Announcements

MEMBERSHIP FEES 2020

This is to remind club members that annual subscription for 2020 membership fees are due in January 2020. There are no increases in club membership fees this year. If you are a life or associate member, no fees are due other than the £16 for the registration fee as an active competitor with England Athletics who have increased their fees by £1 from 2019. Please note that those members who joined from September to December 2019 will have their membership fees carried forward to 2020. However, they will be required to pay the registration fee of £16 for 2020.

2020 subscriptions, including registration fees, are as follows:

Active Seniors (Over 21)                                                           £69.00 per annum

Active Young Members (under 21)

Students, Unemployed and                                                        £49.00 per annum

Pensioners 

Non-Active and 2nd Claim                                                         £38.00 per annum

£16 from the annual subscriptions for active athletes will be for registration fees payable to England Athletics. Failure to pay your subscriptions by APRIL 2020 will result in your non-registration as an active athlete with England Athletics for the new season and your registration being withdrawn from all competition under UK Athletics for 2020/21. Please also note that if overdue subscriptions are unpaid this could result in suspension from the club and restrictions on joining another club. 

If you have more than one year outstanding please contact the Membership Secretary for further details. If you wish to resign from the club please confirm in writing to the Membership Secretary on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Cheques should be made payable to Woodford Green Athletic Club and sent to the Membership Secretary at 5 Chevely Close, Coopersale, Epping, Essex, CM16 7RL.

Alternatively, it can be paid directly into the club bank account by BACS. Please contact the Membership Secretary for BACS details 

Cowsi Magol, Membership & Subscriptions Secretary

January 2020

Summer 2019 Awards Night

Summer Awards 2019 poster

2020 London Marathon guaranteed place

The club has been allocated a single place for the 2020 London Marathon. This is for club members who have been unsuccessful in the ballot.  In order to apply for the club place, the following criteria should be met:

  1. Must have entered via the public ballot and been rejected
  2. Must be a fully paid up member of the club
  3. You or a family member must agree to help out at the Roding Valley Half Marathon

In the event that more than one person meets the above criteria, a draw will take place in the clubhouse.

Please email Club Secretary David Hollingworth This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to express your interest by Sunday 8th December. If needed, a draw will take place on Tuesday 10th December.

Kevin Diedrick named National Official of the Year

Having won the England Athletics London Regional Award as the Official of the Year, Kevin Diedrick was put forward for the England Athletics national awards. At the ceremony in Birmingham last Saturday, Kevin duly won and became National Official of the Year. Many congratulations to Kevin for the well-deserved award.

Kevin Diedrick Official of the Year

Kevin with his London Region award a few weeks ago

England Athletics website states:


Kevin Diedrick is a Field Judge who started officiating in 1999, since then he has progressed to National Level 4 and undertaken his CMA. He’s now often utilised by UKA / EA / SEAA as Referee, NTD, and Technical Manager.

Kevin Diedrick honoured at awards night

The England Athletics London Regional Awards 2019 were presented to the winners and runners-up on Wednesday 2nd October. Club members won three awards:

Kevin Diedrick: Winner, Official Of The Year

Gladys Bird: Runner-up, Coach Of The Year

Alan James: Runner-up, Volunteer Of The Year

Congratulations to all three for their very well-deserved awards!

Kevin Diedrick Official of the Year

 London Region Official Of The Year: Kevin Dietrick