Wenlock Olympian Games

The 133rd Wenlock Olympian Games (2019)

The 2019 Games are currently being scheduled.  They will take place on and around the first two weeks in July: 6/7th and 13/14th.  Details will be posted here as they becomes available.

Triathlon: Sunday July 7th

This year sees the 29th running of the Wenlock Olympian Games Triathlon making this race one of the longest running races in the country. As always this event will suit competitors of all abilities from first-timer up to very experienced athletes. We are very proud to have brought this event to its 29th edition.

Further information about the event – including entry details – are available on this page 2019 Triathlon

Race on the Edge: September 29th

This years Race on the Edge has moved to a later date due to a number of factors.  However, it will be runover the same exciting yet challenging 9-mile course.  Further details can be found on the Race on the Edge page here.

Archery: Sunday 14th July

Once again this event is organised by the Bowbrook Archers and will take place on their club field at Withington near Shrewsbury.  The round will be Weston: 4 dozen at 60 yards + 4 dozen @ 50 yards. Bow styles are Compound, Recurve Freestyle, Barebow, Longbow, AFB and Traditional. Further information is available on the entry form which is available in two formats here: Word Entry Form and PDF Entry Form.

Golf

The 2019 Wenlock Olympian Games golf competition will take place at Enville Golf Course on Monday 22nd July. The competition will have a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and will be followed by the medal presentation ceremony and a 2-course lunch (plus tea and coffee).

The field will consist of 21 teams: 7 men’s, 7 women’s and 7 mixed (2 +2) teams

The cost of entry is £32 per person green fee plus £15 for lunch.

Further detail on the competition arrangements and organiser contact information are available on the entry form which can be downloaded here: 2019 Golf Enville Entry Form.

 

Safeguarding

Everyone who takes part in WOS events is entitled to participate in an enjoyable and safe environment.

We will do our best to ensure that all event organisers, members, volunteers and officials, follow safeguarding advice as set out by their respective governing bodies; e.g athletics events will follow ‘best practice’ as set out by UK Athletics Ltd.  We will ensure that all event organisers pay full attention to their safeguarding responsibilities.

All children are entitled to a duty of care and to be protected from abuse. Abuse can occur anywhere. Wherever children are involved in athletics or live arts, there are adults involved and there is always the possibility that there are some individuals abusing their power over children.  However, it is important to keep a sense of perspective and proportion between any benefits and any risks involved.

Best practise benefits everyone but most importantly, it ensures that children and vulnerable adults who choose to participate in our events have a safe and fun experience.

Our safeguarding policy document is available to download here: Wenlock Olympian Society Safeguarding Policy

If you have any concerns whatsoever or questions surrounding safeguarding, please contact louiseparker44@gmail.com or info@wenlock-olympian-society.org




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