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    💥 BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps💥With only a few days to go, make sure you have registered for the BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camp at the Bath Indoor track this Sunday, 10 December.If you can't make this one, then remember there are 3 more to choose from next Saturday, 16 December: Chelmsford, Loughborough and Sutton.All sessions for the above Camps can be booked via the England Athletics Hub, so get registering now, to be able to up your hurdling skills at these superb indoor facilities.#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    🏃‍♀️ BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps 🏃‍Just a reminder that the next BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camp will be at the Bath Indoor track on Sunday 10 December from 10:00 to 12:00. If you have not already booked head over to the England Athletics Hub and register now, so you can continue to enhance your hurdling skills at this great indoor facility, especially with the very cold UK weather at present!Just a reminder that personal coaches are encouraged to attend and observe the sessions free of charge.#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    📣BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days📣And before you know it, next Sunday, 10 December, is the last BLCF 300m/400m Training Day at Lee Valley for 2023. Brian Hopkins will be assisted once again by Jacob Paul. Registration will open on Tuesday morning on the Better UK app, so make sure you head there to book your slot.Any queries please contact Brian directly on 300400hurdles@gmail.com.#BLCF #hurdlesdeveloment #leevalleyathleticscentre ...
    💥BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps💥Don't forget to book for one of this weekend's BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps. Remember only athletes have to register, coaches attend free of charge.Here is a reminder of the venues:Saturday 25 November - Chelmsford, Exeter and LoughboroughSunday 26 November - SuttonThis is an ideal time to learn and develop your hurdling skills under the watchful eye of the experienced coaches heading up these sessions.Book your session on the England Athletics Hub now!#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdeveloment ...
    📣BLCF Hurdles Fest - Change of Date - Saturday 25 May 2024 📣As selection dates for the various Championships in 2024 have now been confirmed, we have taken the decision to bring the Hurdles Fest forward by two days, to Saturday 25 May 2024. This enables athletes to participate at the event to gain qualifying times before selection meetings are held. The venue is still the same, Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre, so just make a note in your planning, that the date has changed, and watch out for more details in the coming weeks.#BLCF #englandathletics #chelmsfordsportsandathleticscentre #hurdlesdevelopment #hurdlescompetitions ...
    💥BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days💥A reminder that a week today you can register for the next 300m/400m Training Day on Sunday 19 November at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, led by Brian Hopkins, and assisted on this occasion by Jessica Tappin.#BLCF #leevalleyathleticscentre #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    📣 We are delighted to announce 2 additional BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps📣You asked and we listened, so these are scheduled as follows:Saturday 25 November - Exeter Athletics Track - 13h00-15h00Sunday 10 December - Bath Indoor Track - 10h00-12h00They will be led by Neal Edwards, YTP coach.Bookings are open via the England Athletics Hub, along with the other venues, to avoid disappointment, make sure you register as soon as possible.Also remember only athletes need to register, as coaches can attend free of charge 😊#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    💥BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps - Saturday 28 October 2023💥Only 3 days to go, so remember to register for our Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps with England Athletics. With 3 venues to choose from: Bromley, Chelmsford and Loughborough, go to the England Athletics Hub and book your session now! 💪😀#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    💥BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps💥With only 1 week to go, have you registered for the first of this winters Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps with England Athletics on Saturday 28 October?If not, here is a reminder of the venues and times: Bromley - 13:00 to 15:00Chelmsford - 10:00 to 12:30Loughborough - 12:30 to 14:30All sessions can be booked via the England Athletics Hub, so head over there now and register at a venue near you!Remember only athletes need to register, as coaches can attend free of charge 😄#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    💥BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days💥Remember bookings open today for the first of the BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days on Sunday 22 October at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, and close at 10:29 on Sunday 22 October.So head to the Better UK App now and register!#BLCF #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps are back this winter!3 sessions for U15 & U17 sprint hurdlers at 4 locations across the country. The sessions will be run by Lorna Boothe, Julie Pratt-Benterman & Paul Gripton and will be free for coaches to attend.Book here ➡ https://bit.ly/3DDuIbA ...
    Attention all athletes aged 16-18! 📢There is still time to apply for the Youth Talent Programme!The programme is delivered through practical training sessions, performance support and workshops! Find out more and submit an application here ⤵ https://bit.ly/3K7Yh8M ...
