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STEEL CITY CHALLENGE CUP
Results now published.

 

NEWS

8/08/2019

SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL OF ATHLETICS was delighted to be able to make a further donation of £1,000 to Bluebell Wood Childrens' Hospice - a local charity who care for very sick children.
The success of our meetings allows us to continue to do try and make a small difference to the lives of those less fortunate.

27/01/2019

Another very successful SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL INDOOR OPEN was held at E.I.S. Sheffield on Sunday 27th January 2019. This very popular event is fast becoming the "must do" competition for track and field athletes seeking a good quality warm up in preparation for major indoor competitions in February. Yet again, we were pelased to welcome over 520 athletes from all over the UK, and beyond. In all, athletes from 126 dfferent clubs took part, includiing returning contingents from Guernsey and Poland.
Over half of the competitors were U17 and above. Power of 10 reported 305 Personal Bests for the day.
We were privileged to have the meeting completely staffed by national grade officials, who worked tirelessly throughout.
The meeting raised will over £2000 for charities, details of which will be posted later in the year.

13/09/2018

STEEL CITY CUP was held on Sunday 9th September 2018. This is an end of season challenge cup held at Spinkhill track, for invited local clubs.
Congratulations to CHESTERFIELD & DISTRICT AC who won both the Cup and the Relays Shield in their first participation.

The event was contested by Barnsley & Wombwell, City of Sheffield, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Hallamshire Harriers, Rotherham Harriers and 2 Dash - attracting nearly 300 athletes.
This year's charity was C.R.Y. (Cardiac Risk in the Young), who facilitate screenings for active youngsters all around the country. We were pleased to be able to raise £660 for the local branch, and equally important - raise awareness of the work they do.. You can find out more about them here
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27/02/2018

SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL INDOOR OPEN as held on Sunday 28h January 2018 at E.I.S. Sheffield. This year attracted a record entry of 526 athletes, and we were especially pleased to welcome contingents from Poland, Guernsey and Jersey.
The meeting is now truly a National one, with a number of senior and performance athletes
making it one of the highest-quality opens on the calendar..e cup was won by City of Sheffield AC and the shield by HallamshirHarriers.
Proceeds form the event meant we were again able to give a cheque to BLUEBELL WOOD CHILDREN'S HOSPICE and, thanks to everyone's efforts we were able to raise £862.50 for this very good cause.

Thank you to all who took part, and the hard-working officials and volunteers who made it such a success.
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27/09/2017

John visited E.I.S.to hand a cheque for £200 to TOP CLUB, a local organisation in Sheffield who do sterling work providing athletics opportunities for people with learning difficulties. Receiving the cheque on behalf of Top Club are Andy Longden and Leslie Morgan.

You can find more information about Top Club by emailing
Phil Morgan at phil_s_morgan@hotmail.com
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20/09/2017

SHEFFIELD STEEL CITY CUP and SHIELD took place on 10th September 2017 at Mount St Mary's, Spinkhill. The cup was won by City of Sheffield AC and the shield by Hallamshire Harriers.
Proceeds of the day were earmarked for BLUEBELL WOOD CHILDREN'S HOSPICE and, thanks to everyone's generous donations on the day - plus Mount St Mary for giving us free hire of the venue - we were able to raise £704.6
1 for this very good cause.

Thank you to all who took part, and the hard-working officials and volunteers who made it such a success.
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17/03/2017

SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL OF ATHLETICS was pleased to donate £500 to SHEFFIELD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL from the proceeds of the INDOOR OPEN in January 2016.

Thank you to all who took part, and the hard-working officials and volunteers who made it such a success. If you would like to help this charity further, you can find out how to here.
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The next
SHEFFIELD FESTIVAL INDOOR OPEN
wil take place at E.I.S. Sheffield
on 26th January 2020.