England Athletics News

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Athletics Wheelchair Racing set to start in September in Portsmouth

England Athletics are working with partners in Hampshire to reach people who would like to try track wheelchair racing and have arranged a number of Taster Sessions at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre for anyone interested to "come and have a go". This will complement the regular Seated Throws session which takes place at the same time. Meanwhile, any sprinters with additional needs can join Leroy Elliott's speed-work sessions.

British Road Running: some interesting facts and figures

As we're now more than midway through 2014, runbritain been having a look at some of the data and stats that have been collected through road races and performances so far this year. Here we present some statistics from the data collected at runbritainrankings.com so far in 2014.

Introducing junior parkrun

Chrissie Wellington, strategic lead for junior participation at parkrun (and four time World Ironman champion) explains junior parkrun and why she is so passionate about it.

Run! The Station

Thursday 17th July saw the start of a series of taster sessions to get 14-19 year olds running in Bristol. Run! City Bristol has teamed up with The Creative Youth Network to develop Bristol's very own Running Crew.

Team England Update

There have been a number of changes to Team England for athletics announced today.

National Coaching Conferences 2014 - online booking open

Online booking is now available for our 2014 National Coaching Conferences. The three regionally based events have become an extremely popular launch to our winter coach development programme and this year's conferences with the theme "from good to great" will help club coaches to consider the steps they need to take to move from a good coach to a great coach, in order to better support their athletes.

Flying Coach Visit for Wheelchair Racing in Kent

5 coaches from across the Kent and Medway Athletics Network attended an introduction to Disability Athletics and Wheelchair Racing at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford. The workshop was led by Nicole Evans who until recently worked as an Athletics Activator for England Athletics in London. She has competed in wheelchair racing distances of 100m up to 3 miles and came 7th in the Mini London Marathon in 2004.

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