Training & Coaching

Allison Benton


Specialist Disciplines:

track (1500m, 3000m, 5000m); cross-country; roads (10k, half marathon, marathon); ultra distance. FOCUS - Independent training group bringing together high potential athletes from different clubs to achieve things as a group that they would never achieve alone

Age Groups:

Senior men (age 18 +)

Training Days:

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Years coaching:


Coaching Qualifications and Background:

Coach to senior International marathon, half marathon & ultra runners; leading road-running/cross-country group in Sussex; England Team Coach for the Frankfurt marathon in 2018 and 2019

Athletics Background:

Involved in Athletics from age of 10; former GB Junior International and All-Ireland age group Champion at 1500m & 3000m; first ever female President of Cambridge University Athletics Club in 1987; still hold Northern Ireland Junior 3000m record from 1984!