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Run Leader workshop series announced

As more and more people become involved in running, England Athletics acknowledge that there is a need to make sure those responsible for leading these sessions have opportunities to improve their skills and develop as their groups grow.

England junior mountain running team retain team trophy

The England junior mountain running team retained the overall team trophy they won last year in Scotland by winning the team race in 3 out of 4 events at the British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships and Home Countries International which took place in Glendalough, Ireland on 20th September 2014.

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 16th to 22nd September are listed.

National Talent Camp applications - deadline tonight

The National Talent Camp, which will be held at Loughborough University from 19th-22nd December 2014, is organised by the Youth Sport Trust, builds on the success of the National Young Coaches' Academy and offers a unique opportunity for young coaches to work alongside other promising and aspiring young coaches, officials and athletes. Apllication deadline is midnight tonight.

Herts Athletic Leaders Academy Minithon success!

As the 2013/2014 Athletic Leaders Academy bowed out at the end of their year, they signed off in great style: the Leaders held a Minithon for 45 young athletes - what had started out as a vague idea during one of their workshops came to fruition as the Leaders prepared te equipment, registered athletes, welcomed everyone, announced and guided athletes to the events, posted results, calculated scoring tables and ran a stall selling Herts Athletic Network merchandise.

Endurance workshop: planning the athletic year - 12th October

As part of England Athletics programme the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, would like to invite coaches and athletes to a workshop from that will be based on planning the athletic year.

BT providing support and skills for your club

Are you a registered Charity or CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club)? Do you need extra support or more cash? Thanks to the unique relationship that England Athletics has with BT we are pleased to offer this exclusive support package:

Nominations now open for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards Oxfordshire Sports Partnership need your help to identify local sporting heroes who you believe should receive nominations for their excellent work and achievements over the last 12 months so please spread the word.

Free Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes

British Athletics are promoting a series of free Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes to train with specialist coaches across the Paralympic athletics events - sprints, ambulant throws, seated throws and wheelchair racing. If you enjoy sport and want to try something new, have met one of the Parallel Success team at an event, or joined an athletics club already these events are for you!

North East Local Coach Development Day dates announced

The North East Coach Development Days are free and open to all coaches and run leaders of any level of experience who feel they would benefit from attending. Each day consists of a discipline-specific set of workshops: throws, jumps, speed and endurance, with follow-up sessions early in 2015.

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