Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre

The St Mary’s EPACC provides an endurance running programme and an environment that is known internationally as one of the best training setups in the world. Established in partnership with the Virgin London Marathon, the EPACC has the following mission:

To provide an endurance performance environment that supports, challenges and develops elite runners, inspires beginners, fosters and tests talent and promotes excellence in the coaches who work with them.

St Mary’s provides a perfect environment for all standards of runner. Dedicated on-site accommodation, a floodlit track, a modern strength and conditioning facility and extensive running in nearby Bushy and Richmond Parks. Alongside this runners can access world-class coaching and support services; expertise that has been developed since the programme started in 2001.

Whether you are a runner looking to combine academic study with athletic development or you are a full-time athlete, the St Mary’s EPACC provides an exceptional and unparalleled experience. Come and be part of a world-class running setup that can help you realise your full potential.

EPACC Open Day: Tuesday 16th February 2016

Find out what St Mary's is really like: train with our squad, meet our coaches, and find out what makes us the country's top performing University for endurance athletics.


  • 9.30am: Welcome by performance coaches Craig Winrow and Michael Woods
  • 10am: Training Session with current EPACC squad (Take part or observe)
  • 12pm: Buffet lunch
  • 12.45pm: Campus and sports facilities tour
  • 1.30pm: University Life at St Mary's
  • 2pm: Q&A with current EPACC athletes
  • 2.15pm: EPACC Support Services
  • 2.30pm: Final Questions

Places are limited. If you wish to attend, please contact Craig Winrow.

Tel: 07850 038367
Email: craig.winrow@stmarys.ac.uk