England Athletics News

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DBS checks - important information for all coaches and officials

To make it easier for coaches, officials and other volunteers who need a DBS check UKA have worked with England Athletics to develop a new system to enable them to apply for a UKA Disclosure and Barring Service check online. This system will be live from Tuesday 3 March 2015.

New resources and equipment for seated throwers

England Athletics are pleased to publicise some new developments for disabled athletes that ultimately reduce the barriers that may prevent them from taking part in our sport. This complements the work we carry out in the areas of inclusive competition, club and coach development.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Race walker Tom Bosworth clocked 39:96 to take more than 40 seconds off of Chris Maddocks' 26-year-old record, while age-group athletes were in action this weekend at the England Athletics Indoor Championships and Paul Martelletti won his second half marathon in a week at the Bath Half.

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 10th to 23rd February to 2nd March 2015 are listed.

runbritain's #clickyourclock now underway

#clickyourclock, the newly formatted 2015 Reward Running Competition, in association with Polar, is underway at www.runbritain.com. This competition gives those who take part in runbritain licensed events and parkruns the opportunity to see their handicap score percentage improvement and to win a Polar FT4 heart rate monitor on a weekly basis.

Results of the West Midlands Mini Marathon Trials

the West Midlands Mini Marathon Trials were held on Saturday 28th February at the Stourport Sports Club, for U13, U15 and U17 athletes who wish to be considered to represent the region at the London Mini Marathon on Sunday 26th April 2015.

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