News - London


Movement Skills workshops: have you booked your free place?

Have you booked your free place? Only a few days to go until the first in a series of Movement Skills workshops launch in the South. Coaches and leaders are advised to ensure they book their place ahead of the event they wish to attend:Peterborough (3rd October), Eastleigh (3rd October) and Ashford (4th October).

Registration now open for Southern Officials' conference

The 2015 South of England Athletics Officials' Association (SEAOA) conference will take place on 15th November at Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London. It is open to anyone who wishes to attend - entry is free for pre-registered SEAOA members and costs £5 for anyone else on the day.

London Clubs flying the flag in Europe

This year's European Champion Clubs Cup for Juniors was held in Istanbul on 19th September. The British representatives were Blackheath Bromley Harriers (women) and Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (men), both teams having a record of some success in the competition.

Upcoming Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops

We have three Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops coming up shortly. The 2-hour workshops are for leaders, coaches and volunteers from Run England groups and England Athletics affiliated clubs wanting to attract and support more visually impaired people.

From Bromley to Beijing

Blackheath Bromley's very own long jump superstar Lorraine Ugen was named in the British athletics team to travel to Beijing, China for the World athletics championships later this month, Ugen recently returned to the UK after a successful spell in the United States where she studied Film, Television Digital media along with the equivalent of a half degree in Sociology. Graduating from Texas Christian University in May then subsequently returning to the UK where she moved up to 3rd in the UK all time rankings after jumping 6.92m in Doha, Qatar in the Diamond League event.