Watford Open Graded Meetings 2020
Woodside Stadium, Horseshoe Lane, Garston,Watford WD25 7HH

With Photo-Finish / Electric Timing

Within 5 mins of M1, M10,M25,A41,A405

All events under UK:Athletics rules

General Information

 Winner of England Athletics East Region Participation Project 2015

Please note the events shown are provisional.

Entry costs at Wednesday Meetings. 6.00 for one event extra events 4.00.


We are alway in need of track judges and timekeepers to help out. Reasonable expenses and refreshments provided.

Please be aware of the parking restrictions in the Woodside complex as traffic wardens are likely to be present

We do not have use of the local schools for parking nd we advise athletes to share transport where possible.

There is an overflow car park prior to the main entrance on Horseshoe Lane if you are travelling up from the A405/Garston but we cannot guarantee if there are spaces.

Nearest large car park if the facility car parks are full is the Leavesden Country Park off College road WD5 0NR (approx 1100 metres) which is a continuation of Horseshoe Lane. Please note the Harvester Car Park is now pay and display


Photos by gary mitchell

As the entries are now limited to online only we should be able to keep to the published times. Any variation on the day will be notified to athletes when collecting numbers.

Hurdles entries are permitted on the day for Sunday Meetings only but not for Wednesday Evening Meetings.
Hurdles and extra Steeplechase events can be included in the Wednesday Evening Meetings if requested
at least 7 days prior to the meeting and there are sufficient pre-entries.
Other field events can be staged if the requestors provide the field judges.
Females may compete with Males in all events. Some middle distance events are Female only.
Under 13s may only compete in those events allowed by UK:Athletics rules.
No 400m, 3000m nor Triple Jump

Under 11s cannot compete at the Wednesday Evening meetings
(they must be 11 by 31st August 2019).

Collection of numberss from 5.30pm. There may separate desks for different events
Please ensure you join the correct queue. You must collect numbers at least 30 mins before the start of each series of races so we can seed the races.

If you will arrive later please phone (01923)675423 giving your name and race you are entered for.

Information on the British Milers Club (BMC) races can be obtained from the British Milers Club web site.




We regret that there are no refunds for entries as we still have to pay for the administration costs.

Please note that if no estimated times are given the entry will be put in the slowest race and we cannot change this on the day of the meeting.

Parents please do not try and enter U13s in 400m 3000m races and Triple Jump as this is not allowed under UK:A rules
nor Under 11s in any event.

Please note parking restrictions at the top of the page

Please note time restrictions on 800m, 1500m and 3000m

Only athletes with a valid EA registration will be accepted.
The exception is Under 13 athletes who must give DOB and address.

Provisional Timetable UPDATED

Wed 8th Apr RESULTS Wed 22nd Apr RESULTS Wed 6th May RESULTS Wed 20th May RESULTS
7.00pm       100m
7.20pm      1500m
                   No times please
                   over 5m 30s
8.45pm      3000m

7.15pm      Long Jump
7.00pm        200m
7.30pm        400m No U13s
8.00pm        800m
                    No times please
                    over 2m 45s
7.15pm       High Jump
To be confirmed To be confirmed
Wed 3rd Jun RESULTS Wed 17th Jun RESULTS Wed 1st Jul RESULTS Wed 15th Jul RESULTS
To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Wed 29th Jul RESULTS Wed 12th Aug RESULTS

Wed 26th Aug RESULTS

Wed 9th Sep RESULTS
To be confirmed
To be confirmed To be confirmed 7.00pm      100m
7.30pm      400m
8.00pm      800m
9.15pm     3000m

7.15pm     High Jump

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The Sunday Minors Meetings 2020 are as follows. Entries on the day

Sun  5th April Early Season Minors Meeting Results 2019
10am-1pm       Under 7s,U9s,U11s &U13s Any three events from hurdles, sprints, MD, cricket ball (U11), shot(U13 and above)
                          No Long Jump in this event.
Sun 7th June
Mid Season Minors Meeting Results 2019
10am-1pm       Under 7s,U9s,U11s &U13s Any three events from hurdles, sprints, MD, long jump,
                   cricket ball (U11), shot(U13 and above)

Sun 6th Sep  End  Season Minors Meeting Resuls 2019
10am-1pm       Under 7s,U9s,U11s &U13s Any three events from hurdles, sprints, MD, long jump,
                          cricket ball (U11), shot(U13 and above)