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Latest Newsletter Out Now - YOAC Report 2015 Edition 2




Somerset County AA Championships are at Yeovil on Sat 23/Sun 24 May. For further information click Somerset Championships Information .Entry fees are £4 for the first event and £3 for each subsequent event and the closing date for entries is Saturday 9th May. To enter please click this link:

Somerset Athletics Entry Form


Next YOAC Events - Sat 30th May - Youth Development League U15/U13 at Braunton

                                   Sat 30th May - Southern Athletics League at Plymouth

                                   Sun 31st May - South West League at Exeter



Yeovil Olympiads are proud to be based at the newly renamed

Bill Whistlecroft Athletics Arena, Yeovil.

There was a renaming ceremony during the Yeovil Games on 14th September 2014, details of which can be found on our news page.






Yeovil Olympiads Athletic Club - Somerset's Premier Athletics Club



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Yeovil Olympiads Athletic Club - for fun and performance


With excellent facilities and a team of committed and qualified coaches, we are helping to produce many outstanding individual athletes who have gained national and international honours at senior and junior levels of competition. Our club was established in 1969 and has always enjoyed being amongst the leading clubs in the South West of England. In 2001, YOAC joined forces with Wells City Harriers and now enter combined teams for Track and Field as well as Cross Country and Road Running.


Our Facilities

We have always made good use of the council owned and managed track that was up-graded to an 8-lane "all weather" track in 1984. With Lottery and Sport England funding the track was refurbished in 2002 including the installation of floodlighting and the track was again refurbished in 2011. We run a small friendly clubhouse that provides changing facilities and a refreshment bar for members, guests and visiting athletes. The clubhouse was opened in June 1988 in memory of former member Joanna France from funds raised by the Joanna France Memorial Trust.


Our Partnerships

YOAC and South Somerset District Council work together to develop and promote athletics in the local community. This partnership is providing real optimism for the future of athletics in the area by supporting various initiatives such as Star:track athletic camps in the school holidays. Our members also provide support to the Sports:hall athletics programme promoted by Somerset Active Sport Partnership. These take place at Yeovil College and Stanchester School.


Senior Men's British Athletics League

This competition is for Senior and U20 Men. It is possible, however, for U17 Men to compete, with the League's approval, if the athlete has attained the Senior Grade 3 AAA standard or is capable of finishing in the top 3 of the A string.