John Willis' Road2Rio Challenge to participate in all 34 Olympic and Paralympic sports this year continues with his Athletics stage. It is about to be completed this weekend at our Age Group championships when he takes part in the hammer throw.
This weekend sees the last of our summer 2016 track and field championships, with the England Athletics Under 17 and Under 15 and Disability Age Group Athletics Championships in Bedford. This is your chance to watch our senior athletes of the future compete in a full programme of track and field events.
A round-up of some of the best British performers away from the Rio Olympics, including the England Athletics Under-17 and Under-15 Combined Events and the Manchester International, plus BMC Grand Prix and Regional Races, and the Birchwood 10k.
Last year we announced a partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG(r)), offering all England Athletics Registered Athletes and Affiliated Clubs discounted accommodation, as well as an easier way to organise group travel, supported by the IHGAssociations Team. Many of you invest your time and resources in planning trips and accommodation to help make your teams successful and we want to hear from you by 31 August.
Affiliation and registration fee details for 2017-18 (the next affiliation year) have been decided following the 2016 England Athletics consultation.
England Athletics has worked with Tess Safe and Trained to create an accredited course for sports volunteers. We spoke to Tony Gale, one of the early course attendees, to find out more about his experiences.
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 August 2016 are listed.
The Race Is On to buy tickets for London 2017. The world's best athletes will be returning to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to compete for gold at the IAAF World Championships and World ParaAthletics Championships. With tickets available from £10 (adults) and £5 (children) you don't want to miss out. It's only one week to go until the ballot closes.
Bedford International Stadium welcomed back England Athletics' U17 and U15 combined eventers for day two of the national championships for U17M decathlon, U17W heptathlon, U15B Octathlon and U15G hexathlon. Congratulations to our new champions Joel McFarlane, Jade O'Dowda, Aran Thomas and Jess Hopkins.
After the first day of the England Athletics Combined Events championships for our U17 and U15 athletes, the points totals are close and another day's competition tomorrow should see some changes in the standings as ahletes compete in weaker or stronger events. It's set to be an exciting action-packed day!