One of Britain's greatest athletes and the world's first four-minute miler, Sir Roger Bannister CBE, officially opened a new, eight-lane floodlit athletics track at Sutton Valence School, near Maidstone on Tuesday 22nd September, launching a unique new training facility for local athletes.
Winter training sessions will be held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre
for all one-lap (300m and 400m) hurdles under the guidance of Lloyd Cowan and
Brian Hopkins, and various guest coaches.
Thanet Road Runners AC is a club with a strong tradition in road and cross country running. Last year saw the opening of their new track facility at Marlowe Academy in Ramsgate and great strides are now being made in developing their Track and Field section.