British Athletics League

2019 Season


Sebastian Coe was among those competing at Birmingham in 1986. Photo: Blackheath and Bromley Harriers AC.

BAL 50th anniversary publication now available to buy

We are delighted to announce that a publication celebrating 50 years of British Athletics League history is now available to purchase online. Copies can be bought for £5, or £8 for two, and £10 for three, which is the maximum order. The cost includes postage and packing, with all money raised going to help young

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NAL 2nd ROUND Update

NATIONAL ATHLETICS LEAGUE 2020 CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT 2 After a further period of discussion between NAL Board Members, and taking into account advice and guidance being offered by HM Government and the governing bodies it has been agreed that the 2nd Round of NAL fixtures due to take place at various venues over the weekend of

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NATIONAL ATHLETICS LEAGUE 2020 CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT This statement issued on behalf of Len Steers, Chair of NAL. Following discussions with Board Members it has been agreed that the 1st NAL fixtures due to take place at various venues over the weekend of Saturday & Sunday 2nd & 3rd May 2020 are now all CANCELLED. The

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50 years of the British Athletics League celebrated

“A new dawn began on 10 May, with Twickenham, Sale and West London playing host. The Beatles were number one with Get Back, Harold Wilson was Prime Minister, and England were the reigning football world champions.” The following words refer to 1969, the inaugural year of the British Athletics League. Current and former athletes, team

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BAL Guests Round 4

Please find confirmation of round 4 guests. Premiership 1500m – Jack Hallis (Birchfield) 5000m – Sam Johnson (Birchfield) Hammer – Joe Bloomfield (Birchfield) Javelin – Kasper Kanich (Birchfield) Long Jump – Myles Durrant-Sutherland (Birchfield) Long Jump – Alex Farquharson (Coventry) Long Jump – Trevor Alexanderson (Birchfield) Long Jump – Tom Harrington (Birchfield) Triple Jump –

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10.39 for Azu. Records broken at first BAL fixture of the season.

Echoing what Tyri Donovan tweeted yesterday, “Who brought the Caribbean to Swansea?”, not only did yesterday’s Premiership and Division 1 in South Wales stage record performances, it also treated athletes to the most glorious weather this year. More like a mid-July ambience, the sun was shining and performances certainly weren’t rusty. After the disappointing news

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