On Friday 10th October volunteers and partners from across the region come together to celebrate their service to the sport at the annual Yorkshire Humber Volunteer Awards. The awards were presented by Emma Hurst, CCSO for South Yorkshire, with Sweatshop Castleford providing some insight into supporting new runners through their runhub community network.
The England Athletics 10 mile championships takes place this weekend, incorporated into the Bupa Great South Run in Portsmouth. As well as our top runners vying for England podium positions, the Great South Run is the last opportunity for clubs to contest the Great Club Challenge, so beyond the podium, every place counts.
IPC Athletics, the international federation for para-athletics, and London Marathon Ltd announced today that the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon will host the IPC Athletics World Championships marathon events on Sunday 26 April 2015.
England Athletics CEO Chris Jones paid a visit to a club session at their track at Norman Park.
Following the announcement of the England Athletics Community volunteer award winners for the East region, presentations were made to 3 of the regional award winners on Saturday 19th October at the first Norfolk Sportshall athletics event of the winter.
The Staffordshire Athletics Network will be holding an endurance workshop day on 22nd November at the Alleynes Sports Centre in Stone. The morning workshop runs from 10am to noon and is entitled Volume vs Intensity through maturation. In the afternoon a Biomechanics for Athletes workshop with an interview followed by QA and drills.
Win 2 pairs of tickets for the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix at Birmingham with the easyfundraising Christmas Shopping Challenge!
Raise free funds for your club simply by doing your Christmas shopping online through easyfundraising, and you'll be in with a chance to win 2 pairs of tickets for the Sainsbury's Indoor Grand Prix at Birmingham 2015. The England Athletics club that raises the most between 20th October and 14th December will win the prize. Whether you're new to easyfundraising or already use it, all clubs with start at £0 from 20th October.
England Athletics are pleased to announce their series of Indoor track and field championships for the coming season 2015. The events will take place at the EIS in Sheffield. You can now register with a paper entry and online entry will be ready shortly.
England Athletics South East Region is pleased to announce its volunteer award winners for 2014. The awards encompass the whole sport of Athletics and this year's winners have been chosen from the nominations received from a wide range of volunteers and clubs.
Tony Shiret, Chair of the National Council, blogs on the recent Whole Council Conference and gives his latest update.