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Woodford Green AC

Tuesday July 23rd, 2024

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Join us for an evening of athletic competition open to all!

Mark your calendars and get ready to test your limits under the official UK Athletics rules. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a first-timer, we have something for everyone.

What to expect

1. A Welcoming Atmosphere:
Ashton Playing Fields is renowned for its fantastic facilities and welcoming environment. Whether you’re joining us as a competitor or a spectator, expect a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
2. High-Level Competition:
Compete under UK Athletics rules with athletes graded based on their declared performances. This ensures fair and exciting competition, allowing athletes of all levels to challenge themselves and others.
3. Comprehensive Event Schedule:

Our events are designed to cater to a wide range of athletic abilities and interests. From sprints to middle-distance runs, and field events like hammer, javelin, and pole vault, you'll find an event that suits your skills.

Registration: opens at 17:30 PM, with the first field events kicking off at 18:30 PM and the first track event starting at 19:00 PM.

4. Field Events:

Featuring hammer throw, pole vault, javelin, discus, high jump, triple jump, shot put, and long jump. Field events begin at 18:30, with specific schedules for each discipline.

5. Track Events:
Includes 100m, 200m, 800m, 1500m, 400m, 3km, and the mile run. Track events kick off at 19:00 each event day.
6. Timed and Measured for Precision:
All events will benefit from electronic timing and photo-finish technology to ensure accuracy in recording times and finishes. Field events will provide athletes with multiple attempts, ensuring a comprehensive competitive experience.
7. Enjoyment for Everyone
Aside from the competition, enjoy the camaraderie and spirit of the athletics community. Refreshments will be available, and the setting sun over Ashton Playing Fields promises a beautiful backdrop to an evening of sporting excellence.
8. Terms & Conditions
  • The event will be held under UK Athletics rules, featuring photo-finish and electronic timing.
  • All field events will allow up to six trials, subject to entry limits.
  • Entries must be submitted by midnight on the Tuesday before each competition, and all anti-doping rules apply.

Pre-event registration is mandatory with no entries on the day of the event. Each event costs £8, payable online.

Tuesday July 23rd, 2024

£8 per event


  • 6:30pm Shot
  • 6:30pm Pole Vault (throughout)
  • 7:45pm Long Jump (after Shot)


  • 7pm 100m
  • 7:30pm 800m
  • 8pm 200m
  • 8:30pm Mile
  Registration: opens at 5:30 PM, with the first field events kicking off at 6:30 PM and the first track event starting at 7:00 PM.


  • For inquiries about upcoming open events, please contact Karen Higgs-Smith.

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Ashton Playing Fields
Woodford Green AC with Essex Ladies

598 Chigwell Road,
Woodford Bridge
Essex, IG8 8AA

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