England Athletics News


Happy Birthday to Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club!

Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club recently held their 40th anniversary birthday celebrations at Leighton Buzzard Rugby Club. A large majority of current members turned up to participate in a mixture of games, reminiscing about past glories and generally just having a great time seeing everybody not dressed in their running kit!

Sunwise eyewear competition

We've teamed with our partner Sunwise(r) to give you a chance to win a pair of EA recommended eyewear ideal for all athletes. Together we're offering one lucky winner a pair of Waterloo Chrome performance sunglasses.

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 18th to 24th July 2016 are listed.

Best practices for crowdfunding success

England Athletics have teamed up with Sponsorise.Me, Europe's leading sports crowdfunding platform. Learn more about the best practice for a successful crowdfunding campaign. Crowdfunding is an alternative way of funding your athletics projects by raising funds online from a large number of supporters pledging relatively small amounts of money.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

While all eyes were on the Mller Anniversary Games, and the IAAF World U20 Championships, there was plenty of other top action this past week. Jason Cherriman and Sharon Barlow win the Great Yorkshire Run 10k in Harrogate, while Sarah McDonald and Andy Baddeley are among winners at BMC meet in Oxford.

English Success at Welsh International

Under 20 teams from England North, England Midlands and England South headed to Cardiff to take on the Wales Under 20 and Welsh Schools teams in the Welsh International.

Research with volunteers

England Athletics have identified volunteering as a strategic priority moving forward and as such have commissioned HPI Research to conduct some research into the experience of volunteers In Athletics. This work will help England Athletics to understand how they can best support volunteers and the clubs that work with them to ensure their experience is a great one.