Star Track Athletics Festival
Our Falkirk British Star Track Festivals provide exciting opportunities for children
aged 5 - 8 and 9 - 14 to take part in athletics and learn the basic FUNdamentals and
to develop and hone these skills through various games and events. We run a Star Track Festival
every Easter, Summer and Winter.
The Star Track Children's Athletics Festivals run during the school
holidays. Application forms are available from Grangemouth Stadium.
- Our 5 - 8 years group is introduced to all athletics disciplines through fun
skill sessions and games. They are taught the basic fundamentals of running, jumping
and throwing which are techniques vital in most other sports.
- Our 9 - 14 years group experience more advanced skills and technique sessions, with
the introduction of visiting VIP athletes and coaches to give them a better understanding
of what it takes to be a high level athlete.
UK Athletics' key aims for the Startrack scheme are:
- Raise the profile of athletics amongst children in the community
- Introduce children to athletics in a fun and exciting format
- Introduce athletics to minority groups
- Introduce, support and develop coaches and officials
- Help more children to stay involved in athletics, through increasing the level of
'follow on' activity
- Help children to improve their athletic skill and give them the opportunity to progress
- An extensive coaching experience delivered by our fully qualified UKA coaches.
- Full use of our vast range of athletic equipment covering all age groups
- Certificate of attendance and merit
- Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
- International 400m outdoor track and 110m National Indoor Athletics Academy
- A selection box (Winter Startrack only)
- Goodie bags which include a British Athletics bag and T-Shirt are available for £5 on Festival Days
- Shot Putt
- Pole Vault
- Long jump
- High jump
- Relay Races
- Fun Games
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