The Stuart Storey Athletics Track
The Chairman of the Wodson Park Trust is Stuart Storey, an Olympian and former British 110m hurdler, who represented Great Britain at the 1968 Olympic Games.
Stuart is probably best known within the UK as the ‘Voice of Athletics’, as he has provided television commentary for BBC Sports’ Athletics programmes at ten Olympic Games and numerous other major Athletics events, including the Athletics World Championships, European Championships and Commonwealth Games.
Stuart is currently working with IMG providing television commentary of the IAAF Diamond League meetings.
Stuart is also a Patron of SPARKS and a trustee of the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund.
The Stuart Storey Athletics Track - History
Stuart Storey has always been passionate about athletics, and when Wodson Park Sports and Leisure Centre was being developed he was determined to ensure that Ware acquired a first class facility to encourage and promote track and field events.
The Stuart Storey Athletics Track was opened by Sebastian Coe (now Lord Coe) in July 1996.
The track and field facilities are used extensively by local schools and colleges for training and competition.
The Stuart Storey Athletics Track is also the home track of the Herts Phoenix Athletic Club and regularly hosts County-standard meets.