UPDATE: GB Sprinters injured in road crash

January 30, 2017 Jay Reynolds

British sprinters begin recovery process following motorcycle crash in Tenerife two weeks ago. A little under two weeks ago, we reported that two British sprinters, James Ellington, 31, and Nigel Levine, 27, had suffered career-threatening injuries after both colliding with a car whilst riding a motorbike in Tenerife. They were in the Spanish island in order to attend a warm weather training camp. At the time, British Athletics chose not to give a full statement on the pair’s injuries beyond both being “conscious and stable” but subsequently revealed on Wednesday […]


London Students’ Run: Two Months To Go!

October 5, 2016 Jay Reynolds

This December, London Universities and Colleges Athletics (LUCA) is hosting the first ever London Students’ 5 & 10K run. Taking place on December 4th, the two fun races will start and finish outside the London Stadium, former host of London 2012 and now home to West Ham United, by the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. To be outside an arena that has held some of the greatest athletics spectacles ever will certainly be something! You will be running through the Parklands, a route that is part […]


How To Eat Like An Olympian

September 2, 2016 Jay Reynolds

With a bumper year at the Olympics – Team GB’s best haul of medals since the 1908 London games – many of us will be inspired to get out and do more sport in the run up to Tokyo 2020. Whilst the majority will not quite be training at the same level as an Olympian, if you wished to, you would need to eat like one. So here’s how: Snack like a sprinter The world’s fastest man, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, is obviously primarily famous for his record breaking times in […]


June 2016: Athletics Recap

July 3, 2016 Jay Reynolds

As the summer months come upon us, so too do athletics events in ever increasing frequency. From the highest level Diamond League competitors to school children, everyone is taking part! Below are some of the highlights of the month which we have chosen from over forty events listed by British Athletics and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF): Event Name: Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League Where: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham When: 5th June 2016 Highlights: The nation’s long distance favourite, Mo Farah, ran a storming 3000 metres in the final. […]