The latest blog from Tony Shiret, Chair of the National Council.
We want your nomination for this year's England Athletics Regional and NationalAwards - they are now open so tell us who makes the difference to the sport in your community. The England Awards provide a unique opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions made by these people who give their time, energy and expertise to our sport.
A reminder that entries for the BIGish Jumps and Throws Fest close at midnight on Wednesday 25th May. The event is on 28th May and open to all ages with minimum Standards for entry.
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 16th to 22nd May 2016 are listed.
A look at some of the performances by British athletes both in the UK and overseas, including at the European Masters Road Race Championships, plus important action at the Great CityGames Manchester and Great Manchester Run, Highgate Harriers' Night of the 10,000m PBs, Loughborough International, AA Drink FBK Games and Rabat Diamond League, plus there was plenty of other action elsewhere.
Kent, London and athletics in general have lost a loyal and dedicated servant with the death of Dave Holder, who passed away recently after a short illness. Dave was the London Region and England Athletics Official of the Year in 2014.
The outstanding event of the domestic 10,000m calendar once again lived up to its billing. Jessica Andrews and Ross Millington won the main races, which as well as including the England Athletics British Athletics Championships, also gave athletes opportunities to gain selection for major games.
It was a great opening competition for the 2016 outdoor season as England took on teams from Scotland, Wales, BUCS, GB Juniors and Loughborough Students at the 2016 Loughborough International. England continued the winning streak of the past few years and achieved a decisive victory over the other teams, with a winning margin of 38 points.
Why not join the England marathon team and head for the beautiful city of Toronto this October? England Athletics will once again be giving athletes an opportunity to gain an international vest and represent England in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - a high quality overseas race which takes place on 16th October.
On a windy Thursday evening in April the BBC came along to Wythenshawe Athletics Track to film and record some vox pops for School Radio. Debbie Beresford from Manchester Harriers AC was happy to get involved.