The invaluable backing of Virgin London Marathon has helped provide specialist facilities including dedicated on-site accommodation for GB athletes such as Mo Farah, Andy Baddeley, Jemma Simpson, James Brewer and Andrew Osagie
In 2009-10, 46% of EPACC athletes won individual medals at events ranging from BUCS to major national and international championships. Notable performances include Mo Farah's two golds at the European Championships and British 5000m record, Chris Thompson's silver in the 10000m at the European Championships and Stephanie Twell and Andy Vernon retaining their individual titles at the BUCS Cross, with both also winning National Cross Country titles. EPACC athletes also accounted for 41% of the GB team for the World Cross Country Championships and 35% of the endurance athletes selected by the Home Nations for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
St Mary’s is the designated West London hub-site for the EIS and is the only hub-site in London to be based at a University. Working out of the University College, the EIS deliver World Class, integrated and innovative services for elite athletes and coaches.
Athletes on the World Class funding programme can derive services that include athlete support, talent ID, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, physiology, performance analysis and sports medicine.