Bookings are now open for the 2014 European Speed Conference, which will take place on 8th and 9th November at The Belfry in Birmingham. Hosted by British Athletics and England Athletics, the conference forms part of the European Athletics Coaching Summit Series and this year brings together some of the world's leading coaches and sports scientists to explore key themes important to the development of speed athletes.
Athletics was an integral part of The Games, an event organised by the Saints Foundation aimed at unleashing the potential of young people aged 12-17 in Southampton. Clubs in the area offered a wide ranging programme throughout the day ranging from a boxing exhibition, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, street golf, hockey and girls' football.
This year's Great North Run on Sunday 7 September 2014 will see the event achieve its millionth finisher - the first time an event has reached such a landmark.
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The England Athletics SW Championships and Inter Counties 2014 was held on 17th August at the newly refurbished Exeter Arena. This flagship athletics competition featured athletes from seven south west counties of Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire as well as guest athletes from the Channel Islands and Wales.
Clowne Road Runners#39; Club are pleased to announce the 29th Half Marathon Incorporating the Derbyshire Athletics Championships plus a 1.2 mile Fun Run on 23rd November.nbsp; Start and Finish will be at Clowne Community Centre, S43 4PL
The Home Countries International at took place over the weekend at Sport City Manchester and was hosted with the EAP Combined Events competition.
Sporting Equals need influential individuals with a corporate, government or sporting background, strong networks and, ideally, experience of fundraising and/or PR to act as Trustee. They are particularly keen to recruit Trustees who have skills/experience in financial and legal matters.
A UK best 12.61m in the U17 women's triple jump by Naomi Ogbeta (Club: Trafford; Coach: Tom Cullen) lit up Bedford International Stadium on the second day of the England Athletics U17 and U15 Championships, incorporating the Disabled Age Group Championships.
One of the toughest challenges of the season for a mountain runner is the long distance event, this year the World Long Distance Mountain Running Challenge was held in Colorado at Manitou Springs. The Pikes Peak Ascent race is 13.32 miles long with 2382m of ascent, it starts at 1920m and finishes at 4302m.