Business Games 2013 – Athletics Event Information Pack

ActiveFusion have sent the following information to us:

Business Games 2013 – Athletics Event Information Pack

Event – Athletics

Venue – Keepmoat Stadium

Time – 6-8pm

Cost – Business rate -£120 per team – Eight members in a team

           Education/Community/Charitable groups – £80 per team

Welcome to Doncaster’s Business Games 2013! The Business Games gives business the opportunity to pit themselves against business in a range of sporting challenges across the year. By the end of the year one business will be crowned Doncaster Business Games Champions!

Event Description

This Business Games Athletics competition will take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2013 at The Keepmoat Stadium Athletics Track, Doncaster.

Teams should arrive no later than 5:45pm to register ready for a 6:00pm start and the event should finish around 8:00pm. All competitors should arrive changed and ready to compete.

Teams should be made up of four men and four women. Each participant will take part in six different track and field events. These are;

  1. 100m
  2. 400m
  3. 4x100m Relay
  4. High Jump
  5. Long Jump
  6. Shot Putt


Each event will be scored by time and distance to produce an overall score for each event for each team competing.

At the end of the event trophies will be award to the winning men’s and women’s teams. The Business Games Athletics Cup will then be presented to the winning Business Games team.


Track Events

For each track event will be timed and recorded with the winning team producing the fastest time across all heats for 100m, 400m and 4x100m relay.

Field Events

For each of the field events, competitors will have 3 attempts at trying to record the furthest/highest throw or jump. Again this will be compared to all the results across the heats. For both track and field events women will compete against women and men against men.

Event Timings

Arrive & Register 6pm prompt

Welcomes 6.10pm

1st Event 6.20pm M-100m W-Shot Putt

2nd Event 6.40pm M-400m W-Long Jump

3rd Event 7pm M-4x100m Relay W-High Jump

4th Event 7.20pm M-Shot putt W-100m

5th Event 7.40pm M-Long Jump W-400m

6th Event 8pm M-High Jump W-4x100m Relay

Awards ceremony and depart.


Each team will gain points by finishing in a certain place, with 1st place rewarded with the least points.

1st place – 1 points 5th place – 5 points

2nd place – 2points 15th place – 15 points

3rd place – 3 points 20th place – 20 points

4th place – 4 points 40th place – 40 points

Each team will gain points for both their male competitors and female competitors. With both total scores being added together to get the teams overall total score. The team with the lowest score will win.