Category Archives: Athletics

Streatham Common Six-mile Cross-country, Oct 6

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Orienteering taster event, Beddington Park, Sep 22

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Striders of Croydon Switchback 5, Lloyd Park, Sep 30

The Switchback 5 is a tough, off-road run through Lloyd Park and the Addington Hills, reaching one of the highest points in Croydon before turning back for the scurry downhill towards the finish line. This year’s event, organised by Striders … Continue reading

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‘Deep suspicion’ over Mayor plans for National Sports Centre

The future of the athletics stadium at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre is under threat once again, as the Mayor of London is staging the latest round of “consultations” on the badly neglected, once internationally renowned facility. Campaigners have … Continue reading

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Croydon Arena football pitch savaged as ‘danger’ to players

The borough’s longest established non-league football club is threatening to withhold its hire fees from Croydon Council over the poor state of the pitch at Croydon Arena. Officials from opposition clubs who have played Croydon FC in the opening week … Continue reading

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Croydon Half-marathon 2019, Lloyd Park, Mar 31

Organising club Striders of Croydon, have announced the date of next year’s Croydon Half-marathon, which will be staged on a two-lap, undulating course around Lloyd Park and the Addington Hills on Sunday, March 31. There are prizes on offer to … Continue reading

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Speculation mounting over future of £70m transfer target Zaha

For Crystal Palace fans, that World Cup euphoria could be short-lived, as the optimistic It’s Coming Home theme of the past four weeks has segued into a version of the old Clash number: Should He Stay Or Should He Go? … Continue reading

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