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Friday, October 12, 2018

‘Train Like A Champion’ to be based at two venues in the London Borough of Redbridge

Harold Wood Running Club had over 200 entries for their charity five-mile run, which was started by Sir Trevor Brooking.

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

Havering 90 Joggers had a busy weekend with members involved at various events.

Harold Wood Running Club members took over all the marshal roles at Raphael’s park, as the club’s current Introduction to Running group graduated after their nine week course.

Harold Wood Running Club members enjoyed another week of park runs and touring the country.

The Guinness World Record for the longest, continuous running relay was broken as the final baton holder crossed the finish line of the I Move London Relay at Tower Bridge, London at the weekend.

Havering 90 Joggers were in parkrun action from London to Cornwall at the weekend.

Harold Wood Running Club members took part in the fourth round of the East London Five Inteclub Series at Hainault Forest.

Christine Ohuruogu and her Team GB 4x400m relay team-mates from the Beijing 2008 Olympics will receive a heroes’ reception at the Müller Anniversary Games on Saturday, when they are awarded their Olympic bronze medals.

Havering AC retained their title at the annual 24-hour Spitfire Scramble at Hornchurch Country Park at the weekend.

After the excitement of the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, fans can expect more drama at the Muller Anniversary Games this weekend.

Understrength Havering went close to winning their Eastern Young Athletes League meeting against a strong Shaftesbury Barnet side, but had to concede defeat at Hendon to the hosts, who took over at the top of the table.

Havering’s Max Law had a superb Great Britain debut at the European Under-18 Championships in Hungary, but was pipped to a medal.

Harold Wood Running Club members had a quiet week but did still manage to explore some new park runs.

Eight times British 100m champion and European record holder Dwain Chambers has joined forces with North London’s Lee Valley Athletics Centre to launch Mini Racers - a new sprint competition for six to 11-year-olds.

Havering’s Kieran O’Hara and Rebecca O’Rourke both had plenty to cheer at the Mencap National Championships in Doncaster on Saturday.

Two London Olympians who took part in London 2012 have backed a campaign to help secure the future of the London Youth Games, Europe’s largest youth sports festival.

Young Havering athletes returned from the Essex Relay Championships at Basildon with a dozen medals and two new club records.

Harold Wood Running Club members turned up the heat at Raphael Park on Saturday as they hosted their second park run takeover of the year.

More than 100 runners gathered at Potter’s Field Park, Tower Bridge, for the start of the I Move London Relay. Joined by Daley Thompson CBE, runners from all 32 London boroughs ran the first leg of the 4000 mile run, a world record attempt for the longest, continuous relay which will last for 30 days and 30 nights.

Havering’s Southern League squad claimed an impressive victory in their third round fixture at warm and sunny Chelmsford.

Havering’s Toby Bishop, Bradley James and Sam Sanusi helped Essex’s junior boys reach the National Schools’ Combined Events final in Boston on Saturday.

Harold Wood Running Club members took part in the third East London 5 Inter Series race of the year this week.

Two of Great Britain’s leading athletics stars marked one month to go until this year’s Müller Anniversary Games by inspiring the next generation at a school close to the London Stadium.

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