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England Athletics Webinar – endurance training and technique videos plus Q& A on April 8 and 13

Late notice but Andi Drake, our National Events coach, is fronting two web broadcasts in the next few days. Wednesday, April 8th England Athletics Webinar: Endurance walks warm-up (part 1) followed by Q&A from 17.30 -18.30. Hosted by Andi Drake … Continue reading

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REMINISCENCES 3 ; Tony Bell looks back

Many thanks to Tony for the third in our series of reminiscences. What prompted you to take up race walking? When and where was your first race? I have been a runner since 1983, my running “style” has always been … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Further Race Postponements, but Let’s Stay Connected

As I write the Covid-19 crisis shows no signs of abating, a scenario within which sport is revealed as hardly a matter of life or death. Therefore it will come as no surprise to hear that we must postpone both … Continue reading

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Martin conquers the Chorley hills in the last race at St Peter’s

STOP PRESS TWO – Given the following advice from England Athletics we have called off the April 11 Sutton race, Watch this space for updates and some historical pieces to tickle your palate, England Athletics advises that all face-to-face activity … Continue reading

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Andrea Lennon, a well-deserved winner of the Sam Shoebottom Trophy

SAM SHOEBOTTOM TROPHY 10k held at SIMISTER, February 8, 2020 – RWA Permit 20013 – 1 Dave Evans reports: The first Lancashire WC event of the year was a tremendous boost to our hopes of starting the year on a … Continue reading

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INDOOR TRAINING WITH ADRIAN IN MANCHESTER, FEBRUARY 28 – NOT TO BE MISSED

Here’s hoping you can take advantage of this great initiative from Adrian Edwards. He advises: We’re meeting up at 6:30 until about 8 pm,on the indoor track at Sportcity in Manchester (next door to the Etihad stadium) on Friday 28th … Continue reading

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A Sombre New Year Opens with an Uplifting Team Victory

I must first apologise for the lack of an inspiring New Year’s message. A combination of serious family illness and severe issues with our internet connection have meant a topsy-turvy opening to 2020. And as a committed European citizen living … Continue reading

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