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Athletics coach, Howard Darbon wins prestigious England Athletics award
A dedicated athletics coach from Bedford has won a prestigious award at the Athletics Eastern Region Volunteer Awards held in Bury St Edmunds on 18th November...
Kate Axford winning gold for Team England in Loughborough in May 2023
The new athletics season has brought major success for Bedford's Kate Axford who continued her winning streak with victory in the 3000m...
The finale of the national athletics season takes place at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium this weekend, with plenty of big names on show across both days...
Lower Sixth student, Etienne Maughan has enjoyed a successful season across multiple disciplines in the world of Athletics, capping her year with a double gold...
Olivia Breen Image: Olivia Breen/Instagram
Team GB's para-athlete, Olivia Breen, who is the double world champion has spoken of her dismay at being told her official shorts were too short and she should wear something "more appropriate"...
Bedford students from across a multitude of Bedford schools and academies took part in the English Schools Athletics Championships at the weekend, with many punching above their weight to achieve success...
Bedford and County Athletics Club’s Varun Bandi competed in the National Junior Wheelchair Racing Championships at Coventry on Saturday 3rd July., winning three medals on a historic weekend for the club...
Bedford's athletes were back in action at the beginning of June, with interest in the 10,000 metres alongside none other than Sir Mo Farah...
Bedford's athletes were in action last week and contended well with the wet and windy conditions in posting a ream of personal bests...
In the absence of league competition, which does not start until June this year, Bedford and County athletes have met with success in a flurry of open meetings...
It's been a long winter for the Bedford & County athletes, with no meetings throughout lockdown, but they returned to action with a host of personal bests, both in the UK and across the Atlantic...
Bedford and County Athletics Club’s Gracie Wall stormed to a new U15 Pentathlon record at Yeovil on Sunday (4 October), despite having to compete...