England Athletics News


New Physical Preparation workshop from England Athletics

Building on the success of the movement skills workshops, England Athletics have developed a new Physical Preparation coach development opportunity. This includes a range of content fromself-myofascial release and how the use of foam rollers and other tools can help an athlete to improve mobility and performance through tohow to conduct a series of movement screening exercises as well as how to assess hamstring flexibility, ankle mobility and upper spine mobility.

Sussex Stars Shine in Brighton

Athletics was in the limelight with a host of worthy winners and special guest five-time Olympian Jo Pavey at the 14th annual Active Sussex Sports Awards. Coach of the Year was awarded to Kim Milnthorpe of Horsham Blue Star Harriers and Young Personality of the Year to Archie Davis of Brighton Phoenix AC.

Busy month of Development Workshops for coaches

November saw many leaders, teachers and coaches being involved in a range of workshops held to develop their knowledge. We look at some of the opportunities that they have been enjoying and see how you can get involved in future activities.

Building athletics in 2017 and beyond

Athletics and running has seen increased participation levels over the past four years. As we look ahead to 2017, England Athletics is committed to providing the support and opportunities needed for on-going growth.

ESAA Cross Country Cup Final

The 2016 ESAA Cross Country Cup Final has been held at Formby in Lancashire following the Regional finals held in November.

Get more from the sport with coaching

Becoming a coach is a great way of enjoying athletics. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new dimension to your role in the sport, a parent wanting to get more involved or have been inspired by seeing how other people have made a difference to people's lives coaching has plenty to offer.

England teams selected for the Iris Cross Cup

The English Cross Country Association Team Managers have selected the athletes to represent England in the Iris Cross Cup Event in Brussels on the 18th December. The Teams were selected following the Liverpool Cross Challenge event.