When it is played

The Athletics competition conducted between SAAS member schools is the Achilles Cup, one of the longest running events in school athletics. The Achilles Cup is conducted annually on the last Thursday in September. For 2020 the Achilles Cup will be held on Thursday 24 September 2020,

The following disciplines are conducted in the age groups of Open, Under 16,  Under 15, Under 14 and Under 13;


100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, Hurdles, Relays


High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault


Javelin, Discus, Hammer Throw, Shot Put



  • Open A Division
  • Open B Division