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King’s and London City to host innovative relay event

November 8, 2017 admin

King’s Athletics and London City AC will co-host a new relay competition in London next summer. The competition, called ‘London Relays’, will see athletes compete across a variety of different relay events in a one-day championship on June 10. Although the exact format of the relays have yet to be announced, it is understood the event takes inspiration from Usain Bolt’s Nitro Games and will therefore seek to offer a thrilling programme of different relay events. The one day championship event will include a mixture of sprint, distance, mixed and medley relays in different […]


David Weir and Jo Pavey drop in on King’s Athletics

April 21, 2017 James Findon

Six time Olympic gold medalist David Weird and European 10,000 Champion, Jo Pavey visited Southwark Park Athletics Centre today. With two days to go until the London Marathon, the pair were greeted by athletes from King’s College London, London City AC and Southwark’s Mini-Marathon team. Weir and Pavey were quizzed by athletes on a range of topics from diet to training techniques. Weir will be going for a seventh London Marathon gold on Sunday. Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey told athletes her desire is to qualify for World Championships.   Pavey […]


Top GB coach moves to King’s Athletics as new track opens

November 19, 2016 James Findon

Top GB sprints coach, Lloyd Cowan (MBE) has joined King’s Athletics as head sprints coach. Cowan’s move to King’s Athletics also marks his move back to the refurbished Southwark Park Athletics Centre, where he worked for many years before the track fell into disrepair. The track was officially launched this week by leader of Southwark Council, Peter John. On their marks for the official Southwark Park Athletics Track launch — Southwark Council (@lb_southwark) November 16, 2016   The flood-lit, six-lane track forms part of Phase One of plans […]