OFFICIALS DEVELOPMENT AND TASTER DAYS 2013 - brought to you by Kent Athletics - click image for details.
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The High Jump workshops have now run their course and a new structure is being established - so please watch this space!
On Wednesday 2nd October Beckenham Running Club were welcomed with a visit from Nick Anderson (UKA Level 4 coach for endurance) as part of the 'Flying coach programme'. The session started at 7pm and finished around 9pm. Beckenham Running Club and the Kent London Athletics Network saw 45 people turn up for the visit
Nick Anderson said on his visit: "It has been a pleasure to help the Kent London Athletics Network with a series of Flying Coach Visits over the past 12 months. We have looked at all racing distances, conditioning work, technique and nutrition best practice as well as practical threshold, interval and hill sessions. A busy and very friendly network and I look forward to returning in the months ahead and hearing about the continued success"
For the first time the Kent London Athletics Network entered Boys’ and Girls’ teams in the Under 13’s Sportshall Athletics UK Championships. For over four hours the teams battled against London’s finest under 13 athletes in the London Regional Final that took place on Sunday 10 February 2013 at the Crystal Palace National Indoor Sports Centre.
KLAN Under 11’s are third best Sportshall Athletics team in London!!
27 talented and highly committed Under 11 year old athletes represented the Kent London Athletics Network (KLAN) in this year’s Fun in Athletics (London Region) Festival on Saturday 12 January 2013 at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.
The Network has received the following notification on behalf of the London Regional Council:
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Kent London Athletics Network on winning the England Athletics London Region Athletics Network of the Year Award for 2012.
Kent London Athletics Network held a free Child Protection Awareness Workshop at Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC’s headquarters on Friday 20th April attended by 23 people representing four local clubs: Bexley AC, Blackheath & Bromley Harriers AC, Cambridge Harriers and Croydon Harriers. All of the people who attended have key roles working with young people within their own clubs as coaches, team managers, Child Protection/Welfare officers, track managers, technical officials or policy makers.
More than 50 primary school children took part in two Sportshall Athletics competitions during March at the new indoor sports facility at Harris Academy, Beckenham organised by the Kent London Athletics Network.