Athletics event changes venue

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THE AVIVA & UK Autumn/Winter Sportshall Athletics Startracks that was to be held at Mearns Sports Centre, Laurencekirk on Saturday February 4 will now be held at the St Laurence Hall in Laurencekirk on the same date.

AVIVA Startrack Athletics - Sportshall Autumn/Winter programmes consists of participants taking part in a wide variety of athletics activities covering Run - Jumps - Throws - Relays - Team & Individual Events, with many coming along for their first experience in athletics but also participants from our regular R-J-T Groups & Clubs across Aberdeenshire attending year after year.

Participants are coached in their own age groups where possible with places being offered to P2-7 and S1 and upwards. At the end of each of the area programmes all receive a Goody Bag consisting of a drawstring bag containing wrist band, water bottle, t-shirt and cap and results which are taken over the sessions are sent or emailed after the event.

Bookings are being taken now and further information, application forms and bookings can be made by contacting the following: Dawn Davidson, Aberdeenshire Council Athletics Development Officer, tel: 01467 672442/ 07703329806 or email You can also pick up an application form at the Mearns Sports Centre, and return it to the address above along with payment.