About Association

Himachal Pradesh Athletics Association (HPAA) is affiliated to Athletics Federation of India (AFI) and HP Sports Council Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh Athletics Association has 10 affiliated District Units. HPAA organises District Athletics Championships in every affiliated district and the selected athletes further participates in the competitions like the North Zone, Open National Championship, Junior Athletics Championship, Cross Country Athletics Championships.

The Association, under the guidance of AFI, strives to give platform to the budding sports persons of Himachal Pradesh from the grassroot level and to mainstream the Game of Athletics among the Youth. Presently, Himachal Pradesh has three synthetic tracks situated at Hamirpur, Dharamshala and Bilaspur where aspiring athletes are practicing every now and then.

HPAA have also appointed National Athletics Coach Mr. Bhupinder Singh Thakur as Chief Coach of HPAA. Also, the technical guidance to the officials is provided by of Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Chairman of Technical Officials HPAA.

Sports Activities

Every year, District Athletics Championships are organised in the respective affiliated districts of Himachal Pradesh through which the athletes are selected for the State Level Championships. Other than this, till date, Himachal Pradesh Athletics Association have also organised the National level events like North Zone Athletics Championship, National Cross Country Championship and national 400 metre Championship.