Athletics

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 2018 the Achilles Cup will be held on Thursday 27 September 2018,

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

Running

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

Jumping

High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Pole Vault

Throwing

Javelin, Discus, Hammer Throw, Shot Put

 

Divisions

  • Open A Division
  • Open B Division