Local sport clubs for children and young people

A huge thank you to all of the teenagers who attended this year’s Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon.

Take a look at three of our runner’s fact files below.

Name: Precious Asemota
Age: 11
Running experience: started running aged 8 and has recently joined the BeFitToday athletics club
Competing experience: has competed and won 3 cross-country championships
Aspirations: to attend the next Commonwealth games

Name: Chelsea Lotter
Age: 12
Running experience: has recently started running and enjoys the feeling of reaching new goals
Competing experience: the Mini London Marathon is Chelsea’s first competition
Aspirations: to complete the Mini London Marathon and to compete in more races in the future

Name: Morgan Romain
Age: 13
Running experience: started running aged 7 and joined Havering Athletics Club aged 10
Competing experience: has been competing for 4 years and came first in the Borough’s cross-country championships in November
Aspirations: to run a full marathon