Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)ATH/WM/1
TitleAthletics programmes
Extent101 items
DescriptionAthletics programmes organised by local clubs or regional organisations primarily in the United Kingdom. There is particular focus on track and field meetings organised in the Midlands although there are some road racing programmes and one cross-country racing programme. A number of programmes relating to British Veterans Athletic Federation Track and Field Championships, National Veterans Road Relay Championships and AAA Championships. There are also a number of programmes from European Championships held in Belgrade in 1962, Athens in 1969 and Budapest in 1998; World Championships held in Seville in 1999; and Olympic Games held in London in 1948 and Helsinki in 1952. A number of these programmes carry annotations detailing placings and times.

Most programmes include names of officials, lists of competitors, timetable of events and some include details of previous records and best times. Advertisements are often included. Wilf Morgan is listed as a veteran competitor in many of the programmes dated late 20th century.

The collection also includes three photocopied programmes recording meetings organised by Birchfield Harriers during the 1950s and 1960s.
Access StatusOpen


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