England Athletics News


Team announced for England Athletics 10k champs

The Leeds Abbey Dash on 16th November will incorporate the England Athletics 10k championships again this year and in addition, the opportunity has been given to some athletes to run in an England vest.

CEO Club Visit - Vale Royal

Situated in the heart of Cheshire, Vale Royal AC are the latest club to be visited by England Athletics CEO Chris Jones as part of his series of trips to clubs around the country.

Run Leader training plan workshop gets 10/10

Stuart Hale, one of the Endurance Coaches at Accelerate Performance Centre delivered "How to Structure a Training Plan - 5 easy steps" workshop to a group of Run Leaders from across South Yorkshire. The workshop was a part of a series that aims to provide support to current Run Leaders to enable them to deliver quality run sessions to new runners.

Testing times in Toronto

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014 is one of England Athletics' International Development meetings which has been attended by a small England team for a number of years with good results despite often testing weather conditions. This year's event took place on 19th October - a cold day, max 4C, with a chilly breeze which was generally costing runners about 2 minutes.

Med Ball challenge for young athletes

The England Athletics Med Ball Challenge is a new initiative to promote the development of Throwing activity at Club training nights. Each throwing technique (Forward Pitch, Chest Push, Soccer Throw, Overhead Heave, and Shoulder Fling is used in various ball games, or athletics throwing events. A Virtual League is also being held across the country.

Mike Frost turns his passion for athletics into paid post

England Athletics' 2010 Young Volunteer of the Year Mike Frost has used the experience of the past few years of his voluntary work within athletics into a paid position with Sportshall Associates Ltd as a new full time Sportshall Development Officer.

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 21st to 27th October are listed.