Ayo Falola: Funeral Details - UPDATED

Funeral Service for Ayo Falola

Wednesday 23rd December, 2pm Greenacres Woodland Burials, Epping Forest

Kiln Road, North Weald, Epping Essex, CM16 6AD

This will be followed by a Celebration of Ayo's life at Lee Valley Athletic centre, from 3.30 pm onwards.

Lee Valley Athletics centre
61 Meridian Way
London N9 0AR

Family flowers only. Should anybody wish to make a donation to two charities that were close to Ayo's heart, they may do so here



It is with great sadness that we have to report that Ayo Falola, who had been battling cancer for a number of years, passed away peacefully last night.Ayo competing

Ayo was a Life Member of Woodford Green, a former sprinter, and more recently a coach to a number of successful British athletes.

Our thoughts at this time are with Ayo's wife Sarah and their three sons.

Athletics Weekly reports on the many superb tributes that have been paid to Ayo.

Ayo coaching


Christmas Party 2015


Christmas Party ticket


BBC: athletes 18-25 needed to demo skills

The Moment ( are currently producing a number of short films for BBC Learning to be used as a classroom resource and study aid for pupils nationwide studying for PE GCSE. These will be dynamic instructional videos demonstrating different skills in 10 different sports, using slow motion filming techniques and cutting edge graphics.

We are looking for a diverse group of club standard athletes aged 18-25, including those with and without disabilities, who would be happy to appear on camera demonstrating the different basic skills in each of their various sports. As part of this we are looking for athletes to demonstrate the following events:

    1. Hurdling 
    2. High jump 
    3. Triple jump 
    4. Javelin 
    5. Shot put

Courses available for coaches & officials

A number of coaching & officials courses are available locally over the next 3 months. The club has access to funding to cover the cost of these courses to members, parents, etc.

For further information, contact Alan James: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.