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With 18 of the first 20 male finishers and 15 of the first 20 female finishers, the Men's and Women's teams from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire brought real class to the field at Sunday's Glastonbury Round the Tor 10k, the opening event in this year's South West Inter-County Road Championship.
County championships will be taking place across England this summer. The vast majority of events will be happening in May with some counties also arranging additional events to take place at other times.
England Athletics South West Road Relays took place at Exeter Racecourse on 8th April 2017. Despite a drop in numbers due to Grand National traffic issues, a good competition was held for Senior and Junior male and female teams.
England Athletics South West regional are pleased to announce that selections have been made for the Mini Marathon team who will compete against the other regions at the London Mini Marathon which takes place on 23rd April 2017.
The South West Region Inter-Club 4 and 6 Stage Road Relays will take place at Exeter (Haldon) Racecourse on 8th April 2017. This is open only to Affiliated Clubs within Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire - for England Athletics Registered Athletes with a First Claim to the club. Some clarifications are published
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The South West Region Inter-Club 4 and 6 Stage Road Relays will take place at Exeter (Haldon) Racecourse on 8th April 2017. This is open only to Affiliated Clubs within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire - for England Athletics Registered Athletes with a First Claim to the club.
Storm Plymouth runners claimed a sweep of personal bests as they started 2017. As many as 60 runners from the club took part in the Exeter First Chance 10k last weekend following the club's recent involvement in the England Athletics Club Run programme.
The South West regional Technical Coaching day will take place at the University of Bath on 18th March 2017. The day will include a sports nutrition workshop in the morning, and a choice of event specific workshops in the afternoon (Endurance, Jumps, Speed, Throws).