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The peaks and troughs of the Claybury Met League

17.10.17 There was a definite change in the air on Saturday morning and not just the balmy weather but a palpable sense of anticipation in the North London/Essex borders.  The Met League had finally arrived and it was time to do business – or something like that. It definitely wasn’t cross country weather but we’ve all grown to accept that Claybury is all about the sunshine, long grass and a dangerously steep and narrow descent to start. Here is the report of what happened...

Cabbage Patch 10 and Josie Hinton breaks 3 hour marathon

17.10.17 Despite the first Met League of the season taking place on Saturday (see separate report) there was still some impressive racing elsewhere over the weekend. The Cabbage Patch 10 had the second biggest turnout of Heathsiders (some brave folk doubling up here and at the XC) and there were some fantastic results. Other big news was that Josie Hinton broke the three hour mark in her Yorkshire marathon last week – making her the fastest Heathside women in a marathon this year!

Apply for a club London Marathon place
DATE: 17/10/2017

If you missed out on getting a London Marathon place in the public ballot, apply for one of our club places!

Wednesday evening and Saturday morning interval training
DATE: 24/04/2017

Come along to the Royal Free Hospital session on Wednesday evenings (pub afterwards) or the Saturday morning session at Trent Park (cake afterwards).

If you need any further inducement, you'll also improve your running.

Triathlon Swim Training at Crouch End Park Road Lido
DATE: 08/08/2017

For those of you interested in triathlon specific swim training sessions I have been in touch with a the coach who now runs sessions at Park Road Lido in Crouch End N8.
These are lead by Mihai Paduraru, an experienced level 2 triathlon coach, who intends to run them all year round every Friday between 7am and 8am.

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...