Athletes train in pre-set Age groups as described below.
(Please note though that in competing, these Age Groups may vary according to the League/Competition)
Any child aged 7 and upwards train in this age group and move up to U11s as soon as they turn 9
U11, U13, U15, U17, U20/Seniors
Anyone training in the above Age Groups move up immediately after the September Club Championships according to their age on the 31st August of that year.
Amy turns 11 in March 2013. She competes in Club Champs 2013 at U11s, but following this competition she trains with U13s.
Rory turns 15 in early October 2013 just AFTER the 2013 Club championships. He competes in 2013 Club Champs at U15s and then continues to train with U15s until after the NEXT (2014) club champs when he moves up to U17s.
These are the age groups cut-off dates for the outdoor track and field season 2018. It is also the age group for the 2018/2019 cross country.
Under 13: Born between 01/09/05 and 31/08/07
Under 15: Born between 01/09/03 and 31/08/05
Under 17: Born between 01/09/01 and 31/08/03
Under 20: Born between 31/12/98 and 31/08/01
Senior: Born before 31/12/98
Master: 35 and over on day of competition (5-year age group)
If you just change all the years by one then that will be the age groups for the
indoor 2018/2019 and the outdoor 2019.