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.

Junior Fencing May 18th & 19th

This event is open to under-10 boys and girls and is new to the Wenlock Olympian Society calendar.  The event is organised by Steve and Ismay Cowen, who can be contacted be email here – stevecowen@aol.com.

Wenlock Relays June 30th

This is the second year of this event which, like last year, will be run on and around the Gaskell Field, Much Wenlock.  The event is open to teams of four.  Further details will be posted here when they become available.  The event is organised by Camilla Stewart who can be contacted here: camillastewart@outlook.com.

Bowls, Saturday July 6th & July 28th

After a gap of several years Bowls returns to the Society’s calendar of events.  In a departure from past years the event will be hosted by Broseley Bowls Club and is organised by Gail Hall who can be contacted here: gailhall11@hotmail.co.uk

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

Kwik Cricket: Wednesday 10th July

This event  is for primary schools and will take place on the Gaskell Field, Much Wenlock.  Further details of the event are available from jbrown@williambrookes.com.

Volleyball: Friday 12th July

This is a 4-a-side schools event for students aged of 13 to 18. It will take place at William Brookes School. Further details of the event are available from annielee2005@hotmail.co.uk

Badminton: Saturday 13th July

This is open to juniors between the ages of 11 and 16 inclusive.  It will take place at William Brookes School. Further details of the event are available from annielee2005@hotmail.co.uk

Netball: Saturday 13th July

This event is open to Shropshire club teams. U11 and U14 competitions will take place with a maximum entry of 12 teams.  The event will take place at William Brookes School. Further details of the event are available from annielee2005@hotmail.co.uk

Tennis: Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July

This event is organised and hosted by Cound Tennis Club, Cound. Red ball, orange ball, American mixed doubles and junior hardball competitions will take place. Further details of the event , including entry, are available here: 2019 Tennis.

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.

Athletics: Sunday 14th July

All 2019 athletics events will take place on Sunday 14th July on the track and field of William Brookes School, Farley Road, Much Wenlock.  A full programme of events is scheduled and all events are open to males and females from under-11 to senior.  More information, including a downloadable entry form, is available on this page: Athletics

Road Race: Sunday 14th July

The 7-mile road race will take place on Sunday 14th July with the start and finish on the Gaskell Field, Much Wenlock. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to male and female winners in all age categories. Further information and this year’s entry form are available here Road Race.

Fencing: Sunday 14th July

Once again the fencing event will take place at Much Wenlock Leisure Centre. The event is organised by Steve and Ismay Cowen, who can be contacted be email here – stevecowen@aol.com.

Golf: Monday 22nd July

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.

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.

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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