New membership rates

available soon





Looking Forward to welcoming you all back soon

stay safe 


Next Club Race

Festive 4k - Dec 27th




5k training programme 

see home page 



Mark Gardner

Rate this item
(0 votes)


Mark Gardner , Level 2 UKA Athletics Coach


Joined 1988


Mark has held a Level 2 Coaching Licence since 2002 and in that time coached athletes from 100m/200m right through to Half Marathon. 


As an athlete, Mark has vast experience from Sportshall Athletics as a Junior right through to International Masters Events and has the following medals & appearances.  


County medals (XC & Track)


12 Bronze
2 Silver
2 Gold


National (Senior)
Scottish Indoor Bronze (1500m) 


National (Masters)
Scottish Masters Indoor 3000m Bronze (2018) [Glasgow]
British Masters Indoor 3000m Silver (2017) [London]
British Masters Road Mile Bronze (2017) 


GBR Masters
Malaga World Outdoor T&F Champs (2018)
Torun World Indoor T&F Champs  (2019)
Jesolo Euro Outdoor T&F Champs (2019)


Member of 2 Club record relay teams. 


Between 2007-2014 in his professional capacity in Sefton, Mark was responsible for recruitment, mentoring and supporting coaches who then went onto work with local primary schools & for Southport Waterloo AC.  


Mark is currently coaching a number of talented junior middle distance athletes, a couple of middle distance seniors and a rapidly improving female distance runner. 


Mark follows the ethos of Kevin Durant that hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. Mark has worked with some well-recognised & exceptional coaches such as Andy Bibby, Frank McGuire, Jamie Quarry, Ron Scott & Dave Morley which have helped shape his coaching approach. 






Read 294 times
More in this category: « Charlie Satterly Ola Mustapha »
Login to post comments