England Athletics and WheelPower are delighted to announce the launch of an equipment funding pilot focussed on increasing the number of people participating in wheelchair racing and seated throws.
To date, over 12,000 sports clubs have raised over £1.2 million of funding between them through easyfundraising.org.uk - a significant portion of the £9 million raised for good causes since inception. Thanks to the partnership with England Athletics, there are 200 athletics clubs registered and the figure is growing by the day.
England Athletics have worked with the team at This Girl Can and Running Activator Lucy Tomlinson to produce a guide on how clubs and running group leaders can get more women running.
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 24th March to 27th April 2015 are listed.
County track and field championships will be taking place across England this summer. If you would like to compete at a County 10,000m championship race, some Counties hold these at separate times, and also as Open events that anyone can enter.
Congratulations to all the athletes who competed in the Virgin Money London Marathon yesterday and to the many club volunteers whose help enables this race to be held.
The Flying Coach scheme is one that can be utilised by all coaches and clubs, including those specialising in road running. The scheme sees a coach visit a local club or group of clubs to work directly with the club coach and their group of athletes.
Away from London Marathon action, this past week saw many other promising performances including a British junior hammer record by Taylor Campbell in Loughborough. In Cardiff, Aled Davies threw an unofficial F42 discus world record, and at the Watford Open Scott Halsted's 3000m victory puts him top of the UK under-20 outdoor rankings.
Thousands of primary school children took part in the INEOS GO Run For Fun event in Leeds, cheered on by GO Run For Fun ambassador, Perri Shakes-Drayton, sponsors PwC and campaign mascot Dart.
Former Olympics Minister Dame Tessa Jowell has today been confirmed as the Chair for the London 2017 World Athletics Inspiration Programme.