Last Sunday the officials from the North gathered for their Annual Conference at Cleckheaton and once again enjoyed a day of entertainment and education. Following the Association AGM the membership relived memories of past Olympics before splitting into discipline discussion groups to share and discuss issues raised during the past season.
In May 2015 UKA set out their timelines for considering Rule changes in advance of the publication of the 2016 Rule book. The final stage of UKA consultation is now open.
Four months ago, England Athletics Club and Coach Support Officer Helen Pearce delivered our Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running workshop in Northampton. Attendees included John Kelly who is a visually impaired wheelchair user. At the workshop, John expressed a desire to complete a parkrun - and in less than 4 months he's made it happen!
World Mental Health Day takes place on Saturday 10th October 2015. England Athletics, Run England and the Mental Health Foundation want to support World Mental Health Day by encouraging everyone to 'run and talk'.
With just a few days remaining, Oxfordshire Sport Physical Activity needs your help to identity deserving, clubs, coaches, schools, youngsters, volunteers, workplaces and more to be put forward for nomination for the 10th Oxfordshire Sports Awards.
While road race action was taking place at the ERRA National Road Relays, there were other top performances both in the UK and overseas, including the National Walk Championships, MBNA Chester Marathon and IAAF Bronze Label Bournemouth Marathon Festival, plus the International Smarna Gora Mountain Running Race in Slovenia.
The Virgin Money London Marathon is once again supporting affiliated clubs in the UK by allocating places to them for the 2016 race. Here are details of how your club secretary can claim your club's places. There will also be Championship entries available for athletes who are registered members of affiliated clubs.
In Yorkshire and Humber the yearly recognition of the shining beacons of grass roots athletics in the region is made. Officials, coaches, volunteers, run leaders and clubs are nominated for awards in their respected capacities and on the night the winners are announced.
England Athletics Chief Executive Chris Jones and National Councillor Mick Shortland headed to Suffolk's Framlingham Flyers to find out more about their growth over recent years and how the club's volunteers operate.
Following the thrilling races on the Saturday of the English National Autumn Road Relays this weekend, there was no less excitement the following day for the young athletes' events. Sutton Park in the West Midlands saw athletes complete in 3-stage races for club teams around a shorter courses set for U13, U15 and U17 teams.