England Athletics News


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.

Delivering an inclusive running session

As a qualified coach or leader you are encouraged to adopt an inclusive approach to planning and delivering your sessions. This means considering the all the different needs and abilities within the group and planning activities where everyone is involved and has a chance to improve.