News - London


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.

Newham Career Coach Programme

This is your once in a lifetime opportunity to access 4 of our courses and attend a generic CPD day for less than £100! The Newham Athletics Network's new programme aims at upskilling coaches with a range of qualifications and knowledge of how to set up groups and engage with participants, so they can develop quickly as a coach.

London Heathside Club Visit

England Athletics chief executive Chris Jones and National Council Chair Tony Shiret dropped by London Heathside Athletics Club at Finsbury Park in mid-June as part of a series of club visits

Running Workshop: How to run faster

We are pleased to announce that Nick Anderson will be running a workshop for the Kent London Athletics Network on Monday 6th July 7-9pm at the Beckenham Running Club.

The Be Moore fundraising event

West Ham United Foundation is delighted to host the Be Moore fundraising 10km run on Monday 25th May in order to aid the Moore Family Foundation's successful mentoring programme, which targets vulnerable year six pupils across east London and Essex.