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UK Athletics

E-Inspire Issue 6 - October 2008

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E-Inspire Jessica Ennis



Welcome to this month's edition of E-Inspire!

With awards season in full swing and athletes finishing their post season breaks it's back to work for all - although the season never really stops in athletics!

The McCain UK Cross Challenge series kicks off in Gateshead next month, whilst indoor preparations are gathering pace. So sit back and relax and enjoy this month's edition! 


This month you will find:


Athlete Interview


Heptathlete Jess Ennis talks exclusively to E-Inspire about her Olympic summer stuck on the sidelines.


A look back to...


Was it really 24 years ago that the young South African bare-footed athlete hit the headlines? E-Inspire takes a look at the key moments in the undulating career of Zola Budd.


Eight Lanes on...


Those eight all-important points on everything athletics. This month in our first of two special editions of Eight Lanes On we look at the opportunities for deaf athletes in our sport. 


Quickfire Q&A


Sydney Olympic fourth placer Donna Fraser reveals all about her hidden air hostess ambitions, a great shoe collection and why little Ted has got it going on...


Eight Lanes On part 2


The McCain Indoor City Challenge starts early in the new year - and in just a few years it has become one of the most successful competition series to hit the domestic indoor scene. Here's Eight bits 'n pieces you really ought to know!



The Power of 10

What part do clubs have to play in helping athletics hit those National targets? Plenty - we take a look at which clubs are really making waves in the rankings lists and helping athlete achieve those all important standards.


UK Athletics Major Events

E-Inspire reveals the winners of last months Awards dinner tickets and gives you one last chance to book your seats in one of the best evenings in the calendar!