Welcome to theathleteplace.

Optimising the Athletics Experience.

Welcome to theathleteplace.

Optimising the Athletics Experience.


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About theathleteplace

What We Do:

Content created using athletes' own experiences and advice to benefit other athletes.

Linking the UK's top up and coming athletes with elite athlete role models as mentors.

We understand being an athlete can be challenging. We are doing our bit to change that.

And so much more...


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theathleteplace™️ is a platform supporting athletes.

Our vision? By using athletes' own experiences via peer-to-peer guidance, we're reducing the trial and error.

Our goal? To make an athletes' journey easier and more enjoyable.

theathleteplace™️ is here for you.

Have you had an experience or have some advice you feel could help other athletes? Or even something you'd just love to put out there...

Submit and tell your own story to benefit other athletes. 

Peer-to-peer guidance literally can't happen without your contributions...



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Hi! I’m Joe Fuggle, former GBJ 400m hurdler and founder of theathleteplace.

I have been involved in high-level athletics for 10+ years and am now using my experience, knowledge and passion for helping others to create a brand supporting athletes and parents in track & field. I’d love to help you on your journey! 

What People Are Saying:

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    "I wouldn't be where I am without the support my parents give me...They've fed me with belief and have spent the last 8 years driving me up and down the country to meets and training to help me turn my dreams into a reality! It's important they get support too so they know how important they are in our journeys and can continue to help us along the way, theathleteplace offers exactly that".
    (📸 by Martin Rickett)

    Olympic, World and Commonwealth 800m Silver Medalist

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    chris jones

    "As someone who has struggled at various times with my own mental health, I congratulate theathleteplace in having the vision to establish this platform and I hope that in doing so it serves to strengthen resilience and wellbeing amongst those involved."
    (📸 by England Athletics)

    CEO, England Athletics

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    Jazmin Sawyers EIC 2018

    "Athlete wellbeing is something that is often missed in the conversation about performance. theathleteplace fills that gap, somewhere for athletes to talk about their mental health and all the things big and small, serious and lighthearted that are so important, but so often committed."
    (📸 by Jodi Hanagan)

    Team GB Long Jumper & 2 x Olympian

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    Jack Green - 400m Hurdles

    “theathleteplace has been needed for a long time. If your mental health isn’t where you want it to be right now, that’s okay. But let’s talk, share, feel and manage our health. With theathleteplace, we can be better together”.
    (📸 by British Athletics)

    Former Team GB 400m Hurdler, 2 x Olympian and Wellbeing Consultant

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    Morgan Lake

    "theathleteplace is such a refreshing and much-needed resource in the athlete world. Being an athlete can be so isolating at times, so to have the space where athletes can feel part of a wider community and express shared thoughts and feelings is so uplifting!"
    (📸 by Jodi Hanagan)

    2 x Olympian & 2nd All-Time Great Britain High Jump

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    Martyn Rooney - 400m Andrew Fox for The Times

    "theathleteplace provides a safe space for sportspeople to find answers to the questions that they're sometimes too scared to ask."
    (📸 by Andrew Fox)

    3 x Olympian & Multiple International 400m Medalist