Portable Athletics Track

What is a portable athletics track?

Our Portable Athletics Track is a colourful track (red and blue) that can be set up in any location either outdoors or indoors and can be configured in a variety of ways (so for example 2 lanes of 100m or 6 lanes of 30m). SW Athletics Academy has already run many successful and fun events with the track including:

  • 2019 – Great Ormond Street – Charity Event 
  • 2019 – Rochester Castle – Medway Mile
  • 2019 – University of East London
  • 2019 – Northernhay Gardens – Exeter Festival Weekend 
  • 2019 – Princesshay Square – Exeter
  • 2018 – World Athletics Cup – London Stadium
  • 2018 – Get Active Battersea Festival
  • 2018 – Hamilton Park – Taunton
  • 2018 – Newport Marathon
  • 2018 – Princesshay Square – Exeter
  • 2018 – The Great British Sports Show – Exeter
  • 2017 – Chavasse Park, Liverpool
  • 2017 – Great West Run – Exeter
  • 2017 – community Pancake racing Day – Exeter
  • 2017 – Track v Horse – with Dwain Chambers
  • 2016 – Trafalgar Square – London – Brazil Day for Olympics and Paralympics
  • 2016 – Deptford – London with Christian Malcolm
  • 2016 – ITV – its not Rocket Science – man v red arrow jet – with Adam Gemili video here
  • City Centre Athletics at Exeter’s Princesshay- open for all members of the public
  • Taunton Somerfest festival of sport and the arts
  • Track vs Tree challenge – GB sprinter vs World Pole Climbing champion – video here
  • World Pancake Racing Championships in Exeter’s Princesshay
  • Girl Guides Cookafest event nr Exeter
  • Olympic relay celebration in Birmingham
  • Race for Life event at Westpoint Exeter
  • Devon Games to Inspire
  • Aller village Community Event
  • Exeter University Freshers Fair

This track together with our experienced coaching team can put on events such as:

  • Launch events to promote a new sports / activities /health programme
  • Community Events to increase participation – anyone can try out the new surface- we are an inclusive academy
  • Community events in city centres or villages and towns
  • Events which are great for attracting media attention
  • Events to Inspire young people and adults to try athletics and also to volunteer at similar events
  • Sprint challenges – try and get on the leaderboard!

The portable track headed to Exeter’s Princesshay on Shrove Tuesday 17th February for the World Pancake Racing Championships. Click HERE to read how it went.

If you are interested in booking a Portable Athletics Track event please call Sonya Ellis on 07745 616852 e mail [email protected]


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