Mile Relays at the weekend at Rowley Park - Stafford!
Thank you to everyone... athletes, clubs and parents... it was a great event.
The results are above!
Any comments on the event please let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't forget our next event Quadkids at Burton on Saturday 6th July... ask at your club/group. (some details below... scroll down)
Fun for everyone - Don't for get the Suhuborough Relays
The evening of Wednesday 19th June
For online entry:
Happy 16th Birthday Washlands!
Yesterday evening (8th May) Washlands celebrated 16 wonderful years of developing running in East Staffordshire. Alongside this they also celebrate being the FIRST club in Staffordshire to achieve accredited status for adult groups! As we all know they are a fabulous friendly group that continue to aspire and are a role-model group. Well done everyone. Their success is celebrated on England Athletics web site, please have a look: http://ht.ly/kQfbi
BMC Academy - for athletes over 13 yrs and U20. Plus Coaches
Residential Training Course in Sheffield. October 25th - 27th 2013
See attached flier for further info
Next LIRF/ CIRF Dates
For daily updated info, please check England Athletics Web Site (search via region and course type) http://www.englandathletics.org/courses.asp?section=33§ionTitle=Coaching+courses&courseType=0001300000030006®ion=00010001000200140003&keyword=Search&distance=5&postcode=Postcode
Sunday 9 June - Derby
15 Spetember - Burton
CIRF - 12/13 October Manchester
Next Junior Action Group - Wednesday 12th June 7pm at Stafford Borough Council Offices
NEW FEATURE - ASK CHRIS
Coaches and athletes across Staffordshire are invited to email UKA Level 4 Coach Chris Hollinshead with personal queries about endurance running, training, racing, coaching, nutrician etc. Chris will respond by posting his advice on this website. Email network coordinator - Catherine Pendlebury with your questions email@example.com
Excellent Coaching Resource from UKACoach... just click on links below:
George Gandy: Coaching 5K and 10K (Part 1)
In Part One of this video presentation, George Gandy discusses the physical qualities and training principles for the 5,000m and 10,000m events, and looks at putting these principles into practice. Gandy, who has over 40 years of experience in the sport, has long been recognised as one of the UK’s top endurance coaches and has worked with athletes such as Seb Coe, Jon Brown and Jack Buckner from his renowned Loughborough University coaching base.
Also part 2
George Gandy: Coaching 5K and 10K (Part 2) (28.04.13)
In Part Two of this video presentation, George Gandy discusses the physical qualities and training principles for the 5,000m and 10,000m events, and looks at putting these principles into practice.
Gandy, who has over 40 years of experience in the sport, has long been recognised as one of the UK’s top endurance coaches and has worked with athletes such as Seb Coe, Jon Brown and Jack Buckner from his renowned Loughborough University coaching base
Remember the Olympic Relay and Quadkids event last year????
Well we are doing it again... Saturday 6th July again at Shobnall - Burton
Fliers/ application form below to download
Please note this event is only open to clubs of the Staffordshire Athletics Network
New file download
Our beginner running project continues, please click here for further info