Club News


CEO Club Visits - City of Plymouth AC

England Athletics' Chief Executive, Chris Jones, and Facilities Planning Manager, Jonathan Lee, headed down to the South West to visit the Devon club along with Club Support Manager Richard Ayling.

CEO Club Visit - Leighton Buzzard AC

Chris Jones headed to the Bedfordshire club to find out more about their activities. He visited Vandyke School where the young athletes and a throws session took place there, and found out this is just one of the venues used by the club.

CEO Club Visit Dacorum and Tring AC

Chris Jones headed to Hemel Hempstead to catch up with the club and find out more about their activities. Visiting along with Chris were National Council and Board Member Mick Shortland, Club Support Manager (Herts, Essex and North London) John Harris and Facilities Planning Manager, Jonathan Lee.

CEO Club Visit: Ivanhoe Robins

England Athletics Chief Executive Chris Jones went along to visit Ivanhoe Robins with Club Support Manager Heidi Bradley. Also visiting the club for the evening was international distance runner Gemma Steel. Chris, Heidi and Gemma met young athletes, volunteers, and staff of the school where the club meets. They had the opportunity to find out more about how the club currently operates and plans to develop.

CEO Club Visit: Mornington Chasers

As on any normal Tuesday, this one a beautiful summers evening in Kentish Town, North London, Mornington Chasers were gathering at the Talacre Sports Centre prior to their weekly run. But this evening England Athletics chief executive Chris Jones had travelled to London to see the Chasers within their home environment.

Chorlton Runners - CEO Club visit

The sight of Swansea Harriers' Matthew Rees assisting David Wyeth of Chorlton Runners along the finishing straight of the Virgin Money London Marathon was an act of sportsmanship towards a fellow runner that touched the hearts of millions and, perhaps, brought those two clubs into focus. Yet for those active in the sport across North West England, the Chorlton singlet has become an increasingly regular sight at local and regional races and parkruns and beyond.

Havering AC - CEO Club visit

England Athletics Chief Executive Chris Jones, London Regional Council Chair and Board Member Peter Crawshaw, and Club Support Manager Neil Deans went along to see a training night at the winner of the 2016 England Athletics London Club of the Year Award.