Category Archive for "Bruce Longden"

Chelmsford Open Meetings

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BLCF is absolutely delighted to add it’s name to all the Hurdles events at the Chelmsford Open Meetings listed in the information below. Entries open Monday 3 May.

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BLCF Partner with Believe Change Management Consulting

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BLCF are delighted to have been partnering with Dr Amanda Owens, Believe Change Management Consulting Ltd, for the past year, and continuing in the years ahead, to assist young talented athletes with their sports psychology support and needs. For the…

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300m and 400m Hurdles Training Day

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Come join us at Lee Valley Athletics Centre for Winter training sessions Price to Athletes is £6.50 per session and no charge for coaches Dates: Sunday 20th October 2019 – Sunday 10th November 2019 – Sunday 8th December 2019 Dates:…

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Hurdles Training for Young Athletes

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Come Join Us at Lee Valley Athletics Centre for young athlete hurdle training Dates as follows: Saturday 12th October 2019 – Saturday 16th November 2019 – Saturday 28th March 2020

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Hurdles Fest and Steeple Fest

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The Bruce Longden Coaching Foundation is promoting a Hurdles Fest and Steeple Fest on Monday the 27th of May 2019 at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre

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Bruce Longden Memorial Challenge

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Bruce Longden (1939 – 2012) – The Man One of Britain’s best athletic coaches, who sadly died three weeks before the 2012 Olympics, and I was fortunate to work for him over a period of 10 years. I can honestly…

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Sally Gunnell Interview

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Sally Gunnell became the golden girl at the Barcelona Olympics with her 400m hurdles win. A year later she became World Champion and smashed the world record. Her fierce competitiveness and sunny personality on screen have made her a household…

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Hayley wins key funding

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  CALL IT a late Christmas present but Stanford athlete, Hayley McLean has been awarded key funding in her bid for glory in 2014. The Bruce Longden Community Foundation (BLCF) said: “BLCF is absolutely delighted to announce that Hayley McLean…

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Cornel Fredericks 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Team South Africa added two more gold and three bronze medals to their tally on Day 8 of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday, with athletics, bowls and wrestling providing the highlights. This brings the total number of medals to…

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The Passing of Bruce Longden

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12 July 2012 Bruce Longden – the coach who guided Sally Gunnell to Olympic and World titles in addition to the world 400m hurdles record died earlier this week. Longden – who was inducted in to England Athletics’ Hall of…

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