England Athletics News


Successful pilot workshop in North Yorkshire

A bespoke workshop for newly qualified run leaders was held in Northallerton to give Run Leaders further understanding how to create a successful running group. The session covered promoting sessions, venue selection, setting up of a new group, and how to build a rapport with your group.

Area Championship details now available

We are pleased to support the three Area Competition providers in the North, Midlands and South and encourage athletes to enter their championships. Dates of cross country and indoor champs are now live into 2016.

Frank Starkie Memorial Cup nominations open

The British Association of Track and Field Leagues (BATFL) are honouring the memory of its former chair Frank Starkie with an award for club officials called the Frank Starkie Memorial Cup. Nominations can only be made by clubs who are members of leagues affiliated to BATFL. Nominees must be a member of a track and field club that competes in 'League' athletics.

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 23rd to 29th November 2015 are listed.

Sheffield CIRF Course sees 12 coaches pass final assessment

In March 2015 Emma Hurst, Club and Coach Support Officer for South Yorkshire joined 16 coaches on the Coach in Running Fitness Course that took place in Sheffield. Emma wanted to do the course to get a better understand of how she can support coaches through the qualification.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

All the major attention in Britain was on the British Athletics Cross Challenge in Liverpool which incorporated the trials for the European Cross Country Championships but Athletics weekly also reported on various marathon, 5k road and cross country events.

Sussex Young Stars Sparkle at Sussex Sports Awards

Young athletes from Sussex sparkled on Friday night at the annual Sussex Sports Awards. Hosted by Olympian and 2010 Commonwealth Games Heptathlon Champion, Louise Hazel, the celebration of sporting achievement across the county, took place at the Grand Hotel in Brighton.