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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Harold Wood Running Club members took part in a special rainbow-themed virtual relay during the Bank Holiday weekend.

All competitors and coaches returning to training amid the coronavirus pandemic must have a one-to-one meeting to ensure they understand the risks of returning to their specific sport and the steps being taken to mitigate those risks.

British Athletics has announced the cancellation of the Muller Anniversary Games, scheduled for July 4 and 5 at the London Stadium, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

The Great Run Company has launched #GreatRunSolo, a brand new virtual running challenge encouraging the public to stay healthy, be active and run solo to raise vital funds for the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal.

Thousands of runners across the UK are being urged not to lose heart ahead of Sunday, the day the now-postponed London Marathon was scheduled to take place.

Harold Wood Running Club was founded in 2013 and has developed into a group of more than 160 members.

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Read Virgin Sport CEO Jessica Frey’s top tips on running during the coronavirus lockdown.

Creative and media agencies have teamed up to create a campaign encouraging people to exercise safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sir Mo Farah is not allowing himself to worry about the cancellation of the Olympics and insists he will be prepared to race in Tokyo next year.

Ellie Wakeling said getting the call-up for the Great Britain women’s squad for the World Championships was ‘a really proud moment’.

East London Runners athlete planning a different kind of long-distance run

The British Olympic Association (BOA), British Paralympic Association (BPA) and UK Sport welcome the news of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Havering’s two-time champion senior men bagged bronze at the Essex Road Relays in Colchester on Saturday.

Six Havering AC youngsters competed for Essex at the prestigious English Schools’ Cross-Country Championships at a very muddy Sefton Park in Liverpool on Saturday.

Londoner Pardip Minhas will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record at the 2020 London Landmarks Half Marathon later this month.

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Havering 90 Joggers were out in force at the Vitality Big Half in London on Sunday.

Havering AC runners braved some of the toughest conditions in recent memory in Nottingham for the National Cross-Country Championships on Saturday.

It proved a fantastic weekend for Havering AC at the England Age Group Indoor Championships in Sheffield as they earned three medals and three club records for their efforts.

Storm Dennis put paid to the Dunston Test Track race at the weekend, but a few Harold Wood Running Club members tried the next best thing.

Havering AC claimed an impressive six team titles and two individual age group crowns after the final Essex Cross-Country League fixture fell victim to Storm Dennis.

ASICS London 10K has launched a brand new running initiative for children called the Weetabix Protein Youth Challenge.

Legends set for Sport Gives Back Awards

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Sporting legends including Lord Sebastian Coe, Dame Kelly Holmes and Daley Thompson CBE will be amongst the VIPs present at the inaugural Sport Gives Back Awards next month.

Havering athletes claimed a host of medals and two club records at the Essex & Eastern Indoor Championships at Lee Valley last weekend.

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