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Jason Ward

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Jason Ward - Session Coach and Speed Development Specialist

Jason is a highly competitive runner who has represented Great Britain.

He has been running for over 20 years, starting whilst he was at school. At first running was for fitness to help with his football, but at the age of 17 he decided running was the way forward. Within a year he went from a steady athlete running at county level to winning his first national title at the British 5k champs. Since then running has been a massive part of his life and has taken him all over world, both competing and training.

His greatest achievement to date is representing Great Britain at the world championships. "I'm not an athlete who loves to win races, I would rather be in a massive race being pulled along to fast times, but winning is nice".
Throughout his running career Jason has been known for his dedication, hard work and selfishness whilst having fun.

Competitive Highlights:
- Winner Sheffield Half Marathon
- Winner Leeds Abbey Dash 10k
- GB Representation: World Cross Country Championships
- GB Representation: European Cross Country Championships
- Best recorded 10k time of 28.55
- Several area and national titles.

Jason, still competes and trains hard, although he is now in the process of beginning his coaching career. He joins the Accelerate Performance Coaching Team as a Session Coach, specialising in speed development.

Accelerate Perfromance Centre: Jason Ward wins Sheffield Half Marathon