Saturday 19th October will see athletes, coaches, clubs and volunteers recognised for their contributions to athletics in Wales.
Have you been inspired by someone in our sport?
Has an athlete's performance inspired you?
Has your coach provided you with a great experience?
Are you proud of what your club has achieved?
The annual Welsh Athletics National Awards Evening will see athletes, coaches, clubs and volunteers recognised for their contributions in supporting the development of athletics in Wales which continues to go from strength to strength in front of and behind the scenes.
Nominations are now open and Welsh Athletics welcome all nominations from across the sport for all categories.
Last year's event at the end of September took place at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff and saw around 220 guests attend and over 20 individuals received their awards. These included Carmarthen Harriers coach Kevin Evans and former Harrier Dewi Griffiths as well as Llanelli's Rob Campion who picked up the Run Wales Group Leader of the Year.
Please Note: The closing date for Nominations is THURSDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2019. All nominations received will then be considered by a panel and then all recipients will be presented with their award at the Welsh Athletics Awards Ceremony, making up a part of the Welsh Athletics Clubs and Coaching Conference Weekend on Saturday 19th October at the Vale Hotel and Spa in Cardiff. It will also be a part of the Welsh Athletics Hall of Fame evening.
NATIONAL AWARD CATEGORIES 2019 THAT YOU CAN NOMINATE INDIVIDUALS/TEAMS FOR:
Track & Field Club of the Year
Off Track Club of the Year
Junior Track & Field Club of the Year
Junior Off Track Club of the Year
Development Club of the Year
Inclusivity Club of the Year
Eligibility: All clubs must be affiliated to Welsh Athletics
Volunteer of the Year
Services to Club Development
Eligibility: All volunteers who contribute positively to athletics in Wales
Newcomer to Officiating
Young Official of the Year
Off Track Official of the Year
Track & Field Official of the Year
Eligibility: All fully licensed Welsh Athletics officials operating at any level.
Performance Coach of the Year (Track & Field)
Performance Coach of the Year (Off Track)
Participation / Development Coach of the Year (Track & Field)
Participation / Development Coach of the Year (Off Track)
Eligibility: Coaches of any Welsh athletes as examples of successful coach / athlete partnership. Fully licensed Welsh coaches that operate at any level. Nominations for the participation / development coach should clearly demonstrate why a coach should be recognised.
RUN WALES CATEGORY
RUN WALES Group of the Year
RUN WALES Group Leader of the Year
Eligibility: Groups that are registered via the Run Wales Website, Group Leaders must be suitably qualified and hold a UK Leadership in Running Fitness.
Junior Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Junior Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Senior Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Senior Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Junior Male Off Track Athlete of the Year
Junior Female Off Track Athlete of the Year
Senior Male Off Track Athlete of the Year
Senior Female Off Track Athlete of the Year
Eligibility: All Welsh athletes registered to compete for Wales regardless of club or place of residence.
NOMINATE HERE USING THIS LINK before Thursday 5th September when nominations will close ahead of October's annual ceremony.
Do you know of someone who should be recognised for their contribution or achievement in our sport here in Wales? NOMINATE THEM NOW / ENWEBWCH NHW NAWR!!