England Athletics News - 2011


200 days to go media toolkit – are you ready?

January 9th marks 200 days to go until the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. So far the 'Are you ready?' campaign has focused on communicating with clubs and people inside Athletics.

Season's greetings from England Athletics

As 2011 draws to a close England Athletics would like to thank all those who contributed to the sport over the past year; to our officials and coaches, athletes, volunteers, staff, council members and event supporters and spectators.

Stuck for an unusual Christmas gift?

Still stuck for an unusual Christmas gift? The Ron Pickering Memorial Fund is seeking marathon runners to fill its guaranteed places left for the next London Marathon on 22nd April 2012.

Keeping it Simple with horizontal jumps and hurdles

As part of the Local Coach Development Programme in Greater Manchester, we are pleased to announce events taking place in early 2012. The horizontal jumps and hurdles have been designed for new coaches looking to develop their event knowledge through to current coaches to enhance existing delivery.

Coaching the female endurance athlete - Hatfield

A workshop "coaching the female endurance athlete" will take place on Saturday 21st January in Hatfield, Herts. The workshop will host a number of expert speakers including Dr. Cath Spencer-Smith, Carolyn Plateau and Jeremy Freeman.

Christmas coach interview with Bronwin Carter

Bronwin Carter is a Throws and Disability Athletics coach at the City of Portsmouth Athletic Club. This isn't the total of her commitment to athleticsin fact it is just the beginning!

Helping Notts clubs gear up for the 'Sean Kerly effect'

Hundreds of Notts sports clubs and associations are being primed to prepare to manage the expected rush of enthusiasm for sport following London 2012. The infamous 'Sean Kerly effect' saw thousands clamouring to take up hockey in the wake of GB's Seoul Olympics triumph.

Athletics in Warwickshire Goes from Strength to Strength

When the England Athletics funding for the Endurance Academy / Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire (CSW) Athletics Network began on 1 July 2010, unsurprisingly in view of the area's proud harrier traditions, the initial emphasis focussed on endurance running.