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Category Archives: Athletics Surfaces

Athletics is covered by long jump runways, triple jump runways, javelin run ups, high jump fans, throwing circles including discus and shot put, sprint tracks, athletics tracks and pole vault runways. The surfacing varies on these surfaces dependent on budgets because the specifications of the rubber surface varies from full epdm, sandwich system, spray top, sbr base, tartan surfaces to wetpour surfacing.

Track and Field Facility Specialists

There are plenty of schools and public sports centres who have recently installed new athletics facilities to help improve activity and health for students and local people. Some of the most common products include full sized running tracks, long jump runways and high jump fans. These outdoor features are designed to suit the requirements of […]

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Compact Athletics Facilities Construction Specialists

Throughout the UK many schools, colleges, sports clubs and leisure centres are looking to improve their sports facilities but do not have the budget or outdoor space to install a full sized running track or long jump pit. We are compact athletics facilities construction specialists and can offer a range of designs for smaller sized sprint […]

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Costs To Construct a Long Jump Runway

Athletics tracks and facilities are becoming extremely popular in schools, colleges and clubs across the UK. They can give an organisation the option to take part in a number of different sports and athletic events including sprinting, long distance running and hurdles. However one of the most popular athletics facilities for schools in particular is […]

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Are Athletics Running Tracks Always Red?

It’s a familiar scene, an athlete bursts across the finish line of the athletics running track, securing the medal they’ve been working so hard for, but that iconic sport surface usually seems to be a similar colour: a bright brick red. Is that the only colour that these top quality athletic tracks can be made in? […]

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The Difference Between an Athletics Track and a Running Track?

Is there a significant difference between the specifications of the surfaces used to install an athletics track and the surfaces used to install a running track? The short answer to that is no, there isn’t a difference between the two. This is because athletics tracks and running tracks are more or less the same thing […]

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Standard Size and Dimensions of Athletics Running Tracks

Synthetic EPDM rubber athletics tracks are becoming more and more popular in schools, clubs, leisure centres and other organisations across the UK. The growth of athletics as a sport has lead to more people taking part in a whole host of events which therefore means there is a higher demand for top quality athletics tracks […]

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What is Athletics Running Track Surfacing Made From?

Synthetic athletics running track surfacing has become an increasingly popular sports facility for a number of organisations including schools, colleges and sports clubs in the UK over the last few years. One of the main reasons for this increase in popularity was the London 2012 Olympics where Team GB’s success inspired a lot more children […]

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Athletic Needlepunch Synthetic Turf Track Surfacing

Needlepunch synthetic turf is a perfect alternative for traditional rubber surfacing. The hard wearing artificial grass surface is well known for its sports use within the UK particularly on tennis courts, synthetic cricket wickets, putting greens Athletic tracks etc.  The needle punch surfacing is available in a number of different colours including sporting green, terracotta, […]

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Javelin Runway Surfacing

Javelin Run Up has a standard surface which is used throughout the UK. Javelin has recently seen more participation take place and this may be down to Olympic Game motivation and people trying more and more sports. Javelin Runways have standard dimensions that will be UK Athletics and IAAF approved but Soft Surfaces Ltd can […]

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Javelin Run Up Construction

Javelin in now becoming a popular sport for UK schools, sports clubs and local authorities due to the increase in participation from the backdrop of the Olympic Games. Javelin run up construction is something that Soft Surfaces Ltd are specialists in. The construction if the runway is down to the design and specification but it […]

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