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Tayla Brade

One of Track Academy’s long-standing student athletes is celebrating after graduating from university with a well-earned degree. Tayla Brade received a 2:2 in journalism from the University of the Arts London this summer. Now 22, she first joined Track Academy around...

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Colin Hart on KJT’s chances at the World Championships

Our Colin Hart delves into the World Athletics Championships - will British heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson make it onto the podium? The sprinters, middle distance and distance athletes will, as usual, emerge as the superstars at the World Athletic Championships...

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Reece and Ruth-Ann reach for the stars at county championships

Track Academy athlete Reece Earle set a new national record at the Middlesex Outdoor Championships, while his teammate Ruth-Ann Otaruoh picked up both gold and silver medals. Competing at the Lea Valley Athletic Centre, Reece took gold in the under-15 boys’ 200m,...

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Lia Stephenson

Q&A with Lia Q. How old were you when you started at Track Academy?A: 13 Q. Did you do any sport before you joined Track Academy?A: I was in a range of sports! Swimming, cheerleading, dance, ballet and playing a musical instrument. Q. Why did you join Track...

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Confidence Lawson

Confidence joined Track Academy at the age of 15. At that time, he was getting in a lot of trouble at school and was on the verge of a custodial sentence for out of school activities. When he first joined, he was an angry young man and found it difficult to control...

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Tsimang Ekango

Tsimang is one of Track Academy’s role model alumni and has been with us for many years. She lives with regular bouts of chronic illness and has been admitted to hospital for many months at a time over the past years. This has been very frustrating for her as she...

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Amar Aichoun

Amar has been engaged with Track Academy since the age of 13. He joined after a hospital stay where he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He developed a strong relationship with his coach Shereen Rose, pictured above with Amar. According to his mother, this has...

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Brittany Robinson

After arriving in the UK from Jamaica, Brittany was advised by her coach back home to join Track Academy. She has been training since 2009. Athletics is a huge part of her Jamaican heritage and she has been committed to training at Track Academy since the age of 11....

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