Links

Local Island Running Clubs and Other Relevant Organisations:

Isle of Wight Road Runners – Newport-based
http://isleofwightroadrunners.net/

West Wight Road Runners – Freshwater-based
http://wwrr.blogspot.co.uk/

Wight Tri – The Island’s triathlon club
http://www.wighttri.org.uk/

Isle of Wight Athletics Club – Based at Sandown’s Fairway track, main club for junior runners on the IOW.
http://www.iowathleticclub.co.uk/

Medina Parkrun IOW – Brilliant and welcoming weekly 5k run, usually from Medina Leisure Centre in Newport but does move around. Perfect for beginners.
http://www.parkrun.org.uk/medina/

Love Running – The only dedicated running shop on the IOW.
http://www.love-running.com/

National Associations and Other Useful Links:

British Athletics
www.britishathletics.org.uk

Sport England
www.sportengland.org

England Athletics
www.sportengland.org

England Athetics (South East – our local area)
www.englandathletics.org/your-area/south/south-east

South of England Athletic Association
www.seaa.org.uk

Hampshire Athletics
http://www.hampshireathletics.org.uk/

Hampshire Athletics – Cross-Country League (We are in both men’s and women’s competitions)
http://www.hampshireathletics.org.uk/events/hxcl.html

Hampshire Road Race League – A 12-race competition from Sept to June every year. We have teams in women’s and men’s league and our Ryde 10 race is one of the fixtures.
http://www.hrrl.org.uk/default.htm

English Cross-Country Association
www.englishcrosscountry.co.uk

British Masters Athletic Federation – Our super-vet Pete Young competes in their competitions. If you are over 35 you can too!
www.bvaf.org.uk

Power of 10 – BA’s comparison and targeting site. You can find out where you rank in your area and age group. See how close to Mo Farah you are!
www.thepowerof10.info

Running For Fun- Great site for beginners
http://www.runningforfun.co.uk/

Run Britain
http://www.runbritain.com/