25th February 2011

England Athletics Marathon Coaching Conference

25 February 2011

England Athletics’ Marathon Coaching Conference will take place on 2-3 April 2011 at the University of Warwick.

The event, which brings together a number of influential and successful names in endurance running, will provide a great opportunity for coaches to learn more about preparing athletes for successful marathon performances.

Keynote speakers and workshop leaders include:

  • George Gandy: UKA National Event Coach for Endurance;

  • Steve Jones: British coach and UK record holder – formerly a World Record holder – for the marathon, now based at altitude in Colorado (USA);

  • Dr Barry Fudge: UKA/EIS Exercise Physiologist who has studied the environmental factors leading to the success of elite East African athletes and provides specialist support to the UKA/London Marathon Altitude Training Camps;

  • Bud Baldaro: England Athletics National Coach Mentor (Endurance – 10k and above)

  • Dave Moorcroft: former World and British Record holder for 5k;

  • Tracey Morris: Great Britain marathon representative in the Athens Olympic Games (2004) having famously progressed from a fun runner to an international standard athlete

Coaches or interested athletes are encouraged to attend on both Saturday and Sunday, however, a single day attendance option is also available. For more information including a breakdown of prices, please visit the England Athletics website through the following link.