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In light of the latest Government advice, Orkney Athletic Club has regretfully decided to suspend all activities until further notice. This includes training, Home Competitions, 10k races and our AGM which was due to take place on 30 March. As we do not know how long the current measures will last, we recommend that members […]

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Coronavirus Covid-19 update

The Club is very aware of public concern about current developments relating to the Covid-19 virus. The Committee is meeting on Monday evening and will discuss the implications for Club activities. For the time being we are following the advice from Scottish Athletics (below), our National Governing Body, and keeping closely in touch with them […]

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Date announced for First Open Graded event in Inverness

Inverness Harriers have announced the date for their first Open Graded meet: First Open Graded of the track and field season due to be held on Sunday 12th April here in Inverness. More details to follow. There will be the Throws Grand Prix in Inverness too on Saturday 11th so makes for full weekend of […]

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ISLAND GAMES 2021 – call for expressions of interest

Orkney Athletic Club is inviting expressions of interest from Orkney athletes who meet the qualifying standards below and who are interested in competing at the Island Games in Guernsey in 2021. You do not need to be an Orkney Athletic Club member to apply, but you will need to be a member to complete. TO […]

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OAC 2020 Competition Season

OAC have confirmed the dates for the 2020 home competition series and will be issuing entry forms shortly.* The coaches & committee have considered the format of the competitions and discussed splitting the choice of events across multiple dates. A decision was made to do this at the April & May competitions. The aim of […]

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We are pleased to advise that Kevin Tait is running some indoor sessions for Club members interested in developing their High Jump technique. All in the arena at Picky. # Saturday 1st February:  Primary age: 1-2:30pm; Secondary age: 2:30-4pm  # Saturday 29th February: 1-4pm** # Saturday 28th March: 3:30-6:30pm** ** Time splits for the 2nd […]

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Planning under way for 2020 season

The Club Coaching Team and Committee are currently working on a competitions and training calendar for 2020. Tuesday & Thursday training sessions will run up to end March. Details of the new calendar from 1 April 2020 will be published here soon.

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