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London Athletics November 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the November edition of the London Athletics newsletter.  In this edition you will find details of our London Region Volunteer Award evening, facility news from Southwark, details of upcoming fun run and indoor track fixtures, Run! Activator updates from across London, and the latest on coach and officials education. Read on to find the latest updates from our London Team, dates for your diary and much more!
London region celebrates volunteers achievements.  Full report from our London Volunteer Award Evening. More here
On their marks for official running track launch.   Southwark council has officially opened its brand new athletics track in Southwark Park with the help of some special guests from Team GB. More here
Selection Event Volunteer Application Form. The London 2017  World ParaAthletic Championships and IAAF World Championships need volunteers! More here
Linford Christie Master Class at Lee Valley.  An audience with Linford on 4 December.  More here
Come Run with Me in Finsbury Park. Weekly Sunday morning running group for beginners and improving runners living in North and East London. More here
Thamesmead Running Club.  New running club in Bexley. More here
Metaswitch Indoor Games - Sunday 11th December & Monday 2nd January at Lee Valley.  Pre-entry only.  More here
Coach and Officials Education Update – London Area November 2016. The latest news from London. More here
Neon Rave Run! Report from the run bringing a splash of colour to the streets of London. More here
Calling LiRF leaders in the Wandle Valley boroughs.  Paid opportunities to deliver new running groups to the local community. More here
See Mo Farah at the Muller Anniversary games 09.07.17.  British athletics hero Mo Farah has confirmed that his race at the Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday 9 July 2017 will be his last at the event. More here
Guide Running - First time for everything.  A personal reflection on the impact of guide running.More here
London Students' Run. On December 4, London Universities and Colleges Athletics (LUCA) is hosting the first ever London Students’ 5 & 10K run. More here
Winter run - Volunteers needed.  Cancer Research UK has a range of roles available at their London Winter Run on Sunday 5th February 2017 and would love to welcome you to the team.  More here
Become a 'Runner' for the Summer of World Athletics.  More than 15,000 applications have been completed to become a ‘Runner’ - a volunteer during the Summer of World Athletics, almost four for every single role. More here
Lee Valley Indoor Fixtures 2016 - 2017. More here
London Clubs
News.  Latest News from around London Clubs. More here
Coaching Courses Coming Up:
For all upcoming coaching course in London please click here

Coach and Club Workshops To book on click here or contact your local activator.

Volunteer for London Athletics Opportunities Here

Respect and remembrance, 12/13 November 2016. Athletes across the country join together to pay respect and tribute to the two young Aldershot, Farnham and District athletes, Lucy Pygott and Stacey Burrows tragically killed on a training run. More here
Introduction to Sprint Hurdles and Technical Development. An Introduction to Sprint Hurdles and Technical Development workshop will take place at the David Weir Leisure Centre, on Sunday 4th  December. More here
Olympic Lifting Physical Preparation Workshop, 18 February 2017.  Explore different methods of strength and power development with a focus on Olympic lifting and other strength related movement patterns such as back squat, front squat and deadlifts. More here
Speed Workshop with Dwain Chambers.  Two winter workshops on 27 November and 25 March looking at different aspects of sprinting. More here
South London Athletics Network open Meeting. On Sunday 8 January 2017 at David Weir Leisure Centre.  More here
England team heading down under for Nitro Athletics series. The Ashes with an Athletics twist in this Inaugral competition that will also feature the 'Bolt All- Stars' team. More here
Newham Festive Run! The 4th and final themed run of 2016 is ready to take bookings.  More here
Marathon & race walk routes revealed.  IAAF World Championships marathon and race walk courses were unveiled by IAAF president Seb Coe, Britain’s top race walker Tom Bosworth and long distance legend Ingrid Kristiansen. More here
Team Leaders Visit Highlights IAAF World Championship London 2017 Progress. 50 international team representatives visited London ahead of next year’s Championships. More here
Guide to 2017 Fixtures. 2017 looks set to be a great year for the sport, and England Athletics is pleased to share with you a calendar of fixtures for 2017. More here
Track Academy Indoor Sprint Challenge 2016. Saturday 17 December at Willesden Sports Centre. More here
Lee Valley Open Meeting.  Indoor track and field season underway on 30th November. More here
London Education Courses 2016.  All upcoming courses. More here
Upcoming Events and Races.  Details from across London. More here
Officials Courses Coming Up:

For more information on officials education click here.
Follow us on Instagram!  London Athletics is on Instagram.  More here

Contact your local Run Activator here

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