    💥BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days - update 💥We are delighted to announce that our Lead Coach, Brian Hopkins, will be joined by two experienced long hurdlers at our 2023/2024 Training Days at Lee Valley Athletics Centre.Jacob Paul, who has represented GB at the European Juniors, European U23 and European Senior Championships, and ran a season's best of 49.99 in July when he won the England Athletics Senior Championships, will join Brian on Sunday 22 OctoberSunday 10 DecemberSunday 17 MarchJessica Tappin, who has represented GB and England, has a seasons best of 56.56 and won the 2023 UK Athletics Championships, and has her own coaching business, Limitless Coaching, will join Brian onSunday 19 NovemberSunday 7 JanuarySunday 11 February #BLCF #hurdlestraining #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    💥BLCF 300/400m Hurdles Training Days - Save the Dates💥We are delighted to announce our winter 2023/2024 Training Days at Lee Valley Athletic Centre. All sessions will be from 10h30 until 14h00.Sunday 22 October Sunday 19 NovemberSunday 10 DecemberSunday 7 January 2024Sunday 11, or Sunday 18 February 2024 (TBC)Sunday 17 MarchSunday 31 MarchDetails of guest coaches, registration and costs will be posted as soon as possible.In the meantime, get the dates into your diaries, so you don't miss out.#BLCF #hurdlesdevelopment #hurdlestraining ...
    💥 BLCF/EA Sprint Hurdles Workshops - Save the Dates 💥We are delighted to announce the dates for these workshops, so you can save them in your diary now, so as not to miss out!Saturday 28 OctoberSaturday 25 NovemberSaturday 16 DecemberTime - 10h00 to 12h30Venues are:Chelmsford confirmed for all 3 dates.Bromley confirmed for 28 October, Sutton (TBC) for 25 November and 16 December.Plus another venue in the Midlands/North (TBC)Details of how to register will be posted as soon as all venues are confirmed, so make sure you follow us to avoid disappointment.#BLCF #englandathletics #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    💥Just to let everyone know that there will not be any BLCF/CSAC Open Meetings at Chelmsford this summer, but they will, however, return next year.This means that the one recently advertised on Wednesday 26 July has been cancelled.Watch out also for an announcement soon of the winter BLCF/England Athletics Sprint Hurdles workshops dates, and venues, in October, November and December.Wishing all hurdlers, and your coaches, a continued successful summer season. 👏💥 ...
    So the 2023 BLCF Hurdles Fest, supported by England Athletics, has come and gone, but what a day it was yesterday at Woodford Green. Despite the windy conditions, two qualifying times were achieved and also some personal bests. Thank you to all the athletes, officials, parents and friends who came to support. All the results are on Open Track, and have already been sent to Power of Ten.Good luck to all hurdles athletes for the rest of the season, we wish you all well, and look forward to seeing you in 2024!#BLCF #hurdlesdevelopment #hurdlescompetition #englandathletics #chelmsfordsportsandathleticscentre #hurdling ...
    💥BLCF Hurdles Fest - Monday 29 May - Ashton Playing Fields, Woodford Green 💥We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow! The weather forecast looks good, so keep your fingers crossed that it stays that way, so we get lots of good times, and especially qualifying times ⏱We are not charging spectators entry to the Hurdles Fest, as we know how much travel costs are for athletes, and parents, to just get to the competitions, let alone training. But if you would like to make a donation, however small, as we are a registered charity, it would be very gratefully received to help us to continue our support of hurdles development.We will also have the services available of a masseur and a physio, throughout the event, should you require this. Your race number will get you treatment. ...
    BLCF Hurdles Fest - Monday 29 May 2023 - Ashton Playing Fields, Woodford GreenRemember entries close at 23h00 tonight!https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2023/GBR/csac-tn12/Here is the provisional timetable:TIME Event M/F10:30 400mH Sen Men10:33 400mH U20 Men10:38 400mH U18 Men10:44 400mH U17 Men10:55 400mH Sen Women11:00 400mH U20 Women11:05 400mH U18 Women11:15 300mH U17 Women 12:00 80mH U17 Women12:20 100mH U18 Women12:30 100mH U20 Women12:45 100mH Sen/U23 Women13:05 100mH U17 Men13:15 110mH U18 Men13:30 110mH U20 Men13:40 110mH Sen/U23 Men 14:00 80mH U17 Women14:20 100mH U18 Women14:30 100mH U20 Women14:45 100mH Sen/U23 Women14:05 100mH U17 Men14:15 110mH U18 Men14:30 110mH U20 Men14:40 110mH Sen/U23 Men ...
