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Amazing experience for some young Stags as they train with international athletes

July 13th 2022, 9:00:00 am

A visit from Olympian Elliot Giles and international Sarah McDonald gave some lucky young athletes the opportunity to train with top class athletes.

Elliot vicit

Elliot Giles was on a visit to Birmingham and along with Sarah McDonald invited some of our young middle distance runners to experience a training session with them.

A beautiful sunny day added to the atmosphere and the youngsters were very excited to be part of the session. Not only did they learn more about warming up and general training tips but they had the opportunity to quiz both athletes at the end and gain valuable knowledge and what it takes to get to international level.

Some of the reactions included:

"It was the best day of my life"

"I feel really inspired by meeting Elliot"

Our thanks go to both athletes and we hope to see them again soon.