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Marathon Men: Aldred stars at Chester; Connell completes World Majors set in Chicago

No doubting what the highlights are this week as Tom Aldred finishes second in the Chester Marathon while over the Atlantic, Jim Connell completed his aim of finishing all 6 World Major Marathons by ticking Chicago off the list. There were also PBs for Tom Bedwell and Bas Vlaming in the Windy City while a bumper turnout of Heathsiders prepared for the cross country challenges ahead by taking on the 15km Ridgeway Trail run.

Piggott picks up Middlesex title amid Heathside gold rush

05/10/2017 Rebecca Piggott brought home an individual championship medal and there was the annual Heathside glut of gongs at the Middlesex 10k. Elsewhere we had young athletes running cross country and a major turnup as the club's head of road racing pulled on his shoes and actually took part in a road race.

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.

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. 

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...