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About us

We are the oldest established athletics club in Coventry, and cater for all types of athletic events and all age groups. We compete at local, regional and national levels.

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Latest News

22 August - Successes at the IPC European Championships

Well done to our wheelchair athletes who collected two silver and two bronze medals at Swansea. Mel Nicholls achieved a silver in the 800m T34 and a bronze in the 100m T34 (while chasing our second claim double-gold winner Hannah Cockcroft who also receives our congratulations!); in addition Rob Smith gained silver in the 1500m T52 and Ben Rowlings a bronze in the 800m T34.

21 August - Youth Olympic Medal for Sian

Success for Sian Rainsley came in the form of a silver in the 4x mixed triathlon relay at Xuanwu Lake Triathlon Venue, where she was competing for the European 3 team.

22 July - Team selections for the IPC European Championships

Mel Nicholls at the 2014 Classic
Photo: M Kirkham

Congratulations to the following first claim Coventry Godiva Harriers who have been selected for the 56-strong GB team in the meeting to be held in Swansea,
18 - 23 August :
Maria Hawkeswood F56 jav
Mel Nicholls T34 100, 800
Ben Rowlings T34 100, 400, 800
Rob Smith T52 100, 400, 800
plus Hannah Cockroft T34 100, 800, who is a second claim club member.

18 July - Sian selected for Youth Olympics

Congratulations to Sian Rainsley who has been selected to represent Great Britain at the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in China next month, in which she will be competing in the Triathlon. Read more about her in the Coventry Observer report.

7 July - Memorial to Joe West

The greatest sports hero from the town of Carrigaline in Co. Cork was Joe West, who came to Coventry in 1951, joined Coventry Godiva Harriers, and in 1952 represented Ireland at the Helsinki Olympics, which was won by the famous Czech athlete, Emil Zatopech. At a special ceremony in Carrigaline today, a memorial artwork to him was unveiled. Click here for details and picture.

1 July - IWAS World Junior Games selection

Congratulations to Kare Adenegan (T34 100WC, 400WC, 800WC) and Lauren Rowles (T54 400WC, 800WC, 1500WC), who have been selected as part of the England team for the games to be held at Stoke Mandeville, 3-8 August.

25 June - English Schools selections

Carly Bates
Photo: M Kirkham

Congratulations to the following Godiva Athletes who have been selected to compete in the English Schools' Championships at Alexander Stadium, 11/12 July:

West MidlandsJunior Boys
Senior Boys
Junior Girls
Senior Girls
Matt Ross and Nathan Parker
Jordan Broome and Jeremy Barnes
Bethan Hinett, Carly Bates and Thalia Wareing
Georgie Hartigan
WarwickshireJunior GirlsAnnabelle Pask

21 June - Godiva successes at Mason Trophy meeting

Congratulations to all the U15 and U17 athletes who competed at the Mason Trophy Inter Counties Match at Alexander Stadium. Several achieved National Standards, and Annabelle Pask included a new club record in her 80mH event. Full details are available here.

16 June - Lauren selected for Commonwealth Games

Lauren Rowles

Congratulations to Lauren Rowles, who has been selected for the England team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to compete in the T54 1500m wheelchair races.
She is just 16years old, and has recently finished her GCSEs. She started wheelchair racing last year following paralysis from her chest down in 2012. Her 1500m PB tumbled from 4:31 to 4:02 last season.

27 April - New Club Record for Sian

Sian Rainsley
Photo: M Kirkham

Congratulations to Sian Rainsley, shown setting a new Junior Club Record for 3000m of 10m 03.5s at the Youth Development League meeting at Coventry.

For other news and successes click here.

Race Information

Autumnal Five-Mile Road Race

Click here for full results

Coventry Godiva Classic

Click here for the "Classic" page, with links to all the results

Annual General Meeting

At the AGM on 7th July a new Committee was appointed, with Martin Slevin being elected as Chairman.

The following meeting reports are available:

General Notices

Notice to Parents

Please ensure that when you bring your children for training, there is in fact a coach available for them. Occasionally circumstances may arise when a coach cannot be there.