Athletics

A complete athletics set-up

The athletics programme at Team Bath caters for athletes from grassroots level right through to performance standard.

Our world-class track and field facilities are open to the public, meaning young athletes and recreational and club standard athletes can train at the same venue used by Olympic-standard competitors.

In April 2019 we became only the second University in the country to be awarded a Gold Charter Mark by England Athletics, recognising the high standards of coaching and support offered to student-athletes across all track and field disciplines, as well as the vibrant training and competitive environment provided at the Sports Training Village.

Home to some star names

Some of the leading stars in UK athletics train or have trained at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village.

Olympic, World and European medallists Colin Jackson, Jason Gardener, Eilidh Doyle and Dai Greene are members of our alumni, while Rio 2016 Olympic medallist Emily Diamond (below with Eilidh Doyle), Paralympic Champion Paul Blake, World Para-Athletics Champion Sophie Kamlish, MJ Church ambassador David King, Commonwealth medallist Leon Reid and rising British star Cameron Chalmers are some of the top-level athletics stars who currently train at the STV.

Layla Guscoth, Hertfordshire Mavericks

Athletics clubs

We are home to the University of Bath Athletics Club and Team Bath AC, which is one of the largest athletics clubs in England.

These clubs train regularly and Team Bath AC is open to members of the public.

Prices

Individual running

Standard rate: £3.75

Concessions: £3.40

Concessions are staff, under 16s, over 60s, disabled customers, Alumni card holders and external NUS card holders.

Field events

For bookings related to field events please contact Clare Pell via email or call 01225 385156.

Athletics contacts

Team Bath Athletics Club

University Head Track & Field Coach: Colin Bovell (students only)

University Athletics Club: studentathletics@lists.bath.ac.uk

Book facilities

To book the indoor sprint track or outdoor athletics facilities, including the jumps & throws hall, please email Clare Pell or call 01225 385156.

 

Colin Jackson opening new Sports facility May 1997“It’s a great place to train. Everything you could want is here.

I have won European and World medals from this very track at Bath.”

Former two-time world 110m hurdles champion and Olympic silver medalist Colin Jackson

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