The deadline for athlete entry into the 2015 South West Inter-County championships is Monday 5th July. The event takes place on 19th July at the Exeter Arena.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Somerset Schools' AA and the Somerset County AA worked in collaboration to stage the Somerset Combined Events Championships, and agreed to include under 18 Decathlon and Heptathlon competitions. As a result, several athletes joined the top ten on the IAAF's world Youth rankings from just this one county championship.
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.
The Exeter BMC and Exeter Open events tonight are cancelled. Exeter Arena has closed the track this morning and organisers apologise that the BMC and Open meeting have as a result been cancelled.
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.
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.