    With only 12 days to go, there is still time to get your entry in for the BLCF Hurdles Fest, supported by England Athletics, on Monday 29 May at Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre.Just click on this link to enter:https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2023/GBR/csac-tn12/For more details go to:https://www.brucelongdenfoundation.com/blcf-hurdles-fest/Come and join us for an excellent day of quality hurdles events. ...
    💥 3 weeks today is the next Bank Holiday Monday (29 May) and we hope all hurdlers around the country will be travelling to Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre, to compete at the BLCF Hurdles Fest, supported by England Athletics.Check out more details of the Fest here:https://www.brucelongdenfoundation.com/blcf-hurdles-fest/Then just go to this link to enter:https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2023/GBR/csac-tn12/Remember all times achieved are eligible for qualification purposes for all the 2023 Championships 💥 ...
    BLCF Hurdles Fest - Monday 29 May - ChelmsfordSome athletes might be experiencing problems on the entry system with the U18 age group, if so please enter as an U17, and then email athleticeventscsac@chelmsford.gov.uk, explaining the situation and your entry will be adjusted to the correct age group. We apologize for any inconvenience.#BLCF#englandathletics#chelmsfordsportsandathleticscentre#hurdlesraces#chancetoqualify ...
    The clock is ticking ⏰ 4 weeks today, on Monday 29 May, is the BLCF Hurdles Fest, supported by England Athletics, at Chelmsford Sports and Athletics Centre.Don't miss out on this festival of hurdling, get your entry in now, and let's make Chelmsford the place to be!Enter here:https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2023/GBR/csac-tn12/ ...
    Have you entered yet for the BLCF Hurdles Fest? If not, why not?Remember times achieved are eligible for qualification purposes for all the 2023 Championships, so don't wait to enter, and miss out on this great opportunity!Monday 29 May 2023 is the date. Chelmsford is the venue.https://data.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2023/GBR/csac-tn12/ ...
    So it's almost time for the final BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Day at Lee Valley for this winter. Book your place for this Saturday, 25 March, from 10h30 until 14h00, on the Better UK app now. Cost still 10.00!!#BLCF#hurdlesdevelopment#hurdlestraining ...
    Unfortunately there seem to be issues with the Better UK App booking system for the BLCF 300m/400m Training Day on Sunday, if you are not able to book on the system, please just pay 10.00 pounds when you arrive at Lee Valley. We apologize for any inconvenience but obviously the matter is out of our hands. #BLCF #hurdlestraining #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    It's almost time for the next BLCF 300/400m Hurdles Training Day on Sunday 19 March, from 10h30 to 14h00, at Lee Valley Athletics Centre.Athletes can book their spot via the BetterUKapp. On the home page, select Book Athletics, select Hurdles, then select Sunday 19 March.Make sure you don't miss out on these great technical sessions as the outdoor season approaches rapidly.#BLCF #hurdlestraining #hurdlesdevelopment #LeeValleyAthleticsCentre ...
    A reminder of the dates of the final BLCF 300m/400m Hurdles Training Days this month at Lee Valley Athletics Centre.Sunday 19 March and Saturday 25 March.Make sure you have the dates in your diary. We will let you know when bookings are open on the Better UK app #BLCF #hurdlesdevelopment ...
    Sunday 26 February - 10h30 until 14h00. These are the correct times for the BLCF 300/400m Hurdles Training Day, at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, and not as indicated on your confirmed booking on the Better UK app. We thought we would just clarify this so there is no further confusion. ...
    Don’t forget the next BLCF 300/400m Hurdles Training day on Sunday 26 February, at Lee Valley Athletics Centre.Athletes can book their spot from Tuesday 20 February via the BetterUK app. On the home page, select Book Athletics, select Hurdles, select Sunday 26 February.Set a reminder on your phone, don’t miss out on these great training days.#BLCF #hurdlestraining #hurdlesdevelopment #LeeValleyAthleticsCentre ...
    💥BLCF/England Athletics Hurdles Fest💥We are delighted to announce the return of the Hurdles Fest!Date - Monday 29 May 2023Location - Chelmsford Sports and Athletics CentreMore details to follow when available 😀SAVE THE DATE now, so it is in your diary! ...

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