Go the extra distance with the Athletics Plus badge and reach new heights.
How to earn your badge:
Run through an appropriate warm up and warm down routine using all the main muscle groups. Explain why both routines are important.
- Warm up routine
- Warm down routine
Talk about the safety rules for athletics, particularly throwing and jumping events.
Compete in any three events (two track and one field, or vice versa) and gain the points set out as indicated on the score chart below.
Points 100m 200m 400m 800m 1500m 10 13.4s 28.0s 64.0s 2.30min 5.10min 9 14.0s 28.8s 67.0s 2.40min 5.25min 8 14.7s 31.4s 71.0s 3.00min 5.45min 7 15.3s 32.6s 75.0s 3.10min 5.50min 6 15.8s 33.2s 79.0s 3.20min 6.20min 5 16.3s 34.0s 83.0s 3.40min 6.50min 4 16.8s 35.5s 88.0s 4.00min 7.30min 3 17.6s 38.3s 94.0s 4.20min 8.00min 2 18.3s 40.0s 100.0s 4.40min 8.30min 1 20.0s 45.0s 120.0s 5.00min 9.30min High Jump Long Jump Shot Discus Cricket Ball 10 1.60m 5.00m 9.5m 35.0m 65.0m 9 1.40m 4.75m 8.5m 29.0m 55.0m 8 1.30m 4.40m 7.2m 22.0m 50.0m 7 1.25m 4.20m 6.5m 17.0m 45.0m 6 1.20m 4.00m 5.5m 14.0m 35.0m 5 1.00m 3.75m 4.1m 12.0m 30.0m 4 0.90m 3.30m 3.7m 10.0m 25.0m 3 0.85m 2.80m 3.3m 9.0m 20.0m 2 0.80m 2.45m 2.8m 8.5m 15.0m 1 0.75m 2.10m 1.8m 6.0m 10.0m Minimum points total for the award of badge: Age Points Under 11 6 Under 12 9 Under 13 13 Under 14 17 Under 15 22
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.