Marking 100 days to go until Olympics

This week marked 100 days to go until the 2016 Rio Olympics. Get Inspired is BBC Sport's participation initiative to encourage the UK public to be physically active. Their Activity Finder is a key tool in achieving this - it showcases a wide range of activities, run by a wide range of organisations, and is completely free to use!

LiRF leader and Guide Runner completes 100 marathons

Gillian Verdin from Liverpool has become the youngest women to run 100 marathons! Not only this but she shares her passion for running as a trained Guide Runner after attending one of England Athletics' Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running Workshops, and she's also qualified as a Leader in Running Fitness (LiRF).

A learning and sharing environment for officials in Kent

60 Kent officials recently attended a development day held at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford. The aim of the day was to create a learning and sharing environment, with experienced officials cascading down all the knowledge they have gleaned over the years to the less experienced.

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All eyes were on the Virgin Money London Marathon this weekend, but there was other notable action away from the British capital; Tom Bosworth claimed his fifth British 20km title at Hillingdon on Saturday, plus other news from track and field and road running.

New funding to level playing field in top-level sport

The very first athletes have been awarded a slice of £5.5 million of new National Lottery funding, as part of a bid to level the playing field in top-level sport. Over 60 talented young people from across the country have been given one of Sport England's new Backing The Best awards - bursaries of up to £5,000 per year to help cover expensive costs such as travel, accommodation, nutrition and medical bills.

England Marathon Championships medallists

The England Athletics marathon championships were incorporated into the Virgin Money London Marathon at the weekend. Individual results are announced, and provisional team results are also published.

Special Olympics seeking officials

In August 2017 Special Olympics GB will stage the tenth National Summer Games since the organisation was founded in 1978. The Games will be the largest multi-sports event in 2017 for young people and adults with an intellectual disability. Special Olympics GB are seeking 150 Officials for the Games which are to be held in Sheffield from 7-12 August 2017.

Inaugural England Athletics Mountain Running Champs 2016

England Athletics are pleased to announce that the first England Athletics Mountain Running Championships will take place on Saturday 28 May at Whinlatter Forest Park, Keswick in the Lake District. The event is being held in conjunction with the British Athletics trials for the European Mountain Running Championships

Latest coaching resources at

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 18th to 24th April 2016 are listed.