East Ayrshire Athletics Partnership

East Ayrshire Athletics Partnership was formed in 2006 to strengthen the athletics infrastructure through a united approached of the main bodies responsible for athletics development in East Ayrshire.

Partners and their Roles

  • EAC Leisure Development Services:-

2 Officers of 1 whom is Secretary/Treasurer. (Currently Louise West and Chris Murphy)

  • Kilmarnock Harrier AAC:-

2 Members of 1 whom is Chairperson of Partnership (Currently Ian Gebbie and Jim Young)

  • EAC Education and Social Services:-

AS Manager and Secondary Co-ordinator. (Currently Cheryl Brady and Nicola McCormack)

  • Scottishathletics:-

1 advisory member (Lindsay McMahon, Regional Development Manager – West)

Aims and Objectives:

  • Promote the sport of athletics within East Ayrshire through a united approach.
  • To implement a work programme that develops athletics with all partners playing a role in the development and implementation of the programme. The work programme will aim to co-ordinate, promote and encourage quality opportunities for local, school and club participation and development.
  • Share resources, experience and expertise and aim to avoid duplication of effort, and maximise effectiveness.
  • Increase participation in the sport of athletics leading to lifelong involvement.
  • To provide a pathway for athletes to progress from grassroots athletics through to club and performance level.