England Athletics News


2014 an incredible year for Run Kent

2014 has been an incredible year for running in Kent. With over 100 qualified leaders now involved in the Run Kent project and 90 groups registered on Run England, numbers just keep on growing.

Tremendous team spirit at inspirational international event

In a joint initiative between England Athletics Competition Department and the National Coach Development Jumps Programme, nine athletes and six coaches led by National Coach Mentor Denis Doyle travelled to the first of the Moravian High Jump Tour meetings in the Czech town of Hustopece.

Runner applications requested for Armagh 5k road race

England Athletics are looking at sending a representative team to the Armagh 5k road race on Thursday 19th February 2015. In addition, a new initiative this year is to open up the England Road Running Teams to more runners AND coaches so they can benefit from the experience of travelling abroad and competing in foreign races.

Teams announced for indoor competitions at Bratislava and Vienna

The first of the now annual three-stop indoor track and field European Tour will be in Vienna on 31st January, followed by Bratislava the following day and Linz on the 6th February. Teams have now been announced - these events are excellent development opportunities for both athletes an team management alike.

Did you miss our January Coaching ebulletin?

If you missed our January Coaching ebulletin you can see some of the content here. But don't miss out in future. Ensure your details are correct at www.englandathletics.org/myprofile and that you have opted to receive coaching news on your subscription preferences.

Updated guide for schools and clubs

England Athletics has updated its guide for clubs and schools working with young athletes. The resource gives advice on available support, resources and approaches to working with children and young people.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Athletics Weekly takes a look at some of the top performances from the past week including results from the area cross country championships, combined events in France and Netherlands and a win for Paula Radcliffe over 10km in Gran Canaria.

The past month's 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. The past month's updates from 16th December to 26th January are listed.