The South West Club and County Cross Country Championships 2017 took place on Sunday 8th January 2017 at Haldon Race Course near Exeter.
A Marathon workshop led by Mara Yamauchi will be held on Wednesday 18th January at Stanley Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire from 7 to 9pm. Mara will talk about all aspects of preparing for a Marathon including race paces, nutrition, hydration and injury prevention. There are still a few places remaining if you are interested.
England Athletics' Club Run initiative offers participating clubs a free series of practical coaching sessions led by a member of the National Coach Mentoring Team or a coach from the National Coach Development Programme with experience in road running. Devizes Running Club applied to join the Club Run programme to develop structured training within the club and develop the Club Coach Damion Godwin.
Volunteers in the South West region were recently presented with their England Athletics Volunteer Awards to receognise their achievements in a number of categories.
It is with great sadness that England Athletics heard of the death of Tony Lett. Tony lost his battle against cancer on 8th November 2016 - he had been under treatment since 2011. Tony's contribution to the sport was not only beneficial to athletics in Cornwall and the SW but around the world.
A Marathon workshop led by Mara Yamauchi will be held on Wednesday 18th January at Stanley Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire from 7 to 9pm. Mara will talk about all aspects of preparing for a Marathon including race paces, nutrition, hydration and injury prevention.
The England Athletics South West Club County 2017 Cross Country Championships takes place on Sunday 8th January at Exeter Racecourse. Entry is now open.
The South West Endurance Network conference (SWEN16) took place in Exeter over the weekend of 29 to 30 October and was deemed a great event by the participants. There were key presentations, discussion workshops, networking and practical drill sets to learn from.
The South West regional England Athletics Volunteer Awards are announced and will be presented on 23rd November at the Mercure Hotel, Exeter. Full information and photographs will be available after that date. Congratulations to all our winners.
This year's South West Endurance Network Conference "Managing performance athletes in a local environment" will take place in Exeter on the weekend of 29th and 30th October. This event is classed CDP so prospective delegates are able to ask clubs with assistance if required.