News - South West

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A coup for Cornish athletics

A coup for Cornish athletics with Britain's second fastest lady marathon runner Mara Yamauchi spending the weekend with local athletes. The visit was organised on behalf of the Duchy Athletics Network by the Cornwall Athletic Club's international marathon runner and Ladies' team captain, Emma Stepto.

Warm-Ups and Injury Prevention

InStep is working with England Athletics to present a free workshop for coaches and run group leaders who want to learn more about warm ups and injury prevention. This will be a practical, outdoor course with lots of opportunities for delegates to ask questions and learn new skills.

South West Endurance Conference 12-13 September

England Athletics are pleased to announce that the 2015 South West Endurance Conference is now taking bookings. This conference is supported by Engand Athletics and the South West Endurance Network (SWEN) and is open to coaches nationwide.

New South West Regional Council information

The recently appointed South West Regional Council met in Exeter on Wednesday 20th May. This newly formed Council brings much diversity to the sport, covering a wide cross section of areas with their skills sets.

South West Endurance Conference 2015 now open

England Athletics are pleased to announce that the 2015 South West Endurance Conference is now open and taking bookings. This conference is supported by Engand Athletics and the South West Endurance Network (SWEN) and is open to coaches nationwide.

Steeplechase workshop: 29th March

There are still some palces remaining on the SW Endurance Network steeplchase workshop on 29th March in Devon. Spencer Duval will be hosting a Steeplechase workshop, including water. The Olympian was an international steeplechaser with a 3000SC time of 8.24 and is a former UKA national event coach.

South West Mini Marathon team selections

This year's team for the South West has been selected for the Virgin Giving London Mini Marathon. Another year of high standard entries was received but the selection team of Sonya Ellis (girls' team manager), Dave Varney (boys' team manager) and Keith Reed (SW council member) have made selections.

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