The former Olympic athlete and politician has been booked by MN2S to speak at the National Running Show 2021 in Birmingham.
Sebastian Coe will be speaking at the National Running Show, an annual event targeted toward track and field athletes. Every year it plays host to speakers and coaches while showcasing nutritional products and new running technologies. The event has won several awards including AEO Excellence’s Best Consumer Show Launch, EN Indy Awards’ Best Launch, Best Show Director, Best Show Feature, and Best Consumer Show. This year the show will include exhibitors such as 2pure, KIND Snacks, Naked Runner, RockTape, The Running Channel and many more. So far, the list of speakers includes Olympic silver medallist Iwan Thomas and endurance runner Susie Chan.
Four-time Olympic medal recipient Sebastian Coe has set nine outdoor and three indoor world records in track. In 1979 he set three world records in just 41 days. His record for the 800 metre race was held from 1981 until 1997. After retiring from track and field, Coe became a member of parliament in 1992 and a Life Peer eight years later. In 2007, Coe became the vice-president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was re-elected in 2011. The next year, he became chairman of the British Olympic Association and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. In 2015 again took up the mantle as president of the IAAF.