News - London


Croydon Harriers AC win England Athletics monthly under 11s prize draw

Croydon Harriers were delighted to receive England Athletics merchandise in recognition of winning the Under 11s' prize draw recently. The prizes were awarded to club officers as well as athletes at a club night. The National Prize draw of a visit by an elite athlete takes place shortly.

Getting People Running

Whether it is leading European media on a run from a basement or getting people in the community making 300 signs to be used on the Virgin Money London Marathon course Charlie Dark of the Run Dem Crew is getting people on the move.

Over 6,400 new runners in the South

England Athletics has been working with a number of partners across the South Area to encourage more people to take up running through the Run England recreational running programme. In the last year 6,488 adults have started running with a Run England beginner group, which exceeds the annual target of 6,000.

Regional Club Conference Series Continues

The first four of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster, Exeter, London and Harrogate. Over the past 10 days, representatives from clubs across Yorkshire and Humberside, the South West and London took the opportunity to meet to express their views.

Sport Relief at Danson Park

Plumstead Runners once again organised a very successful Sport Relief event at Danson Park on Sunday 23 March 2014. There were over 400 runners, many wearing fancy dress, completing the 1, 3 or 6 mile course to raise money for Sport Relief.

Regional Club Conference Series Underway

The first two of England Athletics' eleven 2014 Regional Club Conferences have now taken place at Doncaster and Exeter. On Monday 24th and Wednesday 26th March, representatives from clubs across South Yorkshire and the South West took the opportunity to meet to express their views on matters ranging from affiliation and registration, EA's future priorities, the links between participation and clubs and the competition pathway.

Free High Jump LCDP workshops: 5th April

A free High Jump LCDP event open to all qualified coaches will be held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on 5th April. Coaches are invited to bring one athlete. Sessions include: Developing the Coaching Eye, Progressing individual training components throughout the year, Practical Jumping, High Jump Specific Strength, Developing the Takeoff, Question and Answer session.