About us

The South Yorkshire Athletic Association is an Association of Athletic clubs, which are affiliated to England Athletics and operate in South Yorkshire.

The Association provides competition opportunities for members of these clubs through the events which it organises.

These are -

  • a Cross Country League with four fixtures including a Championship
  • a Cross Country Relay Championship
  • a four event Indoor Series for Under 15 athletes held at the EIS (Sheffield) facility
  • a Road Race League for Senior athletes held in the Spring with four races at different venues
  • Road Running Championships at 10 Kms, 10 Miles and Half Marathon distances held in conjunction with local open races.
  • a Road Relay Championship for Senior and Veteran teams
  • a Track and Field League with a full range of events , catering for all Under 17 age groups. Championship events are held within the league programme
  • a Track Relay Championships for all age groups
  • a Race Walking League organised on a handicap basis

Details of the current programme of events can be found elsewhere on this website.

The Association acknowledges the contribution of individual clubs and their members in staging cross country and road events and assisting at the Track and Field events. We also are indebted to the many qualified Technical Officials who support our activities.

The management of the Association is through a committee consisting of Officers elected at an AGM usually held in September. In addition all member clubs are entitled to send representatives to the meetings of the committee.