Hammer Development Group and Throws GP

Monday 15th February 2016


Hammer Development Group

Athlete and Coach Training Session

Grangemouth Stadium Sunday 21 February

The fourth of our winter training sessions for hammer throwers and their coaches will take place at the Grangemouth Indoor Arena this Sunday (February 21).

All hammer throwers are invited including young and new throwers. Coaches and those wishing to develop their knowledge of the event are very welcome.

Please come along for 9.30am for a 9.45am start with a 12.30pm finish. There will be a charge of £5 per athlete.

Coaches for the session are Karen Costello and Jim Green. Would athletes/coaches please contact Jim Green by Saturday 20 February on whether they plan to attend. Thanks.

Email jim.green1@btinternet.com; Text 07773 034351; Phone 01505 814409

The date for the remaining Training Session is Sunday 20 March

With thanks to Jim Green, Hammer Development Group



Online entry for Throws Grand Prix

scottishathletics are pleased to announce that following on the success of the Throws Grand Prix earlier this year, the Series will continue for 2016.

Craigswood Stadium in Livingston will be the venue for each of the four competitions and athletes, coaches, clubs and parents are asked to start making plans for the following dates:

Sunday 10 April; Saturday 4 June; Saturday 23 July; Saturday 3 September

Pre-competition entries will be the same as last year; only £5 and entries on the day will be £10. There will be a Series Entry on offer at £16.

Online entry is open now and you can do so for the Series (4 events) or each individual meet. Pre-competition entries will close the week before the event.

Prizes will be awarded throughout the age groups with more details to be announced early in 2016. The series, as in previous years, will incorporate Hammerama and will include IPC events for seated and ambulant athletes.


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