Athletics consists of two distinct parts. Track and Field includes running events from Sprints (200 Metres) to long distances (10,000 Metres) and field events of Jumping (High Jump) and Throwing (eg Javelin Throw).
Track and Field is the No 1 Sport at Olympics/Commonwealth Games and in Glasgow’s Running Events are amongst the largest sport’s participation events in the UK.
All events in athletics allow you to participate in the events at the level appropriate to you and most athletics events are inclusive, allowing large numbers of people to participate in the sport.
Athletics Clubs usually take members from 9 years and older with no upper age limit and Glasgow has several athletics Clubs which cater for all ability levels, based in the City.