London Council

February 08, 2016 05:51 PM

National Council - Chair Blog - February 2016

Seeing over a thousand athletes charging up the hill at the start of a big cross-country race on Saturday at Parliament Hill reminded me why I have loved athletics all my life - never mind that 6 or 9 miles later it has all gone a bit “Napoleon’s r...

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December 09, 2015 11:09 PM

Tony Shiret & Donna Fraser appointed to UK Members Council

UK Athletics Annual General Meeting on Friday saw the UK Members Council (UKMC) announce its appointments for 2016 post the 2015 elections. London's very own Tony Shiret who was the London Chair to the regional council from 2008, was elected as 'Repres...

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April 07, 2015 05:16 PM

LICC & London Colleges combine to make super series

The London Inter Club Challenge (LICC) and the newly founded London Colleges Athletics Series (LCAS) have pleasure in announcing that they have agreed to promote their next events jointly at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on SUNDAY 19 ...

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September 30, 2014 07:00 AM

London Chair’s Blog – September 2014

The timing of this blog coincides with the end of the Track & Field season as regards my own involvement as an official: I’ve just submitted my Annual Record of Experience to UKA, which always gives pause for reflection. The two and a half months sin...

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July 16, 2014 07:00 AM

London Chair’s Blog - July 2014

With my Co-Chair Tony Shiret now providing a National level blog, in his capacity as Chair of the England Council (click here for the latest edition), I will be providing a regular London Chair’s blog on this website: these will appear there every 2-3 mo...

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November 19, 2013 08:00 AM

Chair Blog 19.11.13

At its 12th November meeting. This was sent away for further consideration (including by the Working Group) as it was not considered appropriate for the job. It was generally felt that the affiliation system needs to be improved as the first priority and this ...

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October 30, 2013 08:00 AM

30.10.13 London Council Chairs Blog

We have had some good wins for London recently. In the Young Athletes' Road Relays at Birmingham the girls of Herne Hill (U13 and U15) and the Boys of Shaftesbury Barnet (U13 and U17) won two of the three titles each on offer in each gender category. This ...

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August 13, 2013 07:00 AM

Chair Blog - August 2013

I have just returned from attending an England Board Meeting in Birmingham. The Board received presentations from EA Staff on Recreational Running, Facilities, the Talent Programme KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), Communication and Affiliation for half a day...

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June 21, 2013 07:00 AM

Chair Blog - 21st June 2013

I was elected Chair of the National Council a couple of weeks ago and I want to say why I am doing it and what it means for London. I have been involved in club athletics since I was about 12. First at Southend AC and from 1979 at Essex Beagles which became Ne...

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May 27, 2013 07:00 AM

Chair Blog - 27th May 2013

Six weeks into the new season and I am tired out already. This is the first year that my sons have competed for a club and this is giving me exposure to a whole world of athletics that I had long ago left. After a winter of taxi-ing them around to training and...

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