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UK Athletics appoint Jackie Newton as Head Of Coaching Development

Following an open recruitment process, UK Athletics has confirmed the appointment of Jackie Newton as the new Head of Coaching Development. Jackie will leave her role as Director of Coaching and Athlete Development for Athletics Northern Ireland to take up her new position on August 10th, allowing her to fulfil commitments towards Northern Ireland athletes who are competing at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Tips to get the best from your training sessions

When you lace up your running shoes and head out for you next training session, you want to make it count. From Athletics Weekly, January 2021, we bring you top tips from athletes who have achieved great things and have learnt what is important.

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Weekend update

This weekend saw more athletes achieve qualification standards for major events as many opened their outdoor season. Over 800m, Jemma Reekie, Laura Muir and Adelle Tracey all hit Olympic standards in Walnut, California, as did Eilish McColgan over 1500m.

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Mental Health Awareness week

It is Mental Health Awareness Week and what better way to show support than signing up to take part in Mental Health UK's flagship virtual event, 'Move it for Mental Health' and bag yourself a medal when you raise over £100.

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