England Athletics News


Barton Athletic Club plans improvements with £500,000 Lottery investment

Barton Athletic Club (Shacklady's Gym) in the City of Salford received £500,000 of National Lottery Funding from Sports England's Improvement Fund towards a £750,000 Project. Barton AC is 1 of 37 projects across England to share in over £12.7 million of National Lottery investment from the 3rd round of the Improvement Fund.

Make a difference to your coaching

Following Regional Technical Days held last November coaches have fed back on how the sessions have helped improve their coaching. With the next set of Technical Days coming up on 19 20 March coaches have another opportunity to access new or different content.

Hertfordshire Athletic Leaders Academy Launch 2016

Last month, fifteen young sports people sat down to begin the class of 2016 Herts Young Leaders' Academy. During this meeting they were shown a variety of ways in which they could increase their level of understanding and knowledge.

Perri Shakes-Drayton visits easyfundraising #spendChristmas winners

Swale Combined AC were proud winners of our easyfundraising #spendChristmas campaign and their prize was a club visit from England Athletics ambassador Perri Shakes-Drayton. Club members worked together and by purchasing their Christmas shopping online through easyfundraising, they raised enough money to purchase some new hurdles and shot puts for the club.

Nepal to Northala – a parkrunner's tale

Join In UK is the nation's charity for local sports volunteering; they support the clubs and groups who need volunteers most, promoting opportunities for people to lend a hand. Read about how Nepalese parkrun volunteer Nilu found friends and fitness at her local parkrun. Now she's helping others do the same.

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 25th to 31st January 2016 are listed.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

A look at some of the performances from the past week including results from the London Indoor Games where Dina Asher-Smith opened her season, more indoors from Vienna and Bratislava, Scottish and Welsh indoor champs, plus cross-country and road race action.