News - South West


Couch to 250k

In Spring 2014, Maggie Penny joined the Run England Couch to 5k group at Killerton (Devon). In September 2016, she ran her 50th parkrun at Killerton - that's 250k of parkrunning.

8 weeks to SW Endurance conference

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.

Age and gender no barrier

And the winner is a female athlete. In second place, a male Vet 50. In third and fourth, two male Vet 65s. Road Running is a very inclusive sport, with age and gender no barrier. The Sturminster Newton 5k is very much a sideshow to the accompanying Half Marathon, but a race is a race - and the first four finishers outran a mixed group of competitors

England Athletics South West Region 4 and 6 Stage Road Relays

We are pleased to announce the England Athletics South West Region 4 and 6 Stage Road Relays will take place at the Exeter racecourse on 10th September 2016. This is a "Closed Event" open only to Registered Athletes of Affiliated Clubs within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Speakers for SW Endurance Conference announced

We are pleased to announce the speakers who will present at the South West Endurance Conference taking place on 29th October. The keynote speakers and panel will help delegates see how they can guide, influence, and plan the performance outcomes of 'talent rich, time poor athletes' compete and achieve at the highest level possible, whatever their age.