All Pre COVID-19, today should have been the first day of Summer training! So, instead we are launching training videos and written sessions the athletes can access whilst at home. Hopefully this will keep the athletes engaged during this unusual time and go some...

British Open Masters Indoor T & F and Winter Throws Championships – Lee Valley (7 & 8th Mar)

British Masters Championships – 5 medals! (2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze) At the 37th  British Open Masters Indoor T & F and Winter Throws Championships at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, Enfield, London on Saturday & Sunday, 7th & 8th March 2020,...

Southeast Counties Throwers Association 2019 Christmas Weight Pentathlon competition – Walton on Thames (8th Dec)

At the SECTA (Southeast Counties Throwers Association)  2019 Christmas Weight Pentathlon competition held at the Walton on Thames Xcel Stadium on Sunday 8th December  2019, in wet & very windy conditions, David Kuester of Bicester AC was first in the...

Summer Presentation Evening – Highfield SC (4th Oct)

Bicester AC held their annual summer track and field awards presentation last Friday at the Highfield Club Bicester.  It was a successful summer for many of the club athletes with 25 seasonal bests achieving national grade markings and 8 club records equalled or...

English School’s Combined Events Championships – Exeter (21st/22nd Sept)

Bicester AC’s Samuel Rayson was selected to compete in last weekend’s prestigious English School’s 32nd Combined Events Athletics Championships and enjoyed a very good competition in the under 15 boy’s competition finishing 26th with a tally of 2,320 points which was...

OCAC Quadkids Open – Horspath (15th Sept)

Bicester AC had competitors in each of the age groups in the last competitive Oxford AC Quad’s track and field competition held recently at Horspath.  Joel Hodges has enjoyed a good season and placed 6th out of the 17 competitors in the under 11 boy’s competition. ...

Oxon Junior League – Horspath (8th Sept)

Bicester AC brought their league summer season to a close at last weekend’s Oxfordshire Junior Athletics League match held at Horspath.    Two of Bicester’s new club record holders were both in action in the under 11’s quad competition which attracted...

Southern Inter Counties – Horspath (7th Sept)

In the Southern Inter County Championships, held at Horspath, Samuel Rayson, representing Oxfordshire, was 5th in the under 15 girl’s high jump with 1.60m as well as finishing 7th in the long Jump (5.39m).  Bicester AC’s Freya McGinlay also represented Oxfordshire...

Crawley & Milton Keynes Opens (3rd Sept)

Three of Bicester’s best performing athletes made the long journey to Crawley for the Crawley AC open meeting held during the August Bank Holiday.  All three came away with impressive new personal bests. Samuel Rayson has been close to a national grade 1...