News & Race Reports

Heathside take third place at a sweltering Norwich SAL

19.06.17 The Southern Athletics League match at the weekend took place in Norwich and despite the early start and the long journey to Norfolk we had a full team except for one event (men’s high hurdles B string) so a big congrats to team captains Noelle and Tony for that. Read Helen's report of the day. UPDATED NOW WITH ACTUAL RESULTS

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MYAL, Tromso Midnight sun Half, Dashing Deer 5k, European Age Group Triathlon

20.06.17 Flaming June lived up to its reputation this past weekend, with soaring temperatures and high humidity. Liz Drake took drastic measures and headed for Norway to escape the heat, and ran the Tromso Midnight Sun half marathon, in the cool of the night, others didn't plan quite as carefully....

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Announcements
Primary athletics session cancelled 20 June
DATE: 19/06/2017

We regret to announce that our primary athletics 5 o’clock session has been cancelled Tuesday June 20 because of a coaching shortage. Thursday and Sunday are not affected.

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Picnic! 23 June on the Heath
DATE: 06/06/2017

WHEN: Friday 23rd June 2017

PUB BEFORE: Roebuck, 15 Pond St, London NW3 2PN 

THEN: Hampstead Heath, up from boating pond, just down from the Tumulus. About 10 minutes walk from the pub. If you are still unsure the picnic is about 1KM from the finish of the Southern Cross Country Champs.

TRAVEL: Nearest tube is Belsize Park on the Northern Line or Hampstead Heath Overground 
TIME: 6:00pm till 6:45pm in the Roebuck, 7:00pm onwards on the Heath 
BRING: Food, drink and a friend 

IF WET: If the weather is not compatible with a picnic, then we will remain in the Roebuck 

FURTHER INFO: Call Martin or Jackie;
Jackie Mobile 07957 989 524 
Martin Mobile 07803 286 028 
e-mail wastell.potter@virgin.net

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Heathstagram!
DATE: 12/05/2017

Heathside is now up on Instagram! If you want to see some fantastic track and field shots (including the worst baton exchange in the entire history of bad baton exchanges ↓) head on over to https://www.instagram.com/londonheathside/ to marvel at some shots of unfiltered athletic excellence.

 

#londoneatside #trackandfield #athletics #relay #4x400

A post shared by London Heathside (@londonheathside) onApr 25, 2017 at 1:33am PDT

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Triathlon Championships 2017
DATE: 11/05/2017

The format has changed from last year, there are two events that have multiple dates you can enter.

This year the triathlon championships will be based on performances in two events: the Hillingdon Triathlon and the Hertfordshire Triathlon (Sprint distance). Both of these events have multiple dates you can enter, Hillingdon has 3 and Herts has 2. 

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London Athletics News
New dedicated digital platforms unveiled for summer of world athletics
The organisers of the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 have unveiled separate digital platforms to identify the unique qualities of both events which make up the biggest sporting occasion of 2017.  Read more...

Over 2 million committed to London 2017 Inspiration Programme
London 2017 Ltd has today announced how the Inspiration Programme will have a lasting impact on sport and community. 'Team Personal Best' will inspire a programme of local community activities designed to get people who are encouraged by London's role as host to become involved in grassroots athletics. Investment will be in five key areas - disability, volunteering, schools, community and international - with the aim of removing barriers and growing capacity for increased interest.  Read more...

London Winter Run exclusive
London Winter Run - Use exclusive code EA20 for 20% off entries to the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run. London's biggest 10km running event, the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run, is returning on Sunday 5th February 2017 for its third consecutive year. Over 15,000 people have taken part in the sold-out event in both 2015 and 2016, with even greater numbers expected this year.  Read more...