Long Jump Run Up

Long Jump Run Up

Long jump runways are popular athletics facilities at schools and clubs as they can be installed in a range of surface types and used for multi-sport purposes.

Long Jump Surfaces

Long Jump Surfaces

You can choose from Multisport synthetic turf or polymeric rubber for a long jump runway, each of these can be installed in different colours and to various dimensions.

Athletics Facility Installers

Athletics Facility Installers

We can design and build long jump and triple jump surfaces at various locations for both recreational and professional use.

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Long Jump Run Up

The long jump and triple jump events are competed in by masses of people at all different standards and ages. Participation varies from recreational, all through schools and colleges, to sports clubs and athletics clubs. There are a number of different specification and design ideas to help you construct a jumping track to your requirements and budget. We can offer designs for full long jump runways, triple jump surfacing and specialist landing pits to suit each project. Please feel free to contact us through our short form and speak to one of our experts. They will be able to guide you through the costs and offer a suitable quote for the work.

Long Jump Runway Specification

A long jump run up facility is vastly becoming a popular choice throughout a number of organisations including:

  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Leisure Centres/Sports Clubs
  • Athletic Clubs (IAAF)

Each of these establishments will need a different design and specification of long jump runway to meet their needs, requirements and budget. The design and specification of the long jump run up can vary in terms of the type of surfacing, size and dimensions, groundworks as well as measurements. No matter your level of participation or age we can design a long jump runway facility to suit you in terms of length, surface type and your budget. Compact athletics facilities are commonly being installed in schools for recreational use because these don't need to be installed to IAAF standards. Long jump tracks can be installed as part of these smaller facilities.

Please contact our team if you have any questions about costs for long jump surfacing or other athletics facilities, please complete our contact form so we can get back to you.

Triple Jump Run Up Design

As with the long jump, the triple jump event is growing ever popular amongst a wide range of people, all of different age and ability. The type of participation varies from recreational right through to international standard and is participated by thousands of young people throughout the UK in primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, universities, leisure centres and sports clubs. At schools it's important to have sustainable sports facilities and these compact smaller sized features offer that.

Triple jump runways can differ in terms of distance from the pit and the positioning of take off boards depending on those participating in the event, for example the length of jumping track for a primary school will be significantly shorter than that of an athletics clubs. The surfacing can also differ the top design specification suggests that polymeric surfacing should be used as the triple jump run up flooring however a leisure centre may deem this unnecessary and instead opt for a different standard of specification such as needlepunch synthetic turf.

To find out more information about the construction and groundworks associated with building a long jump and triple jump as well as the surface options and accessories available please look through the appropriate pages or contact us using the enquiry form on this page.

Amateur Athletics Organisation

The sports and athletics sector refers to Amateur Athletic Association as AAA. Well before UKA, it was Amateur Athletic Association who was the official body responsible for athletics. Rather than governing athletics, Amateur Athletic Association now represents the volunteer section. The AAA is working with a range of educational institutions and sports clubs in Britain. A variety of challenges and events are offered to younger athletes by the Amateur Athletic Association to help them improve their sporting skills. These events for young sports athletes put together by Amateur Athletic Association are respected as development equipment for grass root and children for the future.

The AAA in addition has taken on the role of protecting the historical past regarding the particular sport. Outstanding trophies are passed out by the AAA to professional athletes. Many people are getting involved with sports and athletics because of the Amateur Athletic Association.

AAA National Events

In schools and colleges, National Championships are run by Amateur Athletic Association to inspire young people to participate in athletics. Sports and athletics equipment and sponsorships are often funded by the Amateur Athletic Association, as they give money to events including the National Championships whenever they can. Since Amateur Athletic Association now represents the volunteering part of this sport, UKA and British Athletics are the governing authorities.

