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In 2011 LDC and Birchfield launched the LDC Junior Development programme, to support six athletes between the ages of 15 and 19 who were on track to become international athletes. Such has been the success of this initiative that it has now grown to support 30 athletes.
Georgie Hartigan, daughter of runners Bev and John Hartigan surprised herself in Ireland at the weekend, not only in winning her race but posting a Euroepan quailfying time in the process.
On Sunday 23rd August Birchfield Harriers proved why they are the leading athletics club in the UK, for more than just their action on the track and in the field.
A great day of athletics is promised on Sunday as Birchfield hosts the first club competition of 2020
Tony Hadley coach to many Olympians explains the importance of foot placement to improve your running and prevent injury.
In response to the difficulties we are all experiencing sprinter and strength and conditionning coach, Jack Lawrence has put together some workout programme our members can do at home and stay safe.
Two Athletes Selected To Represent Great Briatain At The European Throwing Cup In Portugal 21 22 March
Following their success at the Loughborough Winter Throws meeting Craig Murch and Jess Mayho have been selected as part of an 11 strong team at the European Throwing Cup.
It was our field event athletes that led the way at the weekend at the Loughborough Winter Throws event and Vault Cardiff down in Wales. Elsewhere many of our athletes were representing their counties at the CAU Intercounties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall in Lougborough and our masters were in action at the British Masters indoor championships.
Kelly Sotherton Named As Team Englands Track And Field Team Leader For Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Winner of the Heptathlon at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Kelly Sotherton is now taking on the role of Team Leader for England at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Based in Birmingham Kelly who has trainined at the Alexander Stadium and competed there many times will now be in a new role there in 2022.
The indoors was the focus of attention for our athletes this weekend with action taking place in Glasgow and Sheffield
As Storm Clara raged on Sunday our young athletes battled the elements and as a result of their dedication secured team and indivual medal positions.