Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Sonia O’Sullivan – Double World Cross Country Champion

    Posted on August 26, 2013 by Andrew in Blog Updates.

    ”The European schools cross country championships is a great initiative to encourage and give school kids another level of competition to aim for beyond their own country. To have the opportunity to run against and meet school children from across Europe will not only promote healthy competition across borders but also give school children the opportunity to explore new cultures and language development that they may be studying at school.I would like to wish Escco every success in getting this initiative off the ground and running in 2014 and hope that you receive the support required to move forward and create a competitive and cultural experience for secondary school children […]

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  • Sonia O’Sullivan – One of the greatest female athletes ever

    Posted on August 26, 2013 by Andrew in Blog Updates.

    ‘’From school kid National Cross Country champion in 1987 to World Cross Country champion 1998….. Takes years of work, persistence and dedication to get from a good junior athlete to best in the world.’’

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  • Hayley Yelling – Double European Cross Country Champion

    Posted on August 3, 2013 by Andrew in Blog Updates.

      ‘What a great event!  Really encouraging for young athletes to get a feel for competing away from home.  We need something to keep young athletes motivated and inspired to stay in this sport. London 2012 was a great event – providing us with lots of great male and female role models. This event is much needed as there is a gap between school level running and the next level up.  It is also important to remember that its not all about the winning, you firstly need to gain a lot of experience and enjoyment in different races to then become a winner! Great training camps with thought out scheduled days which include structured training, gaining valuable tips from experienced athletes and of course a lot of fun!  I can […]

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