England Athletics team announced for the HCI at the IAAF World Half Marathon

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We are pleased to announce the team selected to represent England at the Home Nations race which is part of the action at the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff.

The event starts with the men’s race in the IAAF World Championship and gives the athletes an opportunity to take on and race with a strong international men’s field. The women’s team have a great opportunity for attacking personal best times within the expected deep field of the mass race.


Matt Bond (Club: Sale Harriers, Coach: Norman Poole)
Toby Spencer (Club: Coventry Godiva Harriers)
James Douglas (Club: Border AC, Coach: Andy Henderson)
Stuart Robinson (Club: Salford Harriers, Coach: Helen Clitheroe)


Leigh Lattimore (Club: Harrow, Coach: Mick Woods)
Bryony Proctor (Club: Aldershot Farnham & District, Coach: Mick Woods)
Rebecca Robinson (Club: Kendall)
Stacey Ward (Club: Herne Hill/Hillingdon, Coach: Geoff Jerwood)

Team Leader: Andi Drake

Team Coach: Mark Brace

National Coach Mentor – Endurance (North of England) Andi Drake commented, “This is a great innovation and gives developing athletes much valued big race experience as we prepare for the 2018 Commonwealth Games long distance events.”

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