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A day in the life of … Emelia Gorecka

Article courtesy of Athletics Weekly. by Emily Moss The twice European junior cross-country champion on how she balances training, studying and a healthy social life One of Britain’s brightest young endurance talents, Emelia Gorecka combines a demanding training schedule with studying psychology at one of the UK’s leading universities. The European junior 3000m champion and twice European junior cross-country champion spoke to AW about how she does it. A typical day I’m now in my second year at Royal Holloway, University of London, and although every day is busy, I am loving every minute of it. 8am: My alarm goes off, but I (read more...)


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Emelia Talks Cross Country and Seniors

Article courtesy of Vinco Sport.   In an exclusive interview with Vinco Sport, Emelia Gorecka reflects on her junior track career, plans her final cross country season in the younger ranks and sets her sights to her senior progression. In recent years, Gorecka has been a junior distance running phenomenon, dominating her age group on both the British and European stage. At 19 years of age though, the Aldershot athlete if fast approaching the senior ranks after an impressive stint as a minor. Gorecka concluded her track season with a European 3,000 metre gold in Rieti, a title that loomed over her (read more...)


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Gorecka eyes glory in senior ranks after Rieti success

When Great Britain’s Emelia Gorecka crossed the line as the winner of the 3000m at last month’s European Athletics Junior Championships in Rieti, her body language showed what this title meant to her. The 19-year-old’s arms stretched flamboyantly in the air expressed the relief she felt after two years of waiting for this victory. Gorecka is no stranger to international triumphs, having won the European junior cross country title in 2011 and placing third in the world junior 3000m last summer. However, Gorecka had been disappointed to miss out on gold in the 5000m by one second to Turkey’s Esma (read more...)


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2012/13 Cross Reflections

Hey Guys, Wow, what a long season and now it’s all over!! From moving into university last September, to Winning a World Championships Bronze Team medal last weekend in Poland, there were many ups, downs and in between stories along the way and I hope to share some of these with you… I first of all want to thank you all for reading this blog and also for supporting me along the path to all my achievements thus far…


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