26 Nov Black confirms UKA Performance Structure

UK Athletics Performance Director Neil Black has unveiled the first of a series of new coaching appointments that will form the bedrock of a performance team set to take athletics through to Rio 2016 and the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Confirming plans...

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26 Nov Britton to lead Irish Charge at Euro Cross

Defending European Champion Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC) will lead the Irish Team at the 19th SPAR European Cross Country Championships which takes place in Budapest, Hungary on the 9th of December. The Wicklow athlete’s preparation for these championships has gone exceptional well, she finished 4th...

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26 Nov Hurdle Drills: Not Just For Hurdlers

Many runners and triathletes may will look at hurdles on an athletics track and think: “I’m not a hurdler. I have no possible use for those…“ Of course in competition, (with the exception of hurdlers) this statement would be true for most of us. However, in training a...

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25 Nov Irish Inter Counties XC Championships

Joe Sweeney Makes it Three in a Row - The Woodie’s DIY inter county cross country championships were held in the superb surroundings of Tattersalls in Ratoath county Meath today. Luckily most of the heavy rain fell in the days leading up to the championships and...

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25 Nov Road Race Round-Up

UK Road Results Maylarch Eynsham 10K - Darrell Bellinger wins in 31.46 & Sue Harrison in 36.05.  Results HERE South London 10K - Results HERE Cheddleton Christmas Pudding 10K - Ryan Holroyd win in 31:39 & Sarah Johnson in 36:20. Results HERE Ravenstonedale Red 10K - Ricky Lightfoot wins...

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24 Nov Gemili pledges to stay with coach

British sprinter Adam Gemili says he will remain with coach Michael Afilaka, who seems set to be made redundant as part of a UK Athletics reorganisation. The sprinter, currently in Barcelona, discovered on Friday that Afilaka's role was under threat as a result of UKA's "performance...

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24 Nov Taylor and U23 Coulson Win Senior Titles in Liverpool

Morpeth’s Jonathan Taylor (Gordon Surtees) raced to one of the biggest wins of his career with victory in today’s McCain UK Cross Challenge incorporating the European Cross Country Trials in Sefton Park, Liverpool (Saturday 24 November), while the senior women’s title went to impressive under-23...

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