England Athletics News

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Run! The Station

Thursday 17th July saw the start of a series of taster sessions to get 14-19 year olds running in Bristol. Run! City Bristol has teamed up with The Creative Youth Network to develop Bristol's very own Running Crew.

Team England Update

There have been a number of changes to Team England for athletics announced today.

National Coaching Conferences 2014 - online booking open

Online booking is now available for our 2014 National Coaching Conferences. The three regionally based events have become an extremely popular launch to our winter coach development programme and this year's conferences with the theme "from good to great" will help club coaches to consider the steps they need to take to move from a good coach to a great coach, in order to better support their athletes.

Flying Coach Visit for Wheelchair Racing in Kent

5 coaches from across the Kent and Medway Athletics Network attended an introduction to Disability Athletics and Wheelchair Racing at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford. The workshop was led by Nicole Evans who until recently worked as an Athletics Activator for England Athletics in London. She has competed in wheelchair racing distances of 100m up to 3 miles and came 7th in the Mini London Marathon in 2004.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

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 15th to 21st July are listed.

Good performances at the International Snowdon Race

England's mountain runners put in some good performances at the International Snowdon Race from Llanberis, Wales on Saturday 19 July. With many international teams and athletes making the trip to Wales, the continental flavour was in abundance as runners from Italy, Spain, Malta, Ireland, the USA and Japan lined-up with the home country athletes. The men's team finished a creditable second while the women's team were just beaten to the team title by Scotland.

Strong teams set to conquer Snowdon

The Snowdon International Mountain race takes place this Saturday in Llanberis, North Wales and a selected England Team will be competing. England has a long tradition of success in this event and are returning with three past winners; Andi Jones, Ian Holmes and Pippa Maddams

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