Amateur Athletic Association Standards Scheme is an acknowledgement of athletes grading them with regards to distances or times with track and field events. There are different standards for various age brackets and also genders for each event, that makes the standards fair; these kinds of requirements fall under four different grades in which sports athletes may be classified in. The overall performance standards for the sports and athletics events are created by databases of information collected over the years which is revised every two years. Certificates and badges are awarded to kids which conform to these kinds of standards. England Athletics and also the Amateur Athletic Association make an effort to enhance the number of people who take part in athletics by offering out plaques and rewards to young people achieving Grade One. The AAA Charity for the Young give small grants to younger athletes attempting to start their careers.

Sugar Tax Funding Grants

There are a number of funding grants which may be given to schools as a result of the sugar tax. The sugar tax has been introduced by the government as a way to tackle obesity in young people. The tax on fizzy drinks means that there is more money available which may be used to better school's sports facilities. Athletics facilities like long jump run ups and running tracks may be funded by the sugar tax, as these introduce young people to new activities which can help to better their physical fitness and health. The installation of new facilities can also help to reduce childhood obesity, as young people will be more likely to get involved in sports and athletics if the facilities are new and in good condition.

A brand new generation of reasonably priced as well as maintainable external sports features which give a stepping-stone into sporting club venues is currently getting developed. Many schools and colleges struggle to renew their sports areas for many sporting events, which means kids aren't able to take part in these types of sporting activities. This may be because of a limited budget or even not a sufficient amount of external space for the institution to install on. In numerous establishments, compact sporting facilities are now being designed and fitted in a smaller size to meet restricted spending budgets and to become more affordable. By using these, children are in a position to develop running, jumping and also throwing skills which are part of the FUNdamental phases of enhancement.

Reducing Costs for Sports Facilities

By building different sports facilities, youngsters are capable of getting involved in several different activities for a far more diverse encounter. A few of the popular chosen features can include shuttle running tracks, throwing areas and jogging circuits. To create a multi-use sports area, a simple 60m long jump track could also be used for sprinting, baton racing in addition to hurdles to help make the most of the space. This is great for schools if there is not adequate room for the standard 400m track. A good reason why having a multiple sports area constructed is beneficial for the children is simply because it enables them to discover various events and find one which they like, which might steer them to additional opportunities in their lives. A single problem that's having an effect on young people’s engagement in sports and athletics is a shortage of facilities which are directed at beginners and beginners level athletes. Many experts have advised that these athletics need to be made accessible for kids from as little as primary school and up to high school. A whole new set of criteria has been produced by UKA to ensure sports and athletics facilities become more available to younger people. The newest design can be installed in vibrant colours to appeal to younger people and is more cost-effective, meaning it is a fantastic basic level sports and athletics facility for educational institutions. We are able to provide you with more information on costs and construction of long jump run ups, as well as compact athletics facilites. All you should do is fill out our enquiry form and we will get back to you.

Fitness and FUNdamental Skills

Considering that the specification and design of compact sports and athletics facilities could be altered, near enough any club or school may have one fitted. Many companies decide to get long jump runways and high jump fans fitted as part of their compact sports and athletics facility. For each and every unique project the design and also dimensions could be adjusted to match all the requirements, creating a totally personalised end result. The flexibility of the style of compact athletics facilities means that they are highly relevant to an array of situations. Current sports activity and play provisions in primary and secondary schools, universites and colleges can be made better by setting up the compact sports and athletics facility. By participating in distinct sports and athletics activities, young people from KS1-4 can all better learning and fitness skills. They create an exciting addition to any kind of current sports and athletics features which help boost engagement from pupils. For almost any school looking to reduce costs and stick inside a budget, the small sized recreational facilities offer an effective option. Smaller sized features assist to bring in the FUNdamentals of sports and athletics so young children can build on simple skills of motion and physical activity.

The introduction of a wide network of compact sports and athletics facilities is a key part of UKAs purpose to get the interest and need in the sports activity. This is generated more by hosting IAAF and IPC World Championships in London in 2017. By permitting young people to make use of the compact facilities, there is a improved opportunity for sports athletes to better their abilities and transfer to qualified sports clubs because of this.