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Submitted by London Athletics on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 18:43
On a very snowy and wintering day at Lee Valley Athletics centre, a new format of competition for athletes in colleges and 6th forms was trialled. Despite the weather causing travelling difficulties for both participants and officials, (including one full team and the starter), there were enough students who were able to attend to make the competition challenging.
Submitted by London Athletics on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 14:12
MARTYN Rooney says Crystal Palace Football Club should move in and build a new stadium at the National Sports Centre as a result of the track's blue-riband event moving to the Olympic Stadium.
The 400-metre sprinter, who is currently away in South Africa on a training camp, is a big Eagles fan and believes there's a lot of potential to house football matches and athletics at the same venue.
Submitted by London Athletics on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 13:31
Talented athletes across South England have until 20 February to apply for funding for 2013 from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) – an independent athlete support scheme set up to support the next generation of sporting stars.
Submitted by London Athletics on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 12:53
South London Athletics Network Indoor Sprints open at Sutton Arena on Feb 13th has been cancelled (due to a problem with the condition of the track which could result in injury to the athletes.)
Submitted by London Athletics on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 20:59
parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt helped Mile End parkrun smash their own attendance record on Saturday February 2nd as 108 runners participated in the first birthday celebrations.
Submitted by London Athletics on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:58
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Submitted by London Athletics on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:36
JO ROWLAND achieved the 4,000 barrier and set a string of bests as she took fifth place in her first international as a senior Great Britain competitor.
Submitted by London Athletics on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:09
Newham Athletics Network are proud to announce that there is a 'High Jump' workshop with Great Britain international high jumper, Samson Oni.
Open to all coaches from Network clubs who either coach high jump or have an interest in coaching high jump. All athletes from Network clubs who compete in high jump are welcome to attend.
Submitted by London Athletics on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 15:17
East London Mini Marathon (Used as trials for the Virgin London Mini Marathon) Sunday 10th February 2012 @ Redbridge Cycling Centre Age 11-17yrs of age. If you’d like to compete for Newham, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.Follow @londonathletics
Submitted by London Athletics on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 19:25
Sunday the 27th January saw Shaftesbury Barnet Sebastian Rodger, (coached by: Steve King) make his fist senior international debut for the England team in Bratislava. The athlete better known for his exploits over the hurdles was representing England in the indoor 400m event. Leading from gun Rodger didn't take long to establish a lead before the bell winning race 2 in a time of 47.79 which is a new indoor personal best. The Italian Severi Roberto was second in 49.42.
On his selection and the outstanding season at Shaftesbury, the England under 23 champion said: “Really pleased to get this opportunity, it’s a great start to 2013 on the back of what was a great year (2012). It’s great to complete for England in an individual event and it’s my first senior international so that’s nice, it’s a huge honour.”